About Mary Boukouvalas
Mary is a photographer and a writer, specialising in music. She runs Rocklust.com where she endeavours to capture the passion of music in her photos whether it's live music photography, promotional band photos or portraits. She has photographed The Rolling Stones, KISS, Iggy Pop, AC/DC, Patti Smith, Joe Strummer, PULP, The Cult, The Damned, The Cure, Ian Brown, Interpol, MUDHONEY, The MELVINS, The Living End, Foo Fighters, Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against The Machine, The Stone Roses –just to name a few - in Australia, USA, Europe and the Middle East. Her work has been published in Beat magazine, Rolling Stone magazine, Triple J magazine, The Age Newspaper, The Herald Sun, The Australian, Neos Kosmos, blistering.com, theaureview.com, noise11.com, music-news.com. She has a permanent photographic exhibition at The Corner Hotel in Richmond, Victoria Australia.

Snap Scene: The Pixies, The Palais – 9th March 2020

March 19, 2020 Mary Boukouvalas

Forming in Boston, Massachusetts in 1986, Pixies are often acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering alternative band of the late 80s, garnering extraordinary critical and popular acclaim. After five genre-defining studio albums, Pixies disbanded in 1993. The tide turned in 2004 – the band reunited and began touring, playing to sell-out crowds around the world including their first-ever Australian performances in 2007, later to be followed by a 13-show sold-out Doolittle tour in 2010 and again in 2017. […]

Star Scene: Joey Santiago ~ PIXIES

March 12, 2020 Mary Boukouvalas

Joey Santiago’s scene is simply “random”. The guitarist and founding member of alternative rock band Pixies states: “Random is my scene. I don’t like to have plans on my free time.” Not that Santiago really […]

Snap Scene: International Women’s Day 2020

March 8, 2020 Mary Boukouvalas

March 8th is International Women’s Day and we’d like to honour some of our favourite artists. Mary Boukouvalas, Paul Miles and Mandy Hall have each photographed thousands of gigs over the years. They’ve gone back through their archives to find some of their favourite photos for this gallery.

Q&A Scene: SAGE

March 5, 2020 Mary Boukouvalas

Tell us about your new single/ album/ tour? Tethered is an EP of cello-fuelled, ethereal folk-pop music. It’s out now, so you can listen for yourself and verify that! I wrote these five songs about events […]


February 25, 2020 Mary Boukouvalas

Tell us about your ‘Slut Power’ Single? Sure. It’s about the insidious nature of violence against women, about the policing of women’s behaviour, bodies and minds and the ways in which our sexualities are controlled […]

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