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).
Metallica, January 2009
As any concert photographer knows, getting shots of the drummer can be a challenge, unless of course you're Metallica and are rocking a stage with a 360 degree view that photographers can walk around to get better vantage points. This photo is a result of that, Metallica drummer Lars Ulrich in all his glory...
Metallica Power Through Black Album at Download Festival
Last night (June 9) Metallica headlined night two of the massive stage at the Download Festival at Castle Donington in Leicestershire, U.K. but according to Download Festival booker Andy Copping, the dream show almost never happened.
Extensive Two-Volume Metallica Biography Coming From Da Capo Press
Looking to immerse yourself into everything you ever wanted to know about Metallica? Well, music enthusiasts will get that chance quite soon with a new two-volume Metallica biography in the works. The first work in the series, titled ‘Birth School Metallica Death: Volume I,’ is due out in the fall of 2013, followed by the second installment, ‘Birth School Metallica Death: Volume II,’ which will hi
Lars Ulrich Writes Forward To M. Shawn Crahan’s Photo Book
Slipknot’s M. Shawn “Clown” Crahan will be premiering his new photo book ‘Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’ at the South By Southwest Music Festival next week in Austin, Texas. ‘Apocalyptic Nightmare Journey’ is a collection of Crahan’s photography, and more specifically his experimental works exploring darkness and light.
Lamb of God’s Mark Morton on What He Learned From Metallica
With the release of their latest album ‘Resolution,’ Lamb of God are paving their own way in modern metal, but that doesn’t mean they can’t reflect on the past and what they’ve learned from it. A few years back, Lamb of God toured with a little band that goes by the name of Metallica, and according to guitarist Mark Morton, took away a lot from their time spent on the road with the metal masters.
Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine Says Joining Metallica Onstage Was ‘Really Fun’
Back on Dec. 10, during one of Metallica’s intimate fan club shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif. a magical metal moment went down when original Metallica guitarist and current Megadeth mastermind Dave Mustaine joined his former band onstage for a few songs.
Metallica Release Fourth Previously Unheard ‘Death Magnetic’ Song
Last night (Dec. 10), Metallica wrapped up their last of four intimate club shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif. offering up yet another track from the ‘Death Magnetic’ sessions titled ‘Rebel of Babylon.’
Metallica Joined by Lou Reed Onstage, Play Another Unheard ‘Death Magnetic’ Song
Last night (Dec. 7), during their second of four shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif., Metallica performed yet another unreleased track from the ‘Death Magnetic’ sessions titled ‘Just a Bullet Away.’
Metallica Jam With Jason Newsted, Play Unheard Song During San Francisco Kickoff
Last night, Metallica kicked off their string of intimate 30th anniversary shows at the Fillmore in San Francisco, Calif., in smashing fashion featuring a never before heard track and several special guest appearances throughout the show.
Metallica Drummer Lars Ulrich Gives Thanks to Iron Maiden
Churning out their own brand of iconic metal for 30 years now, Metallica may be one of the most influential bands in the world, but according to drummer Lars Ulrich, “I don’t think Metallica would be where Metallica is today if it wasn’t for Iron Maiden.”