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by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — @ Rock on the Range 2016 Swedish metal exports Avatar exceeded all expectations on their triumphant return to Rock on the Range. Riding on the wave generated from their most recent studio record, Feathers & Flesh, Avatar put on a performance in [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — The legendary Megadeth recently released their return-to-form thrash-terpiece Dystopia to rave reviews. The album’s success is thanks in large part to the new blood in the band’s ranks in the form of drummer Chris Adler (Lamb of God) and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Sr. Columnist — Hardrock Haven caught up with former Flyleaf vocalist Lacey Sturm at Rock on the Range after she opened up the day of music on Saturday. The author and mother of 2 chatted with us about her recently released debut solo album Life Screams, her next [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — They grow up so fast! What once started out as a fledgling one day event has now ballooned into the must-see 3 day confluence of all things Rock ‘n Roll. Rock On The Range, the nation’s preeminent rock festival, is hitting double digits [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — It seems that no modern rock band receives more hype and praise than Rival Sons. All of that attention is not only valid, but it’s been earned since their 2009 inception by doing things the old fashioned way: putting out great records and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Saturday, May 16th at Rock on the Range 2015 was the day when fans of old school British Heavy Metal should have been in heaven. Not only were Judas Priest the headlining performers on the main stage, but metal legends Saxon also played a brief, but [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — For many all over the globe, VH1 Classic’s That Metal Show provides news and information on their favorite hard rock and metal bands. Radio personality and music nerd Eddie Trunk helms the show along with co-hosts/comedians Jim Florentine and [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Swedish metal legends In Flames often returned to Central Ohio to play their 2nd Rock on the Range on Saturday, May 16th. The band pioneered the genre of melodic death metal in the Gothenburg scene in the early 90’s. Nowadays, In Flames are [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Breaking Benjamin are no strangers to the Rock on the Range stage. The band performed at the very first ROTR back in 2007. Since that time, the band has undergone some pretty drastic lineup changes, but the vocals and lyrics of Benjamin Burnley are [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Swedish metallers Sabaton have played the United States numerous times over the last few years usually paired up with some of their European contemporaries, however, rarely are they presented with a challenge like playing in front of an American [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — Up-and-coming L.A. rock band Dorothy made their Ohio debut at this year’s Rock on the Range festival in Columbus. Currently the band only has a self-titled EP available to their fans, but a full-length debut record is on the horizon. [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — The members of Shaman’s Harvest are no strangers to the Rock on the Range stage. In 2010, the band played the festival for the first time in support of their album Shine. Now 5 years have passed and the band has made their triumphant return to [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — On Saturday May 16th, the new supergroup known as Saint Asonia played their first show in front of a live audience at the Rock on the Range music festival in Columbus, OH. Not too shabby for a first gig. Saint Asonia is made up of vocalist Adam [...]
by Alexandra Mrozowska – Senior Columnist — 2014 in Sabaton’s camp was a real trial of fire. After having introduced the new line-up to their audience with their live album Swedish Empire Live, they convinced the disbelievers with a full length studio effort Heroes. A year later, the [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — May 17, 2015 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, OH. — Day 3 wrapped with the final wave of experienced ROTR veteran bands and many first time, up and comers closing the festival down with metallic ecstasy. Rock On The Range 2015: Day 3 Concert [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist– May 16, 2015 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, OH. — On day 2 the line up for Rock On The Range 2015 continued to showcase experienced ROTR veteran bands and many first time, up and comers. Rock On The Range 2015: Day 2 Concert Photo Gallery « [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — May 15, 2015 at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, OH. — America’s Greatest Rock Festival Does It Again For three consecutive years, America’s greatest rock festival, Rock On The Range, was completely sold out with over 100,000 rapid [...]
by Steve Patrick – Senior Columnist — The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience tent is a staple at every major rock festival in the U.S. and is a must-visit location for any musician or music fan. The Crazy Dave’s Music Experience powered by Musicians Institute is a free, traveling [...]
by Chris A. – Senior Photojournalist — Rock On The Range May 15-17, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio Mapfre Stadium (formerly Columbus Crew Stadium) will once again play hosts to the 9th annual Rock On The Range festival. A complete sell-out over the past few seasons Rock On The Range is a three [...]
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