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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 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 Passionate about: New England Sports, Butch Walker and Willy Wonka (That’s Wilder not Depp).

Metallica Share Movie Premiere Footage, James Hetfield Discusses New Music + Future Touring

With Metallica’s new flick ‘Through the Never’ premiering last week, members of band made special appearances throughout the country, personally introducing their new movie to fans. Some footage of the premieres that includes Q&A sessions has just been shared too, check it out above.

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Billy Idol
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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.

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Sammy Hagar Way
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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.

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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.

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John Densmore
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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.

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Black Sabbath

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 ‘

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The Midwest Rock 'N Roll Express Tour
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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.

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Geoff Tate
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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.

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