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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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ATTENTAT!

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 #1555 • 4/30/17


April 30th, 2017 by

Davey Bones joins Rob at MRR Radio for a killer set of local goth, darkwave and synth! Tune in and rock out!

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Intro song:
THE RAZOR SKYLINE – Vittoria

Roadside Memorial!

ALARIC – Mirror
ROADSIDE MEMORIA – Burn Six Feet

ESSES – Burning
ALTAR DE FEY – Death to My Enemies

INTROFLIRT – Precious Thread
IN LETTER FORM – High Line

OTZI – Spies Like Us
BITTER FRUIT – Daddy Lust

ZANNA NERA – Heretic’s Oblation
THE BEDROOM WITCH – Wheel of Misfortune

Outro song:
VORE AURORA – Envenom

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! WILD ROSE, AMYGDALA, SIAL, DROP IN, THE COMPLETERS, and SPLIT TONGUE


April 28th, 2017 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:
WILD ROSE

Date & location formed:
Summer 2016.

Reason for forming:
To rock HARD with our friends in our small town.

What are your lyrics about?
The soul.

How would you describe your sound?
A melding of power pop and hard rock or as one reviewer aptly puts it “The Steve Miller Band trying to be a punk band.”

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording in a studio, touring, and hopefully releasing a record.

Wild Rose (photo by Farrah Skeiky)

Links and contact info:

wildroseva.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
AMYGDALA

Date & location formed:
Formed in late 2014 and released our first album in 2016. That release was followed by a 30 day tour through Europe and another month-long tour through the U.S. to support our album Population Control.

Reason for forming:
To dismantle cool kid clubs.

What are your lyrics about?
CSA (child sex abuse) Depression, mental illness, racism, inner misogyny, patriarchy.

How would you describe your sound?
Aggressive, emotional, hardcore punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Working on album #2, split 7” release with Soul Glo, Mexico/South America tour winter 2017.

Amygdala (photo by Rhylli)

Links and contact info:
Write us! For merch, shows,booking at
amygdalatx.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
SIAL

Date & location formed:
December 2016 from Singapore, Southeast Asia.

Reason for forming:
Producing raw hardcore punk representing the voices of the minority and the marginalised class. Singing in our native language, Malay.

SIAL (photo by Andreas)

What are your lyrics about?
Spewing our hatred towards humanity and the system that you’ve created. Against, power,gentrification, progression and modernisation in the world’s most expensive state.

How would you describe your sound?
Raw, dark, primitive punk hardcore mixed with blood and tears.

What’s in the future for this band?
No future.The world is dying, so is punk.

SIAL (photo by Andreas)

Links and contact info:
sial.bandcamp.com

 

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Artwork by Rich Gutierrez

Band name:
DROP IN

Date & location formed:
Jan 2016 in San Jose, CA.

Reason for forming:
I think we all just really wanted to DO something- cole & jerm were pretty fresh out of their last bands & we just went into the basement & started jamming. ricky showed up sometime during that first practice, took over on bass & that was that.

What are your lyrics about?
Most of the lyrics come from the self-perpetuating loop of sadness & anger, I guess.

How would you describe your sound?
I feel like we play pretty straightforward hardcore… maybe like Mindset-meets-Blazing Eye.

What’s in the future for this band?
We just put out our second tape, “Antifascist Hardcore”… as for the future, we’re planning some upcoming gigs up & down the west coast, & we’re probably going to start working on a full length pretty soon.

Drop In (photo by Saoirse Alesandro)

Links and contact info:
dropin.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/dropinsj

 

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Band name:

THE COMPLETERS

Date & location formed:
We are from Porto Alegre, Brazil. We had our first gig in December 2016.

Reason for forming:
We played in some local hardcore bands and we wanted to form a new band, with post-punk influence.

What are your lyrics about?
About the way we live our lives in the middle of streets and buildings.

How would you describe your sound?
Post-punk played by punks.

What’s in the future for this band?
We’ve just released a single and we are looking for labels for our debut album.

The Completers (photo by John Souza)

Links and contact info:

thecompleters.bandcamp.com
facebook.com/TheCompleters

 

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Band name:
SPLIT TONGUE

Pdoih – Vocals
Gaga – Guitar
At – Bass
Lem – Drum

Date & location formed:
Shah Alam, Malaysia.

