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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 #401 • Oct 2016

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Here it is, Maximum Rocknroll #401, October 2016. This special edition is our ART ISSUE—how much can you take? We’ve got an interview with Olivia Gibb, who came all the way out from Kansas City as our very first MRR artist-in-residence to design this issue’s cover, and conversations between Tokyo photographer Chiro Yoshikawa and Los Angeles artist/designer Sonya Sombreuil (of Come Tees renown) as well as between Toronto’s Lia Lepre and Sebbe Melbourne. Plus: interviews with Los Angeles-based artist Jess Scott, New Orleanian comics artist Ben Passmore, and Indiana’s Alex Micallef; a convo between Osa Atoe and video artist Perry Holstein; and a feature on the “This Record Changed My Life” exhibition at Copenhagen’s K-Town Hardcore Fest. Other artists represented in this issue include Sarah Sequoia, Ashley Hohman, Apolo Cacho, Sam Wallman, Shitboy Face, Trevor 32, Mónica Di Francesco, Luke Kislak, Aaron Demuth, Cecilia Calidera, Joseph Heuermann, Keith Caves, Josh Feigert, and Rael Brian Rau. On top of all that, we’ve got a photo spread from a gig at the Casa Club Ramones museum on the outskirts of Mexico City, the latest dirt from our columnists, and more reviews than you can handle.

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Maximum Rocknroll #397 • Jun 2016

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It’s time for MRR #397, the June 2016 issue! On the cover: St. Louis’s the DUMPERS. You may know them as the backing band to the slippery and enigmatic LUMPY, but here the slime-punk reputation that precedes them takes a backseat to the real story. From their primordial origins to the Dumpers Rights movement, the only place to get the straight dump is in this exclusive interview. We’ve also got an interview with Steve Drewett of the NEWTOWN NEUROTICS, who last checked in with MRR nearly thirty years ago. Steve catches us up on lineup changes and new projects in the intervening decades, currents in the underground culture at large and his insights into everything from the band’s classic records to gigging in North Korea. Reporting from the Rust Belt, hardcore punk warriors CONCEALED BLADE give us the lowdown on the splendid isolation of the Pittsburgh scene, laying down the whole story starting from their explosive first gig. Out of the Midwest, Minneapolis’s KITTEN FOREVER dish on their new record of drum and bass anchored punk. There’s more: UROCHROMES, 2016’s hottest item out of New England, offer a peek into their maniac vision of US hardcore; Vienna’s calamitous post-punk group LIME CRUSH dish on their formation and their future. Reaching into the past, the VISITORS talk about the early post-punk scene in Edinburgh and beyond starting in the late ’70s; FRENOPATICSS discuss the recent reissue of their demo recordings, a small masterpiece of furtive hardcore wailing from teenage punks in early ’80s Barcelona. Plus: TINY KNIVES on their new record and carving their own space between punk, hardcore and metal in Portland. And straight out of Porto, Portugal come DOKUGA, hardcore from the oft-overlooked end of the Iberian peninsula. Topping it off is a scene report from Hattiesburg, MS, a town of less than 50,000 that’s quickly becoming one of the most exciting hot-spots of punk in the US. This issue also includes photo spreads from SIN ORDEN’s last show and Damaged City fest in Washington, DC. Of course we also got all your favorite columnists and hundreds of reviews of the latest records, tapes, books, and films to hit the streets.

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Friday Photo Blog: Simon Marsham


February 19th, 2016 by

Simon Marsham sent us some killer photos from the Defensem Transformadors solidarity gig for this weeks Monday Photo Blog  (Appearing on a Friday in an attempt to disrupt the workweek) A raging time featuring Una Bestia Incontrolable, Chroma, Vértigo, Nueva Fuerza, Piñen, Barcelona, Arrest and Maquina Muerta at CSOA Transformadors on 30th December 2015… You can check out more of Simon’s work here

Transformadors

Transformadors

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Barcelona_03

Barcelona

Chroma

Chroma

Maquina Muerta

Maquina Muerta

Pinen

Piñen

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Una Bestia Incontrolable

Barcelona

Barcelona

MaquinaMuerta

Maquina Muerta

 

Barcelona_01

Barcelona

poster: Guillem

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: Morgan Davis


January 4th, 2016 by

To coincide with the Top Ten of 2015 issue of MRR this week’s Monday Photo Blog features photos by Morgan Davis, a top ten of international punk shows, all shot using a disposable camera!

