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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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Monday Photo Blog: The Return of Jean Carl!!!


April 29th, 2013 by

It has been a few months since we last heard from Jean Carl here at the Monday Photo Blog. This time around the focus is on the band Skate Pirata. For more photos and whatever else, you can get in touch with Jean Carl through the social network thing that people do these days. Just digitally wander over to here.

Skate Pirata at Fortaleza in Ceará, Brazil November 5, 2012. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Skate Pirata at Fortaleza in Ceará, Brazil November 5, 2012. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Skate Pirata at Fortaleza in Ceará, Brazil November 5, 2012. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Skate Pirata at Fortaleza in Ceará, Brazil November 5, 2012. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Skate Pirata at Fortaleza in Ceará, Brazil November 5, 2012. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Jean Carl


January 28th, 2013 by

Jean Carl returns to  Monday Photo Blog with photos of Discräsia. These are from the Maracanaú Rock Fest this past August (2012) down in Brazil. For more of Jean Carl’s work, go to jeancarl

Discräsia at the Maracanaú Rock Fest in Maracanaú Ceará, Brasil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Discräsia at the Maracanaú Rock Fest in Maracanaú Ceará, Brasil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Discräsia at the Maracanaú Rock Fest in Maracanaú Ceará, Brasil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Discräsia at the Maracanaú Rock Fest in Maracanaú Ceará, Brasil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Facada


August 27th, 2012 by

Another trip down to Brazil for today’s Photo Blog. This time Jean Carl delivers some images of the band Facada. I like the tasteful use of blur around the image at the top, and of the drummer at the very bottom of this post. Conveys the idea of movement and speed very well. For more of Jean Carl’s work, go over to flickr.com/jeancarl.

Facada at Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Facada at Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Facada at Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Facada at Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Facada at Fortaleza-Ceará-Brazil. (Photo by Jean Carl)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: . Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



MRR Comics & Art Issue Artist Q&A with Luca Retraite


March 16th, 2015 by

This month’s MRR magazine is the Comics & Art Issue! Throughout March we are highlighting some of the participating artists right here on MRR.com. Today we hear from Luca Retraite from Strasbourg, France.

LucaRetraite _art

What are your main publishing projects?
I have a comic called Poupy out. It’s a split comic with Pierre Ferrero’s Isaac Neutron. It’s the story of a dog and its master. They live in a strange world and are a bit cruel to each other. Still available at Arbitraire Editions. Poupy is now published in each issue of La Corde. I am also part of a collective called Psoriasis, we put a big zine out every year. I draw gig posters and record covers for the bands I play in. I still like to put out my own Xeroxed zines, but I haven’t had so much time to do it these last few months… Oh and there’s a split zine with Fabio Viscogliosi coming out soon, printed by my friend Pierre at Gargarismes Editions. It’s called Belvederes. It’s a collection of weird landscapes.

What are some of your artistic influences?
It’s really hard to sort out a few influences, there are so many. Here are a few names in no particular order: Mattt Konture, Pakito Bolino, Mark Beyer, Kamagurka and Seele, JM Bertoyas, Robert Crumb, Pascal Doury and Bruno Richard, Rory Hayes, Herge, Mike Diana, Fabio Viscogliosi, Moebius, Jean Pleyers, Carl Barks, Ivan Brunetti…

Musical influences?
NTM, Brainbombs, Flipper, No Trend, Serge Gainsbourg, Wu Tang Clan, Suicide, Zero Kama, Missing Foundation, Burzum, the Seeds, les Olivensteins, Spacemen 3, E.A.R., Esplendor Geometrico, Rhys Chatham, DNA, Mars, Captain Beefheart, DAF, Stooges, NEU!, Les Rallizes Denudes, Swans, Throbbing Gristle, Jesus and Mary Chain, la Grande Triple Alliance Internationale de L’est… I’ll stop here, it could go on endlessly. I also listen to more and more hip-hop and traditional music (mostly from Maghreb, but also from Turkey, Bali, Thailand, Iran, Iraq…).

How would you describe your style of drawing?
I never thought about this before… let’s say I try to draw dirty stuff in the cleanest way possible.

What other punk projects are you involved with?
I play music in a few bands, it’s as important for me as drawing. I currently play in Sida, Ventre De Biche, Charnier, the John Merricks, Ass, Au Bout De Mon Sang, Motif Python… I also book shows, mostly in a basement we’re not supposed to book shows in.

What’s in the future for you as a cartoonist/artist?
My friend Thierry (Charnier, Année Zéro, la Course à la Mort…) recorded Ventre de Biche, one of my solo projects, this summer. It’s gonna come out as a LP with a book of drawings to look at while listening to the record. I’m also working on a special Poupy issue (inspired by a legendary French comic for kids called Pif Poche—this will not be for kids at all) and slowly preparing two exhibitions in Strasbourg and Paris. If you’re curious, you can go check stuff here: maisonderetraite.bandcamp.com and maisonderetraite.tumblr.com.

Merci, bisous.

For links and more info about this artist and all of the artists in our Comics & Art Issue, check out the artist bios page.



Top Tens from MRR #362 • July 2013


July 9th, 2013 by

Each month we post our reviewers’ monthly top tens from the previous issue of Maximum Rocknroll. This one’s from MRR #362, July 2013.

Mariam Bastani

Mariam Bastani
V/A-Not Normal Presents: Welcome to 2013-LP
GOOD THROB-EP / DIEHARD-flexi
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP
STATE VIOLENCE-You Now See the Truth in the Lie-EP
CÜLO-LP / KREMLIN-12″
PERDITION-Martial Law-EP
FRACASO-Destruir-EP / ROUGH-LP
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP / HELTA SKELTA-EP
CRIMSON SCARLET-The Window/Roughed Corpse-45
ABSURDO/SUDOR-live

Will Blomquist

Will Blomquist
BIOCIDIO-Brutal Motavation-EP
PARTISANS-Police Story/Killing Machine-45
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP
OAKS-Field Beat-12″ / CRIMSON SCARLET-45
RED MASS/CINDY LEE-split EP
FRACASO-EP / OCCULT SS-EP
RAISER/VENGANZA-split 12″
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Why Diet When You Can Riot?-LP
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Carry on Rioting-LP
BEATERS-45
LIFEFORM/INFEST/OWL-live

Mitch Cardwell

Mitch Cardwell
NEW YORK NIGGERS-45
REAL NUMBERS-Only Two Can Play-12″
LIVIDS-Your House or the Courthouse-EP
BLITZ-All Out Attack-EP
MYSTERY DATE-Dreaming in Black and White-45
WHITE MYSTERY-Telepathic-LP
PARTISANS-Police Story/Killing Machine-45
THE HOT LZ’S-Bringdown Comedown Putdown-EP
CHUCKLEBERRIES-live
SCOUSE GITS-live

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
PROXY-Something We’ve all Seen Before-LP
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
DIEHARD-flexi & live
FRACASO-Destruir-EP
SHRAG/TUNABUNNY-split EP
PAINT IT BLACK-Invisible-EP
JOANNA GRUESOME-Do You Really Wanna Know Why Yr Still In Love With Me?-45
COOL MUTANTS-Buzzhog-EP
LOS VIGILANTES-Me Siento Azul-EP
CONDITION-live / ABSURDO-live

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
GOOD THROB-Culture Vulture-EP
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
THE PEARLS-LP
LOS VIGILANTES-EP / EAT SKULL-EP
STIGMATHE-LP / ROUGH-LP
BLITZ-All Out Attack-EP
KREMLIN-12″ / V/A-Not Normal Presents-LP
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Why Diet When You Can Riot?-LP
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Carry on Rioting-LP
PIGEON HUNT-10″ / RUINED FAMILIES-LP

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
PARTISANS-Police Story/Killing Machine-45
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP & live
V/A-Not Normal Presents: Welcome to 2013-LP
HELTA SKELTA-EP / CRIMSON SCARLET-45
STATE VIOLENCE-You Now See the Truth in the Lie-EP
CÜLO-LP / KREMLIN-12″
PERDITION-Martial Law-EP
ALTERED BOYS-The Blame-EP
FRACASO-Destruir-EP
ABSURDO-live

Greg Harvester

Greg Harvester
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
LOS VIGILANTES-Me Siento Azul-EP
LOS CONEJOS-12″
EAT SKULL-Where’d You Go?-EP
DIEHARD-Nothing in Return-flexi
FUNERAL CONE-tape
GOOD THROB-EP / CRIMSON SCARLET-45
RUDIMENTARY PENI-Pope Adrian-CD
COLD BEAT/NO STATIK/REPLICA-live
DIEHARD/ABSURDO-live

