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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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MRR Radio #1527 • 10/16/16


October 16th, 2016 by

Is it moshable? Well, a little bit.

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Intro song:
CHAIN OF STRENGTH – Just How Much?

Pretty sure the photo says it all

Pretty sure the photo says it all

Langford and the New Gnu (not moshable)
PRE NUP – Cleansing Flood
MOLAR – Sylvia
RED MASS – Re-mi-si
LEATHER TOWEL – Nacho Chips

Pete Park Ranger and the Indoor Voices
THE EXECUTIVES – Resistance
TOXIK EPHEX – Bonnie Wee Jeanie McColl
VIOLENT CHANGE – Unit A
CHOOK RACE – At Your Door
CAPTAIN 9’S & THE KNICKERBOCKER TRIO – If This Is Heaven

Langford and the Sports Socks
VEHICLE FLIPS – Welcome to the Big Ten Conference
DAHLIA SEED – Standing 8 Count
TSUNAMI – Ski Trip
AIR MIAMI – World Cup Fever
SHELLAC – Billiard Player Song
MILK FROM CHELTENHAM – Krazy Golf

Pete and the Pits
MAD EXISTENCE – Identity
BAD FUTURE – Injection Burn
SWIZ – Much

Outro song:
SWELL MAPS – Border Country

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!



New Blood! FETISH GEAR, CONTROL TEST, LAUGHING BOY, FALSE FIGURE, and OUTCRY


October 13th, 2016 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:
FETISH GEAR

Date & location formed:
March 2016, Richmond, VA.

Reason for forming:
To carve out a place in the punk/metal/heavy music scene for femmes, people of color, and queer people to express their anger and aggression.

What are your lyrics about?
Fury, vengeance, and personal empowerment in the face of trauma experienced at the hands of white supremacist, transphobic, hetero-normative, and patriarchal social systems.

How would you describe your sound?
Greasy, noisy, devastating hardcore sludge.

What’s in the future for this band?
To record a first release, do more small tours, and influence other femmes, queers, and people of color to start their own bands and make space for themselves in their own scenes.

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Links and contact info:
fetishgear.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/fetishgearva

 

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Band name:
CONTROL TEST

Date & location formed:
June 17th 2015 was the first practice in Seattle, WA. but it took like six months for us to actually play a show.

Reason for forming:
The original concept was to start a screamers tribute band essentially but once we started writing and actually playing we transcended into a more raw and stripped down territory in the vein of Nervous Gender or like a fucked up Units but still carrying the initial screamers influence on our sleeve.

Control Test (photo by Shea )

Control Test (photo by Shea )

What are your lyrics about?
Lyrics are about rock n roll, criminal abuse, neglect, murdering cops, being taken advantage of, and anti-borders.

How would you describe your sound?
Were like a raw punk band but with synths instead of guitars. raw synth punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
We are doing a west coast tour in October then recording and releasing a 12″ EP.

Links and contact info:

 


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laughing-boy-logoBand name:
LAUGHING BOY

Date & location formed:
2015/Vancouver, BC.

Reason for forming:
I (the singer) had just moved to Vancouver and wanted to start up a band with some locals (Thomas, Jakob) who I had known from meeting in Toronto.

What are your lyrics about?
A lot of personal issues such as mental health and addiction as well as criticisms of the VPD and the problems that exist within the Downtown Eastside.

How would you describe your sound?
Totalitär pacing and riffs with a bit of Rattus and Poison Idea thrown in.

What’s in the future for this band?
Who knows; writing more, playing infrequently and having fun. This band has been a welcome break from all of our other projects and it’s a chance for us to enjoy ourselves, rather than stress out over usual band shit.

Laughing Boy (photo by Dayton Johnson)

Laughing Boy (photo by Dayton Johnson)

Links and contact info:
laughingboypunk.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
FALSE FIGURE

Date & location formed:
December 2015 in a basement in San Francisco.

Reason for forming:
We all met working as bike messengers in SF and realized we had similar interests and ideas musically, and after jamming guitar and drums for a few months we added bass and it just clicked really well.

What are your lyrics about?
Being stuck on a planet with a bunch of maniacs and how it makes us feel. Environmental destruction, sadistic authority, and the mindless reaction to it all.

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How would you describe your sound?
Dark, ominous post punk with lots of depth between the riffs. A shimmering blade in the dark.

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording a 7″ next month which will hopefully be out in March, followed by a tour of the west coast. We play our first show Saturday, November 12th in Oakland at ABCO with Ötzi, Healers and Crimson Scarlet.

