MRR #350 • Photo Issue • July 2012

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That’s right! MRR has finally brought you another PHOTO ISSUE! Two years ago Maximum Rocknroll took on a photo issue that is still sought after today. The newest issue (MRR #350, July 2012) is packed with images by photographers from all over the world. With the help of guest coordinator Mateus Mondini we have interviews with some of the most talented photographers in punk, plus photo spreads galore for you to feast your eyes on!

We travel back in time with ’80s San Francisco punk photo-documentarian Jeanne Hansen, and catch up with newly published BMX-rider and punk photographer Ricky Adam and Justine DeMetrick, who has worked in the darkroom since age four discusses ’90s East Coast hardcore. Don Pyle reminisces about capturing the early days of Canadian punk, and Richmond-by-way-of-NY zinester/photographer Chris Boarts Larson shares her love for photographing bands and decaying buildings. And we’ve got a killer spread of ’80s Rio punks courtesy of Portuguese photographer Maria Da Piedade Morais who was a vibrant part of the Rio punk scene and, lucky for us, photographed its place in punk history.

And there’s more! Killer photo spreads by the photo master Mateus Mondini, with contributions by punk photographers Jussi Jänis, Ashley Jackson, Virginia McCormick, Rene Olvera, Matt Average, Mattin, Will Kinser, CeCe Manning, Taigo Rossi, Rita Golsalves, Daz Reject, Ben Pepin, Mia Söderberg, Paradise, Laura Camerato, Pete Craven, Nukka, Nathan Edenhofer, Old HC Dude, Hood, Jeff Boyes, Damien Inbred, Breno Carollo, Darryl Reid, Bash, Rafael Schmucke, Amy Harrison, MD Ifran, Tarja Halkola, Fil, Rafael Yaekashi, Virus, Dave Earles, Darragh Hayes, and Ross Adams.

All this madness plus the most extensive record review section in punk and all of the columnists you love to hate… Get your paws on it now!



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