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AGNOSTIC FRONT LIVE IN CLEVELAND (1988)

This amazing show has never been seen online before. It happened on November 4th, 1988 at Peabody’s in Cleveland, Ohio. The footage starts off with the Agnostic Front set and then moves on to False Hope. They are a little known band from Cleveland whose members would go on to form the backbone of such integral bands as Integrity and Keelhaul. The camera work here is obviously amateur and the audio falls out of synch briefly but if you’re looking for an amazing glimpse into the Clevo HC scene of 1988, this is a peak into that tiny window of time. You’ll get stage divers galore and all of your favorite AF songs in this video.
-Matt
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A MONOLITH OF METAL: EMISSIONS FEST; A PINNACLE IN YOUNGSTOWN MUSIC HISTORY.

By SARAH SEPANEK

Recent years have been good for stoner metal. Appreciation and opportunities have been coming for stoner metal bands of all genres – doom, sludge, jam, drone. Seeing Mastodon playing for thousands at festivals, or reading great reviews Pelican’s new album on mainstream websites is refreshing for fans and rewarding for bands, most of whom are longtime road dogs. As always, it comes with a bit of conflict: your favorite band gets some success, but seeing them on Pitchfork being lapped up by scene kids is akin to watching someone who can’t drive stick manhandle your vintage Camaro. Continue reading A MONOLITH OF METAL: EMISSIONS FEST; A PINNACLE IN YOUNGSTOWN MUSIC HISTORY.