Rock enthusiasts rejoice, it is almost time for Rock On The Range. Festival regulars Korn and grunge kings Soundgarden top the line-up this year as well as a little band you might have heard of called Metallica. This may be the festival’s biggest booking to date.
The festival line-up features long time veterans and up-and-coming artists in the rock, punk and metal genres including: Live, Bush, The Offspring, Volbeat, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Primus, The Pretty Reckless, Biffy Clyro, Coheed & Cambria, Pierce The Veil, Gojira, Alter Brigde, Amon Amarth, Sum 41, Taking Back Sunday, Dillinger Escape Plan, Of Mice & Men, Skillet, In Flames, Nothing More, Zakk Sabbath, Thrice, Motionless In White, The Story So Far, Starset, Beartooth, The Amity Affliction, I Prevail, Red Fang, Bleeker, Turnstile, White Chapel, Attila, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Deafheaven, Every Time I Die, Suicide Silence, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Dorothy, Norma Jean, Badflower, Goodbye June, Cover Your Tracks, Aeges, Kyng, Ded, Sylar, Fire From The Gods, One Less Reason, Radkey, Wage War, As Lions, Royal Republic, and Motherfeather.
The festival will also serve as a kick off for Live’s first tour with original frontman Ed Kowalczyk in eight years. With them and all the other 90s staples topping the bill the nostalgia is strong with this one.
Rock on The Range kicks off at The Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio May 19-21. A pre-party will be held Thursday, May 18th at Promowest’s Express Live downtown featuring Stone Sour.