Category Archives: German zines

Product X (It’s Not Just Boys Fun #1)

The person that introcuced me to this zine and its editor (Elena Stöhr) was probably Lieve Goemaere of Ugly Duckling zine. Elena might have contacted me for distribution. She was still a teen then, if I remember well. The young … Continue reading

Posted in 1999, German zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Nations On Fire (Confrontation #1)

In the early 90s ‘Mr Intolerance’ Bernd Borhmann (Ludwigshafen, Germany; at that time vocalist of ‘Abolition’) did Confrontation zine with the help of his (then) partner Corey Von Villiez (‘Abolition’ bassist). They also ran the label Equality recs, and set … Continue reading

Posted in 1992, German zines | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Mel Hughes (Intense Voice #2)

Myself and Mel Hughes (Northern-Ireland / Ulster) exchanged letters for quite a while and distributed each other’s zine. The Network Of Friends; if anyone remembers… He was also sXe, supportive of DIY and anti-consumerist, and also ran a mailorder. He … Continue reading

Posted in 1996, German zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Raw Power (Trust #1)

The early issues of Trust, the first big German hardcore fanzine were a collaboration of a bunch of scenesters from the South of Germany: Armin Hofmann (‘Skeezicks’ bassist; ExtremMist tapes, X-Mist recs), Dolf Hermannstädter, Michael ‘Moses’ Arndt (‘Challenger Crew’ vocalist), … Continue reading

Posted in 1986, German zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Iconoclast (Speak So That I May See You #3)

During the summer of 1994 the American emo-HC band ‘Iconoclast’ were touring Europe. I saw them twice (94-08-14 in Herentals, 94-08-21 in Ieper). Nice fellows, smart, caring, supportive of the DIY ideology and playing great music. Their guitarist Kevin Sabarese … Continue reading

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

Funeral Oration (Ox #4)

I got to know ‘Funeral Oration’ halfway the 80s through my mate ‘Mokka’s compilations on his tape-label Smurf Punk Tapes and saw them live early on in their existence: 85-12-21 (but when Tos Nieuwenhuizen had already left). This interview was … Continue reading

Posted in 1990, German zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Feeding The Fire (Counter Clockwise #1)

‘Feeding The Fire’s bassist Roger ‘NBH’ informed me that they overlapped with ‘Point Of No Return’ for a while but Rob Franssen (vocals) and him decided to continue with just ‘F.T.F.’. Their earliest incarnation (interviewed here) was with ‘P.O.N.R.’ guitarist … Continue reading

Posted in 1991, German zines | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment