Rock on the Range celebrated their 10th anniversary in 2016 and they’ve stepped it up even more as they enter their second decade. Taking place at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio between May 19 through 21, the festival will see over 50 bands take the stage, including powerhouse headliners in METALLICA, SOUNDGARDEN and KORN.
The lineup is once again a solid mix of metal of all kinds, hard rock, punk, grunge and everything in between. Other standouts that will be at the 2017 Rock on the Range are THE OFFSPRING, VOLBEAT, PRIMUS, BUSH, CHEVELLE, PAPA ROACH, SEETHER, COHEED & CAMBRIA, ALTER BRIDGE, THE PRETTY RECKLESS, TAKING BLACK SUNDAY, THRICE, AMON AMARTH, PIERCE IN THE VEIL, SUM 41, SKILLET, DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, IN FLAMES, GOJIRA, BIFFY CLYRO, MOTIONLESS IN WHITE, NOTHING MORE, BEARTOOTH, STARSET, EVERY TIME I DIE, THE STORY SO FAR, DEAFHEAVEN, ZAKK SABBATH and RIVAL SONS.
Speaking about the fest, KORN singer Jonathan Davis exclaimed, “Rock On The Range is the pinnacle rock festival in America. I always feel that in the crowd and can’t wait for our headline set in May. We’re gonna come at you with everything we’ve got — expect a few surprises!”
“After our record breaking 10 year anniversary it was high time to raise the bar and have the world’s best rock bands jump over it. We couldn’t be more honored to have METALLICA and SOUNDGARDEN at Rock On The Range! But why stop there? To have bands such as KORN, VOLBEAT, PRIMUS, PAPA ROACH, THE OFFSPRING and so many more truly makes this year’s ROTR our best one yet. May 19-21 can’t come soon enough,” commented Gary Spivack, Rock on the Range co-executive producer for Danny Wimmer Presents.
Also set to appear are the Amity Affliction, Attila, Norma Jean, Suicide Silence, Whitechapel, I Prevail, Turnstile, Dinosaur Pile-Up, Red Fang, Dorothy, Kyng, Radkey, As Lions, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, Sylar, Fire From the Gods, Badflower, Wage War, Goodbye June, Cover Your Tracks, DED, Bleeker, Royal Republic, Mother Feather, Aeges and One Less Reason.
Pre-sale and layaway tickets are available now at the Rock on the Range website. Fans will also be able to choose Weekend Field VIP tickets or Premier Packages as well and are encouraged to purchase tickets early as last year’s festival sold out over two months in advance. Pre-sale codes can be found at the website in addition to the ROTR Facebook and Twitter pages for Weekend Field VIP, Weekend Field GA, Weekend Stadium GA and Weekend Stadium GA four-pack tickets.
Tickets will be offered at tiered discounts. As soon as one tier sells out, the price will jump until that allotment is also sold out and so on.
Rock on the Range 2017 Festival Announcement