Legendary Baltimore Venue Hammerjacks Closes Its Doors

The Baltimore Sun is reporting that Hammerjacks, once a Baltimore icon of heavy metal and rock, closed Saturday (May 27) after the sale of its building to developers.

The club never regained its legendary status after its reincarnation in 2000 in a two-story brick building on Guilford Avenue, where disc jockeys spinning dance club numbers and hip-hop were more common than live music.

But in the days before the cavernous club under an Interstate 395 overpass was razed and paved over for Ravens stadium parking, bands such as GUNS N' ROSES and the RAMONES could practically make the expressway vibrate.

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