Reason for forming:
We just wanted to make a hardcore punk band and make friends all around the world.

What are your lyrics about?
They’re about what happens around us. About what we love and hate.

How would you describe your sound?
I think hardcore + Oi! + UK82. How about you?

What’s in the future for this band?
We just release new Ep Smash The Wall, released by Secret Records (Malaysia). We’re getting split with Losst, also from Malaysia. We’re also planning to touring a few countries in Southeast Asia.

Links and contact info:

lidahbercabang.bandcamp.com
secretrecs.bandcamp.com

 

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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.



MRR Radio #1554 • 4/23/17


April 23rd, 2017 by

Join Luke and Henry from the Wallaby Beat record label and blog for this edition of MRR Remote Radio as they ramble about the greatest misfires, nonentities and unfindables of Australian punk from 1976-’84. It’s an hour of rare records, cassette-only tracks, unreleased songs and archival recordings punctuated by brief bursts of your hosts’ OCD. For more info on any of the songs included in this show, check out wallabybeat.blogspot.com or email .

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Radiation Sickness
STILETTO – Nuclear War
THE REJECTED – Nuclear War

British Jets

Lucky To Be Australian
BRITISH JETS – Another Day In The City
INVADER – Don’t Blame It On Me
FLYING CALVITTOS – Squeal Like A Pig
PLASTIC EP AND THE RECORDS – So You Want To Make A Record

Celibacy Is The Key
THE SCREAMING ABDABS – We Don’t Wanna
CITY RAM WADDY – Walking The Dog
ULSERS – Julius Sumner Miller

Stinking Bloody Rotters And Loudmouth Hoons
DELEGATES – Never Let It Get Ya Down
SQUADRON LEADER! – 1,2,3,4
U-BOMBS – It’s Automatic
BANANA REPUBLIK – Make Her Yellow
EDITIONS – Right To Be Famous

No Music In The World Today
BABEEZ – Mainline Honey
THE LAST WORDS – I Hate The Sun
PUBLIC EXECUTION – T.V. Suffragette
DEATH OF A NUN – It’s Your Fault

Perth Is A Culture Shock…
CHEAP NASTIES – Johnny Is A Heartbreaker
THE VICTIMS – Elvis Is Dead
THE ORPHANS – Bored

…And So Is Melbourne:
ARTHUR DUNSTAN (A.K.A. RIC MELBOURNE) – Sea Plane Poo Wong

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! RATAA, CELL, VELVET SUNSHINE, ENEMIES, SECT MARK, and ANTI-SEED


April 20th, 2017 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…

Artwork by Hafiz Bastard

Band name:
RATAA

Date & location formed:
Late 2016, Singapore.

Reason for forming:
The love for Spanish hardcore punk.

What are your lyrics about?
“Freedom” in one of the most watched first world countries, oppression, and of course, our friendly neighborhood police force.

How would you describe your sound?
Punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Waiting for our release by Runstate Tapes (Canada), GLordRecords (Malaysia) and The Land In Between DIY (USA). We also hope to tour soon!

Links and contact info:

rataapunk.bandcamp.com

Rataa (photo by Erra loathe.child)

 

 

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Band name:
CELL

Date & location formed:
Montreal, QC, Canada in the summer of 2016.

Reason for forming:
Things were on an upswing in Montreal and Adam and Andrew were interested in starting a new, more mid-paced hc band. They tried out some songs with a friend of theirs who couldn’t commit and they eventually teamed up with Sasha and Evan. Creating with friends is essential to life.

What are your lyrics about?
The lyrics are about frustration and repetition. It’s about the banality of cyclical tasks of everyday life, and mundane interactions with the world. Kind of Kafka-esque, but with more reverb.

How would you describe your sound?
Noisy, stompy, mid-paced hardcore with the occasional nod to first wave bm.

What’s in the future for this band?
Drunken Sailor is releasing our demo on 7”. We have 4 new songs that we’re going to record before the end of the summer. More shows and touring.

Links and contact info:

cellfromthegrave.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
VELVET SUNSHINE

Date & location formed:
Formed in mid 2016.

Reason for forming:
We formed because we all worship the sun and all live in Rogers park, IL. Rip azd.

