Category Archives: 1997

Outrage (Slaves Of Mainstream #2)

I met Roy Meijnen (from Winterswijk, studied in Wageningen) at a few shows in Belgium. He was a kid that hung around with the Once So Close crew (Inge den Brok & Ralf Vergeldt), distributed stuff and set up some … Continue reading

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Yuppiecrusher (Strongly Opposed #1)

(Ou)Rania Giakoumaki did this zine while studying at the University of Wolverhampton but she was from Athens. I got to know her because she was a friend of Swiss’ zinester Pablo (Resistance Productions/Strongly Opposed recs). She also sang for ‘Umbrella … Continue reading

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Theo Witsell (Fucktooth #22)

Theo Witsell, who did Spectacle zine, was interviewed here by his good friend Jen Angel. She did her zine Fucktooth (“one of the first queer punk zines” but so much more than that…) from 1991 to 2000. She wrote about … Continue reading

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feminist squat & infoshop in Luzern (Belladonna #3 & 4)

Elianna Renner (‘Re-Sisters‘ vocalist) from Zürich (Switzerland) started this fanzine and  from the 3rd issue on Dani (the band’s bassist) cooperated. I’d never seen the zine until Dani contributed some scans (of no. 3 from 1996 & no. 4 from … Continue reading

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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

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Wasserdicht (Pssst #2)

Tea Hvala (the ‘thank you’ girl), from Šebrelje (a village in the moutains, west of Ljubljana, Slovenia), was still a teenager when she sent me the first issue of her zine Pssst… in 1996/97. I wrote this review in Tilt! … Continue reading

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HomoMilitia (Romp #14)

I learned about the existence of this zine when I got in touch with Ueli Schill at the time he was organising the tour for ‘Resist’ in 1992… Romp Productions (in Luzern, Switzerland) seemed like a huge ‘imperium’ and well-oiled … Continue reading

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