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!
Vince Deliberato’s SUB-CLE is a Cleveland-centric podcast for music & culture fanatics
SUB-CLE is focussed on the real Northeast Ohio raconteurs. The doers, the rebels—and the foodmakers!
“Trying to convey an acid trip with mere words”: Speak In Tongues lives again in a wild new book
Author Eric Sandy & publisher Joe Biel take us behind the scenes of the deluxe oral history of Cleveland’s beloved punk DIY venue.
9 Shocks Terror’s SoCal tour with Tony Erba & Jim Konya changed my life
Twenty years ago I roadied for perhaps the greatest thrash / hardcore band this planet has ever known, 9 Shocks Terror…
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…
Hardcore legend Tony Erba needs your help
Give what you can—Parma’s greatest natural resource must rise again! 9 Shocks Terror, Face Value, GSMF… Tony’s the best of the best.
Here’s my entire collection of Speak In Tongues photos, clippings & stories
The legendary Cleveland D.I.Y. venue was a crossroads for great musicians & artists—see artifacts that have never been online until now!
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.
I was the Easter Bunny for GSMF & the craziest Speak In Tongues show ever
Easter Sunday, April 23, 2000, will live in punk rock infamy. Now revised for 2021 with more photos & scandalous details…
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…
Internet premiere! 9 Shocks Terror video EP & “Cleveland Thrash Salad”
Step into the Wayback Machine, Mr. Peabody, we’re emptying the video vaults & making some classic Cleveland thrash available online for the first time…
“You Are The Yeti”: 9 Shocks Terror at the Euclid Tavern, 1999
Cleveland Punk Fest was THE summer concert for Cleveland counterculture types like myself. So let’s go back there, shall we?
Cleveland rocks out to 40 BANDS 80 MINUTES!, Prole Art Threat, Tony Erba & Clan Of The Cave Bear!!!
Holy Shit! I just had an amazing time in my old hometown, Cleveland, Ohio.
Just this last Thursday, March 2nd, I screened 40 BAND…
The best 9 Shocks Terror photos I ever shot, at the “new” Peabody’s
How we ended up at the sanitized 2002-version of Peabody’s, I have no idea, but it was a great show!
Never can say goodbye: Yet another star-studded Invisible City farewell
More farewell concerts than a Cher tour: It’s an all-star jam with celebrities from the Cleveland music scene. First time online!
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!
The best—and last—damn concert I saw in Cleveland
9 Shocks Terror, Arab On Radar, Flying Luttenbachers, Lightning Bolt, The Locust, Wolf Eyes, Aloha—all on the same bill? Wow!
Don’t remove your underpants for GSMF at the Legion Of Doom
I’m not an Erba or a Rose. A Roder or a Lean Steve—certainly not a Human Frybox. So why did I de-pants my own damn self at this punk venue?
Speak In Tongues mystery solved: GSMF, Puncture Wound, Begit N Frenz & some huge stars!
Help! I went through great effort and expense ($hooting with Polaroid) to document this excellent concert, but then wrote down no details…