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Mary Ouellette

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).

Sammy Hagar’s Four Decades of Rock Speeds Into Massachusetts

Sammy Hagar
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

While it’s true that Sammy Hagar may not be able to drive 55, the Red Rocker and self-proclaimed “CEO of Rock” has made easy work of rocking for the past 40 years. In fact, those years are on full display in his current Four Decades of Rock tour.

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Win a Pearl Jam ‘Lightning Bolt’ Prize Pack!

Pearl Jam
Danny Clinch

Pearl Jam have injected some electricity into the rock world with their new album ‘Lightning Bolt,’ which dropped on Oct. 15. The disc follows up 2009’s ‘Backspacer’ with 12 new songs including the first single ‘Mind Your Manners' serving as Pearl Jam's triumphant return. In celebration of the new album, Loudwire, Noisecreep, Diffuser.fm and Ultimate Classic Rock have teamed up to give away an awesome Pearl Jam prize pack.

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Slash Recruits New Band? – Pic of the Week

Slash
Instagram: chrissyteigen

While the kindred spirits of rock stars and models have walked hand in hand ever since the first electric guitar was plugged in, a few artists have perfected the art of being in the right place at the right time. Slash recently slithered his way between two beauties for a very special photo op ... and perhaps the birth of a ridiculously good-looking supergroup.

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Billy Idol Rocks Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, N.H.

Billy Idol
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

‘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.

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Sammy Hagar Gets Hometown Street Named After Him

Sammy Hagar Way
Conformity Media

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.

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Guns N’ Roses’ Axl Rose + DJ Ashba Take In a Rolling Stones Show – Pic of the Week

GNR
Facebook: Guns N' Roses

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.

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Rush Deliver Towering ‘Clockwork Angels’ Show in Uncasville, Conn. – Photo Gallery

Rush
Mary Ouellette, SheWillShootYou.com

“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 belt and many songs that clock in at six to seven minutes, the options are pretty wide open on any given night.

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John Densmore Details Feud with His Doors Bandmates

John Densmore
Michael Loccisano, Getty Images

The feud between drummer John Densmore and his remaining bandmates from the Doors – keyboardist Ray Manzarek and guitarist Robby Krieger - has played out in the press for the past decade. Now in his new book, ‘The Doors Unhinged: Jim Morrison’s Legacy Goes on Trial,’ Densmore offers up his very personal account of the lawsuits and the often very public battle he’s endured.

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25 Years Ago: Poison’s ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’ Album Released

poison

The four painted faces of  Poison's Bret Michaels, Bobby Dall, C.C. DeVille and Rikki Rockett made their debut in 1986 on ‘Look What the Cat Dragged In,’ but it was the band's 1988 follow-up LP that sealed their fate. Twenty-five years ago today, ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’ was released, crowning Poison the kings of rock's glam revival.

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