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Monday Photo Blog: Sarja Hasan and Humungus, Germ Attak, Masshysteri, etc!!


October 15th, 2012 by

Returning to the  Monday Photo Blog is the one and only Sarja Hasan!!! I’m really liking the low light style of the Humungus and Anasazi photos, the action and blur of Masshysteri and the Germ Attak, as though they’re posing for a portrait, or just rocking out. For more of Sarja’s work, go to facebook.com/sarja.hasan.

Humungus at Kingdom in Richmond, VA November 2011. (Photo by Sarja Hasan)

Anasazi at St. Vitus in Brooklyn, NY. October 2011. (Photo by Sarja Hasan)

Germ Attak at Casa DeGrassi in Richmond, VA, May 2011. (Photo by Sarja Hasan)

Masshysteri at Gallery 5 in Richmond, VA, March 2009. (Photo by Sarja Hasan)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. 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. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



MRR Radio #1318 • 10/14/12


October 14th, 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: Fred, guest DJ Eric and a huge gang of Russians unite to bring you a heavily Russian themed punk radio show.

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Intro song:
ZIPPERS TO NOWHERE – Smoke ’em If You Got ’em

Worshit

Fred – New Records
CRACKBOX – Canary in a Coalmine
DAYLIGHT ROBBERY – Racer Racer
ENGLISH SINGLES – Disaster
SLUT RIVER – Double Vcard
NERVOSAS – Incinerator

Eric – Punk Movie Crap
EBBA GRÖN – 800 Degrees
LOVEDOLLS – Legend
PVC – Berlin by Night
ARTLESS – How Much Punk Rock Do You Hear in Russia?

Max Podpolschik
GRAJDANSKAYA OBORONA (CIVIL DEFENSE)– Toshnota
LISICHKIN HLEB – Marsh Shagayuschih Eskavatorov
TEENAGE DEPRESSION – Anarchy Is for Assholes

Alex Redhead
RAY – Who Do You Trust?
WORSHIT – Pissed Off
RICOCHET – The Triumphal March of Horseman of Apocalypse

Grisha Buben
UNKIND REVOLT – Music Is Not a Job
OFFSPRING – Baghdad
NAÏVE – Love Song

Vadim Lepsah
LENINA PAKET – We Are Maksim Dinkevich



Top Tens from MRR #353 • October 2012


October 14th, 2012 by

Every month we post our reviewers’ monthly top tens from the previous issue of Maximum Rocknroll. This one’s from MRR #353, October 2012. Memorize — you will be qiuizzed…

Mariam Bastani

Mariam Bastani
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
PARALISIS INFANTIL-EP / INOCENTES-EP
FUTURO-EP / POLISKITZO-EP
ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP / TRUNCHEONS-EP
FUTURO-EP / MARY CHRIST-EP
REPLICA-flexi / SUDOR-Cruce de Cables-EP
FILTHY GAZE OF EUROPE-45 / RAT COLUMNS-LP
NITAD–Rastlös Och Vild-CD / HORROR VACUI-EP
BRAIN TUMORS / GRIMACE / SYNTHETIC ID-live
ANCIENT FILTH / HYSTERICS / AMERICAN SPLITS-live

Will Blomquist

Will Blomquist
GHASTLY SPATS-We’re Breaking Through the Hymen!-EP
FUTURO-Sair de Mim-EP
REPLICA-flexi & live
WATER TORTURE-Shellfire!-EP
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
TRUNCHEONS-Stuck on the Block-EP
HOAX-Discipline-EP
KNOTS-Heartbreaker/Action-45
COMMUNION OF THIEVES-demo & live
RAPE REVENGE / STRESSXRELIEF / DNF-live

Mitch Cardwell

Mitch Cardwell
KNOTS-Action/Heartbreaker-45
LOST SOUNDS-Lost Lost-LP & EP
BIZARROS-Complete Collection 1976-1980-2xLP
TESTORS-Together/Time Is Mine-45
MOUTHBREATHERS-Die Alone/Validation-45
BING SELFISH-Selfish Works-EP
PENETRATORS-Teenage Lifestyle/Rock ‘n’ Roll Face-45
THE NUBS-I Don’t Need You (Cause I Got Me)/Dogs-45
MOTO-Bolt!-LP
MONOSHOCK-live

