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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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Monday Photo Blog: Budget Rock RIP edition


October 24th, 2011 by

This past weekend marked the end of the Bay Area’s Budget Rock Fest. Ten years into it and Chris Owen, Mitch Cardwell and the whole gang wisely decided to pack it in. Don’t get me wrong — I’ve had plenty of fun at Budget Rock, but it’s good to see someone call it a day while they’re going on strong rather than dragging it out, you know? So, with that in mind, I thought I’d post a few shots from this year’s blow-out and a few hits/misses from the past few years too.

Dukes of Hamburg, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA 22 October 2011 (photo by icki)

SLA, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA, 22 October 2011 (photo by icki)

Donny Denim, Budget Rock 8, San Francisco, CA, 2009 (photo by icki)

Andy Levy, Budget Rock Hot Dog eating champion, 2010 (photo by icki)

The Rip Offs, Budget Rock 10, San Francisco, CA, 21 October 2011 (photo by icki)

We’ve got a nice backlog of submissions — we’ll be getting them up soon! But keep ’em coming! The more, the better.

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, or something like this to: Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot, and a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever). Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Thanks!



MRR Radio #1267 • 10/23/11


October 23rd, 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: Amelia, Blake, Hal and Rotten Ron rise from the punk rock grave (or a hard night of drinking) and bring you a SPOOOOOKY good time.

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Thee Spivs

Intro song:

POISON IDEA – Hangover Heartattack

Rotten Ron brings you spine chilling songs to haunt your whorey nights
CONTRAPOTERE – Naufraga
DRUNK INJUNS – Program
RUDEMENTARY PENI – Marching Churches
NAZI BITCH AND THE JEWS – Dead Porker
MISFITS – Halloween

Blake – Insipid Horseshit
THE GIZMOS – Boring, Part 1
BUTTHOLE SURFERS – Hey
THE BUSINESS – Suburban Rebels
GISM – (Tear Their) Syphilitic Vaginas to Pieces
GISM – NIH Nightmare

Amelia – Anti-Amelia
ANTI-SEPTIC – Death Or Glory
ANTISOCIAL – Sewer Rat
ANTI-CIMEX – Game of the Arseholes
ANTI-NOWHERE LEAGUE – Lets Break the Law

Hal – New Ghoulies
THE SLEAZE – Called You Once
CREAMERS – Modern Day
THE MOLESTATIONS – Silicone and Formaldehyde
ARSENE OBSCENE – Rock Savage
THEE SPIVS – It’s True
BOVVER BOYS – You Won’t Fool Us Now

Outro songs:
THE RUDE KIDS – Raggare Is a Bunch of Motherfuckers
VOID – My Rules



Kevin Mahoney of SIEGE: 1965-2011


October 22nd, 2011 by

Kevin J. Mahoney, the former vocalist of Siege, passed away on Friday October 14th. The official cause of death has not been reported, but it is believed to have been sudden.

Mahoney was born on September 6th, 1965, and played saxophone in a ska band before joining Kurt Habelt, Henry McNamee and Rob Williams to complete the line-up of Siege. The band’s first official show was at a “Battle of the Bands” in the spring of 1984 at their Weymouth, MA high school, where they were disqualified when McNamee smashed his bass onstage.

Although the band’s members lived in and near Braintree, MA (near Boston and also home to Jerry’s Kids and Gang Green), the band was never fully accepted by the XClaim-dominated Boston hardcore scene. They were definitely not lacking sonically, however, playing furious music at breakneck speed and pioneering a new style of brutal and nihilistic hardcore.

In 1984, Siege went into Radiobeat studios to record a demo with Lou Giordano. The tape made its way through the hardcore punk underground, and clearly made an impression on Pushead for one, who included Siege on his seminal 1985 compilation Cleanse the Bacteria. The band split up the same year, and the three songs on Cleanse the Bacteria were to be the only “official” release by the band, until Relapse and Deep Six reissued the demo on CD and vinyl in 1994 and 2006, respectively.

