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AQUARIUM by Martin Sorrondeguy

MRR Radio #1579 • 10/15/17

Strace and Strayla vote MITCH CARDWELL for President of Punk.  Intro song: AQUARIUM - Human Current Sounds from the New Bins MR. WRONG - ...

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Secreto Público

MRR Radio #1578 • 10/8/17

Matt is joined by Ben and Claudia for just another hour of the best new punk and hardcore worldwide! Intro ...

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Maximum Rocknroll #414 • Nov 2017

Are y'all ready for Maximum Rocknroll #414? Our November 2017 issue will teach you a thing or two all about ...

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Flipper rules, OK?

MRR Radio #1577 • 10/1/17

Phillip Greenlief spent an afternoon in the stacks. This is what he came up with. BAD RELIGION - You Are the ...

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Jackal (photo by Zack Rogers)

New Blood! ESCØRT, WITCHTRIAL, JACKAL, VANTA, and UNIVERSAL PEACE

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, ...

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Video of the Week: Television Sect


June 23rd, 2011 by

What have our old buddies Daigo Oliva and Mateus Mondini of Fodido e Xerocado zine from Brazil been up to lately, you ask? A lot! In addition to continuing to take exciting photos of punx and punk bands, they’ve been doing a bit o’ street art (wheat-pasting big photos on walls), one of them (Mateus) opened a record store, and now they’re making a video zine… Goddamn, dudes, slow down!

You can watch more of their videos here, and contact them at



New Band Spotlight: Cheap Freaks


June 22nd, 2011 by

Kevin Manion‘s review of this band’s 4-song CD-R in this month’s MRR magazine.

I bet the Guinness flows like fucking water when CHEAP FREAKS deliver their superb fuzzed-out garage jams to unsuspecting bar patrons around Dublin. Second release from this Irish quartet and it’s definitely a winner. Four trashy rock ‘n’ roll stompers sure to make denim-clad punks bounce off the walls and spill stout everywhere. Top-notch production, a bit dirty without sacrificing intensity or stepping on the singer’s vocals. Sounds like they dig the MONKS just as much as the REATARDS. An LP is set to be released, and if it’s anywhere near as good as this, CHEAP FREAKS will be huge in a couple months.



MRR Radio #1249 • 6/18/11


June 21st, 2011 by
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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: The SHITTY LIMITS were in town with Sorry State Records CEO Daniel Lupton and thus a radio show was born!

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Shitty Limits (photo by Alex Bailey)

Intro song:
SHITTY LIMITS –  Survey Says

Daniel plays a NCHC pride set
NO LABELS – Changes
SUBCULTURE – Le Charters Principle
BRAIN FLANNEL – Sea Wall See

Ellis’ set will implode your inner sanctum
SILLY KILLERS – Knife Manual
THE FINGERS – First Time
GASOLINE – Killer Man

Tim’s treatise on ultraviolet discharge
ULTRAVIOLENT – Dead Generation
CARNAGE – All the Sad People
BLACKEASTER – What the Fuck
DISCHARGE – Religion Instigates

Eddie wishes these songs were his
WILD BILLY CHILDISH WITH ARMITAGE SHANKS – Shirts Off
COCKNEY REJECTS – Flares and Slippers
WIRE – Mr Suit

Louis and Mike endorse communal living and shared sets
DOGS – 19
SVART FRAMTID – Disiplin
NEROGASMO – Barchetto di Lussi
LAST RIGHTS – Chaunks

Layla plays some stuff from the recently reviewed in MRR boxes!
ALUMINUM KNOT EYE – Still Cleaning That Old Grease Trap
ZULUS – Illiterate Eyes
TIMMY’S ORGANISM – Scum Revolution
LOS LLAMARADA – Restless Light II
GG KING – Bored of Everything

Outro songs:
DILS – Sound of the Rain
NATIONAL WAKE – International News



Monday Photo Blog: Garage Grab Bag


June 20th, 2011 by

We don’t get nearly enough photos of garagey punk bands here. Plenty of shirtless, sweaty dudes screaming. I’m up to my ass in those, but decent rock ‘n’ roll/garage/weird punk photos? That shit is hard to come by…here’s a smattering of that ilk we’ve gotten over the past few weeks.

