Dread Engine turns ‘Dreadful Night of Chaos’ into a local music scene resurrection!!

If there was ever a doubt that the local music scene in Columbus, Ohio was stagnant, one had to look no further than the Alrosa Villa this past Saturday night to know that it is quite to the contrary. Dubbed as a “Dreadful Night of Chaos”, the Villa was alive and kicking with a raucous […]

The Rust Belt Chronicles 2016 Year-End Review!

With 2016 rapidly coming to the end, I wanted to take the time to thank all of the people, who’ve helped make The Rust Belt Chronicles a success! We’ve now surpassed more than 10.2 million hits to our website in less than four years. That wouldn’t be possible without our readers, friends, bands, musicians, concert […]

Band Spotlight: Bad Remedy

  .Bad Remedy (L-R)–Jon Banks, Alex Mayer, Dayne Sauder, Riley Beaire and Kevin Culbertson. Bad Remedy/ photo credit: John Payne of Payne Productions. Bad Remedy out of Lucas, Ohio is our Local Band Spotlight this week. The artists formerly known as Error 504 was formed in May of 2014 and currently consists of Dayne Sauder […]

Local Band Spotlight: Grindhouse

Grindhouse Photo Credit: John Payne of Payne Productions. Layout design by S7 Graphics. As many of our readers know, we cover a lot of national acts here at The Rust Belt Chronicles and enjoy doing so. But for most us it’s the local bands that open up in support of the big names that get […]

Larry Ritter of The Rust Belt Chronicles receives a Nice Surprise!

Our journalist/photographer, Larry Ritter, received a pleasant surprise by John Payne of Payne Productions and our friends at 99.7 The Blitz radio station in Columbus, Ohio. Larry was quoted from his review of the recent Grindhouse show at Alrosa Villa by The Blitz. The stunning photograph of Grindhouse drummer, Felixx Alvis was captured by John Payne of Payne Productions. Mr. Payne was covering the […]

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