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MRR Radio #1571 • 8/20/17

Fried Egg swung by to scramble our feeble minds.... Intro song: FRIED EGG - Teeth SAM RICHARDSON THE LANDLORDS - Stigmata LSD - Kill SHOTGUN SOLUTION ...

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Table Sugar (photo by Max Keyes)

New Blood! TABLE SUGAR, ECHO PEOPLE, ZEK, SECURITY, and SIMILAR ITEMS

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, ...

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MRR Radio #1570 • 8/13/17

Layla devastates and dismays with new sounds for old people/old sounds for new people. Intro song: THEE HEADCOATEES - Gotta Get Inside ...

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New Blood! UNSUB, E.D.S., CHEAP SURGERY, NEOPHOBE, PÄÄSTÖ, and ANTIBODIES

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info on how to submit. Now, ...

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Period Bomb

MRR Radio #1569 • 8/6/17

The world is scary and shit is fucked but MRR Radio charges forth and continues to give you hope through ...

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MRR T-shirt design by Error!

Maximum Rocknroll T-shirt with a killer design by Spanish artist Error. So cool, you should buy two and make a back patch out of one. You deserve to look this good.

Order this shirt from the new MRR Webstore!


MRR T-Shirt by Alex Ratcharge!

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Here is MRR shitworker Kat wearing our sweet Alex Ratcharge-designed t-shirt — available in yellow or white.

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MRR “Viva El Punk” T-Shirt

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MRR T-Shirt by Eugene

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25th anniversary reissue of the
Welcome to 1984 compilation LP

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Maximum Rocknroll is proud to reissue of the seminal Welcome to 1984 compilation LP. Welcome to 1984 was one of the very first — and perhaps best — compilations to document the first wave of international hardcore. This LP features legendary bands from all over the globe including Terveet Kädet (Finland), BGK (Netherlands), The Stalin (Japan), Olho Seco (Brazil), Raw Power (Italy), Rattus (Finland), RIP (Spain), and many more. 23 bands in all, from 17 different countries!

“… this LP covers the scene more as it ‘should be’ — more political with a spirit of independence and resistance in every cut.” —Al Flipside, from Flipside #43, 1984

Check out Felix Havoc’s write-up about it HERE.

Welcome to 1984 is out of print, but MP3 downloads of this LP and other MRR classics are available HERE.