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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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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
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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 pulls lots of new tunes from the record bins and whips out an Ian MacKaye tribute. Rock on!

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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
THERAPISTS – I Need It
COMPLAINTS – Falling Down
LEADERS – Mental Abuse
THE ILLS – I Kill Me
NAUGHTY GIRLS – Bad Habits
FUTURE VIRGINS – No Echo
IDOL LIPS – Down By L.U.V.
EDDY CURRENT SUPPRESSION RING – You Let Me Be Honest With You
GOVERNMENT ISSUE – They Know

Rob Visits Ian MacKaye
TEEN IDLES – Teen Idles
MINOR THREAT – Stand Up
EMBRACE – Give Me Back
SKEWBALD – ???
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 – Hurt
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)