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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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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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Help Preserve the MRR Archive! Pt. 1


June 25th, 2014 by

Most punks know Maximum Rocknroll only as a zine, but we also curate an archive! Zines, books, and demo tapes, but the majority of our archive consists of over 46,000 vinyl records, which began in the ’60s as Tim Yohannan’s record collection and has turned into this ever-growing monster. Many punks have come by to check out the collection, and if any of you find yourselves in San Francisco, feel free to email or call us to set up a time to come over and check out this giant resource and legacy. You are also welcome to bring some cassettes and make a mix tape!

Over time we’ve run very low on room here at the compound and some of the records have been damaged. In addition to the space issue, our decaying brick walls that have contributed to a great deal of damage, particularly to the 7”s. We have now begun the process of protecting and reorganizing the record collection.

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We have started moving the 7”s into boxes. Each shelf has a color assigned to it and every row has a symbol. We have also begun to poly-bag each 7” and pull all of the misfiled records. This is a huge undertaking and we could only do this with the help of out loyal shitworkers, Mike Keskinidis, Jason Halal, Matt Badenhop, Heidi Booth, Greg Harvester, Martin Sorrondeguy, Kat Smith, Jeremy Meier, Jason Ryan, and Dan Gudgel!

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This archive is treated as a resource for punks all over the globe. You can visit the compound, make mix tapes, search for that release you only saw once in your life, check if you band’s record is in there. But to facilitate this, we need to ensure the longevity and quality of the record collection archive!

While the great punks generously volunteer the labor, we still need to cover the cost of materials. MRR is hand to mouth. What we have coming in covers each month’s expenses, but we never turn a profit. So we are asking for your help to raise funds for materials to finish this project! We are trying to raise $4,000 for boxes, sleeves, markers, dividers, green tape and a few unforeseeable supplies needed to repair various records, including archive materials like acid-free backing and more.

To help us out, please click the button below to make a tax-deductible donation to MRR via our nonprofit fiscal sponsor, SFAAAMP.

You can also send your tax deductible donations by check or money order to:

San Francisco All Ages Art & Music Project Inc.
c/o John Downing
3657 20th Street, Ste. 4
San Francisco, CA 94110
USA



Record of the Week: DHK Extinciön EP …plus interview en español!


June 24th, 2014 by

¡En español! Una entrevista a DHK en la Maximum Rocknroll #355

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Ah yes! One of the best bands to come out of Peru right now! After Odio los Discos and La Vida Es Un Mus, Hysteria Records carries the torch and releases yet another great slab of wax by these sonic-destructo punks! Raw, blown out, primal and heavy D-beat with Spanish stylings and lots of bellowing, distorted bass (I can almost hear the walls rumble!). Political lyrics and brash vocals command you to pay attention, with simple yet effective chunky riffs that fill out the racketing drums as they career and gallop around your head without cease. It’s funny how some bands try exceptionally hard to get this rough and gruff sound, and then others just ooze it naturally. I think it has more to do with the social and political circumstances that spawned DHK and their sound, and less to do with the actual style of music played, because there is something so genuine to be found here, it’s inspiring. “What future is we are waiting for?” There’s a level of meaning distilled, an ingrained authenticity and a connection to the grievances of life that other releases simply don’t have—or at least they’re not as legit as this. Stand out tracks are “Kasta Kuando” and “Por Ke Soy Punk” with a melancholic riff that makes my skin crawl. You could stick to your hyped, gimmick hardcore farce-bands, or you could listen to this and feel the force. Comes in an über-råpunk silk screened cover—highly recommended.
(Hysteria Records)

¡Bonus en español! Read the Spanish version of our 2012 interview with DHK from Maximum Rocknroll #355

Listen to “Por Ke Soy Punk” by DHK:



MRR Radio #1406 • 6/22/14


June 22nd, 2014 by

Rob digs into the MRR collection and pulls all seven compilations that have come out on Maximum Rocknroll’s record label over the years. He starts with the almighty Not So Quiet on the Western Front and the hits just keep coming for the entire hour.

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RAW POWER!

RAW POWER!

