Category Archives: Belgian zines

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

Posted in 1982, Belgian zines | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

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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Squandered Message (Geef Nooit Op #1)

After a series of Lastig (meaning ‘awkward’ or ‘troublesome’ in Ducth), ‘Axie’ (‘action’) Axel Willekens (from Neerpelt, the ‘far east’ of Belgium) did one issue of Geef Nooit Op (Never Give Up). Then he contributed to Mijn Neef Hein (‘my … Continue reading

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