U.S. Rocker, April 1996

U.S. Rocker was Northeast Ohio’s largest circulation, hard-rock and underground music monthly, with 10,000 copies distributed every month during the 1990s.

Cover artist

Dave Cintron


Walt Mink, Sepultura, SXSW 1996, Thinking Fellers Union Local 282

Album reviews

Glazed Baby, Alien Faktor, Automatic, Beasts Of Paradise, Bedhead, Buzzcocks, Celestial Season, Cheater Slicks, Chisel, Bacillus, Erosore, Womb, Macrobacillus, Combine, Combustible Edison, Cradle Of Thorns, Eric’s Trip, E.A.R., The Frans, Ginger, Girls Against Boys, Godheadsilo, Groovy, Hammerhead, High Rise, Impala, The Inhalants, Iris, Jack Drag, June, Karate, Laurels, Little Dynamo & Amazing Grace, McKrackins, the meek, Mr. Mirainga, Morpheus Sister, My Dying Bride, Mystery Machine, Nadir, O-Matic, One Life Crew, Pansy Division, The Peechees, Pie, Pitchblende, The Pogues, Pro-Lapse, Radar Bros., Ramp, Martin Rev, Steve Roach, Saigon Kick, Sepultura, Sicko, Silkworm, Skylab, Smackmelon, Snuff, Society Burning, Supple, Teen Angels, Therapy?, Torque, The Unknown, “Weird” Al Yankovic, Wormhole, The Wrens, more

Singles reviews

Step Sister, Mary Adam 12, Chump, Snot Rockets, The Duvalby Bros., Asphalt, Boulder, Dimbulb, Primitive, Iron Rite Mangle

Live reviews

DRI, Acid Bath, Scuz Monkey, Forlorn, Cindytalk, Bowery Electric, Iron Maiden, Fear Factory, U.S. Maple, Downside Special, Engincore, Morbid Angel, At The Gates, Dissection, Blood Coven, Gong, Sloan Gypsies, Gaia Avatara, Buzzoven, Sour Vein, Boulder, Edsel, Ether Net, Ditch


Michael Wohnseidler, Anastasia Pantsios, Mike Kole

Contributing writers

Keith Bergman, Mario Becerra, Scott Pastorell, Craig Bobby, Mason Boor, Sean Carnage, Patrick Coleff, Gene Dixon, Neal Filsinger, Mike Kole, Martin F. Lance, Dave McClelland, Sasha I. Nyktos, Peanuts, Andrew Somlyo, Joe Stankiewicz, Darren Irwin, Ron Kretsch, Michael Stutz


Anastasia Pantsios, Rob Banks

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