Rock on the Range 2012 to Feature Rob Zombie, Five Finger Death Punch + More
Fri, 03 Feb 2012 11:47:46
Time to make plans for mid-May and looks like we need to get out to Ohiom, as Rock on the Range returns for its sixth year boasting a massive lineup covering the rock spectrum. America's premier destination rock festival will be held May 18-20 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH featuring performances from Incubus, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, Slash, Megadeth, Chevelle, Cypress Hill, Mastodon and many more.
Oh man, we gotta go to this event!
"Incubus is stoked to be joinin' the killer lineup at Rock on the Range this year. We'll see y'all in Columbus," comments Brandon Boyd from festival co-headliner Incubus.
"If you thought last time was a blast, then this time we are gonna blow your f#@*ing mind," says co-headliner Rob Zombie.
To get the party started and based on the success of last year's anniversary celebration, the weekend will kick off with the Friday Night 4Play, which is absolutely FREE with every Rock on the Range weekend ticket purchase. The May 18 party will feature performances from Hairball, Foxy Shazam, Hells Bells and more.
The current lineup for Rock on the Range 2012 is as follows: Incubus, Rob Zombie, Shinedown, Marilyn Manson, Five Finger Death Punch, Slash, Megadeth, Chevelle, Cypress Hill, Mastodon, Theory of a Deadman, Volbeat, Down, The Darkness, Halestorm, Escape the Fate, P.O.D., Lacuna Coil, Adelitas Way, Black Stone Cherry, Cavo, Attack Attack!, Trivium, Bobaflex, Falling in Reverse, Redlight King, Aranda, Emphatic, Otherwise, James Durbin, Black Tide, KYNG, 12 Stones, SOiL, Rival Sons, Eve to Adam, and Ghosts of August. Are you shitting your pantalonis?
Monster Energy returns as one of the driving partners behind the success of Rock on the Range as more than fifteen acts perform on the mammoth Monster Main Stage. Jägermeister also celebrates its fifth year as a key partner while welcoming twelve of the hottest up-and-coming bands to the in-your-face, up close and personal Jägermeister Music Stage. In all, Rock on the Range features three stages, 44 bands, and three days of non-stop rock.
"There are so many incredible bands playing at ROTR this year, and every one of them is significant," says Del Williams, co-executive producer of the event for Right Arm Entertainment. "I think this is the most interesting mix of bands that we have had at the festival. The Rangers already know that the weekend is going to be insanely great, but there will be surprises this year and a certain edge to the lineup that will likely create some of the most memorable moments in the 6 year history of Rock on the Range."
Tickets for Rock on the Range go on-sale Friday, Feb. 10 at 10:00 AM EST at the festival's website, Ticketmaster and the Crew Stadium Box Office. Two-day weekend stadium GA tickets once again start at just $99.50 (plus service and transaction fees). A limited number of ROTR pre-sale layaway tickets are also still available through Feb. 29. Visit www.RockOnTheRange.com for full details and VIP package information.
Are you going to Rock on the Range this May?