Happy 30th! Here’s every Grog Shop photo from my files
Were you at any of these classic shows during the Grog’s first decade? Congratulations to Kathy & all Grog people on the major milestone!
An oral history of Junking Theory, one of 1999’s greatest bands
In this debut “Noise Rock Nugget” we examine a classic Speak In Tongues band featuring Bobby, Raphi, Danny and Dave…
An oral history of U.S. Rocker—Ohio’s greatest rock magazine, Pt. I: The early years 1989-93
The story behind the #1 free metal, punk & underground music magazine, told by the folks who started it.
Capturing the Cleveland scene: An interview with Ryedood
Meet Ryan “Rye” Kennedy—he was at all the rad Cleveland underground concerts with his video camera. Watch his videos and read his story…
California comes to Cleveland: Annihilation Time, Fields Of Fire with 9 Shocks Terror at the Grog Shop
In George W. Bush America, I didn’t want to hear complacent or arty music. Includes pages from Ben Edge’s tour diary!
Weed crazy: Celebrating 420 with Begit N Frenz
Queer drug-loving writer William S. Burroughs said: “Mind your own business.” That always cut to the heart of this issue, in my opinion.
Weird times at the old Grog Shop: A Festival of Seans, one Black Key & Har Mar Superstar
Sean Tillmann, the Black Keys’ Pat Carney, Robert “The Kid Stays In The Picture” Evans, Ron Jeremy—they’re all in this tale of Sean-sanity!
Watch: Razak Solar System’s final show at the old Grog Shop
We’d been through a lot in eighteen months. We were like King Crimson for latchkey kids. Yes for thrash addicts. Now it was time to bow out.
“Speak In Tongues on the Eastside”: Oblongata, Razak Solar System & Beckett take the Grog Shop
Could we create a Speak In Tongues package show and tour it around our hometown? I’m happy to tell you it worked!