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Armchair Boogie playing Live on King Street in Madison - photo by Tony Mueller Phine Art Photography
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:


The Hussy coming to Crystal Corner Oct. 11, 2019 - photo by Scotify Studios
Madcity Nights - October 2019
Previews for shows around Madison and surrounding areas
Posted: Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 5:39 PM
By Max Ink
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Armchair Boogie playing Live on King Street in Madison - photo by Tony Mueller Phine Art Photography
Armchair Boogie
Newgrass or Jamgrass? an interview with Ben Majeska
Posted: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 1:23 PM
By Teri Barr
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Madison's Masked Intruder
Masked Intruder 3
A ransom note with Masked Intruder's guitarist, Intruder Green
Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 4:42 PM
By Mike Huberty
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Mr. Kimchi eats
Mr. Kimchi
Kimchi and Korean BBQ on King Street
Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 1:58 PM
By Robin Gray
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Sweet Delta Dawn (L to R): Jeff Clarke, Jack Peterson, Joe Murray, Jay Volberg - photo by Sweet Delta Dawn
Sweet Delta Dawn
A Conversation with guitarist Jack Peterson
Posted: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 at 1:23 PM
By Adam Benavides
(190) Page Views

Aftermath's 2019 Release
Aftermath
Chicago thrash metal pioneer Aftermath returns with a concept album that celebrates their return after an 18 year hiatus.
Posted: Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at 7:24 PM
By Tommy Rage
(450) Page Views

Helliphant L-R: Tim Thompson, Eric Cobb, Joe Price, Chad Ovshak, Dawin Sampson, Jeremy Roseland - photo by James Pederson
Helliphant
A reunion, music festival and Dark Carnival
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:55 AM
By Mike Huberty
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Dana Perry
Dana Perry
Hosting a new Weekly All-Ages Open Mic beginning Thursday, September 19, 6-8 pm
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:35 AM
By Teri Barr
(359) Page Views

Jackie Bradley
Comet Boy
A Musical by Jackie Bradley
Posted: Friday, September 6, 2019 at 10:22 AM
By Teri Barr
(386) Page Views

Black Mountain
Madcity Nights - September 2019
Show Previews in Madison and surrounding areas
Posted: Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 10:13 PM
By Max Ink
(381) Page Views

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MONTHLY COLUMNS


Letter To The People
Commentary by the Publisher
Posted: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:11 AM
By Rökker
Read This Month's Column

Rock Star Death Notices
Posted: Monday, October 7, 2019 at 11:32 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: Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 1:01 AM
Read This Month's Column

Eclectic Vibes
By Andrew Frey
Show Previews and Reviews plus Micro-Reviews
Posted: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 6:35 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

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CD/DVD REVIEWS:


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

Vibrationland
Private Bits
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Monday, January 28, 2019 at 9:17 PM

Cold Black River
Tales Of Death And The Devil
CD Review by Sal Serio
Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 2:20 PM

Rocket Paloma
Mother Mountain
CD Review by John Noyd
Posted: Friday, September 28, 2018 at 9:00 AM

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SHOW REVIEWS:



Farm Aid 2019
Review by John Noyd
Posted: Saturday, September 28, 2019 at 3:36 PM

Rival Sons
Rival Sons swing into Milwaukee for special night at The Pabst Theatre
Review by Linette Britt
Posted: Monday, August 26, 2019 at 8:32 PM

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