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Rock on the Range Festival Ohio

WHERE: Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio
WHEN: 15th - 17th May
2015
WEBSITE: http://www.rockontherange.com

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History

Rock on the Range is an annual rock festival featuring some of the most popular bands in hard rock, alternative rock, and metal today, with a classic band usually headlining the show. The festival is held at two venues; Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio and Canad Inns Stadium in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Rock on the Range debuted in Columbus on May 19, 2007 and in Winnipeg on June 27, 2009.

The first Rock on the Range was held on May 19, 2007 at Columbus Crew Stadium. The sold-out festival ran all day, beginning around noon and ending after 11:00 PM. Due to such success, Rock on the Range was turned into an annual event by returning to Columbus Crew Stadium in 2008. The second festival was a two-day event held on the weekend of May 17–18, 2008. This show had the very first Stone Temple Pilots performance in 7 years, ending the band's hiatus. The 2009 show was two days as well, on the weekend of May 16–17, 2009. The lineup was announced on Rock on the Range's official website on Friday, February 13, 2009. For the 2010 festival, each stage has its own sponsor. While the Jagermeister Music Stage is still the same, the "second" stage and the main stage (as they have been previously called) are now referred to as the Kicker Stage and the Monster Energy Stage, respectively. Other sponsors host their own events, such as Sony's PlayStation bus that demos new video games. An FYE tent is located near the Kicker Stage where, upon purchase of certain bands' CDs, many meet-and-greets take place.

The festival usually draws around 30,000 fans each day onto the Columbus Crew Stadium grounds. In 2007 and 2008, two stages were set up: The main stage is inside the stadium at one end of the soccer field, and the second stage is in the parking lot just outside the stadium. For the 2009 show, a third stage was added, the Jagermeister Music Stage. It is located outside of the stadium on the opposite side of the second stage. The typical ticket price in the past, and for 2010 as well, is around $50–65 per day, depending on whether attendees choose to have field-access or not. Rock on the Range 2009 was Avenged Sevenfold's last place they played together as a band in the United States before their drummer, Jimmy "The Rev" Sullivan died on December 28, 2009. During their performance on May 22nd 2010, the music video for Papa Roach's single Kick in the Teeth was filmed.

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2014
Guns N Roses, Staind, Seether, Motorhead, Black Label Society, Killswitch Engage, Down, Black Stone Cherry, Redlight King, Skindred, We Came As Romans, Reignwolf, Thousand Foot Crutch, Kyng, Butcher Babies, Devour The Day, One Ok Rock, Truckfighters, Werm, Kill, Devil Hill, Avenged Sevenfold, Slayer, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Suicidal Tendencies, Pop Evil, Fuel, Rev Theory, The Pretty Reckless, Nothing More, Texas Hippie Coalition, Exodus, Fozzy, King 810, We As Human, Avatar, You Me At Six, Crobot, Wilson, Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Alter Bridge, Mastodon, Wolfmother, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience, Of Mice & Men, Adelitas Way, Trivium, Gojira, Miss May I, We Are Harlot, Heavens Basement, Gemini Syndrome, Kvelertak, The Jim Breuer Band, Twelve Foot Ninja, Monster Truck, Sleepwave

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2013
Soundgarden, Alice In Chains, Smashing Pumpkins, Korn, Bush, Stone Sour, Three Days Grace, Papa Roach, Cheap Trick, Bullet For My Valentine, Volbeat, Lamb Of God, Skillet, A Day To Remember, Buckcherry, Halestorm, Hollywood Undead, All That Remains, Device (with David Draiman), Steel Panther, Sevendust, Sick Puppies, Asking Alexandria, Pop Evil, In Flames, Clutch, In This Moment, Black Veil Brides, The Sword, Ghost, Motionless In White, Red, Deuce, Middle Class Rut, Big Wreck, Oleander, Otherwise, Red Line Chemistry, Young Guns, Thousand Foot Krutch, Mindset Evolution, Tracer, Beware Of Darkness, Heaven's Basement, American Fangs, Love And Death & Gemini Syndrome

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2012
Incubus, Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, Slash, Cypress Hill, Chevelle, Theory of a Deadman, Halestorm, POD, Adelitas Way, Cavo, Bobaflex, Falling In Reverse, In This Moment, New Medicine, Kyng, Otherwise, Rival Sons, Emphatic, Rob Zombie, Marilyn Manson, Megadeth, Anthrax, Mastodon, Volbeat, The Darkness, Down, Escape The Fate, Lacuna Coil, Black Stone Cherry, Attack Attack, Trivium, RedLight King, James Durbin, Aranda, 12 Stones, Soil, Eve To Adam, Ghosts Of August

