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MRR Radio #1355 • 6/30/13


June 30th, 2013 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!

THIS WEEK: Two tough East Coasters gone West show you a good time—for a full hour! Amelia hosts Matt from WILD MOHICANS, who tells it to you straight and plays the real tunes for total fuckers, mostly from Amelia’s personal collection of non-rare and battered ’82, anarcho, and then some. Play it loud, punks!

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with a sample review and pics, and maybe you too can be a bona fide MRR web shitworker! And now, back to Will…</em></p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5301" align="alignnone" width="435" caption="Acid Reflux (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Acid_Reflux-4.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-5301" title="Butler-Acid_Reflux-4" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Acid_Reflux-4-435x291.jpg" alt="" width="435" height="291" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>The first cold snap hit hard in November,</strong> well as cold as it will get randomly around then in North Carolina. I got sick as hell for a few weeks and hardly went out around that time. One exception was a show on the 13th that I had been looking forward to for quite some time. I’ll admit to being lame and I was not actually familiar with the band from Finland. I had seen their name before because it is proudly displayed on the front of a <em>MRR</em> that lives in my bathroom. Anywho, I had managed to see Acid Reflux a town over about 3/4 of a year ago and was really excited about seeing them again. I really like bands with little to no Internet presence. So on to the actual show… It was a bit cold, so I was bundled up.</p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5314" align="alignleft" width="259" caption="Kakka-Hätä 77 (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-5314" title="Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop-300x411.jpg" alt="" width="259" height="354" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>KAKKA-HÄTÄ 77</strong> played a solid set. Very clean and snotty punk, people were getting into it, and I was having fun and taking pictures with my ADHD-addled brain. Next up was <strong>ACID REFLUX</strong>. Upon talking to them later, this was their last tour as a band! So this was my second and last time to see them play. Everyone raged extraordinarily hard for them and I was pretty surprised at the number of people who knew their lyrics and were shouting along. Ira, who booked the show and put it on at his house, was going insanely nuts the entire time and I couldn’t help but laugh at the faces he was making. Sparklers were affixed to their guitar while playing for some reason, they must have stopped through South of the Border or something. After Acid Reflux played, the place emptied out unfortunately before the last band. I think reason being the fact that they were supposed to be a surprise band and all the bigger bands had played.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">So next and last up was <strong>BURMA</strong>. They are a group of younger kids who were X’ed up and seem to play a sort of hybrid Converge/Infest style. The mic got decimated during the Acid Reflux set so Matt just ran around stomping and screaming as loud as he could. He somehow punched his own face so hard he was bleeding at the end of their set. Drumming was on point. The night concluded with Acid Reflux running around shooting off fireworks and I think they all antiqued each other with face-fulls of confectionery sugar. All I was thinking at this point of the night was that I had to get out of here before I had to put up a rowdy band at my house, and that I actually had a really great night full of some varying styles of music. <em>Distort Raleigh!</em></p> <p style="text-align: right;">—Will Butler / Fastcore Photos</p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5292" align="alignnone" width="435" caption="Burma (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler_Burma_1.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-5292" title="Butler_Burma_1" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler_Burma_1-435x291.jpg" alt="" width="435" height="291" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p>[gallery link="file" order="DESC" orderby="rand" exclude="5292, 5301"]</p> " data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" class="size-medium wp-image-5340" title="Matty & Amelia rule the airwaves" src="http://radio.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/IMG_5282-240x240.jpg" alt="" width="240" height="240" />

Matty & Amelia rule the airwaves

Intro song:
CHAOTIC DISCHORD – Wild Mohicans (For Wattie)

Amelia straddles a rocket to nowhere
MIKE REP & THE QUOTAS – Rocket to Nowhere
DISRUPTERS – U.K. Soldier
WRETCHED – Fino in Fondo
WRETCHED – Schiavo del Sistema
RAW POWER – Raw Power
TOTAL CHAOS – Final Solution
SANGRE DE LOS PUERCOS – Echoes

Matty loves his mother…and your mother, for that matter
VANILLA MUFFINS – Chelsea-Westham
VIOLATORS – Summer of ’81
CHRON GEN – Outlaw
PENETRATION – Firing Squad
OMEGA TRIBE – Man Made

