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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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Maximum Rocknroll #406 • March 2017

Maximum Rocknroll #406, the March 2017 issue, is here! Philadelphia hardcore band S-21 tell us the history behind their name, BETON give us their take on a Brazil tour, ZERODENT get us dancing in Perth, PELUQUERÍA CANINA play melodic punk in Madrid, SECOND COMBAT keep straightedge hardcore alive in Malaysia, PALBERTA gets weird in New York, Brazil’s VIDA RUIM spread their love for HÜSKER DÜ, and Austin’s BODY PRESSURE want to “Make Bigots Scared Again.” We have an update on our Archive Project progress and then we delve into some lesser known Finnish KBD gems from the new compilation Kuoleman Tappaneet, talk with punk writer and zinester Jessie Lynn McMains, plus the debut of two new columns on DIY Metal and European punk life. We’ve also got photos from Chicago’s Infestational and This Is Austin Not That Great. All this plus the record, demo, book, zine, and films reviews you love. Order today!

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MRR Radio #1522.5 • 9/14/16


September 14th, 2016 by

Two thirds of Seattle’s VATS (post-punk purveyors of “absolutely killer insurrection sound” according to Layla in MRR #401) took over the radio along with their roadie earlier this summer—now it’s time to hear the hits. 

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Intro song:
VATS – Melting Culture

Vats take over MRR Radio!

Vats take over MRR Radio!

Time’s up for Gabe 
BUZZCOCKS – Time’s Up
DOW JONES AND THE INDUSTRIALS – Can’t Stand the Midwest
UNITS – Cannibals
GAI – Blood Spit Night

DJ JJ on the radio
ANEMIC BOYFRIENDS – Guys Are Not Proud
ANEMIC BOYFRIENDS – Badgirls in Love
GG ALLIN AND THE JABBERS – 1980’s Rock & Roll
THE DAMNED – Jet Boy, Jet Girl

Mimsy becomes MRR’s roadie 
DC SNIPERS – Straight Razor
ADVERTS – Bored Teenagers
NERVOUS PATTERNS – Beautiful Brutal
YOKOHAMA HOOKS – Panic

Eli’s inner trip to purgatory
FEEDTIME – Fractured
NOCTURNAL PROJECTIONS – In Purgatory
MENTHOL – Inner Trip
ZOOM – Subway Surfin

Outro song:

THE WORLD – In Pieces

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!



Maximum Rocknroll #400 • Sept 2016

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Here it is: the September 2016 issue, Maximum Rocknroll #400. It’s hard to believe we’ve been at it for this long, so this time we’re turning back to reflect on the people that make it happen every month: our shitworkers. Every band featured in this issue features at least one volunteer or contributor to the mag. We’ve got the Welsh-Greek-Cypriot maelstrom that is London’s EFIALTIS, Oklahoma City’s AMERICAN HATE and Chicago’s the BUG scrambling the signals of Midwestern hardcore, the uncompromising melodic punk of the Bay Area’s own SYNDICATE and SILENT ERA (perhaps the only all-MRR-shitworker band?), and NORMS out of Budapest offering their perspective on punk life in an unforgiving modern landscape. On top of that, we have interviews with Evolution of a Race Riot zinester and scholar Mimi Thi Nguyen as well as former MRR coordinator Arwen Curry discussing her upcoming documentary Worlds of Ursula K. Le Guin. We also have current shitworkers revealing their work inside and outside of the pages of MRR: San Francisco/Los Angeles based journalist Oscar Gutierrez, Washington’s Farrah Skeiky (official photographer of the NWODCHC?), and the Bay Area’s Scream Queens giving us the dirt on their eponymous radio show and their upcoming magazine. If that weren’t enough, we’ve also got a photo spreads and commentary from Copenhagen’s K-Town Hardcore Fest, hundreds of reviews, all of your favorite columnists, and—get this—a table of contents. That’s right, this issue debuts a fresh new look for MRR. It only took us 400 issues to get page numbers, who knows what the future may hold?

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Maximum Rocknroll #399 • Aug 2016

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It’s time for Maximum Rocknroll #399, the August 2016 issue! This issue of the planet’s greatest punk fanzine features a revelatory peek under the mask with St. Louis rocker BLACK PANTIES, a photo essay on ABC No Rio as it faces the demolition of its current location and the construction of a new building, and an interview with PSYCHO SQUATT and Maloka Records covering 30 years of French punk history. If that’s not enough, we also have features covering the standout dark punk of Australia’s MASSES, the Pacific Northwest-based Skate Witches collective discussing projects like Skate Like a Girl and preeminent skate punk band SKITCH, Richmond hardcore ensemble FRIED EGG, Berlin punk/emo group FRIEND CRUSH, Oi!-influenced French punk from SYNDROME 81, the melodic punk of Chicago’s BOILERMAN, Virginia’s RHDP (that stands for Red Horse Drunk Punks, FYI), and Finnish punk photographer Jussi Janis. That ain’t it: MRR #399 also includes photo spreads from Total Attack Fest #6 and a special Moscow Madness edition of the MRR Presents gig series, an Australian tour diary from Singapore’s LUBRICANT, and a scene report from North Texas. All this, plus the biggest reviews section in the world of Serious Music Criticism and over a dozen reports from your favorite columnists; it’s all here, and it’s all happening.

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NEW MRR T-Shirt — “Two Partied Out?”


June 27th, 2016 by

The latest and greatest in the Maximum Rocknroll lookbook, now available on our webstore!

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Based on an original flyer for Maximum Rocknroll Radio on KPFA, this is a must for the dedicated fan of everyone’s favorite weekly dose of contemporary and classic DIY punk. Available in sizes XS-2XL. Get yours today!

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