The M3 Rock Festival returns to Merriweather Post Pavilion this weekend on Friday April 25 and Saturday April 26, 2014. Four bands kick of the festival on Friday and 13 bands play on Saturday. Columbia, Maryland will be the place to bang your head this weekend!
Local favorites Kix co-headline night one. Kix is scheduled to elease their first album in 19 years this summer. The band has released half a dozen albus and their album Blow My Fuse went platinum. The ballad “Don't Close Your Eyes” is the band's biggest hit.
Extreme is Friday's other headliner. Extreme has released five albums and is best known for their power ballad “More Than Words” which became a number one hit.
Winger who had two platinum albums in late 80s and early 90s will take the stage on Friday. Winger is best known for their hits like “Seventeen” and “Headed for a Heartbreak.”
Lita Ford ronds out Friday's lineup. Lita Ford is best known for her duet with Ozzie Osbourne called “Close My Eyes Forever.” She also had a huge hit with “Kiss Me Deadly.”
The M3 Rock Festival continues on Saturday with band's like Heaven's Edge, John Corabi, Femme Fatale, and Keel rocking the afternoon. Former Ozzie Osbourne guitarist Jake E. Lee brings his Red Dragon Cartel to Merriweather Post Pavilion.
Eighties rockers Autograph best known for their rocking hit “Turn Up the Radio” will definitely have the music blasting in Columbia. Jack Russell brings his Great White to the festival itching to play new music along side past hits to show they can still rock. Don't worry I am sure they will play “Once Bitten Twice Shy.” L.A. Guns keeps the party rocking.
Stryper brings their Christian version of Glam Rock to the M3 Festival. They will rock out and sing “To Hell with the Devil.”Slaughter will have fans on their feet when they play “Up All Night” and “Fligt of The Angels” along with all your other favorites.
Queensryche has sold over 30 millions. Anyone who lived through the 90s has certainly heard “Silent Lucidity.” Skid Row's singer Sebastian Bach. He will blend new songs with some of Skid Row's biggest hits like “18 and Life to Go,” “Youth Gone Wild” and “I Remember You.”
Night Ranger closes out the festival proving “You Can Still Rock in America.” I can't imagine they wouldn't play “Sister Christian.” The M3 Rock Festival will certainly have you rocking to some of greatest bands of the 80s and early 90s.
Tickets and more information on the 2014 M3 Rock Festival can be found here. Come out and enjoy a two day rock festival at the legendary Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland this Friday and Saturday.