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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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Zine of the Week: No Exit Vol. 5

August 10th, 2012 by

This is a hard hitter. Cool Greek zine featuring interviews with D-takt and Rapunk Records, Amebix, Pyroklast, Deathhammer, Stripmines, a tribute to Void, movie reviews of my second favorite genre: action, featuring one of my favorite action movies, John Woo’s Hardboiled, a photo spread, very well done reviews and a small section of ads in the back. There is also a guest column by our very own newbie coordinator and, no, that is not the (only) reason this is a good zine… No Exit is being created among crumbling antiquated and fatally flawed infrastructure; in a dangerous climate of power grabbing which has created turmoil and dangerous situations with real human consequences. One could argue that strife creates fertile ground for creativity, but that’s easy to say when you are sitting in an easy chair watching “strife” on the news. What I will say is that there is no level of desperation or overwhelming level of nihilism that a weaker set (norms) might succumb to in a similar situation that would snuff out the creativity or love of punk here. The level of crazy shit going on in Greece is real, but rather than an overt expression, this zine is infused by and informed by it, in the interview style to the humor to the reviews. Great zine, good read and a reminder that nothing can keep the punks down.

To get your own copy, go to noexitzine.blogspot.com or write to

MRR Radio #1308 • 8/5/12

August 5th, 2012 by

MRR Radio is a weekly radio show featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection. You can find the MRR Radio podcast, as well as specials, archives, and more info at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening, and stay tuned!

THIS WEEK: Mariam throws a BBQ with Urban Blight, Creem and Jeremy Radical Punks.


Camera Silens

Intro song:
BLOODBATH – Don’t Break Down

THE BRUISERS – Anchor’s Up
OUT COLD – No Point
RATSIA – Yksin

Jay’s Tank-Top-Trouble
CUT THE SHIT – Get Rowdy
DEATHREAT – Bow to None

BREAKDOWN – Kickback
BAD BRAINS – Pay to Cum

ItAlex Mama Mia
THE MOB – Step Forward
LIFE’S BLOOD – Never Make a Change

POISON IDEA – Death, Agonies and Screams
BROKEN BONES – Decapitated
MAU MAUS – Social System
CAMERA SILENS – Class Ciminelle Part 1 et 2

Jeremy’s birthday pick
NO SECURITY – Market for Livit

BETON COMBO – High on War
CRISIS – Holocaust
STRESS – Angnos

QUEERS – We’d Have a Riot Doing Heroin
RUDE KIDS – Stranglers
TEMPLARS – Violence

FANG – The Money Will Roll Right In
BLITZ – I Don’t Need You

Outro song:

MRR Radio #1301 • 6/17/12

June 17th, 2012 by

MRR Radio is a weekly radio show featuring the best DIY punk, garage rock and hardcore from the astounding, ever-growing Maximum Rocknroll record collection. You can find the MRR Radio podcast, as well as specials, archives, and more info at radio.maximumrocknroll.com. Thanks for listening, and stay tuned!

This week: CRIMINAL CODE and the INDOORS help Mariam bring the punk!


Intro song:

Taiga’s New Romantics Mix
SONS OF ISHMAEL – Small Town Mentality

Miles plays Taiga’s Make-Out Mix
MELVANA – Sacrifice
THE MEN – Think

Andrew plays Miles Makin’ Love Mix
SOCIETY NURSE – Junk Existence
HÜSKER DÜ – In a Free Land
F.U.’S – Die for God

Jawsh: Riff Salad
END TABLES – White Glove Test
CAT PARTY – Jigsaw Thoughts
MOSS ICON – Hate in Me

Merm Plays one of these bands jams
THE INDOORS – Ordinary Fear

Justin: Sweet
JAWBREAKER – Better Half
LOST SOUNDS – Energy Drink and the Long Walk Home
SCUVY BASTARDS – Halloweentown

Lane…that’s it.
RUDIMENTARY PENI – A Handfull of Dust

Mark Norris from the Indoors couldn’t find Sam Cooke

Outro songs:

R.I.P. Jef Leppard

June 12th, 2012 by

Former guitarists of Voetsek Jef Leppard passed away two days ago as a result a motorcycle accident, and his partner Nikki is currently in the hospital in critical condition. Please read on for information about how to help and where everyone is gathering to remember Jeff:

Our community has lost a very loved/respected individual over the past 24 hours and for this we mourn, all in our unique ways. RIP Jef Leppard. Now we’re all gathering the light of the universe and sending it to Nikki Davis for a full recovery… I just left SFGH, she can not have visitors at this time/and prolly not for a couple days. Nikki’s mom Donna Lee Wayrynen Culbert and father Smiley are here with various family members. We are setting up a memorial for Jef at Lennon Rehearsal for this Saturday June 16 7-10pm. He will be cremated. Please pass this info along, they have so many friends and extended family who truly care for them…this has been devastating.

—Ami LawLess

Jef Leppard memorial at Lennon Studios
271 Dore St, SF CA 94103
Saturday June 16th 7pm
Please bring some $$$ to donate — Jef will be cremated and Nikki is facing mountings bills. This is a potluck and strictly a four-band bill.

SMD (from L.A.)

Donations can be made via PayPal to: page.amy.s (AT) gmail.com

And please spread the word on this. These two have helped so many of us out over the years. Now it’s our turn to pay them back in a small way.

Record of the Week: NÜ-KLĒ-ER BLAST SUNTAN The Wheel of Fate Is Turning EP

May 29th, 2012 by

Well, punks, here you have it! A kick-fucking-ass EP! I have been laying in wait for something new by these Georgia punks, as I have been into this band since I first heard their Blot Out the Worthless Sun LP and saw them live. These songs are fast and brutal with some truly sick growled mean vokills—the lyrics are not cheery…weird, huh? I guess if I had to break this down to its simplest description, this is dark, fast, crusty, punk with nods to psych rock, black metal and some truly fucked up version of bleak Southern sounds. Their style combines often badly-done genres touched on in punk, yet NÜ-KLĒ-ƏR BLAST SUNTAN rolls them into some truly creative and exciting tracks. The guitar work is fucked up and weird, like this guy learned how to play guitar listening to HAWKWIND on the wrong speed (yeah, everyone has said that about this band, but listen to this for reals!), with a warped record on a turntable belt that was a about to give out. There is order to the song composition here, but not one that punks are used to and all the formulaic shit that keeps these tracks together is obliterated by the unpretentious creativity of this band. These songs will take you to sonic places you didn’t know you even liked. Fuck yeah. Love this. (SPHC)