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New Blood! COLLAGEN, TEEF and SOOTHSAYER

“New Blood” is our weekly feature spotlighting new bands from around the world! See below for info ...

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Record of the Week: VLASTA POPIĆ Kvadrat CD

Bass-heavy noise/proper indie rock and punk from Croatia. There’s lots of disjointed guitars vocals in ...

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MRR Radio #1453 • 5/18/15

THIS WEEK: Pete’s in jail in Massachusetts for misrepresenting his age to play in the ...

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Top Tens from MRR #385 • June 2015

By popular demand, we present our reviewers' Top Tens from the current issue of Maximum Rocknroll! Here are ...

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The Young Person’s Guide to Loud! Fast! Philly! by Stacey Finney

As punks, we've got to take documenting our histories into our own hands. In MRR ...

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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.

SORRY, THIS LP IS SOLD OUT.


Noise Ordinance Bay Area comp LP

UPDATE: This comp is now available as a download from our webstore!

In the tradition of our now-classic California punk/HC compilation Not So Quiet on the Western Front, nearly thirty years later we present to you the Noise Ordinance compilation LP! This 2011 San Francisco Bay Area comp features some of the most exciting and dangerous sounds from the local scene, including MORPHEME, NEEDLES, RANK/XEROX, NN, SHOTWELL, BLACK RAINBOW, SURRENDER, CONQUEST FOR DEATH, ACEPHALIX, AIRFIX KITS, RULETA RUSA, FACE THE RAIL, ECOLI, MIGRAINE, YEAR ONE, LOVE SONGS, SUICIDE BOMB, HUNX AND HIS PUNX, ACTS OF SEDITION, FIX MY HEAD, I WILL KILL YOU FUCKER, DUCK AND COVER, and the FLESHIES. And (of course) it comes with a newsprint zine-sized insert with a page from each band and some killer Bay Area punk photo spreads from local photographers.