Category Archives: 1996

Wendy-O-Matic (Spectacle #4)

Theo Witsell (Litlle Rock, Arkansas) has a university-degree in ecology & environmental science and works in biodiversity conservation. While still studying he published half-a-dozen issues of the “smart punx’ journal of dissident knowledge”: Spectacle, a respected, thoughtful and widely read … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Avail (Tadpole #3)

‘Avail’ from Richmond (Virginia) – when touring Europe for the first time (in ’95) – were: ‘Beau’ Beau Butler (cheerleader/dancer), Joe Banks (guitar), Tim Barry (vocals), Erik Larson (drums) and Rob(ert) Kelshian (bass; ex ‘Ipecac’). They played at the Vort’n … Continue reading

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Doom (Carry On Screaming #4)

No need to introduce ‘Doom’, I’m sure. This interview (with ‘Stick’) was done somewhere in 1996, between the release of their Monarchy Zoo 7” and the recording of the Rush Hour Of The Gods LP. They did a tour through … Continue reading

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Rubbish Heap (Ultra Eczema #1)

In the second half on the 90s, activity in the Antwerp HC/punk-scene started to raise again; with gigs at Sorm (in Deurne) and in the Scheld’apen squat. Dennis ‘Tyfus’ F., editor of Ultra Eczema helped set up shows at the latter. … Continue reading

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Doughnuts (Rebellion #2)

The all-women sXe band ‘Doughnuts’ (from Umeå) is interviewed here just after the release of their (last) album Feel Me Bleed (1996). In the band at that time: Asa Forsberg (vocals), Sara Sjogren (guitar), Sara Almgren (guitar), Jenny Johansson (bass; … Continue reading

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