Kenny Kaos
CALI GIRAFFES-All My Life/Lazy Days-45
BABY GHOSTS-Ghost in a Vacuum-EP
RAT KING-Godsend-LP
SUGAR STEMS-Can’t Wait-LP
BRADLEY DEAN AND THE TERMINALS-45
THEE TEE PEES-Bitchin’ Titties-EP
SEA CATS-Firewood/Lately-EP
BAM! BAM!-Golden Haze 2-EP
LOS VIGILANTES-Me Siento Azul-EP
PAINT FUMES-Sally Smoked Dope-EP

Carolyn Keddy
WHITE MYSTERY-Telepathic-LP
THE PEARLS-12″ / NEW YORK NIGGERS-45
BFG-Blue-LP / ALIEN FATHER-World of Treble-EP
LAS ARDILLAS-Linda Niña/La Buscaré-45
MOUTHBREATHERS-Nowhere Else to Go-45
MULTIPLE TRUTHS-No One Wins-LP
RED MASS/CINDY LEE-split EP
THE HUSSY-Way with Words-EP
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Why Diet When You Can Riot?-LP
V/A-Riots Not Diets: Carry on Rioting-LP

Sam Lefebvre

Sam Lefebvre
PISS TEST-Frigid Punks-EP
NOD OFF-EP #1-EP
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP
GOOD THROB-Culture Vulture-EP
A CERTAIN RATIO- To Each…-LP
CRIMSON SCARLET-The Window/Roughed Corpse-45
ALTERED BOYS-The Blame-EP
DIEHARD-Nothing in Return-flexi
ROUGH-Indelebile-LP
PROXY-Something We’ve All Seen Before-LP

Ray Lujan
LAS ARDILLAS-Linda Niña/La Buscaré-45
DOPAMINES-Vices-CD / JOANNA GRUESOME-45
LOUIS LINGG AND THE BOMBS-CD
MYSTERY DATE-45 / PAINT IT BLACK-EP
REAL DANGER-CD
SCIENCE POLICE-You Are Under Arrest in the Future-EP
SUGAR STEMS-LP / TEENAGE MOODS-LP
YOUTHBITCH-I’m in Love With Girls-EP
KEPI GHOULIE/MEAN JEANS-live
JABBER/BLEACHED/TSOL-live

Kevin Manion

Kevin Manion
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
MUUY BIIEN-This Is What your Mind Imagines-LP
CRIMSON SCARLET-The Window/Roughed Corpse-45
KREMLIN-Drunk in the Gulag-12″
PROXY-Something We’ve All Seen Before-LP
YOUR PEST BAND-In My Doom-10″
MYSTERY DATE-Dreaming in Black and White-45
V/A-Not Normal Presents: Welcome to 2013-LP
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP / FRACASO-EP
GOOD THROB-EP / FLYING LADIES-EP

Lydiya!

Lydiya
V/A-Riots Not Diets-both comp LPs
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP
GOOD THROB-Culture Vulture-EP
SHRAG/TUNABUNNY-split 45
RUINED FAMILIES-LP / PISS TEST-EP
DIRTY WOMBS/UNFIT EARTH-split EP
FRACASO-Destruir-EP / PERIKATO-EP
STIGMATHE-Fronte di Nervi-LP
V/A-Not Normal Presents: Welcome to 2013-LP
ABSURDO-live

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
ANDROIDS OF MU-Blood Robots-LP
GOOD THROB-Culture Vulture-EP
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
PISS TEST-Frigid Punks-EP
LOS CONEJOS-12″
MALL’D TO DEATH-The Process of Reaching Out-EP
AUDACITY/BIG EYES-split EP
CRIMSON SCARLET-The Window/Roughed Corpse-45
YOUR PEST BAND-In My Doom-10″
FUNERAL CONE-live

Martin Sorrondeguy(!)

Martin Sorrondeguy
UNA BESTIA INCONTROLABLE-LP
DIEHARD-Nothing in Return-flexi
EFFLUXUS/INFERNÖH-split EP
SEX DRIVE/VVOVNDS-split EP
FRACASO-Destruir-EP
ALTERED BOYS-The Blame-EP
COOL MUTANTS-EP / V/A-Not Normal-LP
YOUTHBITCH-I’m in Love With Girls-EP
PERDITION-Martial Law-EP
CÜLO-My Life Sucks and I Could Care Less-LP

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Top Ten Zines
Cretins of Distortion
Salah Cetax #12
Nuts! #11
Trust #159
Shock and Awe #6
Mongrel Zine #11
Plastic Bomb #82
Positive Creed #18
No Exit #6
The DIY Guide to Fighting the Big Sad