Category Archives: Belgian zines

Lost Cherrees (Lastig #7)

I got to know ‘Axie’ (“action”) Axel Willekens (R.I.P.) around the end of the 80s when he’d (ad)ventured away from his hometown Neerpelt (in the ‘far east’ of Belgium). At that time he did (one issue of) of Geef Nooit … Continue reading

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D.R.O.L.

I already wrote a brief introduction for this zine: D.R.O.L. (Dieren Recht Op Leven; Animals have a Right To Live – ‘drol’ translated literally would be ‘turd’) was a zine in Dutch done by a bunch of people from Leuven … Continue reading

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De Rattebeet

The Ieper/Ypres  HC/punx celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Vort’n Vis in June 2019. One of the founding-fathers (Jan Claus, at the time nick-named ‘Jangle Ratpoison’) used to play (guitar) in a band called ‘Modern Underdogs’ and did a (fan)zine … Continue reading

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X-Creta (Hard Core #1)

As one can read this zine was aiming at promoting unity between hardcore/punk and speed-metal/thrash scenes. Something that was a matter of debate in the second half of the 80s. Crossover certainly spiced up the music but unfortunately some HC … Continue reading

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Satanic Malfunctions (Resist #5)

Resist’s editor Pascal Mariën was from the (Belgian) Kempen area (Laakdal/Tessenderlo) and I met him at gigs there. He also set up shows himself (@ Phoenix in Westerlo and @ Den Bogaard in Geel). We started exchanging zines from ’87 … Continue reading

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The Inapt (Macht Van De Onmacht #5)

At a certain timepoint some people from the Brussels’ region got together to cooperate. By then Onno Hesselink had done 4 issues of his zine Peace Or Annihilation, Erik Van Der Veken had 3 issues of Macht Van De Onmacht … Continue reading

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Xpozez (Boel #2)

Stijn Persoons (drummer of ‘A-Strant’, ‘Dawn Of Liberty’, ‘Kosjer D’, ‘Smäris’; at that time nicknamed Ollivettie Stront) – who had done another zine entitled Leugen En Verraad (“lies and treason”; more of an anarcho zine) before (with some other people) … Continue reading

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