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Browns fans, This One’s For You!

***THE FOLLOWING RANT IS SOLELY MY OPINION AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OR OPINIONS OF THE RUST BELT CHRONICLES.*** The Cleveland Browns have signed Josh … [Read More...]

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Nickleback and The Pretty Reckless rock Nationwide Arena on  Friday, February 27th.

Nickelback and The Pretty Reckless set to light-up Nationwide Arena!

The last few months of hard rock entertainment in Columbus, Ohio has been in a winter lull. Tomorrow night, all that is about to change! Nickelback and The Pretty Reckless are ready to unleash a magnum of fury at Nationwide Arena on Friday, February 27th. We guarantee this concert will be a huge frenzy of pumped-up bands, […]

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Reverend Morbid Interview and CD Review: “Weird Tales of Sex, Death, and Booze!”

This is my Reverend Morbid CD review. I saw the Rev open for Wednesday 13 at the Cleveland Agora and I was taken aback by the band’s raw energy live show. I decided that I would meet the Reverend Morbid before I reviewed his album. Reverend Morbid is the name of a person, and the […]

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Jasmine Cain at The Alrosa Villa with Photo Gallery!

The Rust Belt Chronicle’s newest staff member, Keith Tracy, caught the Jasmine Cain Band up close and personal at their recent concert at The Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. Keith witnessed an amazing benefit show of thunderous sound accompanied with the epic vocals of the Rock Goddess, Jasmine Cain. The combination of Jasmine’s songwriting of hard rock to the metal […]

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Club Listings 2/27 – 3/2

  “The Best Bands from Mid-Ohio to The North Coast and Beyond!” The Rust Belt Chronicles, Rock Lines club listings is a free opportunity to assist musicians, bands and clubs in promoting their events. If you would like your band or venue listed, please send your upcoming listings to: jimcarver55@hotmail.com. Musicians/Club Venues Friday, February 27th Armstrong Bearcat is at the […]

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Reverend Morbid Interview and CD Review: “Weird Tales of Sex, Death, and Booze!”

This is my Reverend Morbid CD review. I saw the Rev open for Wednesday 13 at the Cleveland Agora and I was taken aback by the band’s raw energy live show. I decided that I would meet the Reverend Morbid before I reviewed his album. Reverend Morbid is the name of a person, and the […]

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Jasmine Cain at The Alrosa Villa with Photo Gallery!

The Rust Belt Chronicle’s newest staff member, Keith Tracy, caught the Jasmine Cain Band up close and personal at their recent concert at The Alrosa Villa in Columbus, Ohio. Keith witnessed an amazing benefit show of thunderous sound accompanied with the epic vocals of the Rock Goddess, Jasmine Cain. The combination of Jasmine’s songwriting of hard rock to the metal […]

Plaid Brixx will perform at the Rock Bar in Cleveland, Ohio tonight!

Upcoming Ohio Artists- Plaid Brixx- Rock Cleveland Tonight!

   The Ohio based rock trio, Plaid Brixx will make their debut at the Roc Bar in Cleveland, Ohio tonight!    Plaid Brixx, are thrilled to premiere the official music video for their hit single “Chemistry” with PureVolume! The title track comes from the band’s debut EP, Chemistry, which is available now on iTunes. Plaid […]

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Band of The Week: Stan Shot Molly!

Photo used courtesy of: Paris Bihari – picsbyparis.com Last weekend, I attended the Stan Shot Molly CD release/Halloween Costume party at Mike’s Pizza Pub in Lexington, Ohio. Since I’ve never heard the band perform before, I really had no idea what to expect from the quartet. Where they an Alternative band? Do they perform cover material […]

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Georgia and The Georgia Preachers to make TV Debut!

  Georgia and the Georgia Preachers will appear “live” on Fox 8 News Morning Show on Friday, January 9th at 7:30 a.m.     This is your invitation to witness Georgia and The Georgia Preachers first television appearance and see why this 16-year old singer and her band are on the fast track of taking the Country Music industry by storm. Georgia and […]

Wednesday 13, Eyes Set To Kill and Die So Fluid at The Cleveland Agora!

Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Hard Rock Rocksino Dec. 2014

Donnie Iris and The Cruisers at The Hard Rock Rocksino Dec. 2014

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Browns fans, This One’s For You!

***THE FOLLOWING RANT IS SOLELY MY OPINION AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OR OPINIONS OF THE RUST BELT CHRONICLES.*** The Cleveland Browns have signed Josh … [Read More...]

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Browns fans, This One’s For You!

***THE FOLLOWING RANT IS SOLELY MY OPINION AND DOES NOT REFLECT THE VIEWS OR OPINIONS OF THE RUST BELT CHRONICLES.*** The Cleveland Browns have signed Josh McCown. Here, let me repeat that. THE CLEVELAND BROWNS HAVE SIGNED JOSH MCCOWN! This doesn’t scream progress whatsoever, and I can’t even try to find a silver lining here. […]

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Lebron scorches Curry’s Warriors with 42 Pts in 110-99 victory

Last night, the Cavs (37-22) hosted the Golden State Warriors (44-11) in what was most likely a preview of the NBA Finals. Now, the last time they met, there was no Lebron in a Golden State 112-94 win. The Cavs got their revenge with a 110-99 victory, holding the dynamic duo of Klay Thompson (13 […]

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Buckeyes land 6th Best Recruiting Class in the Country

After winning the first ever College Football Playoff National Championship, what could Urban Meyer do for an encore? How does signing the 6th best recruiting class in the country sound and the best class in the Big Ten sound? Among the 27 new Buckeyes, 12 are from Ohio with seven of them are rated as […]

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High School Boys Basketball: “Game of The Week!”

