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Rock on the Range 2012 Bands Announced! 

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.


"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.

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, February 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 February 29. Visit for full details and VIP package information.


Reader Comments (8)

WOW!!!! I would go to this for Megadeth and Five Finger alone! I may look into this.....
February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterShadow
Incubus and Falling In Reverse.. Nice!!!
February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterFlorentine
You had me at Marilyn Manson. Better lineup than M3. I may have to go to this.
February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterKenny Ozz
6 or 7 bands that I would like to see on this bill. I might have to take a vacation day from work.
February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterJT
The Darkness and James Durbin! Why the h*ll couldn't they have been in the M3 line-up?!
February 1, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
Sounds like a great show. May have to get some tix. Looked for a hotel, but none close are available!
February 2, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMZip
Mastodon, The Darkness, and Rival Son? I'm in!!
Ooops. just saw that Five Finger Death Punch was playing. If I saw them I might have to learn the deadly punch just to rid the earth of them.
February 2, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterscott whitt
"The Power of the Riff Compels Me" - Phil Anselmo

DOWN IS MONSTER F'N STRONG and will destroy that stage with their riffage! 4 words for you....BURY ME IN SMOKE!!!
February 3, 2012 | Unregistered Commenterkari

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