Maximum Rocknroll, the San Francisco-based punk fanzine that’s been round since 1982 and revealed over 400 points, announced today that it’ll stop print publication this yr. There will likely be three extra print points within the journal’s present format this yr. Later this yr, their file critiques will likely be revealed on-line alongside the weekly radio present. The announcement stresses that MRR is certainly not coming to an finish.
We are nonetheless the place to show when you care about Swedish woman bands or Brazilian thrash or Italian anarchist publications or Filipino youngsters making anti-state pogo punk, if you’re eager about media made by punks for punks, when you nonetheless consider within the energy and potential of autonomously produced and underground tradition. We definitely nonetheless do, and sit up for the surprises, challenges, and joys that this subsequent chapter will deliver. Long dwell Maximum Rocknroll.
Maximum Rocknroll received began in 1977 as a radio present. In 2016, the publication launched a successful campaign to fund a complete on-line database of its file assortment and music critiques. The announcement says that updates concerning the archive and future tasks are forthcoming. A public assembly concerning the publication’s future is going on on January 20.