Hammer Damage

The Band

 

Donny Damage (Dave Zagar) - Vocal (lead), Guitar

 

Insanity (Jeff Bates) - Guitar, Vocals

 

George Cabaniss - Guitar

 

Mike Hammer - Drums

 

Scott Winkler - Bass, Vocals

 

 

 

Bob Basone - Bass

 

Ray Wolfe - Bass

 

Kevin Mullins - Guitar

 

Dave Ihmels - Guitar

 

Alison Berger - Guitar

 

Ig Morningstar - Guitar

 

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Hammer Damage was founded in 1978 by Mike Hammer and Dave Zagar (a.k.a Donny Damage) after their split from the Rubber City Rebels. (www.rubbercityrebels.com)

The original line-up included George Cabaniss on guitar, Scott Winkler on bass, Damage on guitar and Hammer on drums.

The Hammer Damage Band started out in 1978 and quickly built a strong following in the Akron-Kent music scene. They also enjoyed some modest success in Cleveland.


Some of the band's highlights included opening for the B-52's and Public Image at the Cleveland Agora and several shows in NYC with the Dead Boys.


The band released a couple of singles and appeared on a compilation of Ohio bands.


After some extended trips to New York and LA, and several line-up changes, the band finally fizzled out around 1982.

 

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