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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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“Perder la Forma Humana” in Madrid thru March 11 — see it now!

March 5th, 2013 by

Hey Spanish Maximum Rocknrollers, you still have another week to check out “Perder la Forma Humana”, an awesome exhibition about political art in Latin America at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid through March 11th! More info can be found at the museum’s website. And for the rest of us that can’t be there, check out this video — the exhibit looks amazing!!

UPDATE: The organizers of this even contributed a special Latin American punk episode to MRR Radio. Check it out here!

Punk Record Swap!

December 17th, 2011 by

If you are in SF Saturday! Come out!

Alice Bag in San Francisco on the 7th of December!

December 6th, 2011 by

SYMBOL by Dave King

November 4th, 2011 by

In 1977, in the wilds of Essex, Dave King created a logo for his friend Penny’s impassioned manifesto: “Christ’s Reality Asylum.” Later that same year, he moved to the US. He now lives in San Francisco, where he works as a graphic artist and photographer. In the intervening 34 years, what became the Crass symbol has been emblazoned on records, flags, clothing and human bodies. This exhibit will be the first time the artist has shown original sketches for the logo, alongside alternate versions and contemporary “remixes.” Editions will be available for some of these designs.


First, the opening on Saturday, November 5th, from 6-9pm.

Second, on Sunday, November 6th, from 12-5pm, we will be holding a PUBLIC STENCIL EVENT. We will be offering FREE on-site logo spray painting. Bring your jacket, your shirt, your skateboard or your best flat surface and we will make you a piece of art.

Goteblüd, 766 Valencia, San Francisco
Hours Saturday/Sunday 12-5pm

Kevin Mahoney of SIEGE: 1965-2011

October 22nd, 2011 by

Kevin J. Mahoney, the former vocalist of Siege, passed away on Friday October 14th. The official cause of death has not been reported, but it is believed to have been sudden.

Mahoney was born on September 6th, 1965, and played saxophone in a ska band before joining Kurt Habelt, Henry McNamee and Rob Williams to complete the line-up of Siege. The band’s first official show was at a “Battle of the Bands” in the spring of 1984 at their Weymouth, MA high school, where they were disqualified when McNamee smashed his bass onstage.

Although the band’s members lived in and near Braintree, MA (near Boston and also home to Jerry’s Kids and Gang Green), the band was never fully accepted by the XClaim-dominated Boston hardcore scene. They were definitely not lacking sonically, however, playing furious music at breakneck speed and pioneering a new style of brutal and nihilistic hardcore.

In 1984, Siege went into Radiobeat studios to record a demo with Lou Giordano. The tape made its way through the hardcore punk underground, and clearly made an impression on Pushead for one, who included Siege on his seminal 1985 compilation Cleanse the Bacteria. The band split up the same year, and the three songs on Cleanse the Bacteria were to be the only “official” release by the band, until Relapse and Deep Six reissued the demo on CD and vinyl in 1994 and 2006, respectively.

At the time of his passing, Kevin was working in the IT department at Children’s Hospital Boston, where he had served in many capacities in his several years there. Prior to Children’s, Kevin worked for many years – beginning in 1992 – in the IT department at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston.