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    The 4th annual Feel the Fire Fest taking place June 12th and 13th is brought to you by Columbus’s very own “Blue Collar” band XFactor1 at Frontier Ranch in … [Read More...]

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Feel the Fire Fest 4

    The 4th annual Feel the Fire Fest taking place June 12th and 13th is brought to you by Columbus’s very own “Blue Collar” band XFactor1 at Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, Ohio. This event gives you (headlining bands) Flaw (on Friday) and XFactor1 (on Saturday), several of Ohio’s best bands, FREE camping, BYOB (no glass […]

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Interview: Luke Sheafer and Me Like Bees to Sting Cleveland!

I caught up with Luke Sheafer of Me Like Bees on the phone, Luke is the vocalist of the indie/alternative rock band. I felt bad because I woke him up at the crack of noon with my call. He was sick, tired and this was a rare day off for the band. “We sleep in as […]

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Kansas at the Hard Rock Rocksino!

All photos: © 2015 Jim Carver/The Rust Belt Chronicles When Kansas took the stage at the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield Park, Ohio, they didn’t click their heels; this veteran band just smiled and launched into “People of The South Wind.” The evening was a jovial exercise of excellent musicianship, memorable songs and fun for all. The […]

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Club Listings: 5/22 – 5/25

“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, May 22nd Alan Greene Band will […]

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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 […]

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: Lords of The Highway!

All photos used courtesy of: Christina Klemm. I saw “Lords of The Highway,” one of my favorite local bands, recently at the Happy Dog at the Euclid Tavern. I have seen the Lords many times before and they always get better, Friday night was no exception. The Lords of The Highway is a rockabilly band that […]

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Please Welcome our newest Journalist- Tiffany Stone.

I am excited and pleased to announce our latest staff addition, Journalist, Tiffany Stone of Columbus. Ohio! Tiffany is exactly what we’ve been needing to cover the music and events scene in the capital of the Buckeye State. Her diversity of genres within the music industry brings us the ability to give you the best of […]

Nightwish, Sabaton & Delain at The Cleveland Agora 4/17/2015

Yellowcard, Finch and One Ok Rock at House of Blues 4/15/2015

Donnie Iris and The Cruisers at The Hard Rock Rocksino 3/27/2015

Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Tangier 3/21/2015

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Cavs go up 3-0 as Lebron records king-sized triple-double; Delly and J.R. each add 17

Even a poor shooting night couldn't stop Lebron James. The Cavs beat Atlanta in overtime 114-111 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead with a huge night from the … [Read More...]

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Next Year is Coming Soon for the Browns!

Since the Franchise came back to Cleveland in 1999 as an expansion franchise, the Cleveland Browns have a combined record of 84-172, often being the joke of the league. The Browns lone playoff appearance happened in 2002 when they lost a Wild Card match-up against arch rival Pittsburgh Steelers.  The only consistent thing for the […]

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Cavs go up 3-0 as Lebron records king-sized triple-double; Delly and J.R. each add 17

Even a poor shooting night couldn’t stop Lebron James. The Cavs beat Atlanta in overtime 114-111 to take a commanding 3-0 series lead with a huge night from the 4-time MVP. He started the game 0-10 before making his first shot of the night. He finished 14-37 fom the field with 37 Pts, 18 Rebs […]

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A Dying Species: The Cleveland Indians and Their Slow Demise

Once upon a time, the Cleveland Indians were the talk of Northeast Ohio, dominating the headlines in the Plain Dealer and dominating the popularity vote in the city. Granted, the Browns were gone from 1996-1999, and the Cavaliers were in a state of emergency, seemingly ever since Michael Jordan hit “The Shot” in 1989. The […]

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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

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Saturday- August 16th 2014

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Feel the Fire Fest 4

    The 4th annual Feel the Fire Fest taking place June 12th and 13th is brought to you by Columbus’s very own “Blue Collar” band XFactor1 at Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, Ohio. This event gives you (headlining bands) Flaw (on Friday) and XFactor1 (on Saturday), several of Ohio’s best bands, FREE camping, BYOB (no glass […]

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Michael Stanley and The Resonators are at The Tangier on Friday, March 27th and Saturday, March 28th.Photo credit: Joe Kleon.

Michael Stanley and The Resonators set for Annual Rites of Spring at The Tangier!

 All Photos used courtesy of: Joe Kleon. For North Coast fans of rock n’ roll the first day of Spring is the annual pilgrimage to Michael Stanley and The Resonators at The Tangier in Akron, Ohio. This year’s opening show falls on Friday, March 20th and is extended to Saturday, March 21st  as well as; Friday, […]

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The Cleveland Rib Cook-Off is Smokin’ with America, Steel Panther & Michael Stanley and The Resonators!

The 2015 Marcs Great American Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival begins on Friday, May 22nd and runs through Monday, May 25th. Jacob’s Pavilion at Nautica will be burnin’ with the aroma of juicy Ribs touching your taste buds along with the sounds of sweet music reaching your ears through a bevy of artists providing the extra sauce! The annual […]

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Please Welcome our newest Journalist- Mandy Stone!

Lightning strikes twice as I am very pleased to announce – Mandy Stone is now our new Journalist with The Rust Belt Chronicles. Yesterday, we announced the hiring of her sister, Tiffany Stone and we are excited to add Mandy to our Meet The Staff. Mandy is a Cancer survivor and has a strong desire to […]

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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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The Cleveland Rib Cook-Off is Smokin’ with America, Steel Panther & Michael Stanley and The Resonators!

The 2015 Marcs Great American Rib Cook-Off & Music Festival begins on Friday, May 22nd and runs through Monday, May 25th. Jacob’s Pavilion at Nautica will be burnin’ with the aroma of juicy Ribs touching your taste buds along with the sounds of sweet music reaching your ears through a bevy of artists providing the extra sauce! The annual […]

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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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Please Welcome our newest Journalist- Tiffany Stone.

I am excited and pleased to announce our latest staff addition, Journalist, Tiffany Stone of Columbus. Ohio! Tiffany is exactly what we’ve been needing to cover the music and events scene in the capital of the Buckeye State. Her diversity of genres within the music industry brings us the ability to give you the best of […]

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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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