Live Review: Slayer @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 5/14/19

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The almighty fast, aggressive, and nightmarish Slayer rained blood and fire during their recent performance at Merriweather Post Pavilion. The divine “Big Four” thrash metal gods fucking pummeled the audience with some of the most intense and moving music known to man. Continue Reading

Preview: DC101 Kerfuffle @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 5/19/19

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Greta Van Fleet (left to right: Danny Wagner, Jake Kiszka, Josh Kiszka, Sam Kiszka) (Photo by Travis Shinn)

A “kerfuffle” is a commotion or fuss. Surely, local DC101 was thinking of something similarly disorganized when it lifted the name for its annual concert jamboree. That said, the DC101 Kerfuffle at Merriweather Post Pavilion will likely run like a well-oiled machine on Sunday, May 19, considering the high caliber of the bands performing — Greta Van Fleet, Young the Giant, The Revivalists, Tom Morello, SHAED, and The Blue Stones!

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Live Review: M3 Rock Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 5/4/19

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Metal fans pose during M3 Rock Festival at Merriweather Post Pavilion on May 4, 2019. (Photo by Chris Smyth)

The M3 Rock Festival turned it up to 11 this year for the 11th anniversary of the glam-metal festival.

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Preview: M3 Rock Festival @ Merriweather Post Pavilion, 5/3-5/5/19

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Whitesnake (Photo courtesy Freeman Promotions)

The 11th edition of M3 Rock Festival, the internationally renowned ‘80s rock festival, expands to three days this year at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday, May 3, to Sunday, May 5, with headliners Kix, Whitesnake, Warrant, Vince Neil of Mötley Crüe, Extreme, and more.

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Best of the Year: Top 10 Concerts of 2018 by Mickey

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“You may ask yourself, well, how did I get here?” David Byrne ponders being my No. 1 concert in 2018. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Editor’s Note: This year, we asked our bloggers to name their Top 10 shows of 2018 or choose their Top 10 photos of the year. We will run them over the course of mid-December as our Best of the Year posts.

Hi, I’m Mickey, editor of Parklife DC. I’m an MTV-bred New Wave and Post-Punk kid at heart, and it will come as no surprise to you that my Top 10 concerts of 2018 mostly burst right off your television screens in 1985.

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Music Park: The National @ Merriweather Post Pavilion — 9/28/18

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The National performs at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Sept. 28, 2018. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson)

The National stopped at Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday in their first area appearance since playing The Anthem at the end of 2017, finishing up a string of dates leading up to their own There’s No Leaving New York festival in Queens.

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