Category Archives: 1996

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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Catharsis’ Brian D (International SxE Bulletin #20)

An interview with ‘Catharsis‘ vocalist Brian D., also editor of Inside Front zine and honcho of the CrimethInc collective… The Interntional Straight Edge Bulletin was coordinated by Yann Boislève from Rennes (France). It evolved from his newsletter and grew into … Continue reading

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Siren (Sanjam #4)

Sanjam was a zine done by Yann Dubois (living near Rennes is Bretagne), a nice fellow (met him at least once) that I corresponded with. I distributed it until #5 I believe. His interviews were interesting and sometimes quite thoughtprovoking. … Continue reading

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