Intro song:
INTENSIFIED CHAOS  – Intensified Chaos

Not So Quiet on the Western Front & Welcome to 1984
N.O.T.A. – Propaganda Control
CAPITOL PUNISHMENT – El Salvador
RAW POWER – Fuck Authority
MILLIONS OF DEAD COPS – The Only Good Cop…
RATTUS – Reaganin Jouluanju
M.I.A. – New Left

Turn It Around! & They Don’t Get Laid, They Don’t Get Paid But Boy Do They Work Hard!
CHRIST ON A CRUTCH – Nation of Sheep
CRIMPSHRINE – Rearranged
CRINGER – Pay to Play
SEWER TROUT – Wally & the Beaver Go to Nicaragua

Public Safety & Noise Ordinance

AIRFIX KITS – To Kill the King
DIRECT CONTROL – Public Safety
N/N – Es Anarquista
LOOK BACK AND LAUGH – Weight of the World
FACE THE RAIL – Wearing Thin
REGRESS – Blue Blood

Sound the Alarms!!
SILLA ELÉCTRICA – Es Lo Que Hay
D.H.K. – Kuantos Ninxs Mueren
PERMANENT RUIN – Paybacks Paid
GUTTER – Fixed Solutions
QUESTION – Identity

Random hits from the comps

SOCIAL UNREST – Their Masters
TERVEET KÄDET – Outo Maa
KILLJOY – Rich Plastic People
THE BRISTLES – Don’t Give Up
CRUCIFIX – Annihilation
B.G.K. – Computer Control
FORMALDEHYDE JUNKIES – Religious Monster
FRAMTID – Nuclear Power Genocide
THE FIGHT – Ask

Outro song:
DEAD KENNEDYS – A Child and His Lawnmower

Maximum Rocknroll Radio is a weekly radio show and podcast featuring DIY punk, garage rock, hardcore, and more from around the world. Our rotating cast of DJ’s picks the best of the best from MRR magazine’s astounding, ever-growing vinyl archive. You can find MRR Radio archives, specials, and more at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening!



MRR button 4-pack!

It’s been a while since we had any new buttons, so we’re excited to present to you our new Maximum Rocknroll button 4-pack, featuring three new designs and one oldie from way back in the ’00s! These are the classic 1″ size badge — the punkest size of all… Big thanks to Ian Clark and the dudes from Destino Final for the artwork!

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MRR button 4-packs are only 4 bucks postpaid ($5 ppd. outside of the US)

Buy this button HERE


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Or, for an extra special bargain, get the latest issue of Maximum Rocknroll magazine and a button 4-pack for only 7 bucks!*

Buy MRR #379 + this button HERE

*$9 ppd to Canada, $11 ppd to Mexico, $13 ppd worldwide.

Order via the MRR Webstore or send check, money order, or well-hidden cash to:

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PO Box 460760
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Top Tens from MRR #373 • June 2014


June 17th, 2014 by

Each month we post our reviewers’ monthly top tens from the previous month’s issue of Maximum Rocknroll magazine. These are from MRR #373, the June 2014 issue.

Will Blomquist

Will Blomquist
CRISIS-Kollectiv-2xLP
CEMETERY-12”
BODY BETRAYAL-Soft Cage-12”
S.H.I.T.-Collective Unconscious-EP
DEMON BROTHER-12”/SEA OF SHIT-10”
DIE SCHACT-Halber Selbstbetrug-EP
MORAL HEX-12”
VÅNNA INGET-Ingen Botten-12”
BALCANES-45 / RAPTUROUS GRIEF-EP
THOU/CLOUD RAT-live

Mitch Cardwell

Mitch Cardwell
THEE MIGHTY FEVERS/THE MORBEATS-split EP
PREDATOR-The Complete Earth-LP
OBNOX-LP & EP
ELECTRIC EELS-Jaguar Ride/Splittery Splat-45
WATERY LOVE-Decorative Feeding-LP
EASTLINK-LP
THE SPIES-Battle of Bosworth Terrace-LP
SPIKE PENETRATOR-Yeah! Yeah! Baby!-LP
PAGANS-What’s This Shit? 1977-1979-LP
KICKS-Leather-EP / SECTION URBANE-EP

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
MUUI BIEN-d.i.y.-LP / S.H.I.T.-EP
V/A-Berlin Tristesse-EP / VÅNNA INGET-12”
BODY BETRAYAL-Soft Cage-12”
OBLIVIONATION-EP / OBEDIENCIA-EP
DEMON BROTHER-Beyond the Veil-12”
NUCLEAR CULT-Cruel Routine-EP
CRUTCHES-12” / CLITSHITTERS/E.C.D.-split EP
THRILLKILLERS/BREATHILIZOR-split EP
BALCANES-45 / DESTRUCTION UNIT-live
SUSPECT-tape / LIMBS BIN-tape

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
ELECTRIC EELS-Jaguar Ride/Splittery Splat-45
EASTLINK-LP / WATERY LOVE-LP
LOOSE HEART-Paris 1976-EP
POW!-Hi Tech Boom-LP / CREULSTER-LP
LOS DOS HERMANOS-Alienor/Paye Ty Chatte-45
SECTION URBANE-EP/ KICKS-Leather-EP
CRISIS-Collectiv-2xLP / THE SPIES-LP
DARK BEACH-EP / PREDATOR-LP
OBEDIENCIA-EP / DOWNTOWN BOYS-EP
PANG-live

