2020 M3 Rock Festival Rescheduled For September

The 2020 M3 Rock Festival has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The event will now take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland on September 4-6. Organizers commented:

“The 2020 M3 Rock Festival, originally scheduled for May 1-3, is being rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, September 4-6, 2020 due to the coronavirus. All tickets will be honored on the new dates, of course. Unfortunately Ratt and Tyketto will no longer be able to perform, but we are thrilled to announce the addition of Winger to the lineup and more will be announced! We can’t wait to rock with you this September! Stay safe and see you at Merriweather soon. Keep your eyes peeled for additional info from Ticketmaster about these new dates.”

Rock/Metal Musicians Pay Tribute To The Late Neil Peart (Rush)

As previously reported, Rush’s Neil Peart has sadly passed away following a battle with brain cancer. A number of rock/metal musicians have since taken to social media to pay tribute to the legendary drummer and some of the various posts can be found below:

Geddy Lee (Rush):

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Rest in peace, my brother. 💔

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Metallica’s Lars Ulrich and Kirk Hammett:

Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl and Taylor Hawkins:

Slash (Guns N’ Roses):

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RIP #NeiPeart

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Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath):

KISS’ Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons:

Gary Holt (Exodus):

David Ellefson (Megadeth):

Anthrax’s Scott Ian, Charlie Benante, and Frank Bello:

Dave Lombardo (ex-Slayer, etc.):

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R.I.P. #nealpeart An extraordinary talent.

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King Diamond:

Tom Morello (Rage Against The Machine):

John Dolmayan (System Of A Down):

Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses):

Sebastian Bach (ex-Skid Row):

Mike Portnoy (ex-Dream Theater, etc.):

Roy Mayorga (Stone Sour):

Overkill:

Mike Inez (Alice In Chains):

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins):

Alex Bent (Trivium):

Taylor Momsen (The Pretty Reckless):

Chris Jericho (Fozzy):

Matt Sorum (ex-Guns N’ Roses, etc.):

Jason Hook (Five Finger Death Punch):

Adam Gontier (Saint Asonia, ex-Three Days Grace):

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~ Shocked. The Legend. Rest In Peace Neil Peart. 🙏🏻

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Shawn Drover (ex-Megadeth, etc.):

Sacred Reich:

Matt Halpern (Periphery):

Zach Myers (Shinedown):

Chuck D (Public Enemy, Prophets of Rage):

Dan Briggs (Between The Buried And Me):

Peter Frampton:

Jack Black (Tenacious D):

Tesla, Ratt, Accept, Etc. Set For 2020 M3 Rock Festival

The lineup has been revealed for the 2020 M3 Rock Festival. The event will take place at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland on May 1-3 and the daily lineups can be found below:

May 1 (kickoff party): Kix, Slaughter, Heaven’s Edge, and Mike Tramp.

May 2: Tesla, Accept, Y&T, Faster Pussycat, Doro, L.A. Guns, and Killer Dwarves.

May 3: Ratt, Night Ranger, Stryper, Steven Adler, Steelheart, Bango Tango, Dangerous Toys, Little Caesar, and Tyketto.

Steven Adler (Ex-Guns N’ Roses) Apologies For “Media Confusion” Following Recent Stabbing, Says He Is “Alive And Well”

As previously reported, Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses) recently suffered a minor wound after accidentally stabbing himself. The drummer has since shared a video to apologize for all the “media confusion” and to let everyone know that he is “alive and well.”

Steven Adler (Ex-Guns N’ Roses) Reportedly Hospitalized After Stabbing Himself (UPDATED)

UPDATE: A representative for Adler has now told TMZ that the stabbing was an accident and that it was not a suicide attempt. They went on to say that the injury is a “very minor, superficial wound” and that the drummer is still planning to perform in Las Vegas on July 12. The rep also told the site that Adler is still sober.

Original Story:

According to TMZ, former Guns N’ Roses drummer Steven Adler was rushed to the hospital after stabbing himself in his Los Angeles, CA home earlier tonight (June 27). Someone called 911 after the incident and police and EMTs were sent to the scene. The wound is located in Adler’s stomach region and it is reportedly non-life threatening. No one else is suspected to have been involved.

Steven Adler Recruits Argentinian Guns N’ Roses Tribute Band Singer For Adler’s Appetite

Steven Adler (ex-Guns N’ Roses) has announced that Ariel Kamin, who sings in an Argentinian Guns N’ Roses tribute band called Son Of A Gun, will now be fronting Adler’s Appetite. He’s replacing Constantine Maroulis (“American Idol”, etc.), who sang for the group at a number of shows earlier in the year. Here’s the band’s current dates:

08/23 Pasadena, CA – The Rose
08/24 Las Vegas, NV – Golden Nugget
08/25 Santa Clarita, CA -The Canyon Theatre

[via Blabbermouth]

Steven Adler Performs Guns N’ Roses Songs With Steel Panther In Brisbane, Australia

During Steel Panther’s May 20 show in Brisbane, Australia, the group were joined onstage by Steven Adler and his Adler’s Appetite bandmates Sean McNabb and Constantine Maroulis. You can see footage of them covering Guns N’Roses’ “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and “Mr. Brownstone” below: