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).
30 Years Ago: Poison Break Through on ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’
'Open Up and Say … Ahh!,' released on May 3, 1988, crowned Poison the kings of rock's glam revival. But it didn’t come without a fight.
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.
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.
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 s…
Styx, REO Speedwagon + Ted Nugent Bring ‘The Midwest Rock ‘N Roll Express’ Tour to Massach…
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 r…
Heart Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction – Photo Gallery
Last night was a special one for Heart as the band was inducted as part of the 2013 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees.
ZZ Top to Join Kid Rock on ‘$20 Best Night Ever’ Tour
Kid Rock is gearing up for a monster summer tour that includes low ticket prices, free parking, and a special appearance from his good friends in ZZ Top on many of the dates.
Tommy Lee No Longer Participating in Motley Crue Meet and Greets
Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee has always been one to walk to the beat of his own drum, sometimes quite literally, so this latest news should come as no surprise. Yesterday (March 3), Lee personally let his fans know that he’ll no longer be taking part in the meet-and-greet …
Bob Dylan Reveals New U.S. Spring Tour Dates
After the release of his thirty-fifth studio album ‘Tempest’ last September, Bob Dylan spent several months out on tour bringing his critically acclaimed live show to the masses. He must have enjoyed his time spent on the road because the icon has just revealed a handful of new…
Jimi Hendrix Featured On Official 2013 Record Store Day Poster
As the 6th annual Record Store Day approaches on April 20, lots of the unique musical treasures that will be made available to eager fans are starting to surface. The newest of the “must-have” offerings is the official poster for 2013, featuring a photo of Jimi Hendrix.
Legendary Producer Phil Ramone In Critical Care After Aortic Aneurysm
Music producer Phil Ramone has been hospitalized in New York City after suffering an aortic aneurysm. Although the details of his condition are scarce at this time, Billboard reports that he is in critical care. Ramone is 72 years old.
Styx Sues Record Company Over Alleged Stolen Royalties
According to Styx, their record company has been less than honest with forking over their royalties for the past several years. In fact, the band alleges that the record company went as far as creating a “phony business model” just to avoid paying them – talk about …