U.S. Rocker, April 1997

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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

Mr. Squirrel Murphy


Electronica, My Dying Bride, 9 Shocks Terror reviews demos

Album reviews

Tactile, Adrenalin Overdose, A.C., Natacha Atlas, David Bowie, Bjork, Camber, Cash Money, Children Of The Apocalypse, Chrome Cranks, Corrosion Of Conformity, Cradle Of Filth, Demarco Bothers, Devoid Of Faith, The Egg, Evil Mothers, E.X.P., Gravitar, The Humpers, Inch, Inferno, King Kan, Klank, Leech Woman, Mexico 70, Morgion, My Own Victim, Necrophobic, The Newlydeads, Not Breathing, John Oswald, Panasonic, Pavement, Portastatic, Quorthon, Rebel Rebel, Red Red Meat, Scorn, Sentenced, Sexpod, Sheep On Drugs, Skeleton Key, Sky Cries Mary, The Specials, Spoon, Stars Of The Lid, Stimbox, Aum Deathsquad, Strapping Young Lad, Sunshine Blind, 3Ds, Thumbnail, Tipsy, Underworld, Rozz Williams, Workhorse, more

Singles reviews

Brujeria, Cheap Trick, ¬°Carlos!, Thumbnail, The Red Telephone, M, Monade, The Psyclone Rangers, Chrome Cranks, Penthouse, Monkey Island, The Delta 72, Dura Delinquent, Man or Astroman

Demo Reviews

Product, Ultra Hummus, Eleven Strap

Live reviews

Karate, The Sorts, Harriet The Spy, Sensefield, Jimmy Eat World, Tender Blind Spot, Mineral, D.N.E., SSA, Cryptkicker, Spudmonsters, Midevil, The Business, Warzone, The Sussed, Cutthroat, Local H, Failure, Beernuts, David Thomas, Two Pale Boys, Guster, Laibach, Philo Beddow, Tristan Psionic, Sheilbound, Cripple Kid, T.R.I.O.P.S., Cancertube, Vampyre Of Golgotha, Ravenna Lerictus, Mordant Specula, The Cranes, Rasputina, Archers Of Loaf, Crown Heights, Geezer Lake, more


Ron Kretsch, Brenda Mullen, Anastasia Pantsios, Damon N. Smith, Steve Wainstead

Contributing writers

Keith Bergman, Craig Bobby, Mason Boor, Sean Carnage, Patrick Coleff, Gene Dixon, Tony Erba, Neal Filsinger, Eden Gauteron, David Genzen, Darren Irwin, David Jesitus, Mike Kole, Casey Kulas, Martin F. Lance, Miles Later, Dave McClelland, Jack Medley, Sasha I. Nyktos, Jon Paris, Peanuts, Peter Risser, Ryan Rollins, Mike Shumaker, Andrew Somlyo, Joe Stankiewicz, Michael Stutz, Roger Thornhill

Contributing artists

Mr. Squirrel Murphy, Sean Carnage, Melissa Sullivan


Anastasia Pantsios, Rob Banks, Casey Kulas, Karen Novak, Steve Wainstead