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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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Lars Ulrich on the Future of Metallica: ‘We’ll Always Make Another Record’

At this point, the members of Metallica are probably very accustomed to being asked the status of their next disc. Their last release was 2008’s ‘Death Magnetic' and fans are clearly hungry for new Metallica music. Not to fear though, drummer Lars Ulrich explains that writing new material has always been part of their game plan.

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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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Jared Leto Says MTV Has Turned Its Back on Rock, Taylor Hawkins Says ‘Who Cares?’

Thirty Seconds To Mars recently won a 2013 MTV Video Music Award for ‘Best Rock Video’ for their song 'Up in the Air' but unfortunately fans only tuning in to the actual broadcast of the ceremony would never have known because the band’s acceptance of the coveted moonman trophy only aired on the pre-show.

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Win an Autographed Copy of Avenged Sevenfold’s Limited Edition ‘Hail to the King’ Box Set!

We’ve scored a handful of the coveted limited edition ‘Hail to the King’ box sets to give away to five lucky winners, four through the contest box above and one through a Twitter contest (click below). The monster box set, seen in the contest box above, features a ton of A7X goodies including: a limited edition treasure box, the deluxe version of ‘Hail to the King’ on CD, an exclusive canvas print of the album’s artwork, a photo book of the band, a death bat challenge coin, a death bat skeleton key and digital content.

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Dave Ellefson of Megadeth performs on January 29, 2012 on 'Gigantour' at the Tsongas Center in Lowell, Massachusetts

Megadeth’s David Ellefson Reveals October Release for ‘My Life With Deth’ Autobiography

As co-founder of Megadeth and longtime collaborator of Dave Mustaine, bassist David Ellefson has quite a life story to tell and that’s just what he’s offering up in his upcoming memoir ‘My Life With Deth.' Ellefson penned the autobiography over the last year with the assistance of writer Joel McIver and it's due out on Oct. 29 through Howard Books.

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Green Day’s Billie Joe Armstrong Appears in Deleted ‘This Is 40’ Movie Scene

Although the spot was cut from the final version of the film during the editing process, Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong played a cameo role as himself in the latest Judd Apatow film, ‘This is 40.’ While the clip doesn't appear on the big screen, fans can now check out the lost footage online, seen below.

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