Rock on the Range announces 2017 lineup

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With just a couple of weeks left before 2016 comes to an end, the people behind May’s Loudest Month have unveiled the rocking lineup for their biggest event; Rock on the Range. On Tuesday (Nov. 29), music festival production company Danny Wimmer Presents, announced their  lengthy lineup of Ohio’s Rock on the Range 2017. Headlining the weekend-long event will be Metallica, Korn, and Soundgarden with each iconic band headlining one of the nights of the festival.

In addition to Metallica, Korn, and Soundgarden headlining, the lineup also unveiled the identities of the other 50+ bands who will head to Ohio at the end of May 2017. The Offspring, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Taking Back Sunday, Thrice, Pierce the Veil, Sum 41, Skillet, Escape the Fate,Motionless in White, and Every Time I Die are just some of the names of the artists confirmed for Rock on the Range.

“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!” teases Korn frontman Johnathan Davis about the group’s set.

“Great lineup at Rock on the Range this year. The Offspring can’t wait to finally be part of it all,” Dexter Holland of The Offspring echos.

“After our record-breaking ten-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!” says Gary Spivack, Rock on the Range co-executive producer for Danny Wimmer Presents.

Rock on the Range 2017 will once again return to the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH during the weekend of May 19-21 for the rock-centric music festival’s 11th incarnation. Pre-sale and layaway tickets, as well as a limited amount of Weekend Field VIP tickets and Premier packages are currently on sale on the music festival’s website.

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