At the time of his passing, Kevin was working in the IT department at Children’s Hospital Boston, where he had served in many capacities in his several years there. Prior to Children’s, Kevin worked for many years – beginning in 1992 – in the IT department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.



Top Tens from MRR #342 • November 2011


October 19th, 2011 by

Punk rockers! 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 #342, the November 2011 issue. The ill science!

Mariam Bastani

Mariam Bastani
RANK/XEROX-LP / WASTE MANAGEMENT-EP
ISTERISMO/KRÖMOSOM-split EP
FEAR OF EXTINCTION-Men in Black-EP
NEO CONS-45 / GET DESTROYED-EP
MOB 47-Hardcore Attack-EP
SOKEA PISTE-EP and LP
ORGANIZED SPORTS-I’m So Proud of Him-LP
POPULATION-live / ESKE-live / BIG CRUX-live
DECAY AFTER DEATH-live / CEMETARY-live
VIXENS-demo / HOAX-live

Justin Briggs

Justin Briggs
All new Painkiller Records releases
SOKEA PISTE-EP and LP
ORGANIZED SPORTS-I’m So Proud of Him-LP
AVON LADIES-Guns and Gold-EP
RANK/XEROX-LP
CRIMINAL CODE-Red Light-EP
NEO CONS-Hardcore Elite/Kill the Police-45
SOCIAL CIRCKLE-Expiration Date-EP
LEATHER-Wretch-EP
BRAIN TUMORS-Self-Server-EP

Tim Brooks
“Spent all day in the fucking pub…”

Mitch Cardwell

Mitch Cardwell (is back!!)
THE MUMMIES-live
BIPOLAR-Descent Into Apathy-EP
EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING-12”
HAMMER DAMAGE-Laugh-45
RAT COLUMNS-I Wonder-EP
ZOUNDS-all reissues and new release
CARNIVORES-German Flower/Sense of Dread-45
DADFAG-Probably-LP
SOUND OF RUBY-From Under the Sands of the Desert-EP
CITY DELUXE-live

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
AGHAST-Blood Opinion-LP
BIG CRUX-Nature Cruising-12” + live
RANK/XEROX-LP / THEE MARVIN GAYS-LP
ALPINIST/MASAKARI-split LP
THE GIFT-LP / BORED STRAIGHT-EP
ARMLESS CHILDREN-EP / RAT COLUMNS-EP
V/A-Brutal Supremacy-2xEP
ISTERISMO/KRÖMOSOM-split EP
CLOCKED OUT-Playing Dead-EP
SOCIAL CIRCKLE-Expiration Date-EP

Sean “Dougie” Dougan
“Cuz I’m a cunt, a cunt, a cunt, a cunt…”

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
RANK/XEROX-LP & live
VIXENS-tape / BRAINWAVES-tape
DIET COKEHEADS-45 / RAT COLUMNS-EP
BLEACHED-Think of You/You Take Time-45
AVON LADIES-Guns and Gold-EP
GOD EQUALS GENOCIDE/LIBYANS-split EP
BIG CRUX-12” + live / ARCTIC FLOWERS-LP
DADFAG-Probably-LP
THE GIFT-LP / BIG EYES-LP
BRILLIANT COLORS / LA LA VASQUEZ-live

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
DISABLE-live / TOTAL WAR-live
RANK/XEROX-LP / KRÖMOSOM-side of split EP w/ISTERISMO
HAMMER DAMAGE-Laugh-45
CRIMINAL CODE-live / BIG CRUX-live
RORSCHACH-live
AGHAST-LP / BIG EYES-LP
ARCTIC FLOWERS-LP / SOUL SWALLOWER-LP
1981/SURRENDER-split EP
DISCHARGE-Early Demos-LP
SOKEA PISTE-LP / BLEACHED-45

Bob Goldie (circa 1986)

