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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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Godsmack Offer Big Updates on New Album

It may be Godsmack frontman Sully Erna’s birthday today, but he just provided some news that should serve as a great gift for Godsmack fans worldwide. Godsmack hasn’t released any new music since their 2010 album ‘The Oracle’ and although the band has confirmed that they’ve been working on a new offering, very few details have been shared yet.

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ShipRocked Day 4
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ShipRocked 2014: Papa Roach, Candlebox, Tremonti + More – Day 4 Recap + Gallery

As the last day of ShipRocked got under way and the Norwegian Pearl began its descent back to Miami, it was time to make the most of what was left of our festival on the ocean and reflect back on what could best be described as a once-in-a-lifetime experience for any rock fan.

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ShipRocked Day 3
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ShipRocked 2014: Three Days Grace, Butcher Babies, Five Finger Death Punch + More – Day 3 Recap + Pics

As Day 3 of ShipRocked dawned, it would serve as the last day of invading the beautiful, private Bahamian island so rockers were up early to take full advantage of the exotic surroundings one last time. The music didn’t kick off until early afternoon allowing fans to catch up on some much needed sleep, work on their tans and re-energize for another day of non-stop rock 'n' roll revelry.

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ShipRocked Day 2
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ShipRocked 2014: Papa Roach, Living Colour, Sevendust + More – Day 2 Recap + Gallery

Hangovers be damned, ShipRocked Day 2 kicked off on the private island of Great Stirrup Cay in the beautiful Bahamas. Rockers that rolled out of bed early enough were in for something special as Art of Dying officially kicked things off on the beach stage. With a high energy performance, Frontman Jonny Hetherington took a moment to take it all in calling the experience a true “bucket list” moment for his band. They wouldn’t be the only band to hit the beach stage on Monday though, Nonpoint also offered up a blazing set proving that it really is better in the Bahamas.

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ShipRocked Day 1
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ShipRocked 2014: Five Finger Death Punch, In This Moment, Three Days Grace + More – Day 1 Recap

With all new digs aboard their new home on the glorious Norwegian Pearl, the 2014 ShipRocked cruise set sail on Jan. 25 for a four-day, nonstop rock 'n' roll extravaganza. Offering up six on-board stages and a private Bahamas island beach stage, the excursion lived up to all expectations of rocking the high seas.

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Courtney Love
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Courtney Love Performs Velvet Underground Classic and Hole’s ‘Celebrity Skin’ With Camp Freddy

Camp Freddy recently kicked off their 7th annual Christmas residency at the Roxy Theatre in West Hollywood, Calif. on Dec. 19-21. The first two nights served up plenty of guest star action including a special appearance by Courtney Love.

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Dave Ellefson
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David Ellefson Believes Next Megadeth Record Will Be Much Different Than ‘Super Collider’

Fans and press alike have been more than critical when it comes to Megadeth’s latest release ‘Super Collider.’ Although the band stands by the disc, bassist David Ellefson recently shared some insight on what their next offering may hold.

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Asking Alexandria
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Asking Alexandria Reveal North American ‘Break Down The Walls’ Headlining Tour Run

Asking Alexandra are gearing up to invade North America with a new headlining tour run. Dubbed the ‘Break Down The Walls’ tour, the dates kick off in early March in McAllen, Texas currently running through mid-April in Chico, Calif. with additional dates to be revealed soon.

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David Silveria
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Ex-Korn Drummer David Silveria Rips Into Fieldy: ‘He Knows I Would Squash Him Like a Bug’

Former Korn drummer David Silveria went on record a few months back sharing that he would be open to returning to the band to "restore the groove." However, after recent comments on his Facebook page aimed at bassist Reginald ‘Fieldy’ Arvizu, the odds of that ever happening seem pretty slim.

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Gene Simmons Not Ruling Out Reunion With Ace Frehley + Peter Criss for Kiss Rock Hall Induction

It’s been a long time coming but rock royalty Kiss will finally be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Kiss will join the 2014 class of inductees that includes Nirvana, Hall and Oates, Peter Gabriel and others, and since the announcement, questions have started to swirl regarding the status of former bandmates Peter Criss and Ace Frehley and how they will fit into the festivities, if at all.

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