Category Archives: French zines

Carcass (Roger Mag #2)

A person into archiving hardcore/punk is Laurent Seiter (Strasbourg) – who used to be the bassist/vocalist of band ‘Eat Yourself’ (Saint-Donat, France): on his site http://www.rogermag.com one can find/download most of the issues of Roger Mag(azine). This was a zine … Continue reading

Posted in 1988, French zines | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Vanilla (J’Ai Le Regret A La Joie Mélé #3)

Before Cheval De Troie,  Gérôme Desmaison (Niort, France) published J’Ai Le Regret A La Joie Mélé (dubbed a straight-edge/emo-core zine). He was the guitarist of ‘Alcatraz’ and ‘Peu-Être’ (later vocalist of ‘Amanda Woodward’ & ‘Kiss The Bottle’). I helped distribute … Continue reading

Posted in 1994, French zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Point Of No Return (Co-Existence #16)

Laurent ‘Veglam’ Chopard & Olivier Bresson, from the Besançon (France) area did this zine. Laurent drummed in a few bands (e.g. the emo outfit ‘Sapo’) and ran the label Coexistence Obscure; Olivier sang for the HC band ‘Existence’. Brob Olivier … Continue reading

Posted in 2000, French zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Kafka Prosess (Kontagion #4)

I’d never seen an issue of Kontagion until my mate Dirk Ceustermans borrowed me his copy of #4. The zine was done by Laurent Pallanca & Laurent Laloue, from Neufchâtel-en-Bray (Normandy, France). Brob We were students in the beginning, later … Continue reading

Posted in 1987, French zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Alienation

This was a fanzine done by people based in Le Havre (France). The main editors were Pat(rick) Blondeau (R.I.P.) and Val(erie) Roger of Thrash recs (distribution, and label in the early 90s). Val & Pat had been involved with the … Continue reading

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Cause & Effect (Stonehenge #3)

This zine was done by Christophe Mora (from France), a good friend that I got to know when he used to come over here regularly to perform with his bands (‘FingerPrint’ and ‘Undone‘). He was/is a very active guy and … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, French zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Scraps (Y’En A Marre #1)

Acquaintances from the Vort’n Vis scene (back then living in Lille & Roubaix, north of France, just across the border) – Doriane Billard & Diabolo Caste – did this zine…  I only saw this one issue (1990-ish). On the cover … Continue reading

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M.S.T. (Hemorroids #1)

Hemorroids was a zine from France done by 2 guys (Christophe Chojna & Stéphane Ll.) from just across the border (Valenciennes/Lille, France). Stéphane was friends with the guys from ‘Scraps’ and visited gigs in Belgium from time to time. He … Continue reading

Posted in 1987, French zines | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Vi Subversa (Désir Nocturne #1)

As far as I can remember Désir Nocturne was a one-off (published in 1998). It was made by Lara A. when she’d moved from Biel/Bienne (Switzerland) to Paris. Lara was the mother of the daughter she had with Pablo (‘The … Continue reading

Posted in 1995, French zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Peu Être (Chill Out #3)

Chill Out, another French zine I helped make available through my mailorder/distribution was done by Olivier Lacoste (singer of the Bordeaux band ‘Öpstand’) that I’d met at the Vort’n Vis and corresponded with. I can’t remember having seen his first … Continue reading

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