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).
Kerry King Issues Message to Fans on International Slayer Day
Today, June 6, is one to celebrate in the metal community. Back on 6/6/06 the first International Day of Slayer was celebrated, and now, the heavy metal holiday rings in its seventh year anniversary and continues to be a cause for metal fans to unite.
Queens of the Stone Age Frontman Josh Homme Nearly Killed Avoiding Car Crash With TV Actre…
Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age recently made quite a memorable entrance to a party in the Hollywood Hills, in a manner of speaking. The frontman was allegedly run off the road by an out of control Range Rover only to end up smashing into a fence, literally crashing an outdoor party.
Mike Portnoy Leaving Adrenaline Mob
Mike Portnoy recently announced that after four scheduled shows in Latin America later this month, he’ll be leaving Adrenaline Mob. In a message posted to his fanbase on his Facebook page, the drummer cites scheduling conflicts as his primary reason for his departure and not wanting …
Billy Idol Rocks Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, N.H.
‘Ready Steady Go’ served not only as the opening tune for Billy Idol as he dominated a steamy Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, N.H. on June 2, but also the general vibe of the evening as the iconic rocker seamlessly coasted through the evening, making it look easy.
Serj Tankian on a New System of a Down Album: ‘It’s Not Something I Can Do Right Now’
A few weeks ago, bassist Shavo Odadjian spoke out candidly on his Facebook page about his System of a Down bandmate Serj Tankian. His sentiments seemed to take aim at Tankian’s multiple solo projects and his belief that they hold back the band. In a new interview, Tankian discusses h…
Slash Joins Brian May to Record Benefit Song ‘The Badger Swagger’
Slash recently joined forces with fellow guitarist and Queen virtuoso Brian May to record a song called ‘The Badger Swagger,' heard above. The song was written and recorded in hopes of raising awareness regarding the slaughter of badgers in England.
2013 Carnival of Madness Unveils Initial Dates
Last week, Carnival of Madness revealed the arsenal of rock bands that will head up their 2013 trek including Shinedown, Papa Roach, Skillet, In This Moment and We as Human. Now, the first leg of dates and locations have been unveiled. Shinedown kicked off the inaugural run of Carnival of Madness ba…
Sammy Hagar Gets Hometown Street Named After Him
Sammy Hagar returned to his hometown of Fontana, Calif. this weekend to be honored by the city as part of their 100th anniversary celebration. In addition to serving as the Honorary Grand Marshal of the 2013 Fontana Days Parade, the town presented the "Red Rocker" with a sign for H…
‘That Metal Show’ Season 12 Schedule Revealed
It's a hit! VH1 Classic’s ‘That Metal Show’ returns this year for its 12th season and now the full schedule of air dates has been revealed. Eddie Trunk and his comedic cohorts Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine will kick things off with the season premiere on …
Gibson Unveils Sully Erna Les Paul Studio Guitar
With years of success as a member of Godsmack and a burgeoning solo career, Sully Erna is being honored by Gibson with his own signature guitar. The legendary guitar makers recently revealed their Sully Erna Les Paul Studio model.
New ‘Metallica Through the Never’ 3D Movie Trailer Revealed
Up until now, the storyline behind Metallica’s upcoming 3D movie ‘Metallica Through the Never’ hadn’t taken shape in video form, but in a newly released trailer for the film, all of the pieces start to fall into place.
Rush Deliver Towering ‘Clockwork Angels’ Show in Uncasville, Conn. – Photo Gallery
“Glad you could make it tonight, we have six to eight million songs or so to play for you,” Rush bassist, vocalist and all-around prankster Geddy Lee jokingly said, addressing a sold out Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. Thursday night (May 9). Although he may have been exaggerating a bit, it s…