Author Archives: smurfpunx

Final Exit (Reinforced #1)

This band (from Umeå, Sweden) was a side-project of ‘Refused’. Dennis Lyxzén played bass, Anders Johansson (ex ‘SaidIWas’) guitar, David/Dave Sandström (drummer of ‘Refused’) was the vocalist and Pär Hansson (ex ‘Abhinanda’ hit the drums). They had a couple of … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, Swedish zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Teo Petričević (Semtex #4)

Semtex was the zine of Thomas Byttebier (at that time residing in Harelbeke, nowadays “freelance digital designer” living Ghent). In the zine he states: >>I see zines as a form of meaningful resistance. They’re bound together by critical striving for … Continue reading

Posted in 2000, Belgian zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mel Hughes (Intense Voice #2)

Myself and Mel Hughes (Northern-Ireland / Ulster) exchanged letters for quite a while and distributed each other’s zine. The Network Of Friends; if anyone remembers… He was also sXe, supportive of DIY and anti-consumerist, and also ran a mailorder. He … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, German zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Coche Bomba (Antipoder #9)

Antipoder (‘Against Authority’) was a follow-up to No Flag – both zines were done by my correspondent ‘Uge’ (Eugenio García Escudero) from Gijon (Asturias, Spain). ‘Uge’ played guitar in ‘Intolerance’ and ‘Strangis Guajes’; plus a few other bands. He also … Continue reading

Posted in 1997, Spanish zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Angelic Upstarts (Through The Looking Glass #2)

Editor of this zine was Alice ‘Uncool’ Lagnado, sister of UK Resist’s founder Jake. She also contributed to that… No idea how I got this but perhaps someone of the UK Resist crew send it over? Alice resided in Isleworth … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, UK zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Pansy Division (Initonit #10)

This zine was suggested/sent by Duncan Mckinlay (from Abderdeen, Scotland). I’d never heard of it so I asked the editor to tell me a bit about it… Brob I begun with my zine in about 1990 and it ran for … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, UK zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

5Les (I And I And Me #2)

In the heydays of De Finkel, a youth-centre and HC/punk venue in Jette (Bruxel, Belgium), scenester Patrick ‘Kockie’ De Kock (vocals), Dirk Jans (drums; also still in ‘Deviant Gedrag’ at that time) and Onno Hesselink (guitar; Peace Or Annihilation zine) … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, Dutch zines | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment