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).
Black Stone Cherry Dish on Deserted Island Playlists and Florida Georgia Line Hit ‘Stay’
In Part 2 of our interview with Black Stone Cherry, sitting down with drummer John Fred Young and bassist Jon Lawhon on a private beach in the Bahamas proved to be both educational and entertaining.
Motley Crue Add Dates to Final Tour Including Last-Ever New York City Concert
Motley Crue recently announced their farewell run dubbed ‘The Final Tour’ and made it official by signing a binding document that they would not tour again beyond the year 2015. The press conference included the first leg of tour dates and now the band has revealed three more stops including what will be their very last concert in New York City.
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.
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.
Megadeth Go ‘Thrashing Through the Snow’ on Jimmy Kimmel Live!
While it may be the season for ugly Christmas sweaters and all-star carol compilations, the metal community isn't best known for partaking in such holiday festivities. Megadeth changed all that last night during their appearance on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!,' debuting their new holiday disc ‘Thrashing Through the Snow: A Very Megadeth Christmas’ in a funny holiday skit.
Rob Halford Performs ‘Lift Me Up’ Live With Five Finger Death Punch in the UK
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.
‘Army of the Damned’ Trailer Unveiled Featuring Godsmack’s Sully Erna
Exploring his passions beyond the scope of music, Godsmack’s Sully Erna recently made his lead acting debut in the movie ‘Army of the Damned.’ The official trailer for the action meets horror flick has just been revealed and can be seen above.
Hinder Officially Part Ways With Frontman Austin Winkler
Earlier this year Hinder hit the road without frontman Austin Winkler, leaving fans wondering what the future might hold for the band and their estranged singer. Hinder have now revealed that they have officially parted ways with Winkler.
Lamb of God’s John Campbell Leaves Tour Due to Family Emergency, Fear Factory Bassist Fills In
Fans who attended the Lamb of God show Tuesday night (Nov. 12) in Vancouver, British Columbia were probably a little surprised to see Fear Factory’s Matt DeVries playing bass for the band. According to reports, DeVries is the temporary replacement for John Campbell, who was recently sidelined by a family emergency.
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.”
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.