Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains to headline Rock on the Range in 2018

The 12th annual Rock on the Range will return to Mapfre Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Friday, May 18, Saturday, May 19, and Sunday, May 20, with headliners Tool, Avenged Sevenfold and Alice in Chains. The lineup also features Godsmack, A Perfect Circle, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Stone Temple Pilots, Machine Gun Kelly, The Used, Bullet for My Valentine, Black Veil Brides and many more. Many of the biggest names in rock will be joined by up-and-coming talent such as Greta Van Fleet, Code Orange, Power Trip and New Years Day.

Rock on the Range is the undisputed champion of American rock festivals,” said Avenged Sevenfold vocalist M. Shadows. “The team over there has done an incredible job of curating a potent mix of all the types of rock ’n’ roll that any fan could ask for. It’s an honor to play at the top of the bill, and we cannot wait to see everyone in May.”

“We are looking forward to returning to Rock on the Range as a headliner this year and rocking out with all of you. Bring It!” said Jerry Cantrell of Alice in Chains.

“Following last year’s amazing festival, we knew we had to deliver,” said Gary Spivack, executive producer for Rock on the Range. “We have one of the only shows from Tool in 2018, a band the Rangers have been wanting for years–and also having A Perfect Circle on the same festival is something special. Adding Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, Godsmac, and the special returns of Stone Sour and Stone Temple Pilots only builds on that excitement. We can’t wait for May.”

The current music lineup for Rock on the Range 2018 is as follows:

Tool, Avenged Sevenfold, Alice in Chains, Godsmack, A Perfect Circle, Stone Sour, Breaking Benjamin, Three Days Grace, Stone Temple Pilots, Machine Gun Kelly, Bullet for My Valentine, The Used, Tech N9ne, Underoath, BABYMETAL, Black Veil Brides, Asking Alexandria, I Prevail, Greta Van Fleet, Yelawolf, Trivium, Body Count, Quicksand, Red Sun Rising, Baroness, Andrew W.K., Atreyu, Anti-Flag, We Came as Romans, The Bronx, 10 Years, Senses Fail, New Years Day, Emmure, Hawthorne Heights, Turnstile, Miss May I, Code Orange, Power Trip, Dance Gavin Dance, Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown, Stick to Your Guns, Wilson, From Ashes To New, Black Foxxes, Like A Storm, Shaman’s Harvest, While She Sleeps, The Fever 333, I See Stars, Mutoid Man, My Ticket Home, Cane Hill, Joyous Wolf, Stitched Up Heart, Them Evils, Spirit Animal, Like Moths to Flames and Shim

Rock on the Range also will showcase rock’s favorite comedians in the ROTR Rolling Rock Comedy Tent, and the festival will includes various onsite experiences during the three-day weekend. The comedy lineup will be announced in early 2018.

Rock on the Range had its biggest year to date in 2017, with a crowd of 135,000 in attendance. Tickets sold out just a month after going sale, marking the festival’s fifth consecutive advance sell-out.

Rock on the Range General Admission and VIP tickets (including layaway options), as well as Hotel and Camping Packages, are on sale now at Fans are encouraged to buy early and save. Each ticket price level has a limited number of tickets available, so attendees can save more by buying earlier. Ticket prices will automatically move to the next price level once an allotment sells out. The ROTR layaway option also allows purchasers to split the ticket cost into four monthly payments.

Current ticket pricing levels are as follows while supplies last:

Weekend Field VIP – $349.50 plus fees

Weekend Field GA – $299.50 plus fees

Weekend Stadium GA – $149.50 plus fees

The following Premier Hotel and Camping Packages are also available for purchase while supplies last:

Premier Hotel Packages: Bronze, Silver, Gold, Diamond Packages

Camping: Uber Ranger Glamping Package

The Diehard Ranger, Ultimate Ranger and Xtreme Ranger premier packages, as well as the basic GA Camping packages, are currently SOLD OUT.

Specially priced tickets will be available for active military through ROTR partner GovX ( while supplies last.

Rock on the Range is produced by AEG Presents and Danny Wimmer Presents.

Rock on the Range is brought to you in part by Monster Energy.

Hashtag: #RockOnTheRange

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