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
COMPULSIVE ASS WIPERS-live
GRIMACE / HYSTERICS / NO BABIES / DNF-live
CONTRAST ATTITUDE-Black or White-EP
RAT COLUMNS-Sceptre Hole-LP
REPLICA-flexi
SIAMESE TWINS-In a Box/Stutter-45
FORWARD-all reissues
DRAPETOMANIA-El Mundo Te Komera-EP
DIPERS-Shit House-EP
ANTIMOB-demo / STOIC VIOLENCE-demo

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
POTTY MOUTH-Sun Damage-LP
SUDOR-EP / REPLICA-flexi
PORCHARITAS-Get Wasted with the Porcharitas-EP
RAT COLUMNS-Sceptre Hole-LP
MARY CHRIST-Too Many Questions-EP
TESTORS-45 / ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
WEIRD TV / HYSTERICS / NEEDLES-live
INDEX / AMERICAN SPLITS / GRIMACE-live
MORDECAI-EP / SIAMESE TWINS-EP
LOST SOUNDS-LP & EP / PENETRATORS-EP

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
DREAM DECAY-Fern-LP
REALITY CRISIS-LP / ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
GHASTLY SPATS-We’re Breaking Through the Hymen!-EP
REPLICA-flexi
MARY CHRIST-Too Many Questions-EP & live
STRESSORS-Psychotic Break-EP
PENETRATORS-Teenage Lifestyle/Rock ‘n’ Roll Face-45
FAILURE FACE-Discography 1993-1996-LP
NEON MANIACS-Holdin’ on the Help Line-EP

Greg Harvester

Greg Harvester
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
DREAM DECAY-Fern-LP
REALITY CRISIS-LP / ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
GHASTLY SPATS-We’re Breaking Through the Hymen!-EP
REPLICA-flexi
MARY CHRIST-Too Many Questions-EP & live
STRESSORS-Psychotic Break-EP
PENETRATORS-Teenage Lifestyle/Rock ‘n’ Roll Face-45
FAILURE FACE-Discography 1993-1996-LP
NEON MANIACS-Holdin’ on the Help Line-EP

Carolyn Keddy
TESTORS-Together/Time Is Mine-45
CLAW TOE-LP
PENETRATORS-Teenage Lifestyle/Rock ‘n’ Roll Face-45
LOST SOUNDS-Lost Lost-LP & EP
BORN LOOSE-Move Along-EP
THE EVIL EYES-Honey Please-EP
FILTHY GAZE OF EUROPE-Domestic Accidents/On Fire-45
KNOTS-Action/Heartbreaker-45
BIZARROS-Complete Collection 1976-1980-2xLP
FUTURO-Sair De Mim-EP

Sam Lefebvre

Sam Lefebvre
TESTORS-Together/Time Is Mine-45
RAT COLUMNS-Sceptre Hole-LP
FILTHY GAZE OF EUROPE-Domestic Accidents/On Fire-45
LOST SOUNDS-Lost Lost-LP & EP
THE NUBS-I Don’t Need You (Cause I Got Me)/Dogs-45
BIZARROS-Complete Collection 1976-1980-2xLP
BLUE CROSS-I Am Death-LP
MOTO-Bolt!-LP
POST TEENS-The Heat-45
HOAX-Discipline-EP

Ray Lujan
TESTORS-Together/Time Is Mine-45
RAT COLUMNS-Sceptre Hole-LP
FILTHY GAZE OF EUROPE-Domestic Accidents/On Fire-45
LOST SOUNDS-Lost Lost-LP & EP
THE NUBS-I Don’t Need You (Cause I Got Me)/Dogs-45
BIZARROS-Complete Collection 1976-1980-2xLP
BLUE CROSS-I Am Death-LP
MOTO-Bolt!-LP
POST TEENS-The Heat-45
HOAX-Discipline-EP

Kevin Manion
(for real this time!)

Kevin Manion
KALTE LUST-Somewhere Outside the Circle-LP
REALITY CRISIS-Not Bound by the Past, We Live in the Present-LP
PARALISIS INFANTIL-EP / INOCENTES-EP
FUTURO-EP / POLISKITZO-EP
ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
SUPER FRISKY-For…Buddy-LP
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
HORROR VACUI-Can You Still See Reality?-EP
BIZARROS-Complete Collection 1976-1980-2xLP
FAILURE FACE-Discography 1993-1996-LP

Lydiya!

