Soul Jazz Records Presents: Punk 45 Vol. 5 on Import 2LP + Download
Extermination Nights in the Sixth City!
Cleveland, Ohio: Punk and the Decline of the Mid West 1975-82!
Soul Jazz Records' new Punk 45 album charts the rise of underground punk in the mid-west city of Cleveland, Ohio, which for many people is the true birthplace of punk music in the mid-1970s. Featuring a fantastic collection of punk 45 singles from Cleveland groups including Pere Ubu, electric eels, The Pagans, Rockets From The Tomb, Mirrors, X – X 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), pre-punk (Sick On You! One Way Spit!) as well as the deluxe cover art book Punk 45.
Extermination Nights in the Sixth City coincides with the release of as a second album about Ohio's early punk scene, Burn Rubber City, Burn! – featuring the music scene of nearby Akron. The album comes complete with extensive text written by Jon Savage as well as exclusive photos and original record artwork. Vinyl edition is on deluxe gatefold double-vinyl complete with with free download code.