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.
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