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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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Monday Photo Blog: Stephanie Kiewiet!

August 30th, 2010 by

Though we got a lot of submissions this week, I dug into some older submissions before they slipped to the dark depths of my email Inbox. This week we have a handful of photos from Stephanie Kiewiet, from Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Amoebas @ the Meat Mansion, Ann Arbor, MI, 11 April 2010 (photo by Stephanie Kiewiet)

Guilt Trip, New Brunswick, NJ, 3 April 2010 (photo by Stephanie Kiewiet)

Culo, in Philadelphia, PA, April 2010 (photo by Stephanie Kiewiet)

Culo @ the Movie Loft, Boston, MA, 2 April 2010 (photo by Stephanie Kiewiet)

Positive Noise @ Oddfellow's Hall, Albany, NY, 1 April 2010 (photo by Stephanie Kiewiet)

Stephanie sez: “Note: Culo is from West Chicago, Positive Noise is from Michigan. Those pictures were from a mini-tour they were on together.”

Thanks Stephanie!

I know a lot of you saw (and shot) some killer shows this summer. Did you go on tour and get some awesome pics? We wanna send photos!!!

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog, send 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 #1207 • 8/27/10

August 27th, 2010 by

MRR Radio is a weekly radio show featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection. You can find the MRR Radio podcast, as well as specials, archives, and more info at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening, and stay tuned!

THIS WEEK: Langford, Fred, and Zoe learn about the human body, listen to bands with names that start with the letter “K”, and discuss the nuances of cross cultural innuendo. Also, they can’t read phonetically. Also, Kyah owns you.


Rag Rage!

Intro song:
AGATHA – Better

Fred – Newly Issued/Reissued LPs
RAG RAGE – Acceptance
FUTURE VIRGINS – Painted and Brutalized
MASSHYSTERI – Masshysteri Del Tva
FAT BEAVERS – She Became a Headhunter

Zoe – Wauwatosa (Songs brought to you by the letter “K”)
KYAH – Shain Shan
KILL-A-WATTS – Videogame
KYAH – Being

Langford – All About Your Body
BAADER BRAINS – Baader Brains
FLESHIES – Runners Legs
POLI STYRENE JASS BAND – Drano in Your Veins
PAINTBOX – Thorn in My Side (Plastic Pump)

Fred – More Killer Tunes
BURNT CROSS – This Bloody Age
CZOSNEK – Winda Nie Funguje / Ibarurri

Outro song:
POTENTIAL JOHNS – Can I Really Not Go With You

MPLS Punk Rock Bowling Tournament [updated]

August 27th, 2010 by

I have decided to pull Maximum RNR out of sponsorship of the MPLS bowling tournament. It was my decision to involve the magazine so it will be my decision to deal with this matter the way I see fit. I personally still support the event and have paid MRR for the merchandise sent, along with the postage, so that the donation is directly from me and not the magazine… MRR has never taken money from any corporate entity and while this situation is not even close to that scenario, having our name along side a corporation is not where we want to ever be. Thanks to Brian for understanding and I hope punks will think twice before they consume.

Cute Band Alert! UV Race and Total Control

August 25th, 2010 by

Australia’s own UV RACE and TOTAL CONTROL are here to annihilate US shores! Both bands feature Maximum Rocknroll columnist D X of “All Foreign Junk” and Distort fame. The Bay Area shows  are all supported by other MRR miscreants: Needles feature Martin Sorrondeguy, former distro coordinator and current reviewer, Young Offenders has got two reviewers, Tim Brooks and Dougie, and Wild Thing contains the one and only last punk, Brace Belden!

Aug 26- San Francisco, CA @ the Eagle Tavern w/ Needles, Arms & Legs, Once They Were Human
Aug 27- San Francisco, CA @ the Hemlock w/ Kelly Stoltz, the Young Offenders
Aug 28- Oakland, CA @ Sugar Mountain w/ Wild Thing …
Aug 31- Sacramento, CA @ the Hub
Sept 01- Portland, OR @ Black Water w/ Nerveskade
Sept 02- Portland, OR @ The East End
Sept 03- Ballard, WA @ the Sunset Tavern w/ the Intelligence
Sept 04- Seattle, WA @ the Black Lodge w/ Walls
Sept 05- Seattle, WA @ the Fun House
Sept 07- Olympia, WA
Sept 09- Minneapolis MN @ tba w/ Formaldehyde Junkies, Condominium, Much Worse
Sept 09- Minneapolis, MN @ Hexagon w/ the Blind Shake, Voytek, Teenage Strangler
Sept 10- Chicago, IL @ Lucky Gator Loft w/ Raw Nerve, Population
Sept 1…1- Cleveland, OH @ Now Thats Class w/ Homostupids, Civil Victim, Anal Warhead, Flying Trichecos
Sept 12- Buffalo, NY w/ Brown Sugar, Rational Animals
Sept 13- Albany, NY @ Valentines
Sept 14- Boston, MA
Sept 16- Brooklyn, NY @ Death By Audio w/ Pink Reason, Super Wild Horses, Home Blitz
Sept 17- Brooklyn, NY @ Acheron w/ Crazy Spirit, Wild Thing
Sept 19- Bethlehem, PA @ the Burners w/ Pissed Jeans, Black Tar
Sept 20- Philadelphia, PA @ the Ox w/ Pissed Jeans, Home Blitz
Sept 21- Richmond, VA @ Strange Matter w/ Southside Stranglers, Wasted Time, Slugz
Sept 22- Pittsburgh, PA @ Gooski’s
Sept 23- Columbus, OH @ Legion of Doom w/ Vile Gash, Human Boys
Sept 24- Memphis, TN @ Goner Fest
Sept 25- Memphis, TN @ Goner Fest
Sept 26- St Louis, MO @ Apop Records w/ Sweet Tooth, Medical Tourists, Shaved Women, Egg Chef
Sept 27- Milwaukee, WI
Sept 28- Detroit, MI??
Sept 29- Chicago, IL @ Crown Liquors

Video of the Week: Penetration

August 25th, 2010 by

One of the less-cited-in-lazy-reviews (never in MRR, natch!) ’77 lady singers, Pauline Murray of PENETRATION handles herself here with graceful aplomb, despite the infernal rain of what we can clearly assume to be Newkie Brown being hurled at her by the amoeba-brained goofs in the crowd from this video shot in Manchester.