Rock On The Range Adds The Pretty Reckless, Tremonti, VAMPS, etc To Perform

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Rock On the Range has added more musical acts, as well as adding the ROTR Comedy tent and the 2015 Ernie Ball presents the Rock On The Range Battle Of The Bands for the ninth annual event, held May 15, 16 and 17 in Columbus, OH.

The Pretty Reckless, Tremonti, Vamps, The Danger Kids, and Highly Suspect have been added to the list of musical acts performing.

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

Slipknot, Linkin Park, Judas Priest, Marilyn Manson, Godsmack, Rise Against, Slash featuring Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators, Volbeat, Breaking Benjamin, Papa Roach, Halestorm, Ministry, Tech N9ne, In This Moment, Falling In Reverse, Anthrax, The Pretty Reckless, Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts, Of Mice & Men, Hollywood Undead, Apocalyptica, In Flames, Motionless In White, The Dillinger Escape Plan, We Are Harlot, Rival Sons, BABYMETAL, Tremonti, Periphery, The Devil Wears Prada, Hatebreed, You Me At Six, Young Guns, Starset,Vamps, Nonpoint, Like A Storm, Upon A Burning Body, Saxon, Islander, Shaman’s Harvest, New Medicine, Beartooth, Crobot, Marmozets, Unlocking The Truth, The Danger Kids, Sabaton, Dorothy, Highly Suspect, From Ashes To New, Red Sun Rising, September Mourning, and Santa Cruz.

The ROTR 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.

Ernie Ball presents the Rock On The Range Battle Of The Bands returns in 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. The grand prize winner will receive gear from Electro-Voice, DW Drums, Zildjian Cymbals, Markbass, and 1964 Ears, as well as an Ernie Ball Strings endorsement and Music Man instruments! Beginning March 9, visit to enter the Ernie Ball presents the Rock On The Range Battle Of The Bands. This year, Battle Of The Bands fans will also have the opportunity to enter for a chance to win prizes from Ernie Ball and Ernie Ball Music Man. Visit starting March 9 for more details.

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VAMPS Releasing Bloodsuckers on March 24th


Japanese dark rock outfit VAMPS,featuring Hyde (L’Arc~en~Ciel) and K.A.Z (Oblivion Dust), will release a new studio album Bloodsuckers via Spinefarm Records on March 24, 2015.

This 13 track release-produced by VAMPS and Josh Wilbur (whose previous credits include Gojira and Lamb of God) and housed in the artwork of mysterious Japanese artist Rockin’ Jelly Bean-is the follow-up to Sex Blood Rock N’ Roll, released in 2013.

Songs on Bloodsuckers include “World’s End,” a UK single in 2014, and used in the Sony campaign for the Xperia UK mobile), “Get Away,” “Replay,” “The Jolly Roger,” and “Vampire’s Love,” which is not just a Top 3 single in Japan but also the song selected to launch Hollywood blockbuster, Dracula Untold, in that market.

Bloodsuckers Track Listing:
01. Reincarnation
02. Zero
03. Lips
04. World’s End
05. Evil
06. Ghost
07. Vampire’s Love
08. Damned
09. Get Away
10. Replay

In addition, “Replay” was the theme song of Dark Labyrinth, one in a series of a world-famous smartphone apps from Dark Summoner; the app has been downloaded over six million times. “The Jolly Roger” features in the TV commercial for Nissan’s X-Trail SUV. It’s no surprise then that the album has already been a Top 5 success in Japan.

Most recently, they completed a run of dates in Japan (33 shows to 65,000 people), climaxing with a worldwide webcast of their Zepp Tokyo show on January 25.

Next, on February 18 + 19, VAMPS will be hosting and headlining their own festival, VAMPARK FEST, set to take place at the legendary Nippon Budokan in Tokyo; the bill will be completed by special guests Sixx:A.M., plus Buckcherry, Gerard Way and Nothing More.

Apr 08: The Regency Ballroom – San Francisco, CA (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 10: The Joint – Las Vegas, NV (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 11: Club Nokia – Los Angeles, CA (w/SIXX:A.M.
Apr 13: Ogden Theatre – Denver, CO (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 14: Midland Theatre – Kansas City, MO (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 16: Warehouse Live – Houston, TX (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 17: Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 19: Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 20: The Vic Theater – Chicago, IL (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 21: Royal Oak Music Theatre – Detroit, MI (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 25: Ft. Rock Festival – Ft. Myers, FL
Apr 26: Welcome to Rockville – Jacksonville, FL
Apr 28: Electric Factory – Philadelphia, PA (w/SIXX:A.M.)
Apr 29: The Fillmore – Silver Springs, MD (w/SIXX:A.M.)
May 01: Best Buy Theatre – New York, NY (Headline Show)
May 15-16-17: Rock On The Range @Columbus, OH

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