Category Archives: Dutch zines

5Les (I And I And Me #2)

In the heydays of De Finkel, a youth-centre and HC/punk venue in Jette (Bruxel, Belgium), scenester Patrick ‘Kockie’ De Kock (vocals), Dirk Jans (drums; also still in ‘Deviant Gedrag’ at that time) and Onno Hesselink (guitar; Peace Or Annihilation zine) … Continue reading

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B.T.D. (Thaw #3)

This zine (Thaw) was done by Sven Schoonen from Roosendaal (The Netherlands); a guy that regularly visited our Smurfpunx concerts (in Belgium), together with a bunch of his friends. He also organised some gigs locally and ran a mailorder/distro… I … Continue reading

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Frites Modern (Trashkrant #3)

1983-84 was the period I was doing my civil service. The Belgian government had the idea that if you didn’t want to do military service, you ought be punished my doing 18-24 months (in stead of 12) and you had … Continue reading

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Fugazi (Weekhaar #1)

The readers might have seen the post on Niels de Wit’s previous zine (Waakheer). This here is an excerpt from his last zine Weekhaar (‘hair of a week’) that got out in April ’89. The interview with ‘Fugazi’ was done … Continue reading

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Generic (Kaboem #26)

I bet ‘Generic’ (from Newcastle/Leeds, UK) was the first of ‘Sned’s many bands I saw live (I don’t think ‘Blood Robots’ ever played outside the UK). My band played with them the first time they toured (with ‘Electro Hippies’; 87-06-28). … Continue reading

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Union Morbide (Waakheer #3)

I never saw Niels de Wit perform with ‘Gepöpel‘. I think the first time I met him was when he was the stand-in drummer for ‘Indirekt’ (86-05-10). I remember we were both fans of the ‘Buzzcocks’… After that I bumped … Continue reading

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Verbal Assault (Lucky 13 #1)

Lucky 13 was the zine that René Harks (a mate who visited our Smurfpunx gigs and read my zine Tilt!) did. I only got one issue, probably because he only did one. René lived in the Dutch town Eindhoven (just … Continue reading

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