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).
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.
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
John Densmore Details Feud with His Doors Bandmates
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.
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.
Kiss Add U.S. Dates to 2013 Summer Run
Kiss recently revealed that they will spend much of July touring Canada and now, they’ve added a few U.S. stops to the trek as well, beefing up their North America tour.
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.
Geoff Tate’s Queensryche Offer Fans Audio Upgrade of New Album
Leading up to the release on Tuesday (April 23) of ‘Frequency Unknown’ from Geoff Tate’s Queensryche, fans were quite critical of the quality of the sound they heard through previews made available on digital retailers. Tate and company have come to the table with a solution though, remixing the disc and offering free replacements to any fans that purchased the release and are unhappy.
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.