Maximum Rocknroll #371 • April 2014

6 03 2014

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MRR #371, April 2014: the All Columns Issue! With topics such as Detroit powerhouse BILL BONDSMEN, très productive French punk label Crapoulet Records, legendary ex-Yugo pioneers O!KULT, New York’s catchy punks RATIONAL ANIMALS, and the New York’s Alright festival. We’ve also got UK hardcore ragers STAB and WOOLF, Minneapolis hardcore D-beat ladies VARIX, and a Miami scene report. All of this, plus record, zine, book and movie reviews, all the columnists you could ask for, New Blood, Shitworker of the Month, and much more!

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March 6th, 2014 by MRR


Maximum Rocknroll #370 • March 2014
2013 Year-End Top Tens Issue!

4 02 2014

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Wanna know about the records you missed out on last year? Well, here’s your chance…

MRR #370, the March 2014 issue, is our 2013 Year-End Top Tens Issue! Dozens of punks from around the world list the best records released in 2013.

We’ve also got interviews with Ohio’s dark and melodic NERVOSAS, German/Belgian synth punks KOMPLIKATIONS, Buffalo, NY’s MALLWALKERS, and the director of the New Orleans punk documentary Almost Ready (check out the trailer below).

Cover art by Ben Jensen and, as always, the most extensive punk rock record review section in print!

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February 4th, 2014 by MRR


Maximum Rocknroll #369 • Feb 2014

4 01 2014

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Yes, punx, 2014 is going strong with MRR #369, the February issue of Maximum Rocknroll featuring cover art by Leah Wishnia!

We check in with Polish legends DEZERTER, while Japan’s STRANGE FACTORY lets us know what it’s like living in the wake of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, and STOIC VIOLENCE fills us in on the problems with bands compromising ethics for fame. ARCTIC FLOWERS discuss the current post-punk trend in DIY, David West of RANK/XEROX and RAT COLUMNS talks inspiration, and  VOIGH-KAMPFF tell us what it’s like to be in a cross-country band. NÜ-KLĒ-ƏR BLAST SUNTAN talks about band dynamics and relationships, POLISKITZO reps L.A. and their homies, and GOBIERNO MILITAR talks about discovering punk in Spain. And, as always, we have your favorite columnists and the largest, most extensive punk reviews section in print!

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January 4th, 2014 by MRR


Maximum Rocknroll #368 • Jan 2014

6 12 2013

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We ring in the new year with our third Maximum Rocknroll Queer Issue! First up is ANTI-CORPOS who talk to us about organizing Girls Rock Camp in Brazil! CLOSET BURNER demystifies being queer in the Midwest, DURES ET GAYS share wild tales of squat shows in Europe, and EJACULOID gets fresh with us. Also in this issue, GLORY HOLE shares their experience of being queer in Australia, PEEPLE WATCHIN’ talks about tour and playing Smash It Dead Fest, and Porcelain from FRUIT PUNCH sits down with us to discuss her emergence and coming out in the East Coast punk scene. Plus heaps more conversations with queer punx from SHOPPING, PRIESTS, GROKE, SCREAMING QUEENS, and STRONG BOYS, a report from London Queer Zine Fest, a bunch of guest columnists, and the largest and most extensive punk reviews section in print today!

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December 6th, 2013 by MRR


Maximum Rocknroll #367 • Dec 2013

30 10 2013

mrr_367_cvrAnother year is done, so let’s tell 2013 to fuck off with a new issue! MRR #367 is out now! Pennsylvania’s BAD AMERICAN has a lot going on and they are stoked to share the experience of their recent Midwest tour and new album in the works. Garage punkers CONCRETE WORMS talk about what it’s like to be a long-running band in the Serbian punk scene, and Minneapolis’ WAR//PLAUGE tells us how they keep it DIY and keep it punk! Olympia, Washington’s GAG gets wild with us on the start of their US tour—poppers! Realtree Camo! Fog! UK Anarcho punk band THE MOB reminisce about the ’80s anarcho punk scene and talk about their new single, “Rise Up!” and London’s GOOD THROB smash misconceptions about their sound and the ladies in the band discuss how they are received in the punk community. GENERACION SUICIDA from South Central (not East) L.A. get ready for their upcoming European tour, and we get a taste of brutal hardcore attack from East Coasters FORCE-FED DRUGS, who buck the trends and make music that means something to them. We corner New York’s CREEM on their European tour and discuss the culturalization of punk, D-beat raw punx LIFE CHAIN invite us to come visit Halifax, Nova Scotia, and we take a trip to Hungary with a Budapest scene report. Also in this issue, a posthumous interview of post-punk band SAFEWORDS from Minneapolis, TOTAL TRASH talks about keeping punk cute while still having a biting edge, and last but not least, you get a taste of our upcoming queer punk issue with DIY filmmaker Julia Ostertag! All this plus columns, news and the most extensive punk review section in print!

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October 30th, 2013 by MRR