Monthly Archives: January 2014

Scraps (Raising Hell #19)

Now that ‘Scraps’ (homebase: Lille, France) are doing concerts again after quite a big hiatus, I thought it was appropriate to re-publish this interview from their early days. It dates from the period where they evolved from a noisy chaos-core … Continue reading

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Naked Aggression (Heartcore #2)

This (Spanish) zine was done by my penpal Albert Cheong (from Barcelona) who visited concerts at the autonomous centre Vort’n Vis from time to time. Het interviewed ‘Naked Aggression’ during or right after their ’95 European tour. Later he started … Continue reading

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Bad Influence (What’s That Noise #1)

‘Bad Influence’ is a long-lasting anarcho punk band that is still going. The first time I saw them must’ve been around ’87 (in one of the early line-ups, with the female vocalist Chris and her partner Bart on guitar). The … Continue reading

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Betray (Vengeance #2)

‘Betray’ were the descendents of the Ducth punk-band ‘Behind The Dikes’ (that had played Belgium a few times): Casper Kraima (singer), Marc Hanou (bassplayer) and Marco Somers (guitarist) of ‘B.T.D.’ had teamed up with a new guitarist (Paul Van Der … Continue reading

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Green Day (Grot #5)

Grot was a zine (operated from New York) edited by Jim Testa, with contributors such as John Lisa (guitarist of ‘Sleeper’ & ‘Serpico’), Ben ‘Weasel’ Foster (‘Screeching Weasel’), photographer Ken Salerno,  etc. I can’t exactly recall how I got this but I … Continue reading

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