ROCK ON THE RANGE 2009 To Feature Slipknot, Motley Crue, Alice in Chains, Avenged Sevenfold, and Korn

Posted by Michael Mueller on February 13, 2009 at 5:19 PM

Rock on the Range will return to Columbus, Ohio’s Crew Stadium Saturday May 16 and Sunday May 17. The 2009 line-up for the nationally renowned festival will be highlighted by performances from some of rock's biggest artists, including Mötley Crüe, Slipknot, Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold, and Korn.

"We try to listen to our fans, and they've been saying for years that we should play at Rock On The Range," said Nikki Sixx of Mötley Crüe. "We're really excited to play one of America's great rock festivals."

Presented by Right Arm Entertainment, AEG LIVE and Crew Stadium, the two-day, multi-stage music and lifestyle event will feature a potent line-up of more than 35 bands. This year's well-rounded mix of top rock artists also includes Shinedown, Buckcherry, The Used, Atreyu, Chevelle, Flyleaf, Saving Abel, Saliva, Blue October, Hoobastank, Black Stone Cherry, and many more.

In 2009, the event's third outing, Rock on the Range will also increase their "Go Green" initiative via an online portal that allows fans to recycle old cell phones and mp3 players for free tickets and ROTR memorabilia and official festival merchandise. ROTR is the first festival to have an online recycling trade-in rewards component.

Tickets for Rock on the Range, as well as VIP packages that include festival tickets, hotel accommodations, and festival merchandise, go on sale Saturday, February 21, at 10:00 AM (EST) via, Ticketmaster, and at the Crew Stadium box office. Two-day ticket packages will start as low as $99.50. 

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