Category Archives: Belgian zines

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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Stront Des Vaderlands

The subtitle reads ‘a mag for fresh teenagers’… (The title can be translated as ‘shit from the homeland’.) I believe there’s only been one issue. It was edited by two young women from Overpelt, inspired by the ‘Pelter’ (Overpelt & … Continue reading

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