Links and contact info:
falsefigure.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
OUTCRY

Date & location formed:
Fall 2015 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Reason for forming:
We’re all friends and have played in bands with each other in the past so it just sort of evolved naturally out of that.

What are your lyrics about?
Our lyrics focus on Anarchist and anti-capitalist politics, Feminism, punk hypocrisy, and how these things play into and effect our day to day lives and the lives of others.

How would you describe your sound?
Heavily influenced by Anarcho Punk and UK82

What’s in the future for this band?
We dropped a demo a few months back which is available to order online from Runstate Tapes. We’re also touring through the Northeast of the U.S. and parts of Central and Eastern Canada from mid-late August. We have a tour tape with 4 new songs on it that will be available during that time. Past that we’ll be recording a full length in the fall.

Outcry (photo by Jeslyn Lamontagne)

Outcry (photo by Jeslyn Lamontagne)

Links and contact info:
outcrypunk.bandcamp.com
runstatetapes.bandcamp.com/album/outcry-demo</a>

 

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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.



Maximum Rocknroll #402 • Nov 2016

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MRR #402 is here, the November 2016 edition of the most comprehensive fanzine in punk. This issue features an interview with the official archivists of Dischord Records: Ian MacKaye and Nichole Procopenko. On top of that: interviews with HALLELUJAH! from Italy, Melted Ice Cream Records from New Zealand, French Oi! powerhouse RIXE, melodic Mexico City duo CREMALLERAS, Portland post-punkers LITHICS, and LAS VENAS from Madrid. Plus: features on renowned drummer Charles Hayward of THIS HEAT, Japanese-style hardcore by way of Greece DIRTY WOMBS, and Philadelphia D-beat band DRONEZ. We’ve also got photo spreads featuring AMERICAN HATE, LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS, and LEMONADE on a steamboat in Omaha, Nebraska, selections from the Toronto Women in Punk Calendar and shots from Olympia Hardcore Fest by Angela Owens. All that plus all your favorite columnists and the biggest reviews section in punk, don’t miss it!

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MRR Radio #1526 • 10/9/16


October 9th, 2016 by

Rotten Ron and Horrible Hal Host the Curse-A-Holics Show

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Intro song:
YEAR OF THE FIST – Catching Up

Toons

Dis Weakz Toonz

Horrible Hal sez “Fuk!” a lot!
THE REJECTERS – Hiroshima Hop
MELT AWAYS – Circles
CHOKE CHAINS – Choke Chain
PAUL JACOBS – Waiting for the Grave
VICKY AND THE VENGENTS – Why
RADIO BURNS – One Step Reputation

Rotten Ron – Mainlines Metal for Breakfast
ACID – Hooked On Metal
CHAIN – Subway Stabber
VIDEO FILTH – Violent Struggle
HARAM – El Nabi
WHIPPER – Chase the Rainbow
PLASMA ALLIANCE – Peace & Freedom

Hal-itosis Stinks It Up
SEX CRIME – Nowhere to Go
MAKACH – Zouk
THE BOARS – By My Side
LOS JACKS – Esperando al Eskuadron
RIK AND THE PIGS – Nothing

Rotten Ron Ron brings up the Mad Bum
CROWN COURT – Disco Skins

Outro song:
THE WELLIES – Higher Calling

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!



MRR Radio #1525.5 • 10/6/16


October 6th, 2016 by

THE BLUES are Oakland’s most explosive group. They’re on the road right now — if you live in the Midwest or the South you might be lucky enough to catch them!

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Intro song:
LOS PUNK ROCKERS – Bodies

The Blues in a cave.

The Blues in a cave.

Max
RANK/XEROX – Nausea
SHOPPING – In Other Words
CONDOMINIUM – Why Be Something That You’re Not?
BENT OUTTA SHAPE – IYDKMRNIGE/This Operation Stinks
GRASS WIDOW – Shadow

Marizart
SUBURBAN LAWNS – Janitor
WIPERS – Telepathic Love
ESSENTIAL LOGIC – Aerosol Burns
SCREAMERS – Matar Dolores
CHROME – Chromosome Damage

Max & Marissa / Max / Marissa / Marissa & Grace
WET DRAG – Work Drag
VIOLENCE CREEPS – Back and to the Left
STILLSUIT – Telephone
MOZART – Miserable Adult (demo)

Outro song:
THE BLUES – Wazzup

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!