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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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Come to Our Show: a Punk Flyer eBook

January 31st, 2012 by

Blogger, punk flyer collector, and MRR reader Willona Sloan recently sent us a link to her free eBook of amazing flyers called Come to Our Show. Originally intended to be a printed book, this project was put on the back burner for a few years, but now it is finally available to one and all thanks to the wonders of the interweb. The book contains a very impressive collection of flyers from many decades of DIY punk, mostly concentrated on DC bands and the ’80s, but represents a pretty wide variety of genres and regions. No extra info is given with the flyers, leaving you to guess sometimes where or when exactly the show is from. Yet I find that the parts of the story that are left to the imagination can be just as inspiring as the artifacts themselves. And, besides, it’s free and it’s fun — what have you got to complain about?

Willona’s eclectic blog DC Scorpiongirl is worth checking out too. Send her kudos on a job well done while you’re there.

Monday Photo Blog: Milo from Chicago

January 30th, 2012 by

Here’s a Monday Photo Blog that has been in the works for some time. But clearly worth the time, effort, and wait. The man with the master photo plan in Chicago, IL (is there any other?!), simply known as Milo, has sent us some color pics of some ragers to view in the safety of your home, or at work, or wherever it is that you peep this stuff.  Enjoy!!

Milo of Illegales Sin Fronteras at the Lake, NY. 11.11.06 (photo by Milo)

Brendan of Krang, at Crown Liquor 5.22.11 (photo by Milo)

Welkin Dusk, ex-vocalist of Expendable Youth at Chicago by Night, 11.17.11 (photo by Milo)

Ralph of Raw Nerve at Rancho Huevos 4.24.11 (photo by Milo)

Mark McCoy of Failures at Panchos in Chicago 7.10.10 (photo by Milo)

Juan of Lechuza at Treasure Town 7.22.11 (photo by Milo)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: (note new email address!). Include your name, the band (or subject) in the photo, 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 seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions — and feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!

MRR Radio #1281 • 1/29/12

January 29th, 2012 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: Rob pulls lots of new tunes from the record bins and whips out an Ian MacKaye tribute. Rock on!


Intro song:
JOHN HENRY WEST – Ten Thousand Words

Eddy Current Suppression Ring

Rob Plays the Rock ‘n’ Roll
ARMITAGE SHANKS – Did Punk Rock Make You a Millionaire?
MEAN JEANS – Freaked and Geeked
MANDATES – Photo in My Wallet
COMPLAINTS – Falling Down
LEADERS – Mental Abuse
THE ILLS – I Kill Me
IDOL LIPS – Down By L.U.V.

Rob Visits Ian MacKaye
TEEN IDLES – Teen Idles
EMBRACE – Give Me Back
PAILHEAD – I Will Refuse
FUGAZI – Waiting Room

Rob – Pummel Time
NO COMMENT – Dead Stare for Life
NO COMMENT – Past Tense
NO COMMENT – Sarcastics
NO COMMENT – Distant
NO COMMENT – Hacked to Chunks
BESTHÖVEN – Destroy Capitalism (CRUDE SS)
SKITSYSTEM – ??? (Ebba Grön)
BASTARD NOISE – See the Same Fate
REPROACH – …And for What

Outro song:
VOID – Condensed Flesh

Video of the Week: Shit Manarchists Say…

January 27th, 2012 by

“All that class privilege stuff, that’s behind me now…”

Record of the Week: G.A.S.H./CLEANSING WAVE split flexi

January 26th, 2012 by

GASH sends shivers down my spine in the same way GISM has the power to do so. It’s visceral, it’s violent, and it feels good. “Power Fucker” is the strongest track out of the GASH tracks. Live, GASH has some bloodshed and vivisection videos that can render some faint hearted watchers uncomfortable. This is a band that pushes limits in the way GISM did, and does it with excellence. Shares members with another solid Boston ripper, ASPECTS OF WAR. The CLEANSING WAVE track is just as strong as their demo earlier this year and still reminds me of MORPHEME with the sickest drumming. This is a beautifully done flexi release that is not just a novelty but a must-own record that captures the raw punk brutality of what is coming out of the Northeast right now. The cut and paste on this flexi still smells of glue. Instructions on flexi say to “play loud and throw away” — punk is meant for destruction and chaos. Get this or don’t. P.S. The blood on my test press had not oxidized when it was received.
(Total Fucker)