Category Archives: German zines

Archbishop Kebab (Einseitig #1)

I got the first issue (actually just 8 pages) of Einseitig (“one-sided”). No idea how I obtained it but probably from ‘Madness’ Reinhard Vinkelau (‘Störfall Mensch’ drummer), who’s mentioned as the contact. There’s quite a few people listed as contributers: … Continue reading

Posted in 1989, German zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Inferno (Anti-Trust #1)

This publication is part of Dirk Ceustermans’ collection. The review in his zine mentions Stefan Neuber from Kaarst (Düsseldorf area) as the editor of Anti-Trust. The editorial (see below) tells us why he did it and why it was probaly … Continue reading

Posted in 1985, German zines | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Ceresit (Graffiti #2)

This is a contribution by Steven ‘Stel’ R. Graffiti zine was done by Markus Staiger (Donzdorf, Germany) who would found Nuclear Blast recs. Never seen issues of Graffiti but later got a copy of another one (Message From The Gutter) … Continue reading

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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

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