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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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Maximum Rocknroll #409 • June 2017

Maximum Rocknroll #409, the June 2017 issue is here! We have an oral history of Thrillhouse Records, the infamous SF venue/record store, followed by psychedelic young New Yorkers KALEIDOSCOPE, and a perspective on punk after the disaster in Fukushima, Japan from BAND OF ACCUSE. We interview Montreal outfit GAZM, Sheffield synth punks NACHTHEXEN, Cleveland rippers FUCK YOU PAY ME, Irish punk legends PROTEX, and the founder of Philly’s Break Free Fest. We’ve also got photo spreads from Damaged City and Everything Is Not OK III fests. All of this plus the columns and zine, book, film, and record reviews you know and love. Order yours today!

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MRR Radio #1556 • 5/7/17


May 7th, 2017 by

Hal spazzez out about B.O.B. & Cuba while Rotten Ron cassettes up the show.

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The B.O.B. Havana Show that had to be relocated

Intro song:
ADICTOX – Después De Todo

Horrible Halitosis – B.O.B. Fest 2017: Oakland to Cuba!
WHOOSIE WHAT’S IT’S – Tiny Little Heart
DREADFUL CHILDREN – Nemesis
PARTY FORCE – The Devil Inside
FRACAS – Hurt on the World
KICKER – You Can’t Take Me Anywhere
CROSS STITCHED EYES – Cast Out

Rotten Ron – Manic Relapse was cool but the Metro still kinda blows
FUTURA – Slave to Life
ARGUMENT – Some of Them
CRIMEN – El Enemigo Soy Yo Parte Dos
PRISION POSTUMO – Compania Financiera
FANTASY LANE – Down the Drain
F.I.T.S. – These Walls Are Made of Shit

Halibutt – Random Party Tunage
DANGUS TARKUS – Apocalloyd
HERD OF WASTERS – Artisian Assholes
LOS IMPUESTOS – Nuevos Ladrones
WESTERN ADDICTION – Masscult, Vulgarians and Entitlement
MANATEEES – Stupifier
BAD DREAMS ALWAYS – Ingen Kontrol

Rotten Ron – Saves Punk Again
TOTALOVE – Amor Total
SUBVERSIVE RITE – Big Brother
RIXE – Paris-Est
ELECTROCUTIONER – Butchered Ones

Outro song:
NO CLASS – Right to Work

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! PROTOCOL, PiNK THiNG, DECISIONS, ACRACY, SUZI Q, ODD, and ESPEJOS


May 4th, 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:
PROTOCOL

Date & location formed:
January 2016 in Tallahassee, FL.

Reason for forming:
We had all been friends and we had all talked about starting a hardcore band in town for a long time, and we finally had time to do it!

What are your lyrics about?
Being black/brown, being a human, being seen as primarily black/brown when you wish only to be seen as human.

How would you describe your sound?
Mutant idiot music that tried to bridge the gap between Gauze and Negative Approach but failed miserably.

What’s in the future for this band?
Nothing concrete yet – hopefully more shows and more music!

Protocol (photo by Allie Dwight)

Links and contact info:
Band:
Label:
protocolbrownbois.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
PiNK THiNG

Date & location formed:
September 2016 in dallas next to a police station.

Reason for forming:
Forgot to ask each other why til now. We were all active in the scene already. We played in other bands and we wanted to start a new project to do our part for dfw punk. Cesar wanted to start something with Sophia and he asked his good friend Matt to drum. Lauren did vocals for a band called Channel Zero that only played two shows and her vocal style was so good, she had to front another band again.

What are your lyrics about?
Dysmorphia, paranoia, alienation.

How would you describe your sound?
Plain and simple pink punk.

What’s in the future for this band?
Releasing another tape this year. touring next year. trying to figure out a japan tour sometime soon too.

Links and contact info:
Band:
Label:
pinkthing.bandcamp.com

817 846 4306
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312 N Montreal Ave, Dallas TX
Knøck three times on the front door and walk around to the back

 

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Band name:
DECISIONS

Date & location formed:
February 2016, New York City (we released our first tape April 2017).

Reason for forming:
Jacob, Ellen, Jonathan, and Liana all in one band seemed to make sense.

What are your lyrics about?
Class resentment, being queer, feeling powerful.

How would you describe your sound?
Aggro but funky, freaky…like hitting a tin can.

What’s in the future for this band?
Hopefully scouring the USA for hot punk shows and playing shows around NYC that are not at our house. Also a midwestern tour in June ’17! ((Please help us play in Detroit/Bloomington/St.Louis!!))

Decisions (photo by Nori Needle)

Links and contact info:

deathbysheeprecords.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:

ACRACY

Date & location formed:
Portland, Oregon. June 2016.

Reason for forming:
To yell about things we’re angry about; essentially promoting Anarchism.

What are your lyrics about?
Anarchism, Anti-Capitalism, Economic Destabilization, Anti-Colonialism, Hypernormalisation, Anti-Nationalism/Anti-Fascism, Anti-State.

How would you describe your sound?
Abrasive.

What’s in the future for this band?
Implementing the insurgency, playing peppered shows through out the east and west coast of the U.S., and maybe a lifelong dream of touring Japan.

Links and contact info:

acracy-anarchy.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
SUZI Q

Date & location formed:
OMAHA 2025.

Reason for forming:
THE WORLD ELITE HAS DECLARED PUNK TO BE DEAD, IT’S TIME TO FIGHT BACK.

What are your lyrics about?
TO DELETE AND REFORMAT REALITY.

How would you describe your sound?
HARDWARE AND HARDCORE, JACK IN AND LET GO.

What’s in the future for this band?
SPREADING THE VIRUS AROUND THE GLOBE.

SUZI Q (photo by Alex Kinnerk)

Links and contact info:
SUZIQ.BANDCAMP.COM

 

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Band name:
ODD

Date & location formed:
Fall 2016 in Montreal.

Reason for forming:
Mauricio was learning to play drum and I start to jam with him for fun and after we just decided to start a real band and look for a guitarist and a singer.

What are your lyrics about?
Feminist/Political.

How would you describe your sound?
Dark anarcho melodies with fuzzy guitar.

What’s in the future for this band?
We gonna play a lot of shows in the next months in the Québec and Ontario,the Skullfest in Pittsburgh in August and we plan an east coast tour at the same time.

Links and contact info:
oddpank.bandcamp.com

 

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Band name:
ESPEJOS

Date & location formed:
Winter 2016/Chicago (south/north side connect).

Reason for forming:
Brian/Lupe/Fernando wanted to continue playing with each other after the end of Sin Orden (RIP.) With Kerry on vocals, we wanted to create melodic/dark-punk with a different perspective. Switch it up, bring something unique to Chicago DIY.

What are your lyrics about?
Our lyrics are about the beauty and pain of life, i.e. everything from Elena Ferrante’s novels to sexual assault to the lie of love.

How would you describe your sound?
Passionate, dark, danceable post-punk. Anything that we are influenced by musically.

What’s in the future for this band?
Recording in May, hopefully putting out an LP for late summer. Plan for a tour August/September. Continue creating new music and having fun!

Espejos (photo by Martin Sorrondeguy)

Links and contact info:

espejos-chi.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.