Amelia won’t hide her hate
SPIDER BABIES – Answering Machine Message from Tim Yo (With Love)
IVY GREEN – I’m Sure We’re Gonna Make It
SPIDER BABIES – I Don’t Like You
FILTH – Don’t Hide Your Hate
EXISTANCE – The Voiceless Now Have a Voice

Matty charms Radio Land but leaves us cold for Portland
CHAOS UK – 4 Minute Warning
JESUS AND THE GOSPELFUCKERS – TV Slave
GBH – Diplomatic Immunity
PICTURE FRAME SEDUCTION – Stop the Bloody Train
THE SYSTEM – Dogs of War

Exit sounds:
CHAOTIC DISCHORD – S.O.A.H.C.



Introducing THE PiEOTS!!! ザ・パイオッツ


June 25th, 2013 by

THE PiEOTS are a Japanese punk rock band originally from Kumamoto, Kyushu Island, but currently based in Tokyo. The four-piece started out playing music heavily influenced by the Swankys, but soon began writing their own take on classic ’70s snotty punk rock. So far the band has released a single and an album, and been on a couple of compilations as well. The band continues to play regularly in Tokyo, and has played with bands like Star Club, Cobra, La’Alts, Theノーフューチャーズ, The Slowmotions and others. Here, MRR’s Tony Gunnarsson catches up with the boys to see what’s up.

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Hi, THE PiEOTS! Please introduce yourselves! Who are you and what do you do?
We are a band of Japan and the name is “THE PiEOTS.” It can be read “paiottsu” in Japanese. Our concept is ’70s PUNK. As it were NEO ’70s style.

What bands are you influenced by? Japanese and overseas?! New and old bands??!
Many tools effect our group, but Ebisu Mascats is most. Ebisu Mascats is a group of Japanese porn video actresses. They are not so famous all over the world and have broken up already, but style and sound are fantastic!

What does THE PiEOTS mean? What is a “pieot”?
This is that mean “boobs” in Japanese. It’s kind of Japanese slang.

At the beginning when THE PiEOTS started you played music copying the Swankys? Why did you stop??
We were copying The Swankys indeed, but copy is just a copy. No one cannot be greater than the original.

Why did you move from Kyushu to Tokyo? To become big rock star? Did it work?
There are many reasons, and each member has different mindset, the biggest reason is there are many fucking boobs in Tokyo more than in the goddamn countryside.

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Are you not too young to like the 1970s music and fashion?
We never thought like that. However, young people are changing rapidly because of Internet. They are not show respect to the past. They are looking at only the future. As it were, we are the latest old fashion.

What’s new with THE PiEOTS? What have you been doing this summer so far? Gigs?
We are preparing towards big action now. We will begin to move from this summer. Many events are already offered, so you should check our website!

What are the future plans for THE PiEOTS? Do you have any new records planned?
We are planning recording around autumn. It will release on early next year. Wait a moment as fuck yourself.

Thank you for this short interview! Please say something to the readers of Maximumrocknroll Magazine?!!
Look at a nearby boobs. Something changes your world. We hope there are people who feel newly from MRR.

THE PiEOTS have a website here and a page on a popular social networking page here.

Live footage:

Song from single:

Song from album:



Monday Photo Blog: Lucian Perkins


June 24th, 2013 by

This is a heavy, heavy edition of the Monday Photo Blog. With some help from Mark Murrmann, we have a few shots from Lucian Perkins, who documented some of the early DC punk/hardcore bands, such as the Bad Brains. These are collected into a book called Hard Art, DC 1979, from Akashic Books.

HR, Hard Art Gallery, 9/15/79. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

HR, (Bad Brains) Hard Art Gallery, 9/15/79. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

HR, Madams Organ, 1/25-26/80. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

HR, Madams Organ, 1/25-26/80. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

The Teen Idles l-r: Nathan Strejcek, Jeff Nelson, Ian MacKaye, Geordie Grindle 18th Street, Adams Morgan, 1/25-26/80. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

Charlie Danbury, of Trenchmouth, at Valley Green Housing Complex, 9/9/79. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

Charlie Danbury (Trenchmouth) and Alec MacKaye (Faith), Madams Organ, 11/11/79. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photography by Lucian Perkins)

HR, (Bad Brains) Valley Green Housing Complex, 9/9/79. From Hard Art, DC 1979 (Akashic Books, 2013). (photo by Lucian Perkins)

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 #1354 • 6/23/13


June 23rd, 2013 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: Timmy Vulgar came to Maximum Rocknroll to demonstrate the true sounds of destruction and disgust! Layla and Mike watched as the fires burned and the children screamed.

