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.
How Motley Crue Transformed for Game-Changing ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
The disc arrived during a dark period steeped in heavy drug use, alcohol, general debauchery and dysfunction.
Sammy Hagar + Friends Take Fans on ‘A Journey Through the History of Rock’
Concert review and photos from Sammy Hagar's 'A Journey Through the History of Rock' on July 30, 2014 at the Casino Ballroom in Hampton Beach, NH.
Billy Idol Prepares for Busy 2014 with Special Warm-Up Show – Concert Photos
Idol's set boasted all of his best-known hits, along with a healthy dose of more recent material.
Rock Stars With Their Moms
Even for rock stars, once you get beyond the backstage parties and hotel shenanigans, nothing compares to the unconditional love and support of a mother, right?
Sammy Hagar’s Four Decades of Rock Speeds Into Massachusetts
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.
Win a Pearl Jam ‘Lightning Bolt’ Prize Pack!
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.
Slash Recruits New Band? – Pic of the Week
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.
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.