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
LOS CRUDOS-live
GAS RAG-live
INFEST-live
INFERNÖH-live
CRIMINAL CODE-live
NOMAD-live
RED DEATH-live
OMEGAS-live
GOOD THROB-live
WASTE MANAGEMENT-live

Greg Harvester

Greg Harvester
DOWN TOWN BOYS-Callate-EP
WET DRAG-tape
TIMES BEACH-tape
999999999-White Devils-EP
BODY BETRAYAL-Soft Cage-12”
OBNOX-Louder Space-LP
POOKIE AND THE POODLEZ-The Last Thing I Did as a Teenager-12”
MUUI BIEN-d.y.i.-LP
UZI RASH-tape
CRISIS-Kollectiv-2xLP

Kenny Kaos
POOKIE AND THE POODLEZ-The Last Thing I Did as a Teenager-12”
BRONCHO-45 / THE MANGES-45
LOOSE HEART-Paris 1976-EP
ELECTRIC EELS-45
999999999-White Devils-EP
PAGANS-What’s This Shit? 1977-1979-LP
DINOS BOYS-Last Ones-12”
THE EJECTOR SEATS-…Like Apple Pie…-12”
BOTTLENOSE KOFFINS-Gayzilla-LP
V/A-TAANG! Records: The First 10 Singles-box set

Carolyn Keddy
DUSTY MUSH-12”
LOS DOS HERMANOS-Alienor/Paye Ty Chatte-45
LOOSE HEART-Paris 1976-EP
EASTLINK-LP
THEE MIGHTY FEVERS/THE MORBEATS-split EP
DARK BEACH-Scream Queen-EP
V/A-TAANG! Records: The First 10 Singles-box set
ELECTRIC EELS-45 / THE SPIES-LP
KICKS-Leather-EP / PAGANS-LP
V/A-WOLF PARTY-CD

Ray Lujan
AUTISTIC YOUTH-Graves EP
CRISIS-Kollectiv-2xLP
THE CRY!-Dangerous Game-LP
DIME RUNNER-Can’t Express/Drink It Up-45
DUFFY’S CUT-CD / THE MANGES-45
PAGANS-What’s This Shit? 1977-1979-LP
RUBELLA BALLET-Planet Punk-CD
STILETTO BOYS-Liberator-CD
NEIGHBORHOOD BRATS-live
BAD SPORTS-live / TOY DOLLS-live

Lydiya!

Lydiya!

Lydiya
CRISIS-Collectiv-2xLP
EASTLINK-LP / PAGANS-LP
ELECTRIC EELS-Jaguar Ride/Splittery Splat-45
OBLIVIONATION-Cult of Culture-EP
S.H.I.T.-Collective Unconscious-EP
KICKS-Leather-EP
BALCANES-Plataforma/Autopista-45
DIE SCHACT-Halber Selbstbetrug-EP
OBEDIENCIA-El Ángel Exterminador-EP
DESTRUCTION UNIT-live

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
OBEDIENCIA- El Ángel Exterminador-EP
CRISIS-Kollectiv-2xLP
VÅNNA INGET-Ingen Botten-12”
NOW PEOPLE-Love, Sex, Death & the Weather-LP
POOKIE AND THE POODLEZ-The Last Thing I Did as a Teenager-12”
DARK BEACH-Scream Queen-EP
AUTISTIC YOUTH-Graves-EP
THE MONS-Asshole-EP
RUINED FORTUNE-LP
LINDSEYS-Religious Sextets-LP

Ray Suburbia

Ray Suburbia

Ray Suburbia
CRISIS-Collectiv-2xLP
ACCIDENTE-Amistad y Rebelion-LP
OBEDIENCIA-El Ángel Exterminador-EP
BALCANES-Plataforma/Autopista-45
VÅNNA INGET-Ingen Botten-12”
MORAL VOID-Beach/Wolves-45
ELECTRIC EELS-Jaguar Ride/Splittery Splat-45
DIE SCHACT-Halber Selbstbetrug-EP
OBLIVIONATION-Cult of Culture-EP
CLITSHITTERS/E.C.D.-split EP

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Diana Vashti

Diana Vashti
ACCIDENTE-Amistad y Rebelion-LP
VÅNNA INGET-Ingen Botten-12”
DOWN TOWN BOYS-Callate-EP
DARK BEACH-Scream Queen-EP
OBEDIENCIA-El Ángel Exterminador-EP
CRISIS-Collectiv-2xLP
POOKIE AND THE POODLEZ-The Last Thing I Did as a Teenager-12”
LINDSEYS-Religious Sextets-LP
VEXX-live
CRIMINAL CODE-live

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