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with a sample review and pics, and maybe you too can be a bona fide MRR web shitworker! And now, back to Will…</em></p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5301" align="alignnone" width="435" caption="Acid Reflux (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Acid_Reflux-4.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-5301" title="Butler-Acid_Reflux-4" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Acid_Reflux-4-435x291.jpg" alt="" width="435" height="291" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>The first cold snap hit hard in November,</strong> well as cold as it will get randomly around then in North Carolina. I got sick as hell for a few weeks and hardly went out around that time. One exception was a show on the 13th that I had been looking forward to for quite some time. I’ll admit to being lame and I was not actually familiar with the band from Finland. I had seen their name before because it is proudly displayed on the front of a <em>MRR</em> that lives in my bathroom. Anywho, I had managed to see Acid Reflux a town over about 3/4 of a year ago and was really excited about seeing them again. I really like bands with little to no Internet presence. So on to the actual show… It was a bit cold, so I was bundled up.</p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5314" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Kakka-Hätä 77 (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-5314" title="Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler-Kakka_Hata_77-2-crop-300x411.jpg" alt="" width="300" height="411" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p style="text-align: left;"><strong>KAKKA-HÄTÄ 77</strong> played a solid set. Very clean and snotty punk, people were getting into it, and I was having fun and taking pictures with my ADHD-addled brain. Next up was <strong>ACID REFLUX</strong>. Upon talking to them later, this was their last tour as a band! So this was my second and last time to see them play. Everyone raged extraordinarily hard for them and I was pretty surprised at the number of people who knew their lyrics and were shouting along. Ira, who booked the show and put it on at his house, was going insanely nuts the entire time and I couldn’t help but laugh at the faces he was making. Sparklers were affixed to their guitar while playing for some reason, they must have stopped through South of the Border or something. After Acid Reflux played, the place emptied out unfortunately before the last band. I think reason being the fact that they were supposed to be a surprise band and all the bigger bands had played.</p> <p style="text-align: left;">So next and last up was <strong>BURMA</strong>. They are a group of younger kids who were X’ed up and seem to play a sort of hybrid Converge/Infest style. The mic got decimated during the Acid Reflux set so Matt just ran around stomping and screaming as loud as he could. He somehow punched his own face so hard he was bleeding at the end of their set. Drumming was on point. The night concluded with Acid Reflux running around shooting off fireworks and I think they all antiqued each other with face-fulls of confectionery sugar. All I was thinking at this point of the night was that I had to get out of here before I had to put up a rowdy band at my house, and that I actually had a really great night full of some varying styles of music. <em>Distort Raleigh!</em></p> <p style="text-align: right;">—Will Butler / Fastcore Photos</p> <p>[caption id="attachment_5292" align="alignnone" width="435" caption="Burma (photo by Will Butler)"]<a href="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler_Burma_1.jpg"><img class="size-large wp-image-5292" title="Butler_Burma_1" src="http://www.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Butler_Burma_1-435x291.jpg" alt="" width="435" height="291" /></a>[/caption]</p> <p>[gallery link="file" order="DESC" orderby="rand"]</p> " data-medium-file="" data-large-file="" class=" wp-image-5316 " title="8636_10151978188599488_191145019_n" src="http://radio.maximumrocknroll.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/8636_10151978188599488_191145019_n-300x400.jpg" alt="" width="234" height="312" />

Timmy Vulgar!

