Author Archives: smurfpunx

Cause & Effect (Stonehenge #3)

This zine was done by Christophe Mora (from France), a good friend that I got to know when he used to come over here regularly to perform with his bands (‘FingerPrint’ and ‘Undone‘). He was/is a very active guy and … Continue reading

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Profane Existence (Assault With Intent To Free #9)

Newt Rayburn started working for the (anarcho-punk; connected to the A.Y.F.) zine Assault With Intent To Free at the time of its fourth issue (March ’88; the first A.W.I.F. came out October ’87, edited by ‘Skull’ Chris Robertson, Tait Graves & … Continue reading

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De Rattebeet

The Ieper/Ypres  HC/punx celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Vort’n Vis in June 2019. One of the founding-fathers (Jan Claus, at the time nick-named ‘Jangle Ratpoison’) used to play (guitar) in a band called ‘Modern Underdogs’ and did a (fan)zine … Continue reading

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Gorilla Biscuits (Connection X #3)

Connection X was a straight-edge, “socialist” fanzine edited by 2 members of ‘Feeding The Fire’ – Roger ‘NBH’ (‘Nothing But Human’; bass) and Rob Franssen (vocals). They were from Kerkrade, The Netherlands. I believe they did 4 issues in total… … Continue reading

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Spawn (Clear Perception #1)

Chris(topher) Meadows (who lived in the Liverpool area) did this straight-edge vegan zine. He was also the drummer for ‘Unborn’ and the vocalist of ‘Withdrawn’, etc. He sent/gave me his first issue (1993). It had interviews with ‘Unbroken’, ‘Spawn’ & … Continue reading

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Scraps (Y’En A Marre #1)

Acquaintances from the Vort’n Vis scene (back then living in Lille & Roubaix, north of France, just across the border) – Doriane Billard & Diabolo Caste – did this zine…  I only saw this one issue (1990-ish). On the cover … Continue reading

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X-Creta (Hard Core #1)

As one can read this zine was aiming at promoting unity between hardcore/punk and speed-metal/thrash scenes. Something that was a matter of debate in the second half of the 80s. Crossover certainly spiced up the music but unfortunately some HC … Continue reading

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