Rock on the Range to be held May 20-22

By Martin Graham -

The 10th anniversary of Rock on the Range, to be held May 20, 21 and 22, 2016, at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, will feature some of the best current and past rock bands.

The festival is three days of music on three stages. With performances from rock’s favorite comedians in the Rolling Rock Comedy Tent, new art installations, and unique on-site activities, Rock on the Range continues to set the bar for American rock festivals.

According to, Disturbed said, “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.”

Additionally, also quoted Rob Zombie as saying, “Rock on the Range is easily one of the best festivals I’ve ever played. Looking forward to doing it again.”

The current band lineup for Rock on the Range is: 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, with a monumental 120,000 in attendance over the three days of the 2015 festival.

“Everything has been turned up a notch to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Rock on the Range,” said ROTR co-executive producer of the festival for Danny Wimmer Presents, Gary Spivack. “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.”

For more information about the line-up or to purchase tickets, visit the website at

By Martin Graham

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