Apriori at Manic Relapse - Oakland, CA

Apriori at Manic Relapse – Oakland, CA

Moth at K-Town - Copenhagen, DK

Moth at K-Town – Copenhagen, DK

Pura Mania - Vancouver, BC

Pura Mania – Vancouver, BC

Vexx (OLY) at Berserktown - Sanata Ana, CA

Vexx (OLY) at Berserktown – Santa Ana, CA

Generacion Suicida

Generacion Suicida (LA) at Varning – Montreal, QC

Orden Mundial at K-Town - Copenhagen, DK

Orden Mundial at K-Town – Copenhagen, DK

Narcoleptics - Vancouver, BC

Narcoleptics – Vancouver, BC

Rule of Thirds - Vancouver, BC

Rule of Thirds – Vancouver, BC

Trance at Static Shock - London, UK

Trance at Static Shock – London, UK

Spectres - Portland, OR

Spectres – Portland, OR

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!



Top Tens from MRR #391 • December 2015


December 6th, 2015 by

By popular demand, we present our reviewers’ Top Tens from the last issue of Maximum Rocknroll! Here are our picks from the December 2015 issue, MRR #391.
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Grace Ambrose

Grace Ambrose
G.L.O.S.S. – EP + live
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
DEPARTMENTSTORE SANTAS – At the Medieval Castle Nineteen 100-Year Lifetimes Since LP
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
SUNDAY PAINTERS – both LPs
L. VOAG – The Way Out LP+7″
BEEF JERK – Tragic LP
FLOWERS OF EVIL – 12”
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
THE STOPS – LP / DISGUSTI – EP

Matt Badenhop

Matt Badenhop

Matt Badenhop
MÜLLTÜTE – 12”
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
NIEGALO TODO – CS
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
PLEASURE LEFTISTS – The Woods of Heaven LP
MIETTIIN – “Yksi Miljoonasta/Puoliksi Maan Alla”
URBAN SAVAGE – Cop Riot EP
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
LÄHTEVÄT KAUKOJUNAT/S&M – split EP
G.L.O.S.S./BEAST/NO STATIK – live

Will Blomquist

Will Blomquist
ESCASEZ – live
TOM AND BOOT BOYS – live
TERKOS – live
LIŁITH – live
SWORDWIELDER – live
EXTRACTION – live
KORROSIVE – live
FLOWERS AND FIRE – live
STRANGE FACES – live
BUTCHER BOYS – live

Mitch Cardwell

Mitch Cardwell
L. VOAG – The Way Out LP+7” / MILK FROM CHELTENHAM – Triptych of Poisoners LP
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
HUNCHES – “You’ll Never Get Away With My Heart/Like I Could Die”
CHROME REVERSE – Yeah Yeah, We Are… EP
HIEROPHANTS – Parallax Error LP
DON HOWLAND – Life Is a Nightmare LP
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
SUNDAY PAINTERS – both LPs
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
FLOWERS OF EVIL – 12”

Robert Collins

Robert Collins
HEAT DUST – live LP
LIFES/SUFFERING MIND – split
ANTI CORPOS – EP
G.L.O.S.S. – live + EP
MILD SHAG – demo
THE BODY + THOU – joint set
EXIT ORDER – Take the Bait EP
GLUT – demo
TO THE POINT/SIDETRACKED – split EP
RHIZOME – live
INGRATE – demo
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP

Layla G

Layla Gibbon
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
BEEF JERK – Tragic LP
EXIT ORDER – Take the Bait EP
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
DEPARTMENTSTORE SANTAS – LP
PLEASURE LEFTISTS – The Woods of Heaven LP
L. VOAG – The Way Out LP+7” / MILK FROM CHELTENHAM – Triptych of Poisoners LP
X_X – CD / DON HOWLAND – Life Is a Nightmare LP
CENTURY PALM – “Valley Cyan/Accept”
SPRAY PAINT – Dopers LP

Dan Goetz

Dan Goetz
Q/ZOTZ/ORDEN MUNDIAL/UNA BÈSTIA INCONTROLABLE– live
EXIT ORDER – EP and live
G.L.O.S.S. – EP and live
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
MOZART – CS + live
MONGOLOID – Slug Boy EP
HUNCHES – “You’ll Never Get Away With My Heart/Like I Could Die”
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
DAME – CS + live
LATEX – EP / THE STOPS – LP

