Max Mobley joined the latest incarnation of Crawdaddy Magazine in 2007 as a columnist. A cornerstone of the magazine, Max’s Riot Gear column explored how rock and roll music is created, and its impact on the souls of individuals and the will of the masses.
...on The Clash: “The Clash is punk like Beethoven is heavy metal. That is to say, yes, the Clash is punk, but that means punk is something more than snot and anarchy, heroin and self-mutilation, three chords and a criminal record.”
Max Mobley's 2009 interview with Rush guitarist Alex Lifeson remains one of the most read interviews in the history of Premier Guitar Magazine. Along with several great interviews, Max has also penned reviews and profiles for this music and guitar magazine
These seven essays about a small town kid and his uncle, the local Fire Chief represent some of Max's more personal work. Part Wonder Years and part Tuesdays with Morrie, The Chief and I is both funny and poignant, especially for anyone who remembers the 1970's.