Intro song:
THE EPILEPTIX – Self Hate

Timmy shows how Detroit does it better
MURDER CITY WRECKS – Hell Is Where My Heart Is
THE PIRANHAS – Mind Control
COLDCOCK – You’re a Mess
THE MUTANTS – So American

Then things shifted…
MENACE – Electrocutioner
ELECTRIC EELS – Cyclotron
TEENGENERATE – She’s So Fine
NEW BOMB TURKS – Do the Pop
IGGY POP AND JAMES WILLIAMSON – Consolation Prizes

West Coast Wreckage
BAGS – Survive
HUNCHES – Same New Thing
HOWARD WERTH – Obsolete
SCREAMERS – If I Can’t Have What I Want
WASP WOMEN – Kill Me/I Don’t Need You’re Attitude

Mike played a set of Turkish punk in solidarity with the struggle in Turkey
NECROSIS – Show Me the Pure
ASK IT WHY – Cadir
TURMOIL – Eliminated Justice
RADICAL NOISE – Free Turkey
RASHIT – Insan Pazari

Outro song:
GOLO JAJA – Marilena



Create to Destroy! Kelly of Aseptic zine


June 19th, 2013 by

Kelly got on my radar due to being in solid bands and having solid mutual friends in Portland, Oregon. If you’ve been living under a rock, PDX is home of one of the strongest punk renaissances we have seen in the past few decades in the USA. Currently, Kelly is in PEROXIDE and doing Aseptic zine. I thought I’d interview him about Aseptic for Create to Destroy — the PEROXIDE interview will be in MRR in print sooner or later…

Aseptic_Kelly_1

Why did you start doing a zine? If I got this right, Aseptic zine is your first zine?
Yes, Aseptic is my first zine. It started when I was emailing bands asking if I could use their images to make badges so I could sell ‘em on a web store. I just wanted full consent. Not a lot of bands wrote back to me, but I figured with the ones I had online, maybe I should ask them if I could interview them. Maeda of LASTLY asked me what the interview was for, so on the spot I figured I was going to make a zine. If you’ve ever wondered why that interview seemed so short, it was the first interview I ever gave in my life, ha! I also didn’t realize that I could of used translation to get more in depth. You learn as you go and continue keeping communication with punks that don’t speak fluent English and vice versa.

That LASTLY interview ruled. It was short but perfect. Where did you get the name Aseptic?
Ha! I was in LIFEFORM for a minute when they were first forming. I wanted to name the band that, and obviously it didn’t stick. I was just really into ANTI-SEPTIC at the time. Also, I named my band PEROXIDE. You would think I search my bathroom medicine cabinet whenever I need a name for something…

LIFEFORM rules and so does ANTI-SEPTIC, one of my first Japanese punk loves. I like the name Aseptic and glad it got used somewhere! So, when you started making your zine, who was your biggest help and supporter as you made it?
Hmmmm? Myself? Kinkos? Glue sticks? Ha! I guess the bands I choose to interview or review. My girlfriend, Sandy, is really supportive of me!

No Elmer’s? Come on, punk! Anyone help distribute it?
So far Skell of Distort Reality, Foat of TOTAL WAR and Tyler from LIFEFORM. It’s nice when a band will go on tour and throw some in their distro box for me. I’m constantly emailing everyone and anyone around the world that would like to buy it wholesale. Hopefully this interview may open some doors? Anyone wanna buy a black’n’white rag that’s in English and looks sorta nifty? Maybe for a cheap thrill?

Aseptic_zine

Solid punks doing your distribution! You have a little punk mafia help there, boy! Both issues of Aseptic thus far aesthetically look nifty, for sure. I noticed you have advertising, who has advertised thus far?
Off the top of my head? Random distros and labels here and there. Usually it’s friends and people that I’ve done business with that give me some records out of their distro in trade or whatever. In the first issue I did, I ran an ad for Distort Reality so I could shamelessly promote my own band, haha!

Skell of Distort Reality put out the PEROXIDE 7”, right? Yeah, shameless self-promotion- it works though! What other zines have been most influential for you?
Warning. Crust War. Deprogram. Evil Minded. Dirge. Smegma. More Noise. A.T.D. Ratcharge. Not Very Nice. Radiation Sickness. R’lyeah Rising. Damaging Noise. Negative Insight.

What bands have you been in?
PEROXIDE. TERMINAL FILTH. LIFEFORM. BLOODSPLATTER. WOLFSBANE. RUKKUS. PURKAUS. ROTTENFUX.

