U.S. Rocker, October 1997

U.S. Rocker was Northeast Ohio’s largest circulation metal, hard-rock and underground music monthly, with 10,000 copies distributed every month from 1989-1998.

Cover artist

Timmie Boose


Emperor, Shipping News, How to Get Free Stuff

Album reviews

Oblivians, Arcanta, Blue Mountain, Calexico, Crisis, Dismember, DM Bob & The Deficits, Eh8or, Elevator To Hell, Flotsam & Jetsam, Geraldine Fibbers, Hands Tied, Ken Ishii, Kelley Deal 6000, KMFDM, Logical Nonsense, Magnet, The Misfits, My Dad Is Dead, Old Man’s Child, Pansy Division, Philosopher’s Stone, Photek, The Art Of Noise, Pulp, Rotting Christ, Shalllow North Dakota, Shizuo, Snot, Some Velvet Sidewalk, The Sonora Pine, Star Pimp, Ten Yard Fight, Scott Walker, WNIP, Link Wray, Zony Mash

Singles reviews

Lucky Me, Pilsner, Liverball, Snarkout Boys, Gaza Strippers, Zen Guerrilla, Capsize 7

Print review

The Baffler #9

Live reviews

Hawkwind, Einstein’s Secret Orchestra, Bloodlet, Today Is The Day, Disengage, Provoke, Thornetta Davis, Blonde Redhead, Baboon, Kelley Deal 6000, Cripple Kid, Lubricator


Brenda Mullen, Tony Erba, Anastasia Pantsios, Steve Wainstead, Michael Stutz

Contributing writers

Craig Bobby, Mason Boor, Sean Carnage, Patrick Coleff, Herb Daly, Gene Dixon, Tony Erba, Neal Filsinger, Eden Gauteron, Darren Irwin, David Jesitus, Casey Kulas, Martin F. Lance, Miles Later, Dave McClelland, Jack Medley, Ed Milich, Brenda Mullen, Sasha I. Nyktos, Peanuts, William Dempsey Powell, Cliff Rembrandt, Peter Risser, Ryan Rollins, Michael Stutz, Andrew Somlyo, Michael Stutz, Roger Thornhill

Contributing artists

Sean Carnage, Melissa Sullivan


Anastasia Pantsios, Karen Novak

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