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Mars Hall on the cover of Maximum Ink  - photo by John Flores
Maximum Ink music magazine has been published in print and online since March 7, 1996. Based in Madison, Wisconsin Max Ink is distributed throughout Madison and Surrounding Areas.

Maximum Ink print magazine focuses on live music in Madison and serves as a guide to help Madisonians surf through the hundreds of shows and events taking place throughout the city and surrounding areas each month. Featuring a monthly live music calendar listing venues and events, Max Ink interviews the artists and previews the shows.

Maximum Ink's online presence includes all of the articles, interviews, and monthly columns from the print magazine plus other content not appearing in print like show reviews, cd reviews, and other timely interviews. Max Ink's famous live music calendar is also online and always available on your mobile device, bookmark us now!

LATEST INTERVIEWS & ARTICLES:


Lindsay Beaver and Brad Stivers - photo by Alex Rodriguez Cruz
Madcity Nights - February 2020
Show previews around Madison and surrounding areas
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:22 AM
By Max Ink
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Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots - Perdida
Stone Temple Pilot's Jeff Gutt talks about the band's new album Perdida
Posted: Monday, February 24, 2020 at 12:57 PM
By Tommy Rage
(26) Page Views

Mars Hall on the cover of Maximum Ink  - photo by John Flores
Mars Hall
an interview with Jon Scott & Perry Stephen Polito
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 3:29 PM
By Adam Benavides
(198) Page Views

Kat and the Hurricane - photo by Britni Lynn - Brilynn Photo
Kat & the Hurricane
“If my music can help someone in their time of need or in their time of healing, then I’ve more than done my job.”
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 3:18 PM
By Teri Barr
(252) Page Views

4AM downstairs at the Frequency
4 Aspirin Morning 2020
An interview with Madison ska-punkers 4 Aspiring Morning on their new album and reunion show
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 3:03 PM
By Mike Huberty
(248) Page Views

Alter Bridge
Alter Bridge - Walk the Sky
An interview with lead singer Myles Kennedy
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:41 AM
By Tommy Rage
(111) Page Views

Come Back In Bar and Restaurant
Come Back In
Madison’s Downtown Neighborhood Bar
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:32 AM
By Robin Gray
(103) Page Views

Minneapolis' Bluehound
Bluehound
An interview with saxman Andy Meyer from Minneapolis jazz-funk-rock band, Bluehound
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 10:16 AM
By Mike Huberty
(287) Page Views

Your Criminal Nature Comes To Life
Mario R. Martin Breathes Life into Your Criminal Nature
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:19 AM
By Geert Driver
(274) Page Views

Elizabeth Mary - photo by Mike Pulido - Otto Photography
Elizabeth Mary
Singer/Songwriter Chats New Album "Meet Me in Madison"
Posted: Friday, January 10, 2020 at 9:12 AM
By Adam Benavides
(1101) Page Views

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MONTHLY COLUMNS


Letter To The People
Commentary by the Publisher
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:44 AM
By Rökker
Read This Month's Column

Rock Star Death Notices
Posted: Friday, February 7, 2020 at 9:10 AM
Find out who kicked the bucket this month!
Read This Month's Column

Slipped Discs
Discs you may have missed by John Noyd
Posted: Monday, January 20, 2020 at 6:35 PM
Read This Month's Column

Eclectic Vibes
By Andrew Frey
Show Previews and Reviews plus Micro-Reviews
Posted: Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 9:47 PM
Read This Month's Column


BOOK REVIEWS


Neal Preston: Exhilarated and Exhausted
Author: Neal Preston
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Friday, November 10, 2017 at 11:21 PM

KISS - 1977-1980, Photography by Lynn Goldsmith
Author: Lynn Goldsmith
Book Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 7:30 PM

[Full List Click Here]


CD/DVD REVIEWS:


Half-handed Cloud
Gathered Out of Thin Air
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 5:59 PM

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Gathered Out of Thin Air
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Posted: Monday, November 25, 2019 at 8:53 PM

Vagabon
Vagabon
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Friday, October 25, 2019 at 6:18 PM

Abram Shook
The Neon Machine
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 6:15 PM

The Police
“Everyone Stares: The Police Inside Out”
DVD Review by Michael Sherer
Posted: Sunday, September 1, 2019 at 1:59 PM

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SHOW REVIEWS:


Joseph
Joseph with Deep Sea Diver
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 7:14 PM

Ronnie Montrose Remembered
Ronnie Montrose Remembered - 2020
Review by Sal Serio
Posted: Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM

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