Category Archives: 1998

RockBitch (Sharkpool #3)

Tracy Bosworth (p.a. Delerict recs in Nottingham) did this fanzine called Sharkpool. We exchanged a few letters/mails but then she disappeared. I recall she was studying; later teaching and conducting research at her local university. Her study of gender-relations in … Continue reading

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Lieve ‘Ugly Duckling’ (90s Choice #6)

Fida from Kluang, Johor (Malaysia) did this straight-edge feminist zine. She wrote a lot about women’s rights, scene-politics and socio-political issues, also did interviews with bands and fanzine-editors from all over the world. And she also ran a distro, and did … Continue reading

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Analena (Beatless #3)

Beatless was the zine done by Ivan Jakič (from Zagreb, Croatia). Never seen (let alone read) it until I found this bit here and Ivan was kind enough to inform me about it. Apparently he was in several bands and … Continue reading

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Code 13 (Past Midnight #3)

This was a donation of Duncan Mckinlay (Abderdeen, Scotland). The editor of this Swedish zine was Henke Liljegren. I’ve never been in contact with him. In the editorial he writes that some bands (‘Extinction Of Mankind’, ‘Misery’, ‘Unhinged’) didn’t respond … Continue reading

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Força Macabra (Downsided #1)

Downsided was done by Toni Eiskonen (at that time residing in a town called Mikkeli), the bassist of the Finnish band ‘Kirous’ (that played the Vort’n Vis on 96-09-21). This first issue had some columns, reviews and interviews with ‘Noothgrush’ … Continue reading

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Lifecycle (Infantile #2)

This interview comes from Infantile zine which was done my Vincent ‘Pit’ Maes (who resided in my hometown at that time and was the singer of the youthcrew band ‘Instinct’). I only got this issue. Besides reviews, a few columns … Continue reading

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Refused (Fracture #3)

Fracture was a fusion of Dave Hopkin’s (Cardiff) Mad Monks (which I’ve never seen) and Russell Gallon’s (Hull) Charred Remains (which I quite liked). It became a professional looking newsprint UK punk-magazine with a print-run of 5000. The whole thing … Continue reading

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