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Mary Ouellette

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 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 Passionate about: New England Sports, Butch Walker and Willy Wonka (That’s Wilder not Depp).
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Guns N’ Roses + Pantera Rockers Join Forces for New Kiss Tribute Band A.L.I.V.E.!

Leave it to Kiss to bring four diverse rockers together for a new project. Guns N’ Roses guitarist Ron ‘Bumblefoot’ Thal and Pantera and Kill Devil Hill bassist Rex Brown are just two of the members of the new all-star Kiss tribute band A.L.I.V.E.!.  A.L.I.V.E.! also features former Whitesnake drummer Brian Tichy, and Kill Devil Hill guitarist Mark Zavon. The foursome are calling their new collaboration A.L.I.V.E.! a true tribute to ‘70s era Kiss.

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Jason Everman’s Story: From Nirvana + Soundgarden to Army Special Forces

Throughout the history of rock, many fans often find themselves playing a game of “Where are they now?” with former members who came and went along the course of a band’s career. While the stories may not always have happy endings, the history of former Nirvana guitarist and Soundgarden bassist Jason Everman (pictured far right above) after he was booted from both legendary bands is not only a positive one, it’s downright awe-inspiring.

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Five Finger Death Punch Lead New Additions to 2013 Aftershock Festival Lineup

Yet another killer headliner for the 2013 Monster Energy Aftershock Festival has been revealed. Five Finger Death Punch will join the bill that is already stacked with Avenged Sevenfold, Korn, Shinedown, Megadeth and many more.

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Zakk Wylde Comments on As I Lay Dying Frontman Tim Lambesis’ Murder-For-Hire Arrest

It was a shocking turn of events when As I Lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis was arrested in May for his involvement in an alleged murder-for-hire plot against his wife. As the case against him continues to build and evolve, the details don’t get any less startling. Now, members of the music community like guitarist Zakk Wylde are weighing in with their thoughts on the subject.

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Five Finger Death Punch Talk Current Hit ‘Lift Me Up’ Featuring Rob Halford in New Webisode

As Five Finger Death Punch near the finish line to the release date for ‘Volume 1’ of their forthcoming double-album 'The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell,’ the band is getting fans pumped up with the latest edition of their new webisode series that walks through the songs track-by-track.

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Alice in Chains Get Invited to Jimmy Kimmel’s ‘Sausage Party’

Rock titans Alice in Chains recently teamed up with comedian and late night show host Jimmy Kimmel for a musical collaboration. It wasn't in the traditional sense of the live performances usually seen on the  ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ show though, as the tongue-in-cheek video above clearly demonstrates.

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Slipknot Drummer Joey Jordison Reveals New Project Scar the Martyr

Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has lifted the mask on a new side project he’s been working on called Scar the Martyr. With a yet-to-be-named debut album due out in the fall, Jordison was able to expand his musical horizons with this new collaboration. In addition to playing drums, he also recorded the bass and rhythm guitars parts for the debut.

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Whitechapel Frontman Phil Bozeman Weighs In on Haters in the Metal Community

In a new video posted by Whitechapel’s Phil Bozeman, the frontman takes on the topic of haters in the metal community and specifically how he approaches the negativity aimed at  his own band. For example, Whitechapel received a fair amount of hate through social networking after their recent tour with Asking Alexandria and Bozeman addresses this topic head on.

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Andrew W.K. Breaks World Record With 24-Hour Drum Session

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Andrew W.K. has never been guilty of falling short on energy or intensity, so when he set out to break a world record for an uninterrupted 24 hours of drumming at the Oakley store in Time Square during the O Music Awards on Wednesday, June 19, it seemed like a feat well within his reach.

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