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Photo highlights of 2014 Rock on the Range: Sunday

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Fans packed into Columbus Crew Stadium on Sunday, May 17, for the closing day of Rock on the Range. Kid Rock and Five Finger Death Punch provided a solid finish to cap the three-day music festival during the "World's Loudest Month." The overcast skies and unseasonably cold weather finally gave way to sunshine.

It's no doubt that Rock on the Range has evolved into the premier, U.S. based, hard rock music festival. The three-day lineup featured a wealth of talent and was a resounding success in its eighth year, drawing a sell-out crowd of over 100,000 fans for the second consecutive year.

Click through the link to see photo highlights from Sunday's performances.

Kid Rock
Kid Rock © Daniel DeSlover /

Kid Rock

Wherever Kid Rock goes, a party quickly ensues. He was born to entertain and has converted his trailer park rap persona into a multimillion dollar enterprise. Fans that bailed after Five Finger Death Punch missed an impressive display of showmanship that included the essential "Cowboy" and "Bawitdaba;" with plenty of ad-lib thrown in for good measure.

Wolfmother © Daniel DeSlover /


Wolfmother has seen a constant rotation of musicians but one artist has remained constant, vocalist and lead guitarist Andrew Stockdale. The Australian rocker has drawn classic inspiration from Led Zeppelin while being routinely compared to The White Stripes and it's hard to go wrong with those similarities. Addictive guitar hooks and screaming vocals give Wolfmother addictive traits. They just released only their third album in over a decade, "New Crown."

Five Finger Death Punch
Five Finger Death Punch © Daniel DeSlover /

Five Finger Death Punch

Avenged Sevenfold might have the best fans, according to the 2014 Revolver Golden Gods awards, but the chemistry between Five Finger Death Punch and their following is equally impressive. FFDP's slot at ROTR could have been described as co-headline with Kid Rock, both artists completely owned the night.

Mastodon © Daniel DeSlover /


Mastodon unleashed an all-out jam session of progressive metal Sunday afternoon on the Main Stage, following a dynamic set by Wolfmother. Swirly melodies infused with Eastern accents, Troy Sanders led Mastodon through an impressive, albeit short, 45-minute set.

Gojira © Daniel DeSlover /


Gojira closed out the Jagermeister Stage with authority. Hailing from France, Gojira have drawn critical appraise and have finally broken out worldwide with their latest album, "L'Enfant Sauvage." They're presently on tour with Mastodon.

WeAreHarlot © Daniel DeSlover /


Danny Worsnop (Asking Alexandria) has a new side-project called WeAreHarlot. They performed their first ever live show at Rock on the Range Sunday to a solid reception. Missed their show? Check out a stream of their debut song, "Denial."

Alter Bridge
Alter Bridge © Daniel DeSlover /

Alter Bridge

Myles Kennedy's siren-like vocals and Mark Tremonti's complex fretwork worked the Main Stage crowd into a frenzy when Alter Bridge played their mid-afternoon set. They're currently touring on their most recent album, "Fortress."

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience
Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience © Daniel DeSlover /

Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

Rock on the Range would not exist without the broad foundation of the classic rock greats. Jason Bonham brought that sound to close out the Ernie Ball stage on Sunday, rocking out the timeless hits of his father's band, Led Zeppelin. "Immigrant Song," "Black Dog" and "The Ocean" to get started--enough said.


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