Prior to playing at the Rubber Bowl, the Zips football teams played at Buchtel Field.
The Rubber Bowl has hosted 324 Akron Zips football games, 19 preseason Cleveland Browns games, three NFL regular-season games, over 1,500 high school games (including several Ohio High School Athletic Association playoff games), soccer matches, concerts and shows.
In the summer of 1988, the stadium played host to Van Halen's "Monsters of Rock" tour. The show was headlined by Van Halen and featured Metallica on the bill as well. In 1998, Ozzfest was held at the Rubber Bowl instead of its normal Akron/Cleveland venue, the Blossom Music Center.
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