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  • Rock on the Range announces 2018 headliners with Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains

    Rock on the Range announces 2018 headliners with Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains

    It’s the first day back to work following Thanksgiving weekend, and the highly distorted buzz of festival season is already starting to pop in social media feeds across the Internet. On Monday it was the Ohio-based Rock on the Range Festival which made headlines, becoming one of the first major 201...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Amon Amarth raises their horns with Rock on the Range

    Swedish "Viking" metal band Amon Amarth also made their highly anticipated Rock on the Range debut as they headlined the festival's second stage on Sunday. Combining their blend of melodic death metal with the theatrics of an Alice Cooper or Iron Maiden made for quite the performance. The crowd that...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Zakk Sabbath slays Rock on the Range

    Legendary guitar player Zakk Wylde performed at Rock on the Range with his band using the moniker Zakk Sabbath. Solely covering Black Sabbath songs, they should have been allotted a much longer time frame than the thirty-minute set that they were permitted to play. Of course, that didn't stop them...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Biffy Clyro makes Rock on the Range debut

    Hailing from Scotland, hard rocker Biffy Clyro finally made their Rock on the Range debut in 2017. Around the world they are one of the biggest acts in rock music, having headlined major festivals like Sonisphere and Leeds. For whatever reason, they're still making the climb here in the United...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Rival Sons kicks off the main stage at Rock on the Range

    California rockers Rival Sons made their return to Rock on the Range and kicked off the events on the Main Stage of the festival's final day. This band takes its influences from old school blues and hard rock. There really is no better recipe for sustained success in rock & roll than being blues...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Volbeat destroys Rock on the Range

    One of the most often requested and appreciated bands on Rock on the Range fan pages each year is the Danish metal band Volbeat. With very heavy riffs and sing-along choruses, they continue to climb lists as a Rock on the Range performer. While they demand crowd participation, they don't really need...
  • Chad Hobbs

    Photos: Dorothy captivates Rock on the Range

    Los Angeles rock outfit Dorothy returned to Columbus' Rock on the Range, this time with a complete record of their own behind them. The band has a very heavy blues sound with riffs that compare to the mighty Black Sabbath. While the musicianship is spot on and a refreshing throwback to rock's roots...
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    Photos: Metallica ride the lightning (literally) at Rock on the Range

    Heavy metal legends Metallica finally made their debut at Rock on the Range. Far and away the biggest act ever to play the long-running hard rock festival, many feared the show might not even happen, as the weather was bad all weekend and forced multiple evacuations of the premises. Mother Nature...
  • The Offspring puts on epic performance at Rock on the Range

    The Offspring puts on epic performance at Rock on the Range

    Punk rock legends, The Offspring have currently taken over as the performance of the weekend at Rock on the Range 2017. They raced through an hour long set and crammed 16 of their best tracks into that time frame. Punk bands don't have a historic track record at the festival like metal and classic...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: KORN set shortened by weather at Rock on the Range

    Nu-metal titans Korn were picked to headline the second day of Rock on the Range 2017. Unfortunately, pending severe weather interfered with the 40,000 or so festival goers for the second straight day. Korn was forced to leave the stage with about fifteen minutes left to finish their set, much to...
  • Amy Harris

    Photos: Papa Roach celebrates new record at Rock on the Range

    Nu-metal legends and Rock on the Range originals, Papa Roach, have been one of the events favorite mainstays over the past eleven years. It is very seldom that they are not booked for the event and even when they aren't, their charismatic front man Jacoby Shaddix has been known to appear for various...
  • Amy Harris

    Watch: Corey Taylor, Live and others pay tribute to Chris Cornell at Rock on the Range

    There was a different feeling in the air this year as Rock on the Range 2017 began. The celebration was underway, but one day after the shocking and devastating news about the death Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, sorrow hung over the festival that was supposed to see Soundgarden headline on...
  • Top 5 must see acts at Rock on the Range

    Top 5 must see acts at Rock on the Range

    With less than two weeks to go until the biggest "family reunion" in America takes place at the 2017 edition of Rock on the Range, it is time to whittle the list down to the Top 5 absolute, must-see acts of the weekend. There are several acts that could justify being on this list. With bands like...
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