Lydiya
LOST SOUNDS-Lost Lost-LP & EP
FUTURO-Sair De Mim-EP
INOCENTES-Miséria e Fome-EP
PARALISIS INFANTIL-Demo ’87-EP
HORROR VACUI-Can You Still See Reality?-EP
KNOTS-Action/Heartbreaker-45
PUTAS MIERDAS-Extinción-EP
POST TEENS-The Heat-45
ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
V/A-Destroy Music, Start Your Own Band-LP

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
REPLICA-flexi
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
FUTURO-Sair De Mim-EP
SIAMESE TWINS-In a Box/Stutter-45
BLACK WINE-Hollow Earth-LP
MARY CHRIST-Too Many Questions-EP
BLACK FEET-Back on This Road-EP
SUDOR-Cruce De Cables-EP
ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
RAT COLUMNS-Sceptre Hole-LP

Martin Sorrondeguy(!)

Martin Sorrondeguy
SUDOR-Cruce De Cables-EP
ORDEN MUNDIAL-LP
NO STATIK-Everywhere You Aren’t Looking-LP
REPLICA-flexi
STRESSORS-Psychotic Break-EP
TRUNCHEONS-Stuck on the Block-EP
SEX BUNKER-Elephant Skull-EP
HOAX-Discipline-EP
CONTRAST ATTITUDE-Black or White-EP
CONFINES-Some Sick Joke-EP

Top Ten Zines
Artcore #29
Rumpshaker #6
Punk Life Zine #50
Stitches in My Head #3
The Fury #19
Seven Inches to Freedom #10
Equalizing Distort Vol.12, Issue 3
Rot #4
Greatest City in the World #3
Distortion Faith #1



Life During Wartime interviews: Replica


October 10th, 2012 by
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Hey, we’re back after a little hiatus with our Life During Wartime interviews, where our friends’s at the Life During Wartime radio show in Portland, OR, talk to bands who perform live in the studio… This time Colin interviews Oakland’s amazing REPLICA!

Check out their on-air performance HERE or here:

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Life During Wartime (Colin): Name and instrument?

Juliana: My name is Juliana, and I play the guitar.

Alicia: Alicia, I play bass.

B: My name is B, I play drums

Dharma: My name is Dharma Moony, I play the glockenspiel.

LDW: I don’t believe you.

Dharma: I sing in this band, though.

LDW: I believe that. Tell me, how did this band form? Who had the idea, Let’s start a band?

Alicia: It all started in Oakland, California.

LDW: Go on…

Alicia: It was in West Oakland.

LDW: So we got the place…

B: It was Juliana’s idea. We were at a show for our friends’ band, Alaric.

Alicia: Right before the general strike in Oakland, which was November 2nd, maybe a bit before, of 2011.

B: So we just got together, wrote five songs in about a month, and played our first show and recorded a demo.

LDW: That’s pretty quick. And how did you decide on your name Replica?

B: It was a very rare band name brainstorming result.

Juliana: Wwe liked it because it was in Portuguese and English it’s the same word. So, it’s pretty easy for me to say “Heplica” so that’s what we call the band.

LDW: Let’s talk about that, Juliana, why do you speak Portuguese?

Juliana: Because I’m from Brazil.

LDW: And how did you come to live in Oakland?

Juliana: Oakland is awesome, that’s why I moved there. Now I cheer for the Raiders. If you could see me, I’m wearing an Oakland Raiders T-shirt… (laughs)

LDW: Fact. I can see her, so I can totally vouch. So you recorded — what happened with that recording you were talking about earlier?

B: We made a cassette tape, and then some friends of ours in San Fransisco have a label called Radical Punks Never Die. They are doing a series of flexis — they’re putting out flexis of the demos of some local Bay Area bands. We’re the third one in that series. There’s also one by Effluxus, and one by Permanent Ruin.

LDW: What other recordings do you have in the pipeline?

Alicia: The first recording was by Craigums in Oakland, in December, and we just recorded four songs in May with Ear Hammer, which is also in Oakland. We’re submitting one of them for a Bay Area bands comp that Brian Stern is putting out. Two of them we submitted to the Maximum Rocknroll comp. We’re still waiting to hear about that. Future plans are to record in the fall. We still have to figure out when and with whom. We want to put out a record, and we’re writing more songs!

Juliana: Right now we have a tape and a flexi, with five songs each. That’s it.

