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Rock On The Range Celebrates 10th Anniversary


Rock on the Range 1The Festival, part of World’s Loudest Month, Will Feature Performances by Red Hot Chili Peppers, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, A Day To Remember, Bring Me The Horizon, Megadeth, At The Drive-In, and Many More ~ and Specially Priced Presale Tickets Are Available Now!



Rock On The Range ~ the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States ~ will celebrate its 10th Anniversary May 20, 21 & 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH. The incredible lineup features the legendary Red Hot Chili Peppers, hard rock titans Disturbed (who have returned after a 4-year hiatus), and rock icon/filmmaker Rob Zombie topping a lineup that’s packed with additional rock royalty that included ShinedownFive Finger Death PunchBring Me The HorizonA Day To RememberMegadethAt The Drive-InLamb Of GodSixx:A.M.Hellyeah, and Pennywise, along with the genre’s hottest next-big-thing artists.


With three days of music performed on three stages, sets from rock’s favorite comedians in the Rolling Rock Comedy Tent, The Music Experience, new art installations, and unique onsite activities, Rock On The Range sets the standard for American rock festivals.


Disturbed shares, “We’ve waited long enough, and so have you. Get ready, ’cause Disturbed is back and we can’t wait to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Rock On The Range.


Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah

Vinnie Paul of Hellyeah

Hellyeah’s Vinnie Paul is already in a ROTR state of mind: “12 years after my last performance in Columbus, Ohio I have decided it’s time to bring the music of Hellyeah to the great rock & roll fans that attend Rock On The Range!! We are looking forward to kickin’ your ass at this great event!!


And talk about an endorsement, Rob Zombie raved, “Rock On The Range is easily one of the best festivals I’ve ever played. Looking forward to doing it again…


The complete band line-up for Rock On The Range ~ fueled by Monster Energy ~ is going to blow your mind: 




Red Hot Chili Peppers, Disturbed, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Bring Me The Horizon, A Day To Remember, Megadeth, At The Drive-In, Lamb Of God, Sixx:A.M., Hellyeah, Pennywise, Bullet For My Valentine, Steel Panther, Ghost, Wolfmother, Death From Above 1979, Machine Gun Kelly, Clutch, The Struts, Sevendust, Pop Evil, Asking Alexandria, Parkway Drive, Trivium, Between The Buried & Me, P.O.D., Saint Asonia, Issues, Highly Suspect, The Sword, Tiger Army, Sick Puppies, New Years Day, Aranda, Wilson, Enter Shikari, Butcher Babies, Texas Hippie Coalition, Red Sun Rising, Memphis May Fire, Lacey Sturm, Turbowolf, We Came As Romans, Miss May I, Crown The Empire, Jelly Roll, Avatar, Code Orange, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Monster Truck, Glorious Sons, Wild Throne, Cane Hill, and Citizen Zero, with more to be announced. 




Tickets for Rock On The Range have sold out in advance for three years in a row (and FlashWounds was lucky enough to experience and shoot all three years ~ check out Sr. Photographer SethM’s 2013, ’14, and ‘15 coverage!), with a monumental 120,000 in attendance over the three days of the 2015 festival. Die-hard fans annually travel from all 50 states and around the globe to Columbus for this festival, making it the largest of its kind in North America.


“Everything has been turned up a notch to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Rock On The Range,” says Gary Spivack, ROTR co-executive producer of the festival for Danny Wimmer Presents. “From headliners Red Hot Chili Peppers, to the reunion of fan favorites Disturbed, to the welcomed return of Vinnie Paul and his band Hellyeah to the state of Ohio for the first time in over a decade, and countless others, it’s paramount that we continue to raise the bar so Rock On The Range remains the elite rock festival in America. We feel we’ve accomplished this goal and then some.


Rock On The Range specially priced weekend presale tickets are available now. Visit the ROTR Facebook and Twitter pages for a password to purchase these tickets (Weekend Field GA: $199.50 + fees, Weekend Stadium GA: $99.50 + fees). Layaway Packages, VIP tickets, Camping, Hotel Packages, and Weekend Stadium GA Ticket 4-Packs ($349 + fees) are also available for purchase at





Regularly priced General Admission tickets for America’s premier hard rock festival go on sale Friday, December 4 at 10:00am ET at the MAPFRE Stadium Box Office, Ticketmaster outlets. and of course at Tickets will be priced as follows: 


  • Weekend Field General Admission: $219.50 + fees
  • Weekend Stadium General Admission: $139.50 + fees 


A limited number of discounted tickets are also available for active military through Rock On The Range partner GovX.


Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 VIP Lounge upgrades will be available to all Field ticket purchasers (while supplies last). Upgrades include access to the newly located VIP Tent with LED screens, seating areas, heating/air conditioning, premium cash bar, free WiFi, access to charging stations and lockers, dedicated VIP bathroom, and early entrance to the festival. VIP Lounge upgrades will also include easier access and private walkway to the Monster Energy Main Stage area from the VIP Tent.


And the 2014 crowd goes wild!

And the 2014 crowd goes wild!


Monster Energy returns to Rock On The Range as the main stage sponsor and will be on site conducting giveaways, hosting Monster Energy artist signings, and offering samples of Monster Energy Drink.


Rock on the Range logoDownload the Rock On The Range mobile app (available for FREE via iTunes and Google Play) for festival information and band performance times.


Rock On The Range is produced by Danny Wimmer Presents, AEG Live, and MAPFRE Stadium.


Rock On The Range is supported by great sponsors including: Monster Energy, Jack Daniel’s, Zippo, The Music Experience (formerly known as Crazy Dave’s) and Bud Light.



Official ROTR website