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).
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Joins Alter Bridge Frontman Myles Kennedy On Stage
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale has become rock’s go-to girl for powerful collaborations so it seems only natural that she would join forces with tour mates Alter Bridge during their recent European run.
Avenged Sevenfold’s M. Shadows: ‘F— the Haters’
Despite the success of their latest album, ‘Hail to the King,’ which arrived on Aug. 23, Avenged Sevenfold have had to deal with their fair share of detractors, including some trash talk from their peers in the metal world. Most notably, Machine Head’s Robb Flynn a very public dig at A7X, criticizing the band’s authenticity referring to their latest offering as a “covers album.”
VH1’s ‘That Metal Show’ Returns to New York for Season 13
Eddie Trunk along with his trusty co-hosts Don Jamieson and Jim Florentine will be returning for Season 13 of ‘That Metal Show’ on VH1 Classic and there are some big changes in the works. For starters, the show will return to the East Coast, once again filming in New York City.
Papa Roach Grant Fan’s Make-A-Wish Request
Papa Roach have always had a close bond with their fanbase, so when the Make-A-Wish Foundation came knocking asking the band to participate in making one special fan’s dream come true, they were more than willing to be a part of the experience.
Jonathan Davis + James ‘Munky’ Shaffer Talk Overcoming Creative Differences in Korn
Korn’s new album ‘The Paradigm Shift’ has been out for about a month and the band has been making the rounds to talk all about it. One major topic that keeps coming up is what it was like to work with guitarist Brian ‘Head’ Welch again and overcoming the obstacles of creative differences after a ten year break. In a recent interview on the ‘Sixx Sense’ radio show, hosted by Motley Crue’s Nikki Six
Avenged Sevenfold Unleash Red Hot Video for ‘Shepherd of Fire’
Avenged Sevenfold are taking fans straight to hell and back in their new fiery video for the song ‘Shepherd of Fire.’ The track, from Avenged Sevenfold’s 2013 release ‘Hail to the King,’ was also included in the ‘Call of Duty: Black Ops II’ video game series as part of the DLC ‘Apocalypse,’ giving fans a good idea of the tone and direction of the song and subsequently, the new video.
Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden + Chili Peppers Lead Lollapalooza Chile + Argentina Lineups
Perry Farrell will be taking his Lollapalooza festival to South American once again in 2014, with stops in Chile, Brazil and for the first time ever, Argentina.
Motley Crue’s Vince Neil Gives Las Vegas Restaurant a Facelift With New Branding
When Circus Circus in Las Vegas wanted to re-brand their Rock ‘n Rita’s restaurant they didn’t have to look much further than Motley Crue’s Vince Neil to provide the inspiration. Neil, now a resident of the sin city, has been doing a great job of leaving his mark around Vegas.
Pearl Jam’s ‘Lightning Bolt’ Debuts at No. 1, Eddie Vedder Talks Baseball
While it likely won’t come as a surprise to Pearl Jam fans, the band's new disc ‘Lightning Bolt’ landed in the top spot on the Billboard 200 chart, earning Pearl Jam their fifth No. 1 debut.
Slash Won’t Rule Out Guns N’ Roses Reunion
While Slash and Axl Rose have had a very tumultuous relationship (if you can even call not talking to each other a 'relationship') in the years since Slash parted ways with Guns N’ Roses, the guitarist won't rule out the idea of a reunion at some point.
Win a Pearl Jam ‘Lightning Bolt’ Prize Pack!
Pearl Jam have injected some electricity into the rock world with their new album ‘Lightning Bolt,’ which dropped on Oct. 15. The disc follows up 2009’s ‘Backspacer’ with 12 new songs including the first single ‘Mind Your Manners' serving as Pearl Jam's triumphant return. In celebration of the new album, Loudwire, Noisecreep, Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock have teamed up to give away an awesome Pearl Jam prize pack.
Steel Panther School Fans in New Web Series ‘Science Panther’
Always looking to raise the bar, Steel Panther are reaching out to fans for some higher learning in their new educational web series ‘Science Panther’. Hosted by guitarist Satchel and bassist Lexxi Foxx, the two rockers take on pressing fan submitted questions, offering up their most scientific responses.