For two days only, Columbus, OH, was hard rock and metal's Shangri-La -- and we have the photos to prove it.
This weekend at the fourth annual Rock on the Range festival, a bill 38 bands deep, including Limp Bizkit, Deftones, Rob Zombie, Slash, Mushroomhead, Papa Roach, Circa Survive, Mastodon, and Apocalyptica, ripped through sets for beer-guzzling fans at the 25,000-person capacity Crew Stadium.
SPIN contributing photographer Travis Nelson was on the grounds to capture all the mayhem. Check out our photos here, and read about the fest's best moments here.
Halfway through Ruban Nielson’s explorative third LP, Multi-Love, the bipolar “Extreme Wealth and Casual Cruelty” fractures momentarily into reverberating shards, creaking like a bridge collapsing as a murky guitar yowls in the background. Coming so soon after a silky smooth, Steely Dan-referencing guitar solo courtesy of his equally musical father Chris Nielson, it’s a tonally… More »