Category Archives: Belgian zines

Teo Petričević (Semtex #4)

Semtex was the zine of Thomas Byttebier (at that time residing in Harelbeke, nowadays “freelance digital designer” living Ghent). In the zine he states: >>I see zines as a form of meaningful resistance. They’re bound together by critical striving for … Continue reading

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Crass (Religieus Bloedblad #9)

This interview with ‘Crass’ (no introduction necessary) dates from August ’83. It appeared in Religieus Bloedblad (a portmanteau-word for religious massacre), a fanzine done by Michel Vanderhaeghen & Peter Beaufays, guitarist and vocalist of the band ‘Krank‘ (from Turnhout). They did … 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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Krank (België In Dromenland)

In the early 80s, in the Kortrijk region (Belgium) some concerts were organised under the name ‘Persons Unknown’. As far as I know most of them in a bar called Reflex (where I saw ‘The Ex’, and ‘Svätsox’ or ‘Zowiso’ … 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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The Nixe (Insipid #10)

As a teen, I was already doing (school)newspapers, an amalgam of collages and small texts. The step towards doing a fanzine à la Sniffin’ Glue was easily made. It also allowed me act as an observator in the scene and … Continue reading

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Disorder (Het Schandaal #4)

Het Schandaal was started by Bart [Steens; drummer of ‘Koyaanisqatsi’] & Mark Heindrijckx. I believe I never met the latter. What is mentioned somewhere about Marc taking of with the ‘profits’ to Hawaii, is most probably a joke. I met Bart … Continue reading

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