#MixxNews: Rock On The Range: Daily Band Lineups, Graffiti Artist RISK & Fan Activities Announced.

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The daily band lineups, various fan activities, and an interactive art installation with graffiti artist RISK have been announced for Rock On The Range, America’s premier hard rock festival, May 15, 16 and 17 at MAPFRE Stadium (formerly Crew Stadium) in Columbus, OH. Currently less than 1,000 tickets remain for this year’s event.

Rock On The Range celebrates its ninth year in 2015 with a stellar lineup of top rock bands led by multiplatinum artists Linkin Park, global rock juggernauts Slipknot and heavy metal legends Judas Priest–who are currently celebrating their 40th Anniversary. The festival also features the Rolling Rock Comedy Tent and a full vendor village. For full festival details and to purchase tickets, visit www.RockOnTheRange.com.

The current daily Rock On The Range music lineup is as follows:

Friday, May 15: Slipknot, Marilyn Manson, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Breaking Benjamin, Live, Falling In Reverse, Yelawolf, The Dillinger Escape Plan, Apocalyptica, Hatebreed, We Are Harlot, Young Guns, Beartooth, VAMPS, Dangerkids, Islander, Dorothy, Highly Suspect, Shaman’s Harvest, XFactor1

Saturday, May 16: Judas Priest, Godsmack, Papa Roach, Ministry, In This Moment, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Of Mice & Men, In Flames, BABYMETAL, Tremonti, The Devil Wears Prada, Nonpoint, Saxon, Sabaton, Like A Storm, From Ashes To New, Red Sun Rising

Sunday, May 17: Linkin Park, Rise Against, Volbeat, Halestorm, Tech N9ne, Anthrax, The Pretty Reckless, Hollywood Undead, Motionless In White, Rival Sons, Periphery, You Me At Six, Starset, Upon A Burning Body, Crobot, New Medicine, Unlocking The Truth, Marmozets, September Mourning, Santa Cruz

New in 2015 is an interactive graffiti art installation by RISK. Kelly Graval, the multi-talented fine artist, illustrator, and graffiti artist known as RISK (www.riskrock.com), will be curating an interactive art exhibit to be displayed on site. The exhibit will showcase multiple live demonstrations by RISK and will allow ROTR artists such as Slipknot’s M. Shawn Crahan (Clown), and fans the chance to interact and add to the exhibit. Visit www.RockOnTheRange.com for more details about participating artists. RISK has been synonymous with the Los Angeles art community for three decades. From his days pioneering the painting of freeway passes to studying at the USC School of Fine Arts, and from his THIRD RAIL series and clothing line to gallery and museum shows around the world, RISK has solidified his place in the history books as a world-renowned graffiti legend and proven to be a rising star in the contemporary art world.

The Rolling Rock Comedy Tent will feature sets from some of the biggest rock n’ roll influenced comedians, including: Rob Schneider, Brian Posehn, Jim Norton, Don Jamieson, Jim Florentine, Rod Paulette, Jeremy Essig, Brent Terhune, Joe Howard, Bill Squire, Jay Snyder, Bill Arrundale, Jake Iannarino, Kenny Smith, and Craig Peters.

The Ernie Ball presents the Rock On The Range Battle Of The Bands is back for 2015, offering unsigned bands a chance to perform on the Ernie Ball Stage at Rock On The Range and receive over $15,000 in gear and prizes, along with an all-expenses paid trip to Columbus, OH.

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