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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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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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Scott Stapp Reveals Lyric Video for ‘Slow Suicide’

During some time away from Creed, vocalist Scott Stapp has capitalized on the free time, preparing to unveil his second solo disc, ‘Proof of Life,’ early next month. As we near the release date, Stapp has shared the lyric video for the first single ‘Slow Suicide’ via Yahoo! (watch above).

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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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Gene Simmons on Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain: ‘Just Because You Died That Makes You an Icon? No’

While Kiss have certainly carved out their own chapter in music history, Gene Simmons recently shared his thoughts on the current state of the music industry for new bands, the challenges that they face and the disappearance of the rock icon.

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Stone Temple Pilots Perform on ‘Tonight Show,’ Share Full Stream of ‘High Rise’ EP

With their new ‘High Rise’ EP due out next week on Oct. 8, Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington recently hit the late night circuit to perform a new song for the masses. Last night (Oct. 3) on ‘The Tonight Show With Jay Leno,’ STP with Bennington at the helm performed their new track ‘Black Heart’ from their latest collection of work. Watch the video above to check out the performance.

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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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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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