Who did you interview for Aseptic Vol. 1?
MODERAT LIKVIDATION. NOMAD which sort of spills into ZATSUON. LASTLY.

What feedback did you get? I gave you some harsh constructive criticism, but you took it well and Aseptic Vol. 2 was super solid! I hate typos — sorry, Kelly! Or reading the same bands being interviewed over and over again…
I got great feedback! Tons people really enjoyed it and it was awe inspiring to keep doing it! Typos? Haha! I guess I just type like I talk. I used a typewriter which I don’t own, so my mother typed up a lot of the first issue and I tried to do as much as I could when I was down in California, visiting. When I’m back here in Portland, I just print what I got, typos included. To be honest, I’ve never read any other interviews of NOMAD. I thought I was the first zine (other than their local zines) to print their interview, I swear — haha!

Do you have any copies left of issue #1 or 2 left?
I’m out of issue #1. I gave Foat like 100 copies to sell in Canada, and I haven’t heard from him in a while; so if anyone wants a copy, write to that bastard! Oh and yes, I still have copies of issue #2.

Oh that Foat, he can be tricky. When will Aseptic Vol. 3 be out? Want to leak us a preview of what to expect?
Not sure when #3 will be out? Maybe in a couple months? I still need to sell more of issue #2. I also haven’t been working a lot, which means I haven’t been saving a lot. Leak of issue #3? I don’t want to yank the curtain down just yet, but expect some classic/cult American bands, a classic/cult English band, and some contemporaries that I think are fuckin ace! And reviews, I’ll give more opinions on stuff I like.

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How long have you been in Portland, Oregon? Where are you originally from?
I’ve been here about five years now. I’m originally from San Jose, California…but if you wanna be real specific, I’m from Santa Clara.

Any cool new bands in Portland?
The latest one that I’ve been wanting to catch is REACTOR!

What do you think of the internet? Do you think it’s helped kill off zine culture?
It’s done wonders for masturbation, haha! No, it has advantages and time traps for sure. I think it’s killed off zine culture maybe, but it’s mainly the bastards that give up their zines to start blogs. And even still, zines are still happening. Hard copy is always going to matter. People need to hold and feel things in their hands. It’s in our nature to collect shit. And even though technology seems like it’s really campaigning to end books, I don’t think they’re ever going to go out of style. They don’t run out of batteries and they still work after you drop em.

What do you think of punk on the internet? I find it to be rather ugly, myself.
Again, there’s pros and cons. Growing up, I didn’t have a computer in my house, but I still had access to them. I’d check out bands on the Kill From The Heart website and seek out tape traders that had them. So it was mixing the future with the past mainly because that’s what I was limited to. Before cell phones and social networking/vanity websites there were message board websites and punks would find out about shows or general hanging out through there. Nowadays, over the internet, I’m always hearing killer new bands that turn my head, but I’m not satisfied with MP3s. I write to them and try to get my hands on what they have. Also, I like keeping a personal contact. I’m genuinely interested in what’s going on with them and through the internet, it is really convenient. Those are some of my pros. It seems nowadays, kids get quick fix to venting their frustrations by ranting over say, Facebook, when they could be screaming into a microphone or xeroxing their thoughts at a Kinkos. Instead of picking up a guitar or banging on their desk with drumsticks, they’re picking up their cell phones or banging on their keyboard with their fingers.

Vanity websites, good name for Tumblr, et al! Do you use the internet to market your zine?
Yes. I email as many people as possible, but I’m only one guy. I get lazy and hung-over and everything else. I’ve tried using Facebook and Tumblr to advertise, but I don’t think anyone cares. Sure it gets “likes” or whatever, but posting advertisements seems as apathetic as the people that like the idea I present, but don’t try to obtain a copy. Writing to people and versa vice is most effective.

How can we best find you and your zine?
Check online distros. If anyone wants to buy a copy or sell them, my email address for the zine is I love correspondence!

Or they can try tracking down Foat with his hundreds of copies…any last words?
Yes! I can’t possibly understand why some punks are unpleasantly competitive to climb a social ladder. Like Bill and Ted once said, “Be excellent to each other and party on dudes!”

Yeah, totally!