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).
When Poison Broke Through With ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’
They were suddenly the kings of rock's glam revival, but it didn’t come without a fight.
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.
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 Hagar Way, a new street dedicated to their hometown hero.
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 summoned loud cheers from the crowd at the mere thought of it. When you have 19 albums under your bel
Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose + DJ Ashba Take In a Rolling Stones Show – Pic of the Week
With the Rolling Stones ’50 and Counting’ tour finally underway, the first few shows have proven to be star-studded affairs both on and off the stage. When the tour rolled into Las Vegas over the weekend even Axl Rose and DJ Ashba from Guns N’ Roses wanted to get in on the action, but it wasn’t as guest performers, a slot taken on the night by Katy Perry.
Black Sabbath Debut New Song, ‘Loner,’ Live in Australia
Black Sabbath fans down under are scoring big as the band continues their trek through Australia. Sabbath debuted another new tune titled ‘Loner’ during their gig last night (May 1) in Melbourne, marking the song’s world premiere. The fan-filmed footage above of Black Sabbath performing ‘Loner’ is reminiscent of old school Black Sabbath, rich with classic Tony Iommi riffs...
Richie Sambora Sitting Out European and South African Legs of Bon Jovi Tour
More bad news for Richie Sambora fans. Bon Jovi recently revealed that the guitarist will be sitting out the upcoming European and South African legs of their current ‘Because We Can’ tour, which kicks off on May 7.
Styx, REO Speedwagon + Ted Nugent Bring ‘The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ Tour to Massachusetts – Photos
The train just keeps a ‘rollin on ‘The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ tour, featuring the triple bill of Styx, REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent. The classic rock collective that earned a prominent spot on our ‘Must-See Rock Concerts of 2013’ list recently made a pit stop in Springfield, Mass. on April 23. Check out our photos from the show below.
Concert Tickets at Center of Murder-Suicide Probe
A tragic case of murder-suicide involving two old friends from Washington, Pa., has taken a strange twist that relates to their favorite band. Friends and family are speculating that their deaths may have stemmed from an argument that erupted over concert tickets for Phish.
Iron Maiden Bust Brew Records With New ‘Trooper’ Ale
Iron Maiden’s new foray into alcoholic beverages seems to be yet another smashing success for the legendary band. After unleashing news of their coveted ‘Trooper’ ale on the world, the response has been so positive that the brewery is having a hard time keeping up with the orders, and that’s just keeping up with advanced requests before the beer is even on sale.
Metallica Announce ‘Through the Never’ Movie Release Dates
As Metallica continue to put the finishing touches on their upcoming film ‘Metallica Through the Never,’ some exciting new details have been revealed. With a debut date of Sept. 27, the movie will have a banner premiere week taking over every IMAX theater from coast to coast with exclusive screenings of the monster 3D film.
Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler Shares His Voice For New Animated Film ‘Epic’
Aerosmith fans who wind up in the movie theaters this May to check out the new 3D flick ‘Epic’ are in for a little surprise. One of the film's star characters, the old wise caterpillar of the forest named Nim Galuu, is voiced by none other than frontman Steven Tyler. While Tyler is often referred to as one heck of an animated performer, this brings a whole new meaning to the word.