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LARRY BRENT IS AN AKRON PUNK MAINSTAY. WE FINALLY INTERVIEWED HIM FOR THE HAMMER.

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Don Austin has always been one of my favorite hardcore bands from Northeast Ohio. They are from Akron and play criminally underrated fast hardcore. I miss their live shows to this day. Rust Belt Hammer is even named after Don Austin. They had an ep called Rust Belt Blues and a song named “I Fix Everything With a Hammer”. I combined the names and that is how this blog was born.
-Matt Greenfield

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SOME GREAT AND DIVERSE PUNK ROCK FROM OHIO (1975-1980)

Whether it’s Cleveland, Columbus, or beyond. Ohio has brought the world some really unique artists when it comes to punk and proto-punk. Some of the artists have been well documented while other’s still have an aura of mystique, with little information available. It’s the holiday season and I feel like sharing some good music. Check out these tunes to relieve your boredom and rock out all day long. Continue reading SOME GREAT AND DIVERSE PUNK ROCK FROM OHIO (1975-1980)