Everyone here at OC Weekly and Heard Mentality is sending out good vibes and well wishes to photographer extraordinaire Andrew Youssef, a.k.a. Amateur Chemist.
If you read our blog regularly, you've read his concert reviews and would definitely be familiar with his fantastic photographs, such as the ones he took of Gang of Four at the House of Blues in Anaheim, or Blonde Redhead at the Glass House or A Perfect Circle at the Avalon.
Today on his blog,
he announced he will be on indefinite hiatus from photographing
and reviewing shows due to medical reasons. He says, “At this point, I don't have an expected return date, but hope to be
back in action seeing shows, reviewing bands and taking shots.”