Author Archives: andysmash

About andysmash

North Coast punk-rocker/theologian. A good head for gears and an eye on the far horizon. DIY recording artist and frontman for the Rust Belt Hotrods.

Welcome!

You’ve reached the official webpage for Andy Smash and the Rust Belt Hotrods! This is our webpage, and welcome to it.  As you may know, we try to keep things as DIY as is reasonably possible. That can make us … Continue reading

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We’re Back. Actually, We Never Left.

OK, so it’s been a while since our last update. Sorry. Andy here, and I’d like to take responsibility for the small lapse in coverage of the exciting events here at Hotrods Central. It’s not that there’s been nothing going … Continue reading

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BLACK LIGHT / BLACK DEATH

  At long last, it’s finally here:  the Black Light/Black Death EP.  It’s basically a solo effort, which I wrote and tracked during a tumultuous week in late 2012. The “tumult” included a (literal) tropical storm, so Black Light/Black Death was … Continue reading

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The CURSE of the RUST BELT HOTRODS (a recap of our July 27th gig)

I should have known something was wrong by the way I wasn’t totally freaking out before the show.  Pre-gig jitters routinely reach epic proportions ’round here.  But this time I felt oddly relaxed–almost as though I were going to go … Continue reading

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ANDY SMASH & the RUST BELT HOTRODS at the FIREHOUSE SALOON 8/4/12

Hey, all! We’re playing the Firehouse Saloon on Saturday August 4th. Showtime’s 10:00. We’ll have various CDs, EPs and other goodies at special, this-gig-only pricing. The Firehouse Saloon 814 S. Clinton Avenue Rochester, NY 14620 Call 585-319-3832 for details. 21+, … Continue reading

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