Soul Jazz Records Presents: Punk 45 Vol. 4 - Various Artists on Import 2LP
Burn Rubber City, Burn!
Akron, Ohio: Punk and the Declinie of the Mid West 1975-80!
Soul Jazz Records' new Punk 45 album Burn Rubber City, Burn! charts the rise of the music scene in the mid-west city of Akron, Ohio at a time when the city and the rubber industry it was associated with was in deep decline. Featuring a fantastic collection of Akron groups including Devo, The Bizarros, Rubber City Rebels, Jane Aire, Chi-Pig, The Waitresses and more. The album follows on from Soul Jazz Records' earlier Punk 45 albums about US and British punk (Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! and There Is No Such Thing As Society) as well as the cover art book Punk 45. Burn Rubber City, Burn! coincides with the release of as a second album about Ohio's early punk scene, Extermination Nights in the Sixth City – featuring the music scene of nearby Cleveland.