Category Archives: 1987

Spermbirds (Scène Plongeon #2)

Scène Plongeon – if one translates the name of this zine literally, it means ‘stagediving’ but it can also refer to ‘an immersion in the scene’ – was the publication my correspondent and mate Joel Person (from Saint-Herblain, near Nantes … Continue reading

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Stalag 17 (Tirade #2)

This zine was done by Craig Bryce (‘Brycey’; later in ‘Sedition’ & ‘Dawson’) and his mate Anthony – from Glasgow, Scotland – when they were 16, 17 years old. They did 3 issues. #1: ‘A.O.A.’, ‘Culture Shock’, ‘Chumbawama’, etc. – … Continue reading

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Attitude (interview by Daragh Hayes in 1987)

While on an exchange-programme in Germany, Daragh Hayes (the later bassist of ‘Sons Of Ishmael’ – 16 at the time) interviewed ‘Attitude’ who were were touring Europe. His intention was to publish it in a zine he wanted to do … Continue reading

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Kim Durty Skum (Silence Is No Reaction #2)

When I got interested in the HardCore Punk zine-scene, halfway the 80s, there were hardly any women doing zines, certainly not in Belgium. 2 come to my mind… Durty Skum (done by Kim DS, from the coastal town De Panne) … Continue reading

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D.R.I. (Censuur #3)

‘D.R.I.’ [Kurt Brecht (vocals) – Spike Cassidy (guitar) – Felix Griffin (drums) – Josh Pappe (bass)] toured Europe for the first time in 1987. They left a big impression musically but were quite controversial attitude-wise… E.g. the record they were … Continue reading

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Union Morbide (Waakheer #3)

I never saw Niels de Wit perform with ‘Gepöpel‘. I think the first time I met him was when he was the stand-in drummer for ‘Indirekt’ (86-05-10). I remember we were both fans of the ‘Buzzcocks’… After that I bumped … Continue reading

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Septic Death (Message From The Gutter #1)

Late 1987 ‘Attitude’ toured Europe with a new drummer. Paul Birnbaum had left the band. As such they did a gig for our Smurfpunx collective (87-12-11). Paul was playing drums for ‘Septic Death’ around that time. Markus Staiger (founder of … Continue reading

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