If there is one Ohio band that I would really love to see break through to some sort of commercial success, it would Kent's Beaten Awake. These guys play an infectious, melodoic sort of garage rock that is so easy on the ears. And if you ever get a chance to see them live, go for it...such a great bar band!
Here is one of my favorites off of their brand new record - which I am currently playing into the ground - 'Thunder$troke.'
* 'I Shot The Mayor, Not The Deputy Mayor' MP3