Bob Goldie
BORED STRAIGHT-EP / CRIMINAL CODE-EP
MOB 47-Hardcore Attack-EP
RED DONS-Forced Turning Point/Se Foi-45
ESTUPAS-De Interés Local-EP
MINUTEMEN/SACCHARINE TRUST-split EP
WASTE MANAGEMENT-Power Abuse-EP
CLOCKED OUT-EP / BRAIN TUMORS-EP
LEATHER-Wretch-EP
PANIC BEATS-LP
RAW NERVES-Burnt Skin-EP

Kenny Kaos
THE MUFFS-live
DAVE RAVE/THE MADNUTS-split EP
MOTHER’S CHILDREN-Are You Tough…-12”
CARNIVORES-German Flower/Sense of Dread-45
BLEACHED-Think of You/You Take Time-45
MEAT SLUTS-Skank Yank-EP
MOB 47-Hardcore Attack-EP
HAMMER DAMAGE-Laugh-45
EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING-12”
BIG EYES-Hard Life-LP

Carolyn Keddy
EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING-12”
DADFAG-Probably-LP
RANK/XEROX-LP
MEAT SLUTS-Skank Yank-EP
ZOUNDS-both LPs
RAT COLUMNS-I Wonder-EP
SOUND OF RUBY-From Under the Sands of the Desert-EP
HARD SKIN-Hard Nuts and Hard Cunts-LP
STEVE LAKE/ZOUNDS-live / THE MUMMIES-live
Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure-film

Ray Lujan
ARCTIC FLOWERS-Reveries-LP
EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING-12”
FADE TO BLACK-CD / FUNGI GIRLS-CD
HDQ-CD / JUGGLING JUGULARS-LP
LEATHERFACE-Viva La Art House-CD
MOTHER’S CHILDREN-Are You Tough Enough-12”
NOTHINGTON-CD / OUT ON A LIMB-LP
THE OVENS-EP / RED DONS-45
STEVE ADAMYK-Desecrate-EP
VIBRATORS-live / ZOUNDS-live

Marissa Magic
In another state, another state of mind…

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
1981/SURRENDER-split EP
ARCTIC FLOWERS-Reveries-LP
GOD EQUALS GENOCIDE/LIBYANS-split EP
OVENS-Now It’s Over-EP
CRIMINAL CODE-Red Light-EP
RANK/XEROX-LP
THE GIFT-Mostly in Sickness-LP
DIET COKEHEADS-Gay Goters/M Dumptruck-45
BLEACHED-Think of You/You Take Time-45
RED DONS-Forced Turning Point/Se Foi-45

Martin Sorrondeguy(!)

Martin Sorrondeguy
ISTERISMO/KRÖMOSOM-split EP
MOB 47-Hardcore Attack-EP
AVON LADIES-Guns and Gold-EP
NEO CONS-Hardcore Elite/Kill the Police-45
ORGANIZED SPORTS-I’m So Proud of Him-LP
BORED STRAIGHT-Locked Up-EP
SCAPEGOAT-LP
WASTE MANAGEMENT-Power Abuse-EP
TRENCH ROT-Back on Top-EP
CRIMINAL CODE-Red Light-EP

 

Top Ten Zines
General Speech #1
More Noise #6
Now Here #1
Rocktober #49
Degenerate #8
Punk on the Inside #1
Spalena Ramena #2
Radikal #7
Interview #2
Zonked #12



Monday Photo Blog: Raleigh, NC


October 17th, 2011 by

David Mirabedini sent a nice set of recent photos he’s taken in the Raleigh area. Check ’em out:

Brain Tumors, Raleigh, NC, 30 August 2011 (photo by David Mirabedini)

Double Negative, Raleigh, NC, 4 October 2011 (photo by David Mirabedini)

The Men, Raleigh, NC at Hopscotch Music Festival (photo by David Mirabedini)

Whatever Brains, Raleigh, NC, 4 October 2011 (photo by David Mirabedini)

Shards, Raleigh, NC, 30 August 2011 (photo by David Mirabedini)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot, and a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever). Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. 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 600–800 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side. Thanks!