Monthly Archives: August 2020

Nieuwe Koekrand

The Nieuwe Koekrand (“new urine-sediment/faeces-deposit under the edge of a toilet-bowl”) became a very influential magazine because of the hard and dedicated work of Johan van Leeuwen. A nice guy that I’d gotten to know in the second half of … Continue reading

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Sons Of Ishmael (No Peace Without Freedom #2)

No Peace Without Freedom was put out by a young fellow named Jonathan Foster. I’m pretty sure that his brief involvement in the scene was confined to 1987. When I last saw him (April 1988), to retrieve some records that … Continue reading

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Operation Ivy (Down In The Hole #2)

Down In The Hole was done by ‘Killercrust’ / ‘3 Ring Psychosis’ band-members Dave Lacey (vocals/drums; played in a lot of bands over the years) and Michael Mullen (bass; later in ‘Tension’, ‘Moutpiece’). They were from Glenageary (co. Dublin). I … Continue reading

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Liège scene-report (Voyageur #2)

Voyageur #1: “This fanzine is free in order to reach as many people as possible. It’s bilingual because not only intended for French-speaking countries. We would also have liked to translate it into other languages but our linguistic knowledge is … Continue reading

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“Hackfleisch is a punk fanzine, the way I always wanted it: no concert-announcements, no record-reviews, but compacted anger, frankness and the willingness to make enemies.” I got to know Karl Nagel (real name Peter Altenburg, orinally from Wuppertal) around the … Continue reading

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