U.S. Rocker, October 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

Timmie Boose


Merzbow, Scrawl, Stinking Lizaveta, Voivod

Album reviews

The Techinical Jed, Bath, Boredoms, Brighter Death Now, Chainsuck, Les Claypool & The Holy Mackerel, Rob Crow, Dark Tranquility, Datacide, Thornetta Davis, Deadbolt, Deist Requiem, Bruce Dickinson, Dirty Three, East River Pipe, Evil Mothers, Final, Floodgate, Single Cell Orchestra, Guzzard, Halcion, The Handsome Family, Paul Haslinger, Masonna, M.O.D., The Miss lans, Mystifier, Nightingale, Numb, Orphaned Land, Phono-Comb, Pica, Placebo, Plexi, The Queers, Rachel’s, Rainbow, Red Aunts, Rex, Servotron, Shakuhachi Surprise, Sheep On Drugs, Slo Bob, Stevie Stiletto, Swamp Terrorists, Tear Garden, Thumbnail, Tsatthoggua, more

Singles reviews

Big New Plaid, The Krinkles, Great Plains Gypsies, Bent Scepters, Pressure Drop, Pegboy, Kepone, Space Needle, The TKOs, Bill Fox

Demo reviews

Riot Act, Tonk, Canary, Screamer, Tensile Strength, Caligulus

Live reviews

Man Or Astroman?, Henchmen, Surfaholics, Swank Motel, Step Sister, Gem, Einstein’s Secret Orchestra, Back Monkeys, Manowar, Cobra Verde, New Salem Witch Hunters, Downside Special, Cruel Cruel Moon, Ugly Beauty, Silkworm, Karl Hendricks Trio, Number One Cup, Emma Peel, Glazed Baby, Melvins, Mushroomhead, Nucleon, State Of Conviction, Type O Negative, Life Of Agony, Manhole, Christian Death, Switchblade Symphony, Big Electric Cat, My Life With The Thrill Kill Cult, more

Books & zines

Satanic Bible, T.A.Z.


Mike Kole, Miles Later, Ron Kretsch, Damon Smith

Contributing writers

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


Anastasia Pantsios, Rob Banks, Karen Novak

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