A hardcore show at Stambaugh … wait, what?

Corrosion of Conformity garnered mainstream hard rock/metal success in the mid’ 90s with albums such as Deliverance and Wiseblood, but well before that happened COC was a sought after hardcore band with a pretty cool logo hailing from Raleigh, North Carolina. On August 12, 1987, COC along with local hardcore legends Sacred Hate and a few others played a benefit “concert” for the Youngstown Peace Council in the ballroom of the Stambaugh Auditorium building. Yeah, that’s right… they played in a room essentially made for hosting upscale weddings.

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