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2012 M3 Rock Festival Line-up Announced

January 30, 2012 by  
Filed under Daily Music News, Tour Dates & News

The M3 Festival returns in 2012 on May 11-12 at the Merriweather Post Pavilion. Check out all the details below.

The heavy metal time machine will turn back to the 1980s and ʻ90s when Queensryche, Cinderella, Ratt, Kix, Warrant and Night Ranger are among the 19 bands to take over Merriweather Post Pavilion, playing full sets of their glam rock and heavy metal hits. For the first time, M3 fans wonʼt have to choose between bands with overlapping set times, since each band will play one at a time. Also, the festival willtake place on two separate stages, each simulcasting the other, giving fans the option to stay in one seat and watch all the bands as they appear on both stages, or fans can move from stage to stage without missing a note.

In its fourth year, I.M.P. Presents M3 Rock Festival starts with The Official M3 Kix-Off Party Friday May 11th at 7pm. Acts playing Friday night include Night Ranger, Kix, Enuff ZʼNuff, In the Pink and Let There Be Rock. The fullblown 2012 M3 Rock Festival begins Saturday, May 12th at 11am and will include Queensryche, Cinderella, Ratt, Skid Row, Warrant, Quiet Riot, Dokken, Stryper, Loudness, Lynch Mob, XYZ, Bang Tango, Drumwars, and Street Light Circus.

Each year VIP and Pavilion seats sell out in minutes. VIP and discounted 2-Day Packages will go on sale Friday, Feb. 3 at 10am EST through Ticketfly. If there are any tickets remaining as of February 24th, they will go on sale as Single-Day tickets at 10 am EST. Tickets can also be purchased at the Merriweather and 9:30 Club Box Offices. For more information, visit or

VIP ticket holders will have:
• Private VIP Entrance gate
• Official M3 2012 Festival T-shirt
• Official M3 2012 Concert Poster
• Access to floor and prime pavilion seating
• Access to M3 VIP Deck located backstage
• Access to Artist Meet-&-Greet Lounge

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2 Responses to “2012 M3 Rock Festival Line-up Announced”
  1. Fran says:

    Hi Everyone.
    I live in Gran Canaria (spain) and while sorting out the music for our St Pats festival,I hired a Thin Lizzy tribute band from the UK.Their name is The Thin Lizzy Experience and you can check them out on youtube.As you will see they have nailed the sound and the singer is Phil Lynott´s double!!!
    How could I go about getting them some gigs in the Boston area.
    These boys are amazing and they count Phil Lynotts mother and Scott Gorham
    amongst their fans.
    I hope to hear from you soon
    Fran Devaney


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