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).
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.
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.
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 rev…
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.
Slayer’s Tom Araya Explains Why There Haven’t Been ‘Big 4′ Shows Since 2011
Metal fans rejoiced back in 2010 and 2011 when the Big 4 of thrash (Metallica, Slayer, Megadeth and Anthrax) joined forces for a handful of shows around the world, including the most recent one at New York's Yankee Stadium in September 2011. Fans still holding out hope that these four metal pow…
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 Flyn…
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.
Breaking Benjamin’s Ben Burnley Returns With Intimate Acoustic Performances
Things have been relatively quiet in the Breaking Benjamin for the past few years, save for an announcement in April of this year that the legal dispute between Benjamin Burnley and two ex-members of the band was resolved, giving Burnley the rights to use the band name moving forward.
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.
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 thei…
Corey Taylor Says New Slipknot Will Sound Like a Cross Between ‘Iowa’ and ‘Vol. 3′
While Slipknot still have no official timeline for recording their next disc, members of the band have been sharing some details on what's in store for the future. In a new interview with frontman Corey Taylor the vocalist shared his thoughts on the possible direction of the new album and when …
Lars Ulrich on the Future of Metallica: ‘We’ll Always Make Another Record’
At this point, the members of Metallica are probably very accustomed to being asked the status of their next disc. Their last release was 2008’s ‘Death Magnetic' and fans are clearly hungry for new Metallica music. Not to fear though, drummer Lars Ulrich explains that writ…