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).
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.
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.
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.
Dates Revealed for 2014 World’s Loudest Month, Featuring Rock on the Range + More Festivals
2014’s concert schedule is starting to take shape with the dates for many of the biggest and most anticipated U.S. rock festivals being revealed. From April 26 through May 31, six rock festivals will invade the U.S., resulting in what could only be called the World’s Loudest Month.
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.
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.
Buckcherry Rage On in ‘Wrath’ Video
Buckcherry set up their very own fight club in the new video for ‘Wrath,' the latest offering from the band’s sixth studio disc ‘Confessions.’ The album is inspired by the seven deadly sins and assorted events that occurred throughout frontman Josh Todd’s upbringing.
Dave Grohl Performs With Zac Brown Band at the Country Music Awards
While the 2013 Country Music Awards may be the last place rock fans would expect to see Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, that’s exactly where he showed up with his drum kit last night (Nov. 6).
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.
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.