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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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MRR Radio #1269 • 11/6/11


November 6th, 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: Rob, Vicente and Greg get eccentric as they try to squeeze in as many musical styles as possible in 60 minutes. Doom, hardcore, garage, pop and even some crazy stuff from India. Don’t worry we got you covered!

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Boom Boom Kid (photo by Mauricio Santana)

Intro song:
BOOM BOOM KID – Abrazeme

Rob – Can You Find the Connection?
ASBESTOS DEATH – Anguish
SLEEP – Numb
HIGH ON FIRE – Blood from Zion

Greg – Newish Punk and Reissues
CLEANSING WAVE – Walking Void
DARK LION – The Poor Get Prison
LEBAKKO – Es Tullet Toistamaan Tarwaa Samaa
DEAD MOON – Johnny’s Got a Gun
COUNT VERTIGO – I’m a Mutant

Vicente goes to India and beyond
KISHORE KUMAR – Ina Meena Dika (India)
SELDA – Meydan Sizindir (Turkey)
PANICO – Anfetaminado (Chile)
ACID EATER – Search for Love (Japan)

Greg – Old and New
STRAIGHT YOUTH – Positive Stand
STREET LEGAL – Knocked Off My Feet Again

Vicente – One More Time!
NOI TRE – Distruggimi (Italy)
THE NOVAS – The Crusher

Greg sneaks in one more
ZOUNDS – Biafra

Outro song:
WARHEAD – Cry of Truth



Occupy Pittsburgh


November 5th, 2011 by
dominick lagamba punk for life

Little Dom's tent at Occupy Pittsburgh

Human and animal liberation is right, Dom! For those interested in following politically aware punk via the internet and punk aesthetics: The female punk run Thunderhorse Vintage. Peace.



Video of the Week: Oakland 11/2/11


November 4th, 2011 by

First, we’ve got to come together, so fuck the differences
It doesn’t matter if its noise or music, to them we all talk piss
To them we’re the sick farce, now lets not prove them right
If we’re to stand the slightest chance, we must unite and fight
We must never give up, make sure our message ain’t forgotten
That’s if they won’t fucking stop, then we’re gonna fucking stop them!



SYMBOL by Dave King


November 4th, 2011 by

In 1977, in the wilds of Essex, Dave King created a logo for his friend Penny’s impassioned manifesto: “Christ’s Reality Asylum.” Later that same year, he moved to the US. He now lives in San Francisco, where he works as a graphic artist and photographer. In the intervening 34 years, what became the Crass symbol has been emblazoned on records, flags, clothing and human bodies. This exhibit will be the first time the artist has shown original sketches for the logo, alongside alternate versions and contemporary “remixes.” Editions will be available for some of these designs.

TWO EVENTS:

First, the opening on Saturday, November 5th, from 6-9pm.

Second, on Sunday, November 6th, from 12-5pm, we will be holding a PUBLIC STENCIL EVENT. We will be offering FREE on-site logo spray painting. Bring your jacket, your shirt, your skateboard or your best flat surface and we will make you a piece of art.

Goteblüd, 766 Valencia, San Francisco
Hours Saturday/Sunday 12-5pm



Record of the Week: STAR FUCKING HIPSTERS LP


November 3rd, 2011 by

STAR FUCKING HIPSTERS – From the Dumpster to the Grave LP

Let the punk police come and take me away, let them strap me into a straightjacket and gag me on the way out the door, but I will still say that this record is fukkn great. I know it’s been long out of vogue to like ska punk, and NOFX has been passé for even longer, but my facial hair has been out of vogue for longer than most taste makers have had a turntable, so fuck ‘em. I mention NOFX not just because Fat Wreck is responsible for this release, but because STAR FUCKING HIPSTERS have taken the ska/punk hybrid that frontman Sturgeon perfected with his previous bands CHOKING VICTIM and LEFTOVER CRACK and injected into it the high energy ultra catchy hardcore punk that Fat Mike has been slinging for a couple of decades. It works. Rarely do the hours poured into a record make them so evident as they do on this release, but when From the Dumpster veers off on over instrumentalized tangents it never seems trite—it just seems right. This record is nothing if not sincere, and every musical excursion is obviously a path taken by true fans that have become masters at their craft. Brilliant vocal trade-offs dominate many songs, with Nico’s vocals taking a confident lead, and the occasional (but dominant) ska parts are accented by subtly sparse and brilliant keys and horns. If you want cred, then check out this (partial) list of band members and contributors: DEGENERICS, ERGS, NEUROSIS, the COUP, GR’UPS, CONQUEST FOR DEATH, DYSTOPIA, DEADFALL, SOVIETTES…you still need more? Well, then no list would win you over anyway. This is excellent… you might not like it, that decision is purely yours. But awesomeness is a fact. (Fat Wreck Chords)