The legendary San Francisco-based monthly punk fanzine "Maximum Rocknroll" - that’s been around since 1982 and published over 400 issues - announced the end of its print publication. There will be three more print issues during 2019. Then their record reviews will be published online alongside the weekly radio show.
Updates regarding the massive MRR archive and future projects are forthcoming. A public meeting regarding the publication’s future is taking place on January 20 at the MRR headquarters.
The announcement stresses that MRR is definitely not coming to an end:
We are still the place to turn if you care about Swedish girl bands or Brazilian thrash or Italian anarchist publications or Filipino teenagers making anti-state pogo punk, if you are interested in media made by punks for punks, if you still believe in the power and potential of autonomously produced and underground culture. We certainly still do, and look forward to the surprises, challenges, and joys that this next chapter will bring. Long live Maximum Rocknroll.
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