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I WENT TO CLEVELAND AND ALL I GOT WAS HEPATITIS Z

I bet you wonder what a band combining members of Boulder, Kill The Hippies, and Sockeye sounds like., don’t ya? What if I told you they were dressed up as 70s sleaze rockers of the satanic ilk, with music that fits the look like a brand new boot. I mean, shit, these guys even cover KISS. Mix in some Pentagram, hepatitis, Dio, 77 punk, and coke bumps off a small yet chubby penis, and walla! Hep*Z is the newest burning sensation, sweeping kids off their feet with the sweet, sweet rock.

KENT, OHIO HAD SOME MUSICIANS YOU HAVE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD BUT SHOULD

After posting about Kill The Hippies, the Kent inspiration has been flowing.  I have a love/hate relationship with that place but will always treasure my fond memories of yesteryear.  Getting carried out of the Zephyr while on crutches for calling the door guy a “fat piece of shit, cocksucker, failure at life” after he called my ID fake, knowing that it wasn’t.  Putting on a show hosted by Toby Radloff of American Splendor and Killer Nerd fame.  Living in the “Yellow House” and hosting house shows where anything could and did happen.  Hell, I even went to class sometimes.  Like many little hidden pockets of America, Kent has always been home to some great and interesting musicians.  Everyone knows Devo, but here are some people you may not have heard before that have origins in Kent. Continue reading KENT, OHIO HAD SOME MUSICIANS YOU HAVE PROBABLY NEVER HEARD BUT SHOULD