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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).
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‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ to Honor Pearl Jam With Full Week of Performances

With their new disc ‘Lightning Bolt’ due out tomorrow (Oct. 15), NBC’s ‘Late Night With Jimmy Fallon’ will celebrate Pearl Jam next week (Oct. 21-25) with various musical guests digging into the extensive Pearl Jam catalog and performing songs in honor of the band. In addition, the week will culminate with Pearl Jam performing back-to-back nights on the show.

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Chris Cornell on Possible Temple of the Dog Gigs: ‘I Think That Would Be Fun to Do’

Back in 1990, Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell was the creative force behind the band Temple of the Dog in tribute to his lost friend and Mother Love Bone frontman Andrew Wood who passed away the same year. Temple of the Dog was a musical juggernaut chock full of talent with Stone Gossard on guitar, Jeff Ament on bass (both former members of Mother Love Bone) along with Matt Cameron and Eddie Vedder. A super group by definition, the collective released one self-titled disc and only played live one time together.

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Nightwish Add Floor Jansen and Troy Donockley to Permanent Lineup

About a year ago, Finnish symphonic metal act Nightwish made the surprise announcement that they had parted ways with vocalist Anette Olzon. Shortly after, Floor Jansen came on board as their touring singer and now the band has revealed that she will remain a permanent fixture in the band. In fact, Nightwish have expanded their official lineup to a six-piece ensemble, also adding touring member Troy Donockley on pipes, whistles and vocals.

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Watch Queens of the Stone Age Interviewed by Kids

Interviewing a band can sometimes be an intimidating affair, but in this new clip, two kids handle a live chat with Queens of the Stone Age with ease. The 12-year-old girls sat down with QOTSA's Josh Homme and Dean Fertita before a show in Ohio to pick their collective brains on pretty much everything that is important in a pre-teen world including topics like 'American Idol' and Halloween.

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Slipknot + Scar the Martyr’s Joey Jordison Says ‘I Can’t Bring Myself to See Sabbath Without Ward’

Slipknot / Scar the Martyr drummer Joey Jordison recently weighed in with his personal thoughts on some of the biggest heavyweights in modern metal and the rocker was nothing but honest and forthcoming, providing some very candid responses.

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Black Sabbath’s ’13 3D’ Maze at Universal Studios: Walk-Through Video + Exclusive Photos

Black Sabbath are no strangers to the macabre and the darker side of life but the band is taking it to a whole new level with their brand new ‘Black Sabbath: 13 3D’ maze. Having made its debut on Friday, Sept. 20 at the premiere of Universal Studios Hollywood’s Halloween Horror Nights event, the attraction pulls dark themes from the legendary band’s latest disc ’13' and brings them to a whole new level of dastardly delights.

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