Greg Harvester

Greg Harvester
MÜLLTÜTE – 12”
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
RATS REST – Permanent Catastrophe EP
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
SPRAYPAINT – Dopers 12”
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
MOZART – CS
ANCIENT FILTH – CS
RUSSIAN TSARLAG/GNARDS – live

Kenny Kaos
THE YOLKS – “Don’t Cry Anymore/I Wanna Be Dumb”
THE FRESH & ONLYS – Early Years Anthology LP
CENTURY PALM – “Valley Cyan/Accept”
CHROME REVERSE – Yeah Yeah, We Are… EP
LÄHTEVÄT KAUKOJUNAT/S&M – split EP
HUNCHES – “You’ll Never Get Away With My Heart/Like I Could Die”
THE PACK – LP
FLOWERS OF EVIL – 12”
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
HIEROPHANTS – Parallax Error LP
THE CLITBOYS – We Don’t Play the Game EP
HIEROPHANTS – Parallax Error LP

Carolyn Keddy

Carolyn Keddy

Carolyn Keddy
CHROME REVERSE – Yeah Yeah, We Are… EP
HIEROPHANTS – Parallax Error LP
DON HOWLAND – Life Is a Nightmare LP
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
SKEPTICS – Open Sea 10”
THE JACKETS – Shadows Of Sound CD
GHETTO GHOULS – Collisions LP
MIETTIIN – Yksi Miljoonasta/Puoliksi Maan Alla
L. VOAG – The Way Out LP+7”
SPRAY PAINT – Dopers LP
SUNDAY PAINTERS – both LPs

Ray Lujan
CENTURY PALM – “Valley Cyan/Accept”
DARK MATTER – Blind Faces EP
NIGHT BIRDS – Mutiny at Muscle Beach CD
THE FRESH & ONLYS – Early Years Anthology LP
REGAL – Layer World EP
THE PACK – LP
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
SATURDAY’S HEROES – Hometown Serenade CD
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
HEX – Poison In The System CD

Lydiya!

Lydiya!

Lydiya
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
ORDEN MUNDIAL/DIÄT/RIXE – live
S.H.I.T./UNA BÈSTIA INCONTROLABLE/GLUE – live
SADICOS/DIGITAL OCTOPUS/BLAZING EYE – live
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
DISGUSTI – A Thousand Prickly Needles EP
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
HUNCHES – 45 / MÜLLTÜTE – 12”
L. VOAG – The Way Out LP+7″

Rotten Ron

Rotten Ron Ready
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
EEL – Fuck Off, The Human Insect EP
FYPM – Public Disgrace LP
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
SELF MADE MONSTERS – Draggin Our Knuckles CD
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
THE CLITBOYS – We Don’t Play the Game EP
DISGUSTI – A Thousand Prickly Needles EP
SPACE LADY/BURNT ONES – split LP
HORNSS/LECHEROUS GAZE/ANNIHILATION TIME reunion – live

Fred Schrunk

Fred Schrunk
G.L.O.S.S. – Girls Living Outside Society’s Shit EP
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
EXIT ORDER – Take the Bait EP
RATS REST – Permanent Catastrophe EP
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
MÜLLTÜTE – 12”
PLEASURE LEFTISTS – The Woods of Heaven LP

Lena

Lena

Lena
AUSMUTEANTS/LUMPY AND THE DUMPERS – split flexi
EXIT ORDER – Take the Bait EP
HEAT DUST – LP
LÄHTEVÄT KAUKOJUNAT / S&M – split EP
MAAILMANLOPPU – Täältä Tulee Sota 12”
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
THE STOPS – Nameless Faces LP
URBAN SAVAGE – Cop Riot EP
WILD MOTH – Inhibitor LP
MIETTIN – “Yksi Miljoonasta/Puoliksi Maan Alla”

Eli Wald

Eli Wald

Eli Wald
DEPARTMENTSTORE SANTAS – At the Medieval Castle Nineteen 100-Year Lifetimes Since LP
L.O.T.I.O.N. – Digital Control and Man’s Obsolescence LP
G.L.O.S.S. – EP + live
SPRAY PAINT – Dopers LP
THE SUNDAY PAINTERS – 4th Annual Report LP
LA MISMA – Kanizadi LP
ROYAL HEADACHE – High LP
EXIT ORDER – Take the Bait EP
DISGUSTI – A Thousand Prickly Needles EP
BEEF JERK – Tragic LP