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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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Reissue of the Week: EBENEZER AND THE BLUDGEONS Peer Pressure LP

October 29th, 2015 by

Looky what I win this month! No one coulda guessed these OG Baltimore KBD punkers were such the lyrical geniuses, but there’s no doubt after any spin of this classique 1978 four-songer. I still remember first dropping the needle after coughing up some substantial lunch money in the ’90s. Side A doesn’t really do much bludgeoning, ’cept with the inescapable “al-bi-no” chorus of “Gerti,” but the B-side is the absolute apex of bar band punk. Ooh, the controversy of “Weekend Nazi,” only to be topped with the inexplicable punk paradox of “Oh! I Love This Weather” with one of the least climactic punk choruses ever. How can something that sucks so hard manage to also be the greatest thing ever?! I’m proud to be an American. (Graham Booth)

MRR Presents: ACID FAST | BEAST | JOYRIDE | SORRY,NOT SORRY at The Knockout in SF, Wed. Nov 11th!

October 27th, 2015 by

This Month in MRR + Thrillhouse Presents: Fuzzed out Oakland power punk favorites ACID FAST promise to Shred 4Eva! The fuzzy wave continues with SF’s JOYRIDE who rip one hella catchy riff after another. SORRY, NOT SORRY bring queer riot-grrl post-punk dissonance and drive every show. Newcomers BEAST are the Bay Area’s post wave of new punk, and they do not play nice.

9:00 pm, Wed. November 11 at the Knockout
3223 Mission St, San Francisco
$5-10 sliding scale, 21+

Facebook event link

MRR Radio #1476 • 10/25/15

October 24th, 2015 by

Raunchy Ref joins Rotten Ron and Horrible Hal for a beautiful hour of groovy ditties.



Intro song:
GG ALLIN & THE AIDS BRIGADE – Gypsy Motherfucker

Rotten Ron Is a MotherFucker!
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Goodbye Humans
EEL – Noise for Neighbor
TOZCOS – No Hay Luz
CROWN COURT – Away (Gilpin Rock)
NASTY FACTS – Got to Get You

Raunchy Ref – Hell Yeah
TERRORIZER – Corporation Pullin
YELLOW GOAT – Hell’s Master of Hell
MIDNIGHT – Prowling Leather
LEEWAY – On the Outside
WHIPLASH – The Burning of Atlanta

Horrible Hal – Bext of BOB Fest 2015
SCHEISSE MINNELLI – Socially Retarded
GRAND COLLAPSE – Turbid Milieu
THE RESTARTS – Frustration

Rotten Ron – Fucks the End
CUNTZ – Never Felt Better
FZ-10 – Kaotika Extistencia

Outro song:
OBN IIIs – Let the Music

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 DJs 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!

Reissue of the Week: EUTANASIA Sentimiento de Agitación LP

October 22nd, 2015 by

EUTANASIA – “Sentimiento de Agitación” LP
Here is the first vinyl rendition of a classic Peruvian punk tape recorded in 1990. Somewhere at the intersection of the RAMONES and RIP, EUTANASIA distills punk into its raw rock material essentials: catchy, pogo-friendly, yet serious and angry punk. Their commitment to carrying the torch of local underground rock is demonstrated by the covers of both LOS SAICOS “Demolición” and LEUSEMIA. Informative insert made for English speakers outlines the challenges of playing underground music during turbulent times. While your country is busy waging a bloody war between Maoists and a brutal state, one option is to go on creating something amidst the wreckage. This record is that plebian answer to the senseless violence. Forming in 1986, those members who stuck it out in Lima recorded this record in 1990, and then they too fled the country. Crucial recording for Peruvian punk history and a must have for anyone even remotely interested in Latin American punk. (Lena T)
(Rock SVB)


October 22nd, 2015 by

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, check out some killer new shit…

Band name:

Date & location formed:
last summer??? Boston.


Reason for forming:
Bored + angry + horny + got free instruments from dude on crack (true story).

What are your lyrics about?
Lots about sex and different fears.

How would you describe your sound?
Fucked up punk or noise or something. some people say we sound like nails on a chalkboard. not bad.

What’s in the future for this band?
Touring, putting out a real record, corny ass band tattoos, moving
the fuck away from Boston ASAP.

Links and contact info:



Band name:

Date & location formed:
We formed in Portland Oregon. Me (Sonia) and Derek started playing the songs together in the summer of 2014 and Mac and Caleb joined in January 2015 after our first show.

album cover picture by Parker Johnson, and designed by Caleb Misclevitz

album cover picture by Parker Johnson, and designed by Caleb Misclevitz

Reason for forming:
I had never done a band with songs I had written before because I was too nervous about it. After secret practicing for months it ended up being something we were more excited about than I expected so we started demoing songs which is how Caleb got involved. It was almost like a challenge for myself, I had this really specific idea of what I wanted this band to be like and I wanted to see if I could pull it off.

What are your lyrics about?
For the most part their about being obsessed with The Smiths, drinking a lot, and being in love with one of
your best friends for years
and never having it work out
the way you pictured it.

How would you describe your sound?
If Alkaline Trio wanted to sound more like The Wipers and had a really shitty Johnny Marr playing second guitar and a queer-wanna-be Morrissey singer.

Alien Boy (photo by Natalie Eagan)

Alien Boy (photo by Natalie Eagan)

What’s in the future for this band?
We’re touring the west coast in November with Drunken Palms in support of our first full length “Never Getting Over It” and just started demoing new songs for an EP or a split.

Nov. 5th – Portland, OR @ Reed College
Nov. 8th – Portland, OR @ The Know
Nov. 12th – Boise, ID
Nov. 13th – Salt Lake City, UT @ Diabolical Records
Nov. 15th – Tucson, AZ
Nov. 16th – Phoenix, AZ @ Trunk Space
Nov. 17th – LA, CA
Nov. 18th – LA, CA
Nov. 19th – Santa Barbara, CA
Nov. 20th – Santa Cruz, CA
Nov. 21st – San Francisco, CA @ House Show
Nov. 22nd – Bay, CA
Nov. 23rd – Arcata, CA @ The Bat Cave

Links and contact info:



Band name:
(until we get sued)

Date & location formed:
June 2015 Seattle, WA

Reason for forming:
3/4 of us were in another band together which imploded on itself so we started a new band.

What are your lyrics about?
Social anxiety, stress, sex, standing on the corner, walking down the street… general rock n roll topics.

How would you describe your sound?
We can’t agree on what to say here except the Stooges is a band we all like.

What’s in the future for this band?
Just had an eight song cassette come out on Perennial that will soon be released as an LP on Deranged called “On The Corner”. Perennial is also doing a single called “Night Fever”. We are about to do a tour with Beta Boys from KCMO and will be doing many more after. Stay tuned.

Lysol (photo by Che Hise-Gattone)

Lysol (photo by Che Hise-Gattone)

Links and contact info:


Do you have or know of an awesome new band*? It’s easy to submit to be in MRR’s New Blood feature — just email us the following info, and keep keeping’ it real…

1) Band name:
2) Date & location formed:
3) Reason for forming:
4) What are your lyrics about?
5) How would you describe your sound?
6) What’s in the future for this band?
7) Links and contact info:

Along with the answers please send a band photo at least 600px on the longest side (with photo credits), and a logo if you have one, to:

*By “new band” we mean a band that formed within the past year or year and a half.