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Monday Photo Blog: Rad Party!


July 11th, 2011 by

Back in the ’90s I used to trade zines with a guy named Stéphane, from France. He did the awesome Rad Party zine (he also put out the translated Cometbus collections). I stopped doing my zine about ten years ago, but Stéphane has kept it up, with his 42nd issue due out this fall. All this leads into this week’s Photo Blog… Stéphane wrote to say hi, and sent along some photos he shot. Small world.

Extortion at Les Combustibles, Paris, 28 June 2010 (photo by Stéphane Rad Party)

Abject Object at La Miroiterie, Paris, 2 June 2010 (photo by Stéphane Rad Party)

Government Warning at La Mécanique Ondulatoire, Paris, 27 May 2009 (photo by Stéphane Rad Party)

Youth Avoiders at La Miroiterie, Paris, 2 June 2010 (photo by Stéphane Rad Party)

Snakepit at Les Katacombes, Montreal, Canada, 18 September 2010 (photo by Stéphane Rad Party)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog – or have old photos of a killer band – send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. And it’s best to send pictures of different bands, send a selection of your best photos. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are about 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



Monday Photo Blog: Tuesday edition


July 5th, 2011 by

Pardon my tardiness. Monday Photo Blog on Tuesday afternoon. I’m still recovering from eating my weight in hot dogs (about 986 of ’em), washing them down with Budweisers and chanting USA! USA! USA! in my best Tom Hopkins voice. A little hoarse, a little full. Thanks for your patience.

And what better way to celebrate the 4th of July than post a bunch of photos of killer European hardcore bands? Moritz Krehon shot these photos in Vienna back in March. Those of you on the East Coast of the US might have caught Ydinperhe on their rest tear through the States.

Ydinperhe at EKH, Vienna, Austria, 12 March 2011 (photo by Moritz Krehon)

The Carnival at EKH, Vienna, Austria, 12 March 2011 (photo by Moritz Krehon)

Pöbelstunk at EKH, Vienna, Austria, 12 March 2011 (photo by Moritz Krehon)

Carnival and Ydinperhe at EKH, Vienna, Austria, 12 March 2011 (photo by Moritz Krehon)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog – or have old photos of a killer band – send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. And it’s best to send pictures of different bands, send a selection of your best photos. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are about 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



Monday Photo Blog: Cobwebs edition


June 27th, 2011 by

This morning I started scrolling through my inbox, looking at the long list of submissions we’ve gotten here for the Monday Photo Blog. I too a look at the dates and — wow — I noticed some good submissions that slipped through the cracks. Like this one. Neil Rathbun from Portland sent these a while ago, from shows he shot last year. Great photos, rescued from the bottomless pit of my inbox. A belated thanks for the submission, Neil!

Talk is Poison at Blackwater Records, Sept 19, 2010 (photo by Neil Rathbun)

Age at Satyricon, Portland, OR, October 22, 2010 (photo by Neil Rathbun)

Lebendon Toten at Blackwater Records August 13, 2010 (photo by Neil Rathbun)

Arctic Flowers at The Broken Neck May 27, 2010 (photo by Neil Rathbun)

Warcry at Satyricon, Portland, OR, September 8, 2010 (photo by Neil Rathbun)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog – or have old photos of a killer band – send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. And it’s best to send pictures of different bands, send a selection of your best photos. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are about 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



Monday Photo Blog: Garage Grab Bag


June 20th, 2011 by

We don’t get nearly enough photos of garagey punk bands here. Plenty of shirtless, sweaty dudes screaming. I’m up to my ass in those, but decent rock ‘n’ roll/garage/weird punk photos? That shit is hard to come by…here’s a smattering of that ilk we’ve gotten over the past few weeks.

Shannon and the Clams at Kung Fu Necktie, Philadelphia, PA, 21 April 2011 (photo by Blake Larson)

The Oh Sees at the Hi Tone, Memphis, TN, 20 February 2011 (photo by Kandi Cook)

Guitar Wolf at Daniel Street, Milford, CT, 14 May 2011 (photo by Dave Zukauskas)

Cheap Time at Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, CA, 29 May 2011 (photo by icki)

The Slowmotions at Eli's Mile High Club, Oakland, CA, 14 June 2011 (photo by icki)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog – or have old photos of a killer band – send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. And it’s best to send pictures of different bands, send a selection of your best photos. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are about 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.



Monday Photo Blog: More from Indonesia


June 13th, 2011 by

What’s up with Indonesia? Of all the unsuspecting places, we get more killer photos from Indonesia than just about anywhere — killer in quality and the shows just look  manic, fun, insane. Take today’s installment from Dinda Advena. Great photos of Unholy Grave, Iron Lung and some local bands. Looks like a total blast!

Unholy Grave (Japan), Moe Cafe Bintaro, Jakarta 2010 (photo by Dinda Advena)

Keparat, Mayday Fest, Bandung, Indonesia, 2011 (photo by Dinda Advena)

Wicked Suffer, Rossi Fatmawati, Jakarta 2011 (photo by Dinda Advena)

Milisi Kecoa, Berhamburan Tour at Kediri, Indonesia, 2010 (photo by Dinda Advena)

Iron Lung (USA), Southeast Asia Tour, Jakarta 2011 (photo by Dinda Advena)

If you shoot shows and have photos you want to submit for the MRR Blog (or like today, have old photos of a killer band), send them to: Be sure to put “MRR Photo Blog” in the subject. Include your name, the band, where and when it was shot. Just send your best photos – edit tightly. Three to five photos is plenty. Please do not send watermarked photos. We like to exercise a little quality control here…not everything sent in will be posted. Please size your photos so they are 600 pixels (72 dpi) at the longest side.