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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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ATTENTAT!

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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Monday Photo Blog: The Return of Pete Craven


June 21st, 2010 by

Pete Craven was one of the first people to have photos shown on the MRR photo blog, and he contributed some truly awesome shots for the photo issue. Pete sent in a new batch, for your pleasure. Thanks Pete!

Brutal Regime at Cowley Club, Brighton, May 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Brutal Regime at Cowley Club, Brighton, May 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Shitty Limits at Hectors House, Brighton, May 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Shitty Limits at Hectors House, Brighton, May 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

The Sceptres at Cowley Club, Brighton, April 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

The Sceptres at Cowley Club, Brighton, April 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Constant State of Terror at The Albert, Brighton, April 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Constant State of Terror at The Albert, Brighton, April 2010 (photo Pete Craven)

Wanna submit a photo for the MRR Photo Blog?

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog, send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. We will be exercising a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are 500 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.

There are a lot of awesome photographers out there shooting shows…and there are a lot of unseen archives of old shows. Show us what you’ve got!



MRR Radio #1197 • 6/19/10


June 19th, 2010 by
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[We are currently phasing the MRR Radio site into the main MRR site (this one). In the meantime you can still find the podcast and all the current shows, as well as specials and archives, at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening, and stay tuned!]

THIS WEEK: Rob and his brother Brent (aka DJ Majitope) relive their youth and the good old days of living in Indiana.

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The Dickies (photo by Theresa K.)

Intro song:
DOW JONES AND THE INDUSTRIALS – Can’t Stand the Midwest

Rob/Majitope – The Hits, Part 1
AGNOSTIC FRONT – Time Will Come
7 SECONDS – Aim to Please
TOKEN ENTRY – Latent Images
INSTED – Live and Let Live
GORILLA BISCUITS – High Hopes

Rob/Majitope – The Hits, Part 2
RAW POWER – We’re Gonna Die
CHAOS UK – No Security
DRI – Sad to Be
GBH – Sick Boy
EXPLOITED – Cop Cars

Rob/Majitope – Old Punk from Richmond, IN
FORGOTTEN FUTURE – Reasons/Rubish
BLACK PHLEGM – Music Industry
DRYROT – Push and Pull
KID WITH A STICK – The Words That Fail

Rob/Majitope – The Hits, Part 3
REAGAN YOUTH – Reagan Youth
POISON IDEA – Lifestyles
ADOLESCENTS – Wrecking Crew
THE DICKIES – You Drive Me Ape
ANGRY SAMOANS – Lights Out

Rob/Majitope – The Hits, Part 4
ARTICLES OF FAITH – Up Against the Wall
FACTION – Skate and Destroy
SUBHUMANS – Religious Wars
MDC – I Remember
TREASON – Drop Out

Outro song:
ZERO BOYS – Vicious Circle



Video(s) of the Week: more Chaos in Tejas 2010!


June 17th, 2010 by

Oh, hell yes, party people. Whoever does the Aborted Society label outta Seattle just sent us a killer batch of videos from this year’s Chaos in Tejas. Most of the heavy hitters are there, including BASTARD, CROW, RORSCHACH, and TALK IS POISON, but the ones I wanted to share with you are from two fucking awesome newer bands. The first one is Bay Area chaos merchants MÖRPHEME, who I’ve only ever seen at much smaller shows, and whose energy always overpowers that of the audience itself. It’s cool to see them here at a larger venue where you can actually hear what they sound like, and it makes me happy to see them appreciated by the larger world of punx. By the way, these videos are all available in HD, so if you got the connection speed, check ’em out in full screen glory…

The second video is from another semi-local band that blew everyone away on their recent US tour. CROSS STITCHED EYES contains members from California, the UK, and Germany, and despite having a great LP out on Alternative Tentacles, still seems to linger in some obscurity. Hopefully their impressive performances, like this one, will help to rectify that.



From the Vaults: Deranged Diction


June 16th, 2010 by

I was doing my review of a German band called Kellerasseln and the vocals kicked in my memory of a comp that I sadly still have back in Chicago with the rest of my records. The comp I thought about is called Welcome to Montana…Come Die With Us, put out by Poisoned Candy Records in 2005, and the band I had in mind is called DERANGED DICTION. Originally from Missoula, Montana, they moved to Seattle, WA, in 1983. Deranged Diction changed singers three times, but still managed to put out some awesome tunes. I would be lying if I didn’t say that my favorite era of theirs was when Tom Kipp sang on their first batch of songs, including “Pruning,” which appeared on the We Got Power comp put out by Mystic Records in 1983, and one of my favorite punk songs ever, “Periscope.” Their guitar player, Jeff Ament, went on to form Pearl Jam, which is pretty much the antithesis of what I am into, and I guess they  jumped on the reunion show bandwagon last month, but shit guys, Deranged Diction’s Montana era is rad and there is no denying…



MRR Radio #1196 • 6/12/10


June 12th, 2010 by
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THIS WEEK: Hal and the Ron-less peanut gallery forge on… featuring Jack Novak, Mike, Dave, and Adam…

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Home Blitz (photo by Farinas)

Intro song:
X (Australia) – Hate City

Adam – Hot Dog Music
CIRCLE JERKS – Wild in the Streets
PAGANS – Not Now, No Way
PLASMATICS – Butcher Baby
RAMONES – Real Cool Time
MARCHING ORDERS – Everyday Life

Dave – Songs That Make Me Giggle
HOME BLITZ – Hey
NAZIS FROM MARS – So You Wanna Be Fucking Pop Star
THE GERMAN MEASLES – I Don’t Like Your Friends
HOMOSTUPIDS – Our Companion
THE SPITS – Drop Out

Mike & Jack – Dusty Old 7-inchers
THE CHUMPS – I’m a Chump
FANG – Spiderman
THUMPER – Self
THE CROWD – Modern Machine
WODNESS THEGNAS – Shield

Horrible Hal’s New Tunes
ATOMIC SUPLEX – Rock and Roll Must Die
DEADLY COMPANIONS – Static Electricity
VARSITY WEIRDOS – Can’t Go Home
THURNEMAN – Din Tystnad Som Svar
CYANIDE PILLS – Stick Em Up

Lovely Extras
HORRIBLY WRONG – Murder On My Mind
THE CHEMICALS – Brains

Outro song:
THE REDUCERS SF- Ole