What are your lyrics about?
The sun, not the moon, and everything in between those two things.

How would you describe your sound?
We are a blend of love, sunshine, and cone studs (not pyramid) but we are mostly influenced by The Mob, Rancid, and Judas Priest

What’s in the future for this band?
We have no future. We are disbanding in June 2017 but have a full world tour planned. See you in Tokyo! After that we will be playing on the surface of the sun so the universe can experience our eternal sunshine

Links and contact info:
velvetsunshine.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
ENEMIES

Date & location formed:
Late summer 2016 In Calgary, Alberta.

Reason for forming:
We just wanted to start a band that wasn’t compiled of the same members who form every other band here. We also wanted to start a band that doesn’t sound like anything else we have here in Calgary.

What are your lyrics about?
Stuff that we don’t like such as racism, police brutality, working a lame job, idiots…

How would you describe your sound?
Hardcore Punk with an Oi! influence, done by four non-skinheads.

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording again soon, Maybe playing some out of town shows, Maybe do a split.

Links and contact info:

enemiesab.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
SECT MARK

Date & location formed:
We formed in Rome with the actual line up somewhere near June 2016, first we attempted to play together with another line up and a different sound some months before as we were more attracted to a crust kinda mood and had a different drummer while our drummer was the singer and the singer played guitar ahahah! Also three of us were in another band called Lexicon Devils that had already been playing for long time.

Reason for forming:
We were good friends before banding together and shared very similar music taste so it was pretty much an obvious foregone conclusion to start up the new project together. We are all in other bands but this was the band that fully embodied our actual taste and mood in music.

What are your lyrics about?
Lyrics are mainly brief statements of paranoia, an emotional mirror of ourselves sometimes, they talk about politics, state murders, having to deal with people on your own local scene to which you’re just worthless unless you go to their macho themed gigs, they also talk somehow about relationships, about lust, there’s a big sexual charge on them somehow, they talk about the fuck we give about all the things that might or might not be considered art.

How would you describe your sound?
I would say a raw, dark, gloomy and furious punk hardcore maybe a little crust influenced.

What’s in the future for this band?
Bother people. We’re preparing new stuff to record soon. We count on having a new release ready by fall and play as much shows as possible!

Links and contact info:
sectmark.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
ANTI-SEED

Date & location formed:
Dec 2016 in Kansas City MO.

Reason for forming:
The members of our band have always had a strong influence from punk. Some of us have been going to shows for years and ever since it’s entered our lives it’s given us a drive of emotion and independency that has severely impacted us. It’s given us a voice. We want to express it with this band further.

What are your lyrics about?
Fascism, resources, toxic relationships, destruction, anxiety.

How would you describe your sound?
Punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Saying and playing what we want and inspiring others to do the same.

ANTI-SEED (photo by Aaron Rhodes)

Links and contact info:

anti-seed.bandcamp.com

 

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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.



MRR Radio #1553 • 4/16/17


April 16th, 2017 by

This week on MRR Radio, Greg blasts into the stratosphere with Lourdes from DON’T ASK and Alex…from punk.
Grab a space bag and join us.

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Intro song:
THE GIZMOS – Dead Astronaut (for Billy Nightshade RIP)

Don’t Ask
Photo by Sheena Benavente

Greg dives into the bin of new arrivals
WARM BODIES – Stinky
REIZ – Autopilot
FUNERAL CONE – Creep Show
OI POLLOI – Destroi Phallocentricity
DON’T ASK – Sabotage

Lourdes is full of ice cream and dis-content
FUTURE VIRGINS – Broke Down
SHIT PRESENT – Anxious Type
SQUISHERS – Please Don’t Lose
MARTHA – Sleeping Beauty
TENDER TANTRUM – Elevation

Alex says “Caitlin got a flat going to Berkeley to buy me a vape pen”
ESCORT – Whore for A Whore
SONGS FOR MOMS – Whole Electric Lady
PERFECT PEOPLE – Replicator
SIAL – Taqlid
MOZART – Broad Daylight

Greg fucks up the vibe
PISS TEST – Basement
DREAMDECAY – Joy
RIK & THE PIGS – Don’t Tell On Me

Outro song:
FRED & TOODY – I Was Free

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!