Shannon and the Clams at Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, PA, 21 April 2011 (photo by Blake Larson)

The Oh Sees at the Hi Tone, Memphis, TN, 20 February 2011 (photo by Kandi Cook)

Guitar Wolf at Daniel Street, Milford, CT, 14 May 2011 (photo by Dave Zukauskas)

Cheap Time at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, CA, 29 May 2011 (photo by icki)

The Slowmotions at Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland, CA, 14 June 2011 (photo by icki)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog – or have old photos of a killer band – 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. And it’s best to send pictures of different bands, send a selection of your best photos. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are about 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



Top Tens from MRR #338 • July 2011


June 18th, 2011 by

Hi kids! Every month, a couple weeks after the magazine comes out, we post our reviewers’ monthly top tens from the latest issue of Maximum Rocknroll. This one’s from MRR #338, the July 2011 issue. Savor the flavor!

Mariam Bastani

Mariam Bastani
ALUMINUM KNOT EYE-45 / HOAX-EP
V/A-Spaniard Punk Ole 1983-2xLP
WARHEAD-45 / ORDER-45
ANS/RAMMING SPEED-split LP / WAX IDOLS-45
BRAIN KILLER-Every Actual State Is Corrupt-LP
NEKROMANTIKER-6 Amazing Punk Hits-EP
DISERZIONE-Quando Si Sentra’ l’Ultimo Rimbombo-EP
RAW NERVE-LP / PLATES-Dayplanner-EP
PARLOR-live / NIGHTGAUN-live / FUCKHEADS-live
AUTONOMY-live / HESITATION WOUNDS-live

Brace Belden

Brace Belden
OUTDOORSMEN-Tell Your Folks I’m a Goner-EP
OUTDOORSMEN-Drunkdriving/Deadmeat-45
THE NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP
BOB-The Things That You Do/Thomas Edison-45
THE ASTRONAUTS-Peter Pan Hits the Suburbs-LP
KIDDA BAND-Radio Caroline/We’re Gonna Make It-45
FRANCIS HAROLD AND THE HOLOGRAMS-45
HYGIENE-Public Sector-LP
TIMMY’S ORGANISM-Scum Revolution/When the Bottles Break-45
HOAX-Fagget-EP

Justin Briggs – guest top ten!
HOAX-Fagget-EP
WARHEAD-Acceleration/World of Confusion-45
ORDER-Aaso/Nazonazo-45
HESITATION WOUNDS-demo
ON PARADE-Not Welcome-EP
BROWN SUGAR/MAYDAY-split EP
RAW NERVE-Tall Tales-LP
ROPES-Your End-EP
AVON LADIES-demo
BRAIN KILLER-Every Actual State Is Corrupt-LP

Tim Brooks
KNUCKLEHEAD-Hearts of Fire-LP
SOMETHING FIERCE-Don’t Be So Cruel-LP
TEENAGE BOTTLEROCKET-Mutilate Me-EP
BOMB BLAST MEN-Who Is the Master Here-EP
HYGIENE-Public Sector-LP
NAILBITER-Faded Brain Age/Abused-LP
TIMMY’S ORGANISM-Scum Revolution/When the Bottles Break-45
ENDLESS GRINNING SKULLS-LP
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO CANDYLAND-LP
NEO CONS-High Anxiety-EP

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
ICON GALLERY-LP
WAX IDOLS-All Too Human/William Says-45 & tape
VICTIMS-A Dissident-LP
ABSURDO-demo
OSMAN TIKOS-demo
PIEL Y HÜESOS-demo
ENSLAVE-CD
NEKROMANTIKER-6 Amazing Punk Hits-EP
SIDETRACKED-Uniform-EP
LIVID-live
KIDDA BAND-Radio Caroline/We’re Gonna Make It-45

Dougie!

Sean “Dougie” Dougan
AMATEUR PARTY-Truncheons in the Manor-LP
NIGHT BEATS-CD
SAUNA YOUTH-Lists-EP
HYGIENE-Public Sector-LP
SOMETHING FIERCE-Don’t Be So Cruel-LP
VICTIMS-A Dissident-LP
WAX IDOLS-All Too Human/William Says-45
GG KING-Esoteric Lore-LP
NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
AVON LADIES-demo
DIET COKEHEADS/NEON BLUD-split EP
BROWN SUGAR/MAYDAY-split EP
GUN OUTFIT-LP
HYGIENE-Public Sector-LP
TIMMY’S ORGANISM-Scum Revolution/When the Bottles Break-45
PUFFY AREOLAS/PURLING HISS-split LP
MILK MUSIC-live
HOAX-Fagget-EP / PLATES-Dayplanner-EP
DVA DAMAS/LE FACE-split EP / WAX IDOLS-45