The Rust Belt Chronicles is excited to announce this weekend’s high school hoops- “Game of The Week“ will feature:   The Amherst Steele High School “Comets” vs. Brecksville-Broadview Heights “Bees” on Friday, December 12th. *At this press time, we were unable to confirm a “Game of The Week” for North Central Ohio. We will let you know as […]

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Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200: Trans-AM Race Photo Gallery at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

All photos: Jim Carver/The Rust Belt Chronicles

Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 (Trans-Am) at The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

In Lexington, Ohio

Saturday- August 16th 2014

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Special Wish Winter Fest is Heating Up!

One of the good signs of the end of Winter in Richland County is The Special Wish Winter Fest at the Mansfield Liederkranz in Mansfield, Ohio. The yearly benefit is organized by Frank Medley and is held in honor of Brittany Ling and all of the Special Wish Kids past and present. Mr. Medley, the selfless […]

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Boo at the Akron Zoo

Are you looking for some family fun this weekend? Look no further than Boo at the Zoo in Akron, Ohio. I will admit, I am a huge fan of the Akron Zoo. As a Mom of a soon to be 4 year old, the Akron zoo is the perfect get away “vacation” for my family. […]

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Review: The SCFBC Halloween Ball

Photo Gallery: Helen Contreras.  I must say we had a great time last night ! My friend and I went to the The SCFBC Halloween Ball. The fundraiser was put together for The Stockyard Clark-Fulton and Brooklyn Centre. The centre serves over 26,000 residents and services an area which is bounded by the Brookside Valley […]

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Pick-A-Patch!

Today marks the first day of autumn. One of the most exciting things for families to do during this time of year is to check out Pumpkin Patches. There are many near Columbus, in surrounding areas. Pumpkin Patches aren’t just for picking out pumpkins. They often have hayrides, bouncy houses, fresh cider, corn mazes farm […]

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Special Wish Winter Fest is Heating Up!

One of the good signs of the end of Winter in Richland County is The Special Wish Winter Fest at the Mansfield Liederkranz in Mansfield, Ohio. The yearly benefit is organized by Frank Medley and is held in honor of Brittany Ling and all of the Special Wish Kids past and present. Mr. Medley, the selfless […]

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Please Welcome: Olen Queen to Our Staff!

Please welcome our latest Music Photographer, Olen Queen to our staff at The Rust Belt Chronicles! My name is Olen Queen. If you are a local band in the Ohio music scene you may already know me, as I have been shooting Ohio shows for the last two years. I love working with and for bands in […]

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Yoga at the Beach is inspiring and relaxing!

  The breathtaking sunset and relaxing sound of the waves at Veteran’s Mermorial Park in Avon Lake, Ohio make for a peaceful and serene setting for meditation. Meditation being one of the three main exercises in yoga. The other two being, controled breathing and physical exercise. This ancient practice is used to promote mental freedom, healthy lifestyles, […]

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MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille: The Place to Be and Dine!

It’s easy to get stuck in a food rut. Going out to the same old favorite restaurants can become boring. We hadn’t tried MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille in Mansfield, Ohio since the location was known as Mama’s Touch of Italy several years ago. The former restaurant was a favorite among Indy Car drivers, owners and Mansfielder Frank Russo (RIP) swore by it. Well that all changed last week.

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In Rememberance of my best friend- Billy Atkins

    (Every year, I attempt to write and honor my best friend, Billy Atkins, who passed away on February 10th, 2012.) I recently braved a snow storm while travelling to and from O’Shecky’s Live to photograph bands and interview two of the members of one of the bands, Eyes Set To Kill . As I awaited the performance, an old […]

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Open Houses: November 15th -16th

Are you looking for a new home?  Does looking at different houses get you excited? Maybe you are just looking for some decorating ideas, or just nosey? Well, I got the thing for you! Grab a friend or your significant other and go visit some of these open houses. Take a look and see what’s […]

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MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille: The Place to Be and Dine!

It’s easy to get stuck in a food rut. Going out to the same old favorite restaurants can become boring. We hadn’t tried MVP’s Sports Bar & Grille in Mansfield, Ohio since the location was known as Mama’s Touch of Italy several years ago. The former restaurant was a favorite among Indy Car drivers, owners and Mansfielder Frank Russo (RIP) swore by it. Well that all changed last week.

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TWO COUSINS’ PIZZA COMPANY

Two Cousins’ Pizza Company is a family favorite for everyone around Mansfield, Lexington and Ontario. The growing restaurant chain was originated by Bill and Brad Knoves. The first of the three opened in 2011 in Lexington followed by Mansfield in 2012 and Ontario this year. They are known for their made to order gluten free pizzas […]

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