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  • Tool dedicates Rock on the Range set to Chris Cornell

    Tool dedicates Rock on the Range set to Chris Cornell

    Tool is out as a band right now and has a large number of festivals lined up throughout the summer. While the band still hasn't released the new album they have been talking about for over a decade, they are still entertaining their fans on a regular basis. One of their most recent festival stops...
  • Chad J. Hobbs

    Top 5 reasons to go to Rock on the Range

    Rock on the Range 2018 has now come and gone, and while the legions of fans are back home in the real world; the work for those behind the scenes for next year's event will probably begin in short time. To put on an annual event of this magnitude is no small task. With 2019's plans likely already in...
  • Rock on the Range releases set times for three day festival

    Rock on the Range releases set times for three day festival

    Rock on the Range, the largest and most prestigious rock festival in the United States, returns to Columbus, Ohio next week for the twelfth consecutive year at MAPFRE Stadium. Rock and metal fans are in for an amazing weekend, as sixty-some bands will play over three days and three stages. If a...
  • 5 must-see artists at Rock on the Range 2018

    5 must-see artists at Rock on the Range 2018

    Rock on the Range has been putting on a massive rock festival in Columbus, Ohio, and Winnipeg, Manitoba for 12 years now. This year's festival is expected to be one of the biggest yet, with the attendance growing year-by-year. In what started out in 2007 with 35,000 people gathering to see ZZ Top...
  • Watch: Of Mice & Men release short film 'Unbreakable' capturing life on and off the stage

    Watch: Of Mice & Men release short film 'Unbreakable' capturing life on and off the stage

    Friday the 13th, a day that usually inspires unease and fears of misfortune, the Rise Records’ metalcore band Of Mice & Men (OM&M for short) have defied superstition by courageously unveiling a new documentary, ‘Unbreakable.’     The short film follows the Orange County-based band across...
  • Richard Villa

    Black Veil Brides announce new album 'Vale' to kickoff 2018

    The moment Black Veil Brides' loyal army has been waiting for will arrive on Jan. 12, 2018, when the Los Angeles rock band drops their new full-length album, Vale, through Lava/Universal Republic. Vale is the follow-up to their 2014 self-titled fourth album which debuted at No. 10 on The Billboard...
  • 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...
  • Chris Cornell performing with Soundgarden at the Beale Street Music Festival on May 7

    RIP Chris Cornell: Social media reacts to the death of the rock icon

    On May 18, the music world woke up to the tragic news that Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell had passed away at the age of 52, just hours after performing at Detroit’s Fox Theater. It didn’t take long for his peers and collaborators to react on social media. From former bandmates to those who...
  • 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...
  • The lineup for this year's Rock on the Range music festival. 

    Rock On The Range 2017 announce food lineup

    Let's be real, the next best thing about music festivals is the food. Festivals are all about getting the full experience and the Rock On The Range will be bringing a host of food from all around Columbus.  For the 11th annual Rock On The Range festival, you can enjoy local food from food trucks and...
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