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
V/A-Iron Lung Mixtape-tape
BROWN SUGAR/MAYDAY-split EP
CAREER SUICIDE-Cherry Beach-EP
RAW NERVE-LP / DEATH TRAP-EP
BAD BANANA-Cry About It-EP
LE FACE-side of split EP / DOC-side of split EP
LUMBER LUNG-LP / V/A-Spaniard Punk Ole-2xLP
WAX IDOLS-All Too Human/William Says-45
SORE SUBJECTS-Gimmie a Dee Dee-EP
DISERZIONE-EP / ELECTRICUTIONS-45

Bob Goldie (circa 1986)

Bob Goldie
SIDETRACKED-EP / NEO CONS-EP
DEATH TRAP-No Hicks-EP
NOI!SE-This Is Who We Are-10”
THE NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP
KNIFE FIGHT-Hobbies-EP
KIDDA BAND-Radio Caroline/We’re Gonna Make It-45
GET RAD-Choose Your Own Adventure-EP
YOUTH AVOIDERS/ZOMBIES ARE PISSED-split EP
SOMETHING FIERCE-Don’t Be So Cruel-LP
RAW NERVE-Tall Tales-LP

Kenny Kaos
SORE SUBJECTS-Gimmie a Dee Dee-EP
V/A-Trouble In Mind Record Store Day 2011-EP
KNIFE FIGHT-Hobbies-EP
KIDDA BAND-Radio Caroline/We’re Gonna Make It-45
ULTRAMATICS-MK Ultra-EP
WAX IDOLS-All Too Human/William Says-45
GG KING-Esoteric Lore-LP
THE NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP
PERSONAL & THE PIZZAS-Dead Meat/Joanie-45
GONE BAD-Midnight Love-EP

Carolyn Keddy
BOOMGATES-Layman’s Terms/Nothing-EP
V/A-Trouble In Mind Record Store Day 2011-EP
THE NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP
FRANCIS HAROLD AND THE HOLOGRAMS-45
THE SHRAPNELLES-EP / CANDY SNATCHERS-LP
PERSONAL & THE PIZZAS-Dead Meat/Joanie-45
TIMMY’S ORGANISM-Scum Revolution/When the Bottles Break-45
HYGIENE-LP / WAX IDOLS-45
UNNATURAL HELPERS-EP / KIDDA BAND-45
NIX-live / R. STEVIE MOORE-live

Ray Lujan
AMATEUR PARTY-Truncheons in the Manor-LP
BAD BANANA-Cry About It-EP
ELWAY-CD / KICKING SPIT-LP
KIDDA BAND-45 / KNUCKLEHEAD-LP
MUSHUGANAS-CD / NEIGHBORHOOD BRATS-CD
THE SHRAPNELLES-EP / SMOGTOWN-CD
SUPER REPEATER-Age of Irony-EP
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO CANDYLAND-LP
STEVE IGNORANT’S LAST SUPPER-live
EDDIE AND THE HOT RODS-live

Marissa Magic
CACAW-LP
DIET COKEHEADS/NEON BLUD-split-EP
SISSY SPACEK-Dash-LP
RAW NERVE-Tall Tales-LP
VIOLENT STUDENTS-Party Addiction-LP
THE SOUPCANS-Erotic Nightmare-LP
V/A-Spaniard Punk Ole 1983-2xLP
PUFFY AREOLAS/PURLING HISS-split LP
VEIN CRANES-EP / KICKING SPIT-LP
BIRTH!-LP

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
BOB-The Things That You Do/Thomas Edison-45
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD TO CANDYLAND-LP
CACAW-LP
THE NORMALS-Vacation to Nowhere-LP
BROWN SUGAR/MAYDAY-split EP
BAD BANANA-Cry About It-EP
THE ASTRONAUTS-Peter Pan Hits the Suburbs-LP
GUN OUTFIT-LP
ICON GALLERY-LP
CAREER SUICIDE-Cherry Beach-EP

Martin Sorrondeguy(!)

Martin Sorrondeguy
HOAX-Fagget-EP
V/A-Spaniard Punk Ole 1983-2xLP
ON PARADE-EP / RAW NERVE-LP
WARHEAD-EP / BRAIN KILLER-LP
NEKROMANTIKER-6 Amazing Punk Hits-EP
DISERZIONE-Quando Si Sentra’ l’Ultimo Rimbombo-EP
BROWN SUGAR/MAYDAY-split EP
ROPES-Your End-EP
DEATH TRAP-No Hicks-EP
BETONG HYSTERIA-Vi Vil Ikke Ha-EP

Top Ten Zines
Evil Minded #8
I Remember Halloween #6
Shock and Awe #3
Mierda #6
Bad Breath #3
Antipatia #17, #18, #19
Profane Existence #61, #62
Punks! Punks! Punks! #3
Voices Wake Us
Distort #36