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Artist bios for MRR #383: the Comics and Art Issue!

MRR #383 is so jam-packed with comics and art that there was no room for ...

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Maximum Rocknroll #383 • April 2015

It's time for Maximum Rocknroll #383, April 2015, the Comics and Art special issue, guest ...

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Piss Test

MRR Radio #1442 • 3/1/15

Mariam’s Hung Over Return (I should have played S.H.I.T.) Smash your Shit (Intro...You've heard this one, ...

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MRR Presents: FIRST QUARTER STORM, ¿Y QUE?, VWLS and THE EDOMITES at The Knockout in SF, Thurs. March 12th!

All the bands featured on this show are connected to or released by Aklasan Records, ...

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New Blood! ACRYLICS, WULFEN RAG and DÍA FINAL

Formerly a section in MRR magazine, "New Blood" is now a regular feature here on maximumrocknroll.com spotlighting new bands from around the ...

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Monday Photo Blog: The Return of Carlos Idrovo


February 23rd, 2015 by

It has been about a year since we last heard from Carlos Idrovo at the Monday Photo Blog. But that’s not to say he hasn’t been busy, and besides, he probably has a life and doesn’t hover on the net like some folks do. Here’s three from the Tupa Tupa Extremo show in Quito, Ecuador.

Enfermo at Tupa Tupa Extremo, February 6, 2015. (photo by Carlos Idrovo)

O.D.R. at Tupa Tupa Extremo, February 6, 2015. (photo by Carlos Idrovo)

Cuatro at Tupa Tupa Extremo, February 6, 2015. (photo by Carlos Idrovo)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: photoblog {at} maximumrocknroll(.)com. Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Frank Ramírez


February 16th, 2015 by

Frank Ramírez, from Lima, joins us at the  Monday Photo Blog with some local action, and one of a touring band from Portland, or PDX, if you think in shorthand. UK’82, Riot City studs and spikes is a world wide thing that just keeps on going and going and going. If you want to see more from Frank, ask a punk, or get on a plane and go to Lima. Let us know how it goes if you do.

Local punks at a gig in a football field somewhere in Lima, Peru. (photo Frank Ramírez)

DHK vocals at a football field in Lima, Peru, 2014. (photo Frank Ramírez)

Terokal (Portland) at El Local Miraflores. (photo Frank Ramírez)

Ratas Rabiosas at San Juan de Lurigancho, 2014. (photo Frank Ramírez)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: photoblog {at} maximumrocknroll(.)com. Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Five Shots from Darryl Reid!


February 9th, 2015 by

Darryl Reid can always be counted on for bringing the quality, and has a tendency to raise the bar a couple notches in the process. This Monday Photo Blog is proof of that. Here’s five blasts to get you through the work week. Live it like you listen to it; fast and loud. For more go to reidd2.tumblr.com.

Los Monjo at Varning 2014, Montreal (photo by Darryl Reid)

Pregnancy Scares at House of Targ, Ottawa (photo by Darryl Reid)

Thee Nodes at Gabba Hey, Ottawa (photo by Darryl Reid)

New Swears at Gabba Hey, Ottawa (photo by Darryl Reid)

Creeping Dose at Varning 2014, Montreal (photo by Darryl Reid)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: photoblog {at} maximumrocknroll(.)com. Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Three mo’ from Beau Patrick Coulon!


January 26th, 2015 by

Beau Patrick Coulon checks back in to the Monday Photo Blog with three more shots, one looking as though it’s the end of the world, bringing to mind nuclear annihilation — very Cold War-era hardcore punk, also fondly remembered as the Reagan era, and I chose that one to lead this post off. For more from Beau, check out beaupatrick.tumblr.com.

Mystic Inane at the Spitfire, New Orleans, Louisiana, January 201. (photo by Beau Patrick Coulon)

Short Leash at the Spitfire, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 2014 (photo by Beau Patrick Coulon)

Gag at 1-2-3-4 GO!, Oakland, California, July 2014 (photo by Beau Patrick Coulon)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: photoblog {at} maximumrocknroll(.)com. Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!



Monday Photo Blog: Rob Hanna


January 19th, 2015 by

Rob Hanna has sent us here at the Monday Photo Blog some photos of Iron Lung, Una Bèstia Incontrolable, and Dreamdecay from a show at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA that went down back in August of 2014. For more from Rob, check out robhanna.com.

Iron Lung at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA on Augut 11, 2014. (photo by Rob Hanna)

Una Bestia at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA on Augut 11, 2014. (photo by Rob Hanna)

Una Bestia at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA on Augut 11, 2014. (photo by Rob Hanna)

Una Bèstia Incontrolable at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA on Augut 11, 2014. (photo by Rob Hanna)

Dreamdecay at the Black Lodge in Seattle, WA on Augut 11, 2014. (photo by Rob Hanna)

Send your tour photos, bands that have come through your town, the best of your local bands, etc. to: photoblog {at} maximumrocknroll(.)com. Include your name, a link to your website (or flickr, Facebook, or whatever), and the band (or subject), date and location of each photo. Just send your best photos — edit tightly. Three to seven photos is plenty, and it’s best to send pictures of different bands. Please do not send watermarked photos. Please make your photos 72 dpi and about 600–800 pixels at the longest side. Not everything sent in will be posted, and a response is not guaranteed, but we do appreciate all of your contributions. Feel free to submit more than once. Thanks!