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2011
A Perfect Circle, Avenged Sevenfold, Disturbed, Korn, Stone Sour, Staind, Alter Bridge, Hollywood Undead, Bullet For My Valentine, Black Label Society, Hinder, A Day To Remember, Danzig, Escape The Fate, Sick Puppies, All That Remains, Saving Abel,Finger 11, My Darkest Days, 10 Years, P.O.D, Damned Things, Rev Theory, Black Veil Brides, Trapt, Crossfade, Cavo, Pop Evil, Fu Manchu, 2 Cents, Evans Blue, Egypt Central, Art of Dying, Hail The Villain, Trust Company, Downplay, Red Fang, Bad City

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2010
Godsmack, Limp Bizkit, Rob Zombie, Three Days Grace, Rise Against, Deftones, Slash, Seether, Papa Roach, Puddle Of Mudd, Bullet for My Valentine, Theory of a Deadman, Sevendust, Drowning Pool, Killswitch Engage, Five Finger Death Punch, Apocolytpica, Mastodon, Coheed and Cambria, Airbourne, Circa Survive, Taproot, Mushroomhead, Halestorm, Adelitas Way, Helmet, NonPoint, Skillet, Janus, Taddy Porter, Shaman's Harvest, Richy Nix, Year Long Disaster, Noise Auction, State Your Cause

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2009
Motley Crue, Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold, Shinedown, Buckcherry, Flyleaf, Chevelle, Saliva, Saving Abel, Atreyu, Blue October, The Used, Billy Talent, Static X, Clutch, All That Remains, Rev Theory, Hoobastank, Sick Puppies, Black Stone Cherry, Duff Mckagen's Loaded, Cavo, Hurt, Halestorm, Adelitas Waym Framing Hanley, Pop Evil, Crooked X, Royal Bliss, X Factor 1, Burn Halo, Drive A

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2008
Stone Temple Pilots, Kid Rock, Disturbed, 3 Doors Down, Staind, Papa Roach, Seether, Serj Tankian, Shinedown, Killswitch engage, Finger Eleven, Alter Bridge, Five Finger Death Punch, Filter, Sevendust, Theory Of A Deadman, Drowning Pool, 10 Years, Airbourne, Saving Abel, Black Tide, Rev Theory, BobaFlex, Drive A, Red

Rock on The Range Line Up - 2007
ZZ TOP, Velvet Revolver, Evanescence, Hinder, Three Days Grace, Chevelle, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Buckcherry, Puddle Of Mudd, Black Stone Cherry, 2 Cents, Whitestarr

How to get there

From the North
Make your way to I-71 South (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-71 South runs between Cleveland and Columbus) Take I-71 South towards downtown Columbus, past the north outerbelt Exit I-71 South at the 17th Ave exit (just after the Hudson St. exit, and before the 11th Ave exit) Turn right at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave

From the East
Make your way to I-70 West (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-70 West runs between Pittsburgh and Columbus) Take I-70 West towards downtown Columbus, past the outerbelt. Stay in the right lanes and look for signs for I-71 North Take the I-71 North exit at downtown Columbus, and stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave

From the South
Make your way to I-71 North (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-71 North runs between Cincinnati and Columbus) Take I-71 North through downtown Columbus. You will merge and then split from I-70 East, follow all posted signs to stay on I-71 North Stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave

From the West
Make your way to I-70 East (for those coming from outside Columbus, I-70 East runs between Indianapolis and Columbus) Take I-70 East towards downtown Columbus, past the outerbelt. You will merge with I-71 North at downtown Columbus Just past downtown Columbus, I-70 East and I-71 North will split. Follow all posted signs to stay on I-71 North Stay on I-71 North until you get to the 17th Ave exit (just after the 11th Ave exit, and before the Hudson St exit) Turn left at the end of the ramp onto 17th Ave

If you're coming for a stadium event, follow directions from traffic personnel. If not, stay in the right two lanes on 17th Ave - they will turn right towards the Ohio Historical Society building, a large squat brown brick and concrete building The access road will gently curve left to go behind the OHS building - follow that curve and the stadium should be readily visible before you.

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