Mary Ouellette is a New England based music writer and concert photographer. She has spent the last five years as the owner and editor of TheyWillRockYou.com and is most accurately defined as “the girl at the rock show.” Capturing the best of musicians through photos and words is what drives her, whether it’s in the pit cameras in hand or sitting down backstage to interview the artists. ‘Almost Famous’ – it’s not just a movie. Check out her concert photography at SheWillShootYou.com. Passionate about: New England Sports, Butch Walker and Willy Wonka (That’s Wilder not Depp).
How Poison Overcame Controversy to Break Through on ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’
'Open Up and Say … Ahh!,' released on May 3, 1988, crowned Poison the kings of rock's glam revival. But it didn’t come without a fight.
Nirvana’s ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ Gets Transformed Into a Symphonic Masterpiece
Nirvana’s biggest hit ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’ has been covered by many artists but it’s never been heard quite like this symphonic version.
Sammy Hagar + Friends Take Fans on ‘A Journey Through the History of Rock’
Concert review and photos from Sammy Hagar's 'A Journey Through the History of Rock' on July 30, 2014 at the Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH.
Bats Put a Stop to Ozzy Osbourne’s Home Renovations
Black Sabbath singer Ozzy Osbourne and his reputation with bats go way back with the sordid tale of the Prince of Darkness biting the head off of a bat during a live performance. Even though the event proved to be an accident with Osbourne thinking the bat was a rubber toy, the infamy surrounding th…
Black Stone Cherry Dish on Deserted Island Playlists and Florida Georgia Line Hit ‘Stay’
In Part 2 of our interview with Black Stone Cherry, sitting down with drummer John Fred Young and bassist Jon Lawhon on a private beach in the Bahamas proved to be both educational and entertaining.
Art of Dying Share ShipRocked Highlights Including ‘Bucket List’ Beach Set
Canadian rockers Art of Dying christened their maiden voyage on 2014's ShipRocked cruise with a few bucket list moments, including a sweaty set on the private beach of Great Stirrup Cay in the Bahamas.
Tremonti Talk Origins of the Band, Inspirations + More While Aboard ShipRocked 2014
No one can ever accuse Mark Tremonti of being an underachiever, as the guitarist has always had a full plate juggling two successful bands in Alter Bridge and Creed. However, back in 2012, he took things to a whole new level releasing the debut album ‘All I Was,’ from his self …
Courtney Love Admits Nirvana’s Upcoming Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Will Be Awkwa…
Let’s face it, there is no love lost between Courtney Love and Foo Fighters frontman / Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl. In the trailer for her new YouTube Channel, Love recently went as far as asking her public, “Is there anybody on the planet who would be watching this that doesn’t know that Dave Grohl …
Will Ferrell Accepts Chad Smith’s Challenge for a ‘Drum Vs. Cowbell Showdown’ for Charity
Last week actor Will Ferrell was an Internet sensation with his hilarious claim that he was actually Red Hot Chili Peppers drummer Chad Smith, something many have debated over for many years due to their uncanny physical similarities. The actor-comedian made his confession during an infamous Reddit …
Vinnie Paul: Pantera Could Have Been The Rolling Stones of Heavy Metal
Pantera fans often speculate about what heights the band may have reached without the fallout from frontman Philip Anselmo’s drug abuse followed by the untimely and tragic death of guitarist Dimebag Darrell. Now, drummer Vinnie Paul is weighing in on the topic.
Courtney Love Performs Velvet Underground Classic and Hole’s ‘Celebrity Skin’ With Camp Fr…
Camp Freddy recently kicked off their 7th annual Christmas residency at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, Calif. on Dec. 19-21. The first two nights served up plenty of guest star action including a special appearance by Courtney Love.
David Ellefson Believes Next Megadeth Record Will Be Much Different Than ‘Super Collider’
Fans and press alike have been more than critical when it comes to Megadeth’s latest release ‘Super Collider.’ Although the band stands by the disc, bassist David Ellefson recently shared some insight on what their next offering may hold.