Tag Archives: Straight Edge

Gorilla Biscuits (Connection X #3)

Connection X was a straight-edge, “socialist” fanzine edited by 2 members of ‘Feeding The Fire’ – Roger ‘NBH’ (‘Nothing But Human’; bass) and Rob Franssen (vocals). They were from Kerkrade, The Netherlands. I believe they did 4 issues in total… … Continue reading

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Spawn (Clear Perception #1)

Chris(topher) Meadows (who lived in the Liverpool area) did this straight-edge vegan zine. He was also the drummer for ‘Unborn’ and the vocalist of ‘Withdrawn’, etc. He sent/gave me his first issue (1993). It had interviews with ‘Unbroken’, ‘Spawn’ & … Continue reading

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Vuur (My Dreams… #2)

Around the turn of the century Tilt! mailorder/distribution (already focussing more and more on zines, pamphlets and radical literature) got support/practical aid from the younger generation (Roberto, Bartje & Tijs). It must’ve been at that time that Julien Vanderhaeghen (a … Continue reading

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Half Off (Problem Child #8)

The issues I have of Problem Child – edited by Paul Sennett from Hayes (Middlesex) – are #7 (1986), #8 (’87) & #8½ (’88). These are subtitled ‘National U.K. Punkzine’. Probably because a whole bunch of people (including Nick Royles, … Continue reading

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Ovidie (Undo #1)

In the late 90s I was a part of the Newland collective; older and younger people sticking together trying to create an alternative for the increasing commercialism in/ commodification of HC/punk. One of the youngsters was Diny V. B. who … Continue reading

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Abhinanda (Train Of Thought #1)

Alan Davis, a straight-edge guy from Bristol (that I believe I met at the 1994 HC Fest in Ieper/Ypres), did this. There was a next issue announced but I’ve never seen that. Besides the band featured here, this initial issue … 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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