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).
Courtney Love Recruited for Final Season of ‘Sons of Anarchy’
Get ready ‘Sons of Anarchy’ fans, Courtney Love is officially headed to Charming, Calif. Love will join the cast of Season 7 hit drama centered around life in an outlaw motorcycle gang, marking her television debut in a dramatic role.
Papa Roach Discuss Impact of Songs on Fans, Granting Wishes + More
In Part 1 of our exclusive ShipRocked interview with Papa Roach vocalist Jacoby Shaddix and bassist Tobin Esperance, the pair shared their thoughts on their maiden ShipRocked voyage and offered an update on their new album. In Part 2 (watch above), the conversation continues.
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 titled project, Tremonti, which saw him adding the role of frontman to his resume.
Slash On Horror Films, Bad Gigs + Misconceptions
Slash may be most well-known for his insane guitar work and his time with Guns N’ Roses but the axe-man recently tried his hand at another trade, producing the horror movie ‘Nothing Left to Fear.’ Now out on Video On Demand, DVD and Blu-Ray, ‘Nothing Left to Fear’ tells the story of a pastor and his family taking over a church in Kansas with things taking a turn to the dark side.
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.
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.
Ex-Korn Drummer David Silveria Rips Into Fieldy: ‘He Knows I Would Squash Him Like a Bug’
Former Korn drummer David Silveria went on record a few months back sharing that he would be open to returning to the band to "restore the groove." However, after recent comments on his Facebook page aimed at bassist Reginald ‘Fieldy’ Arvizu, the odds of that ever happening seem pretty slim.
Gene Simmons Not Ruling Out Reunion With Ace Frehley + Peter Criss For Kiss Rock Hall Induction
It’s been a long time coming but rock royalty Kiss will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kiss will join the 2014 class of inductees that includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel and others, and since the announcement, questions have started to swirl regarding the status of former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley and how they will fit into the festivities, if at
Halestorm To Begin Work On New Album In January
In true rock fashion, Halestorm spent the majority of 2013 out on the road in support of their second studio album ‘The Strange Case of…’ With their monster tour cycle wrapping up later this week, followed by a short holiday break, the band is ready to jump into the creative process for their third full-length studio disc.
Trent Reznor Talks Current Nine Inch Nails Lineup, 2014 Tour Plans + More During Internet Chat
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor took an impromptu break during rehearsals this week (Dec. 5) to field fan submitted questions on Reddit.
Rob Halford Performs ‘Lift Me Up’ Live With Five Finger Death Punch In The UK [Video]
Earlier this year, Five Finger Death Punch carried out one of their musical aspirations collaborating with the one and only Metal God, Rob Halford of Judas Priest, on their song ‘Lift Me Up.’ The tune served as the first single from ‘The Wrong Side of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1,’ released back in July.
Black Label Society Part Ways With Longtime Guitarist Nick Catanese
Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society took some time out from working on their new disc to update fans on a shift in the band’s lineup. Guitarist Nick Catanese, who has been Wylde’s right hand man since 1999, is no longer in the band.
Stone Sour Announce 2014 U.S. Tour With Pop Evil
Stone Sour will be kicking off the new year on the road, announcing a new run of U.S. tour dates that span through the months of January and February. Pop Evil and Stolen Babies will be along for the ride as support.
Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm Lineup Revealed Featuring the Drummers of Korn, Anthrax + More
The East Coast celebrated the life and legacy of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham earlier this year in New Jersey with Bonzo Bash, and now the West Coast will have their own party to commemorate the legendary drummer at the Bonzo Bash NAMM Jamm 2014 event on Jan. 23 at the Observatory in Santa Ana, Calif.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale Joins Alter Bridge Frontman Myles Kennedy On Stage [Video]
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.
Cage the Elephant Get Animated In ‘Come A Little Closer’ Video [Video]
Cage the Elephant have unveiled their new animated video for ‘Come a Little Closer,’ and it’s a little trippy!
Mastodon Launch New Signature Beer
Metal and beer go hand in hand so it comes as no surprise that more and more bands are offering up their own brews. Currently gearing up to unleash their Black Tongue beer, the latest band to craft a signature beer is Mastodon.
Drummer Matt Cameron Sitting Out 2014 Soundgarden Shows
Let’s face it, Matt Cameron is one busy man. As drummer for two rock juggernauts – both Pearl Jam and Soundgarden – there was bound to be some overlap in their touring schedules. With the careers of both bands currently flourishing, that time has come, and Cameron has revealed his plans for 2014.
Founding Marilyn Manson Guitarist Scott Putesky (aka Daisy Berkowitz) Battling Cancer
Former Marilyn Manson and the Spooky Kids guitarist Scott Mitchell Putesky, known by the stage name of Daisy Berkowitz, has revealed that he is currently battling stage-four colon cancer.