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MRR Radio #1587 • 12/10/17

This week Matt pulls some rarities out of the vault to make the scums and punks drool. Intro song: STENGTE DØRER ...

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MRR Radio #1586 • 12/3/17

On this week's MRR Radio, Rob goes ballistic for late '70s and early '80s Bloodstains punk rock from around the ...

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Maximum Rocknroll #416 • Jan 2018

Another new year, another exciting issue of Maximum Rocknroll! MRR #416, our January 2018 issue, begins with a sad note as we ...

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"Who gives a fuck?"

MRR Radio #1585 • 11/26/17

“[...] Elvis gives them a short speech about the death pangs that humanity must go through in order to reach ...

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MRR Radio #1584 • 11/19/17

Another fuct up Rotten Ron and Horrrible Halitosis Punker Power Hour. Intro song: DRUGCHARGE - Husk Rotten Ron fucks it up so you ...

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Young Offenders? I’ll say!

August 26th, 2009 by

Play “spot the shitworker” with this video featuring local heroes and long time MRR shite-workers Young Offenders! Apparently this is the “official” video — wonder what the unofficial one looks like? Oo-er missus!

Rad pics from SF’s Doomed fest…

August 19th, 2009 by
Crime (photo by Brian Dooley)

Crime (photo by Brian Dooley)

Shellshag  (photo by Brian Dooley)

Shellshag (photo by Brian Dooley)

Love Songs (photo by Brian Dooley)

Love Songs (photo by Brian Dooley)

Young Offenders  (photo by Brian Dooley)

Young Offenders (photo by Brian Dooley)

Big thanks to Dooley for these. Send your pics from the San Francisco’s Doomed fest to


August 19th, 2009 by

I can’t believe no one has written about how fucking killer last weekend was! Sure, I have been to bigger fests with more people, and ones with higher profile bands, but those 5 days were all about the fucking Bay, and it totally ruled! Much respect to the folks at Thrillhouse and the hapless shitworkers who busted ass to set up nearly a dozen shows at venues and locations all over the City.

Descarados (photo by Paul Curran)

Descarados (photo by Paul Curran)

Friday night at Thee Parkside, the only night that leaned heavily on out of town bands, was fucking scorching! Full disclosure, my band played as well, but there can be no doubt that LA/Chicago band DESCARADOS brought the house down, while LA bands SEND THE DOGS and RAYOS X and PDX punks ADELITAS blew everyone’s minds! Of course, the Bay Area’s N.N. did not disappoint either. But what did disappoint loads of punks in attendance? LA Raw Ponx TUBERCULOSIS were not able to play the show. As a consolation to those in attendance, and a taste of the night for those not lucky enough to make it to SF last weekend, here’s the TUBERCULOSIS demo for your listening pleasure…and up the punks.

Tuberculosis demo

Contributing to the MRR Photo Issue

August 18th, 2009 by

Take pictures at shows? Have a 20 year old box of band photos? We wanna see them! Maximum Rocknroll is putting together a photo issue. Here’s how to be part of it…

Teengenerate @ Fireside Bowl, Chicago, IL (photo by icki)

Teengenerate @ Fireside Bowl, Chicago, IL (photo by icki)

Photo Submission Guidelines:

  • Send up to 10 pictures.
  • We accept digital files and prints.
  • If you send prints and want them back, PLEASE PROVIDE A SASE!!! Otherwise prints will not be returned. Prints should be no larger than 8×10. Send all prints to MRR, ATTN: Photo Issue.
  • Digital files should be 10” at the longest side, at 300dpi. Please only send JPGs or TIFFs. You can email the files to Mark Murrmann at the email address below. You may also send a CD/DVD of images to MRR, ATTN: Photo Issue.
  • All photos should be in black & white. If you submit color photos, we will convert them to black & white.
  • Bands in the photos should fall within MRR’s area of coverage.
  • Please provide as much caption information as you can with the photos. At the very least we need: the name of the band (or who is in the photo), when it was taken, where (city, state, country) and who took it. Include this information in the IPTC fields of the photos, or on a separate piece of paper/word document.

Make sure to include an email address at which you can be contacted, and a street address so we can send a copy of the magazine to you, if your photos are included.

Questions? Don’t hesitate to ask. Know someone you think would make for a good interview subject for the photo issue? Get in touch!

Due date for submissions is October 1, 2009.

Email your photos to:

Maximum Rocknroll
ATTN: Photo Issue
PO Box 460760
San Francisco, CA 94146-0760

MAXIMUMROCKNROLL #316 • September 2009

August 8th, 2009 by

mrr_316_bigMRR magazine #316 (Sept ’09) features killer cover art courtesy of Guillem of Barcelona’s DESTINO FINAL, and an epic interview with classic crusters AMEBIX, from their recent US tour… There’s an interview with Oakland’s own BORN/DEAD, one with an Australian hardcore band MEATLOCKER, and some more heavy hardcore with Florida’s DIVISIONS. We got a European tour diary from Chilean punkers ALTERCADO, and a feature on the three day hardcore punk party that is the No Way Fest. There’s the buzzsaw pop-punk of SOMETHING FIERCE from Houston, and MUTATING MELTDOWN, who are continuing the Austin lady-made art punker tradition… There’s a Lance Hahn feature on Crass Records’ poet in residence Nick Toczek, an interview with Isy from the Cowley Club, an anarchist community center and show space in Brighton, UK, as well as an Albany scene report, and a piece on Albany’s teenage dirtbags ANAL WARHEAD. All of this plus the usual columns, news, movies, books, and the most extensive record review section in punk!

Go to our BACK ISSUES page to order this issue.