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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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Video of the Week: Pusher

September 7th, 2010 by

This video from Kuala Lumpur’s PUSHER comes to us via the Malaysian collective Knot Records, which seems to have its heart in the right place. They give this description of the video:

“Radio On Fire!” is essentially about the fall of the corporate music industry which not only exploits the listeners but also destroys the creative freedom for people to create music. Basically ‘Radio’ here is an analogy referred to all these major labels that are threatened by the emerged of lots of D.I.Y labels today, simply proves that anybody could appreciate and enjoy music without conforming to their ways. The revolution of ‘punk rock’ itself since the 70’s, in a way is the main factor that drove almost everybody to be self-empowered enough and go against the corporate game. This is a track from Pusher’s “Our Beloved City Of The Dead” CD released in 2010.

They also had this other video posted, which we liked a lot. Terima kasih!

Monday Photo Blog: Labor Day edition

September 6th, 2010 by

Catching up this week with some a real grab bag of submissions, stuff we’ve gotten over the past few weeks…and a while longer.

Snakepit, Under a bridge in Toronto, 30 June 2010 (photo by Julien Tran)

Mature Situations @ Parts & Labour, Toronto 31 July 2010 (photo by Julien Tran)

Tirei ZERO @ ThrashCore Fest IV, Goiânia, Goiás, Brazil. 22 August 2010 (photo by Nathália Simão)

NOFX @ Festa Radio, Onda d'urto, Brescia, Italy 28 August 2010 (photo by Paolo Proserpio)

Monotonix @ Hi Tone cafe, Memphis, Tennessee, 22 January 2010 (photo by Kandi Cook)

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!

Help save the Lost Cross House!

September 5th, 2010 by

Carbondale, IL‘s legendary punk house, the Lost Cross needs your help! It seems one of the tenants abruptly moved out, owing back rent, bills, etc. The sole tenant left at the house cannot afford to live there on his own, so the Carbondale punk scene (and those of us who have moved on from there as well) are trying to help raise money to pay for half the rent while Lost Cross looks for a new roommate. After 24 years of having punk shows, parties, practices, etc. no one wants to see the Lost Cross go away so easily. Understandably, the landlord wants to rent his property and if money can’t be raised he might be forced to rent to someone who might not want to keep up the tradition of Lost Cross. They are taking donations via PayPal at

— via email from Patrick Houdek

Lost Cross house show, 1987 (photo by Patrick Houdek)


MRR Radio #1208 • 9/4/10

September 4th, 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: Tear your face off with Mariam, Sam(antha), Brian and Eye-man.


Intro song:

Hellshock (photo by Will Kinser)

Mariam gets shit going
LOS CAIDOS – Vampiros
HERÄTYS – Pelkkää Pahoinvointin
OKKULTORATI – Dopecradle

Eye-man tries real hard
ANTHRAX – Exploitation
GLAM – Flechas
BSA – 25 Years

Brian keeps it gloomy
ENT – Work for Never
DYSTOPIA – Backstabber

Sam kicks your ass with Spanish Punk Rock
IV REICH – Hombres Asquerosos
MG-15 – Caos Final
ESKORBUTO – Enterrado Vivo

Mariam fists you
SKIND OG BEN – Tornado
LAS SEÑORAS – Desolacion
D.L. 50 – Herencia Fatal

Brian and Eye-man bring the battle
PANIC – Requiem for Martin Heidegger
KIDNAP – Thatcher Dracula
DOOM – Relief

Sam closes with some killa Spanish punk
DRÖMDEAD – Donde Esta to Dios

Outro song:
RIP – Antimilitar

Maximum Rocknroll #329 • Oct./Fall 2010

This month’s cover feature is an interview with COCK SPARRER — their first for Maximum Rocknroll in ten years. It was supposed to be conducted by Mr. Bruce Roehrs, in London, but fate got in the way… We also have interviews with French eye-pokin’ garage punkers, the IRRITONES, featuring former members of LES HATEPINKS; Australia’s own mutated DIY destruktion, UV RACE, currently on tour in the USA and featuring MRR’s own All Foreign Junker, D X! Then we got multi-countried, feral hardcore from VEINS, who feature former members of DAS OATH and CHARLES BRONSON amongst others; some Finnish bullet-belted HC courtesy of KAKKA-HÄTÄ 77; and Italian masters of the raw crust attack, KONTATTO. We talk to the MOONHEARTS, who truly represent their California backgrounds with a dirty garage atack that is as evocative as a Malibu sunset, or the riptides at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach; then from Sweden we’ve got BEYOND PINK, who plays positive yet raging hardcore. We also have a scene report from France, courtesy of Dr. Alex Ratcharge, and a reflection on the mid-‘80s hardcore scene from heshers SAINT VITUS. You know we have the most extensive punk rock review section in newsprint, and the most obnoxious, thoughtful and ridiculous columnists, so what are ya waiting for?