U.S. Rocker, December 1996

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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

Jeffrey Scharf


Golden Palominos, Lycia

Album reviews

Diamanda Galas, Against, A Minor Forest, Baby Fox, Baby Gopal, Black Tape For A Blue Girl, Bowery Electric, Boys Life, Brutal Truth, Catpower, Chemlab, Chokebore, Cole, The Crucifucks, Dearly Beheaded, Dystopia One, Earth, Einsturzende Neubauten, Elysian Fields, Face To Face, Flu Thirteen, Future Sound Of London, Heatmiser, Human Remains, The Jam, June Of 44, Lick, Love 666, Luscious Jackson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Mazzy Star, Morgoth, The Multiple Cat, Nevermore, Number One Cup, The Overwhelming Colorfast, P.E.L.M.E., PIG, Robert Pollard, Pulley, Qkumba Zoo, Railroad Jerk, Rattus, Rhythm & Noise, Ruby, Tommie Saeli, Paul Schutze & Phantom City, Screeching Weasel, Seely, Slow Loris, Speed Duster, Sshe Retina Stimulants, Sukia, Thrall, Tool, Treble Charger, Wedding Present, Wesley Willis, Yatsura, more

Singles reviews

The Multiple Cat, Motorhome, Reflector, The Illuminator, The Notwist, Speedball, Grumpies, Calexico, Nick Riff, The Great Brain

Demo reviews

Gaia Avatara, Monophonic 100, In Moebius, Self-Restraynt, Sick, Ashes To Ashes

Live reviews

Grant Lee Buffalo, Gwar, Mushroomhead, Affixiate, Barkmarket, Nucleon, Bibilical Proof of UFOs, The Psyclone Rangers, Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, Speedball Baby, Getdown Airwaves, Thanatos, Allegory, Martyr Colony, Mary’s Window, This Ascension, Autumn, Sterelab, UI, Labradford, Windy & Carl, Norman Mayer Group, Godflesh, Slo Bob, Heathers, Test Dept., Sheep On Drugs, Bath, Soul Coughing, Failure, Jawbox, Nada Surf, Engine 88, more


Mike Kole, Ron Kretsch, 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, David Genzen, Darren Irwin, Dave Jesitus, Mike Kole, Ron Kretsch, Casey Kulas, Martin F. Lance, Miles Later, Dave McClelland, Jack Medley, Brenda Mullen, Sasha I. Nyktos, Jon Paris, Peanuts, James Raishart, Ryan Rollins, Mike Shumaker, Andrew Somlyo, Joe Stankiewicz, Michael Stutz, Roger Thornhill

Contributing artists

Mr. Squirrel Murphy, Sean Carnage


Anastasia Pantsios, Rob Banks, Karen Novak

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