LDW: Dharma, is it safe to assume that you’re doing the lyric writing?

Dharma: Yes.

LDW: And what are the topics of these songs?

Dharma: Some of them are pretty philosophical, life struggles in general. Others have to do with funny social occurrences that you might find in most social circles…

LDW: Like what, for example?

Dharma: Well, there’s this song “Sycophant,” which is not necessarily about a particular person, but how some people might try to exploit punk or hardcore, the underground social circle, for means of climbing the social ladder and being recognized for not particular reason but to be seen, which can sometimes hurt other people in the end. “You Can’t Stop the Weather” is more of a life struggle song. It’s about going through tough times — you can’t change change what happens, you just gotta role with the storm I guess. And then “Sandy Bottoms” is about having sex on the beach… (laughs) You got your range of topics….

LDW: Right on. So you are doing a tour?

(all): Yes

LDW: How is that going so far?

Juliana: Pretty cool, we’ve played Sacramento, Eureka and Oakland. It’s been pretty cool so far.

LDW: How much longer do you have ahead of you?

Alicia: The rest of the week.

B: Three or four shows. We’re going back to Oakland on Monday, so tomorrow we’re playing in Tacoma, Friday we’re back in Portland playing at Slabtown, Saturday we’re playing in Seattle, Sunday we’re playing in Olympia, and Monday we’re driving home.

LDW: Do you have future tour plans?

B: We’re going to try to make it down to the southern part of California, and hopefully go farther away at some time too. Everything’s nebulous. And we’re going to do a 7″ in December, we hope. We think our friends at Prank Records are going to help put it out, and this guy Flo, what’s his record label?

LDW: Flo from Germany?

B: Yeah. That’s the next big hope, plan

LDW: Do you all live in Oakland, California?

(all): Yes

B: Within about ten blocks of each other.

LDW: Do you feel like you’re members of the entire Bay Area scene, or do you feel very specific to Oakland?

B: Both

Dharma: I was born in Oakland and I’ve never left, so I don’t know. I feel not only part of it but stuck to it. I haven’t really cut the umbilical chord on that one yet.

Juliana: I think our sister bands are Permanent Ruin, who have members from San Francisco and San Jose. Effluxus has members from San Francisco and Oakland, Hunting Party the same, so it’s this new breed of Bay Area bands that have members in common with Oakland, San Francisco, Bay Area… it’s kind of a new scene.

B: There’s generally more going on in Oakland. We’re all united to bands from the greater Bay Area.

Juliana: But the thing is, in San Francisco, most shows are in bars, which sucks. And in Oakland it’s usually punk houses, which is way better, I think.

Dharma: Not as many outdoor shows anymore, which I wish would happen again.

LDW: Awesome. Anything else you want to say to the listeners at large?

Juliana: Hope you can come to the show in Portland on Friday cause Walls is really good.

Alicia: Thanks for letting us play here. This was awesome. I’ve never done anything like this.

Juliana: I got nervous but it was cool.

(Everyone adds their cute self deprecation moments)

LDW: You’re very welcome… and if people want to find your music, how do they contact you?

B: We have r-e-p-l-i-c-a.bandcamp.com, and an email

Alicia: And you can find our flexi on the Radical Punks Never Die website, and we’re on Facebook at facebook.com/replicareplica.

LDW: Thank you!

Life During Wartime can be heard on Portland, OR’s KBOO 90.7 FM Wednesday nights from 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. They can be reached at , and you can send them records at PO Box 1113, Portland OR 97207-1113. Get their podcast here.



Monday Photo Blog: Colligere, Nunca Inverno, Gorilla Biscuits, and more!!!


October 8th, 2012 by

Another trip down to Brazil via the Monday Photo Blog. I’m definitely not complaining. A lot of great music comes out of there on a continual basis. I have yet to go there, but every intention of doing it one day. Ricardo Augusto has sent some visual stoke to help get through the week ahead. Check out the Gorilla Biscuits photo down a couple. A lot of great stuff here. For more you can check out his Flickr page, flickr.com/ricardodf.

Colligere at Verdurada Curitiba. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

Nunca Inverno at Verdurada. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

Gorilla Biscuits and someone in a gorilla suit at Blumenau. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

Still Strong at Cidadão do Mundo. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

O Inimigoa at Verdurada. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

Street Bulldogs at Hangar 110. (Photo by Ricardo Augusto)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. 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. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!