It is with heavy hearts that we are announcing the end of Maximum Rocknroll as a monthly print fanzine. There will be three more issues of the fanzine in its current format; later in 2019 we will begin publishing record reviews online alongside our weekly radio show. Readers can look forward to more online content, updates regarding […]

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Steve Soto 1963-2018

Kid of the Black Hole No More Steve Soto, who died in his sleep on June 27th, 2018, was the heart and godfather of Southern California hook-laden punk. His talents filled the likes of the Adolescents, Agent Orange, Manic Hispanic, 22 Jacks, Legal Weapon, and more. He brimmed with unbelievable talent and a ceaseless work […]

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Looking back at Tim Yohannan, 20 years later

We still can’t believe that it has been twenty whole years since our founder Tim Yohannan left us for good. We miss him dearly. His work, both in Maximum Rocknroll and elsewhere, has permanently altered the world of punk, and has affected millions of people worldwide. Instead of writing an essay about his work or creating another […]

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We have a new website!

  • Published February 11, 2018 By Grace Ambrose
  • Categories News

Thanks to the hard work of Oliver Fisher / Frontwards Design and our longtime columnist Bryony Beynon, we have a new website! Shitworkers extraordinaire! Please bear with us as we work out the kinks. Notice anything broken or missing? Drop us a line. A few things to note: Part of the impetus for our web […]

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Fight No More: The Music and Death of J.J. Jacobson of Offenders

  • Published January 30, 2018 By MRR
  • Categories Obituaries

By David Ensminger. As the crushing cold front overtook much of North America, including an unusual swath of the South, and just hours after I completed an interview with Pat Doyle of Offenders, he notified everybody via social media that Offenders singer J.J. Jacobson, who joined the band in 1981, died in the streets of […]

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