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Record of the Week: NO FAITH Dead Weight EP

More complete life annihilation from Western Mass, NO FAITH deal in harsh, sludged-out powerviolence, bookended ...

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Christ On Parade!

MRR Radio #1428 • 11/23/14

This week's radio show brings you Rob and an old MRR shitworker Paul revisiting the ...

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MRR Presents: Friday Fuckin' Funnies! #62

NOWHERE CITY by Vickie Smalls! More great comix by Vic at nowherecitycomix.tumblr.com LIFE IS POSERS! Loads more at lifeisposers.com Every Friday ...

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New Blood! GONGFERMOUR, DEEP CREEPS, SOCIALITE and PRETTY HURTS

MRR magazine's new-band section "New Blood" is now a regular feature here on maximumrocknroll.com! See below ...

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Carolyn's MRR #380 top ten preview!

Hi. This is Carolyn Keddy, film reviewer, record reviewer, top tenner with some highlights of ...

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Video of the Week: “For a Berkeley We Can All Call Home”


November 1st, 2014 by

How could this not be our Video of the Week? It’s campaign song for Jesse Townley (aka Jesse Luscious of Blatz/The Criminals/The Frisk) in his candidacy for the Berkeley Rent Board (insert “Berkeley Is My Baby” joke here), written by him and guitar legend Bill Collins. You may know Bill from Special Forces and Fang, or as the dude who has given guitar lessons to generations of Berkeley punks. You might also recognize the voice of Cinder Block from Tilt in there. Watch for the mini stage-divers at the end!

 



Video of the Week: Les Oreilles Qui Saignent Vol. 2


October 25th, 2014 by

Shot mostly around 2010 and made available on DVD earlier this year, here for your free viewing pleasure is the amazing Les Oreilles Qui Saignent Video Fanzine Volume 2,  featuring cream-of-the-crop Japanese bands from the turn of the decade, plus some 1982 footage from THE STALIN and plenty of outrageous between-band bits. You will dig this shit!! Check out even more punk rock madness from this prolific French video crew at lesoreillesquisaignent.blogspot.com.



Video of the Week: AUSMUTEANTS “No Motivation”


February 20th, 2014 by

Australia’s d-u-m-b geniuses AUSMUTEANTS make a video warning punks of the perils of putting on sunglasses you find in eviscerated bodies. From their Amusements LP on Aarght!, which is also (finally!) getting pressed in the US by Goner Records.



Video of the Week: St. Ripper Knife Comb!


February 13th, 2014 by

Hey, it’s not too late to order your ltd. ed. Knife Comb, and it’s never too late to enjoy this amazing “infomercial” made by Boston punx ST. RIPPER. Komb sales benefit the band’s upcoming tour, and the video benefits punx everywhere. A++!



Video of the Week: Last Fast Ride


October 11th, 2013 by

San Francisco’s public TV station KQED recently aired Last Fast Ride: The Life, Love and Death of a Punk Goddess, the 2011 documentary about Insaints singer Marian Anderson, and they are making it available to watch online for a limited time — through November 5 only! Watch it here, and read Rotten Ron’s 2011 write-up of the film below.

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If you’re not from the Bay Area you may or may not remember Marian Anderson. She was the super outrageous and controversial singer of THE INSAINTS in the ’90s. She almost got Gilman shut down for sticking a banana in her vajayjay and other sordid sexual acts when the douchebag ex-drummer of the DKs called the man. She also had a torrid relationship with Tim Yo, who she loved dearly till the end. I just know her as one of my few bestest friends and I loved her dearly. One ex-girlfriend even used to refer to her as my mom. I was in a band with her and lived with her when I moved to Hollywood, taking me in when I had no place to go. Anyway, the movie is fantastic. Along with fellow Marian pal Nick, we drove all night to make the film’s premier at Sundance, resulting in us getting pulled over and detained for two hours while drug sniffin’ dogs were sicked on our ripped apart rental car. She would have loved it. Fuck the pigs! Great and heartfelt interviews with Tim Yo(!), Lint, Daniel from the Insaints, the dude from the Offspring, and love of her life Danielle Bernal, along with all of her friends. Narrated by Henry Rollins!?! I cried my guts out and so will you. A woman who rose from sexual and physical abuse, who wasn’t bitter but loving and protective as hell to those lucky enough to call her their friend. Don’t miss it.