Monthly Archives: January 2021

Violent Outbreak * Violin Outbreak

I vaguely recall encountering the name Tony Arena (New York City) in relation to queer activism. His zines never made it across the Atlantic, I believe… He’s most known for his comics and contributions to queer punk zines (pseudonym Anonymous … Continue reading

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Deformed (Be Bad Be Glad #4)

  This one was suggested by Shane Dabinett (Manic Ears recs). Never seen it at the time (early 80s) but luckily enough uncle ‘Sned’ made issues 3-5 available on his UK Zine Library website… It was put together by ‘Taf’ … Continue reading

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Crash Box (T.V.O.R. #4)

Teste Vuote, Ossa Rotte (“empty heads, broken bones”), also known as T.V.O.R. Chaoszine, was a hardcore/punk fanzine that was started in 1981 in Como by ‘Stiv’ (Stefano) ‘Rottame’ Valli (singer, later bassist of ‘Orda’/’Orda Massacrata’) and Marco ‘Maniglia’ Medici (Milano; … Continue reading

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A.O.A. (Playmobil System #2)

A zine edited by Dominique ‘Bouboul’ Raas, from Le Havre (harbour on the French Channel coast, gateway to the UK at the time). He had been the guitarist of the punk-band ‘Hatefuls’ in the early 80s and started ‘Burning Ambitions’ … Continue reading

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When I was on tour with ‘Hate Crew’ (Belgian HC/crossover band) through Germany, we ended up doing a show at the ‘Alte Meierei’ in Kiel (88-07-13), a squatted old milk-factory. That evening I met ‘Kalle Stielzel’ (Karl-Heinz Tolkmit). He was … Continue reading

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