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Porky's Groove Machine - photo by Graham Washatka
Maximum Ink music magazine has been published in print and online since March 7, 1996. Based in Madison, Wisconsin Max Ink is distributed throughout Madison and Surrounding Areas.

Maximum Ink print magazine focuses on live music in Madison and serves as a guide to help Madisonians surf through the hundreds of shows and events taking place throughout the city and surrounding areas each month. Featuring a monthly live music calendar listing venues and events, Max Ink interviews the artists and previews the shows.

Maximum Ink's online presence includes all of the articles, interviews, and monthly columns from the print magazine plus other content not appearing in print like show reviews, cd reviews, and other timely interviews. Max Ink's famous live music calendar is also online and always available on your mobile device, bookmark us now!

LATEST INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES:


Steel Panther
Madcity Nights - December 2019
Show Previews For Madison and Surrounding Areas
Posted: Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 1:19 PM
By Max Ink
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Porky's Groove Machine - photo by Graham Washatka
Porky’s Groove Machine
Q&A with guitarist (and Power Ranger), Ilan Blanck.
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2:49 PM
By Adam Benavides
(90) Page Views

Paul Schwoerer & Jesse Steinberg of Madtown Mannish Boys - photo by Rob Streiffer
The Madtown Mannish Boys
A Conversation with guitarist Jesse Steinberg
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2:05 PM
By Adam Benavides
(213) Page Views

Bad Wolves
Bad Wolves
An interview with Tommy Vex
Posted: Friday, December 6, 2019 at 2:02 PM
By Tommy Rage
(133) Page Views

Milwaukee's {ELSE}
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Previewing the new album of Milwaukee hard rock band, {ELSE}
Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 7:05 AM
By Mike Huberty
(273) Page Views

Crobot - photo by Stesha Whitney
Crobot
An interview with Crobot guitarist Chris Bishop
Posted: Monday, December 2, 2019 at 9:22 PM
By Tommy Rage
(222) Page Views

John Lodge of the Moody Blues
John Lodge of The Moody Blues
An interview with John Lodge
Posted: Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 6:57 PM
By Tommy Rage
(1146) Page Views

Trigger Hippy
Trigger Hippy
An interview with Steve Gorman, founding member of The Black Crowes, and drummer for Trigger Hippy
Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019 at 4:59 PM
By Mike Huberty
(746) Page Views

Eau Claire rockers VENISON
Madcity Nights - November 2019
Previews of shows around the Madison area
Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019 at 4:49 PM
By Max Ink
(809) Page Views

The Mascot Theory - photo by Kristen Weier
The Mascot Theory 2019
Erik Kjelland Talks New Live CD and FlannelFest
Posted: Friday, November 1, 2019 at 4:46 PM
By Teri Barr
(657) Page Views

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MONTHLY COLUMNS


Letter To The People
Commentary by the Publisher
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:16 AM
By Rökker
Read This Month's Column

Rock Star Death Notices
Posted: Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 9:34 AM
Find out who kicked the bucket this month!
Read This Month's Column

Slipped Discs
Discs you may have missed by John Noyd
Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 7:57 AM
Read This Month's Column

Eclectic Vibes
By Andrew Frey
Show Previews and Reviews plus Micro-Reviews
Posted: Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 9:22 PM
Read This Month's Column


BOOK REVIEWS


Neal Preston: Exhilarated and Exhausted
Author: Neal Preston
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:21 PM

KISS - 1977-1980, Photography by Lynn Goldsmith
Author: Lynn Goldsmith
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM

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CD/DVD REVIEWS:


Half-handed Cloud
Gathered Out of Thin Air
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 5:59 PM

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Gathered Out of Thin Air
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Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:53 PM

Vagabon
Vagabon
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019 at 6:18 PM

Abram Shook
The Neon Machine
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 6:15 PM

The Police
“Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out”
DVD Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 1:59 PM

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SHOW REVIEWS:


Joan Shelley
Joan Shelley with Daughter of Swords
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 5:56 PM

Reina del Cid
Reina del Cid
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 6:40 PM

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