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  • Petrified #2
    (USA – Florida) 1993

    Petrified #2 (USA – Florida) Winter, 1993. Editor: “Thorns (Sentis)” Another one from Full Moon Productions’ zine extension (courtesy of the scanning work from Tezcat from the NWN! board – many thanks/gracias) This one is also very timely, packed with tons of interviews/features/reviews from the pivotal underground year of 1993, including Absu, Behemoth, Black Crucifixion, […]

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  • Possessor Terror #3
    (Chile) 1992
    (Español)

    Possessor Terror #3 (Chile) 1992. Editors: “Nego,” “Panchy” y “Carlos” (en Español) From the far side of the world, this Chilean zine has features, reviews and interviews with Baphomet, Necrony, Golem, My Dying Bride, Necrophobic, Impaler, Impaled Nazarene, Atomic Aggressor, Belial, Embrionic Death, Inverted, Desultory, Decomposed, Ancient Rites, Burial Vault, Carrion Lord, Candiru, Phantasm, Poserslaughter […]

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  • Brain Damage #1
    (USA – CA) 1984

    Brain Damage #1 (USA – CA) 1984. Editors: Vadim Rubin” and “Ron Nieto” Out of Long Beach, CA with help from Gene Hoglan (Dark Angel) and others, this zine features some rare photos, insights and  playlists from the very pivotal year of 1984. Interesting also Slayer is called “black metal”- just shows you how interchangeable […]

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  • Petrified #3
    (USA – Florida) 1994

    Petrified #3 (USA – Florida) 1994. Editor: “Thorns (Sentis)” Full Moon Productions’ zine extension, and quite a timely one this is. Black metal to the core with many informative and insightful interviews, including Algaion, Ancient, Burzum, Behemoth, Bard Faust (Emperor), Gehenna, Graveland, Hades (NOR), In the Woods, Katatonia, Primordial, Throne of Ahaz, Vlad Tepes, Varathron, […]

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  • Satanic Death #3
    (Japan) 1988

    Satanic Death #3 (Japan) July, 1988. Editor: “Satsuki Takashima” Cult Japanese zine from ’88 that has been floating around online, so thanks to the original scanner for sharing. W/reviews, live report, playlists and a cool Brazil scene report, adz from Cogumelo and Wild Rags records, plus features and/or interviews with Old Lady Drivers, Atheist, Autopsy, […]

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  • FYAFT #3
    (Switzerland) 1992

    FYAFT #3 (Switzerland) 1992. Editors: “Patrick Koch” and “Cedric Muller” Short for “find yourself a fucking title,” this Swiss zine was nicely balanced with interviews and  a TON of reviews. Features a diverse lineup, including Dark Millennium, Obsequies, Abraxas, Alchemist, Salem, Mindrot, My Dying Bride, Solitude (Delaware), Konhkra, Metalmania ARP (Italian label), Sentenced, Crucifer, War […]

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  • Raise the Dead #1
    (Germany) 1984

    Raise the Dead #1 (Germany) 1984. Editors: “Timo Weber” (auf Deutsch) Lots of history packed in this one. Whether you can read German or not, it is still worth a gander for the original artwork from Away (Voivod) and the early Death feature…one of the earliest I have ever seen (on their first Death by Metal […]

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  • Blackthorn #2
    (Denmark) 1985

    Blackthorn #2 (Denmark) Aug-Sept 1985. Editors: “Henk Leviathan” and “Esben Slot Sørensen” Second issue of this cult Danish fanzine. Highlights include King Diamond interview discussing his departure from Mercyful Fate and a brief Carnivore chat with the whole band, plus interviews and/or features with Bathory, Voivod, Slayer, Sodom, At War, Monolith, Bulldozer, Kim Sixx, Onslaught […]

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  • Blackthorn #5
    (Denmark) 1987

    Blackthorn #5 (Denmark) 1987. Editors: “Henrik Kjaer” and “Esben Slot Sørensen” This Danish zine was quite popular back then (3000 copies pressed) and you can see why: Interviews and tons of write-ups from perhaps the most compelling year of both death and thrash metal = 1987. With Infernal Majesty, Deathrash, Hallows Eve, Sadus, Possessed, Voivod, […]

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  • Pagan Kalewala #1
    (Finland) 1994

    Pagan Kalewala #1 (Finland) 1994. Editor: “Ari Honkonen “ Finnish zine from the Morningstar dude, nice layout, heavy focus on the early/mid 90s Finnish scene with Decoryah, Impaled Nazarene, Lavra, Necrobiosis, Graveland, Archgoat, Disgrace, Rippikoulu, Unholy, zine and reviews etc. [Thanks to S.L.]  

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  • Pagan Kalewala #2
    (Finland) 1994

    Pagan Kalewala #2 (Finland) 1994. Editor: “Ari Honkonen ” Skyclad are on the cover…but not inside (sigh)….one of my all time favorite bands (after Sabbat!)…Martin Walkyier was and is among THE best lyricists in the history of metal…there – I said it! Anyways…this is a zine from Ari of the Finnish band Morningstar, with interviews/features/updates […]

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  • Trasher #4
    (Germany) 1987
    (Deutsch)

    Trasher #4 (Germany) Sept. 1987. Editor: “Ulrich Esser” (auf Deutsch) german zine from 87, MANY great reviews and interviews….in German! If you can not read it, it is still a great look-through. Features interviews/adverts/reviews with Anthem, Atomkraft, Agent Steel, Nuclear Assault, Bathory, Bulldozer, Carnivore, Chastain (Advert – remember him?!), Destruction ‘guess the band’, the Dynamo […]

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  • Warthog #4
    (Norway) 1999

    Warthog #4 (Norway) 1999. Editor: “Grell” Late 90s Norwegian rag that centered on black metal, featuring interviews with Anno Daemonicus, Dimmu Borgir, Ancient, Dismal Euphony, Myrkskog, Ragnarok, Ulver and The Second Moon, plus zine/album reviews, a manifesto, and cool live revies of Marduk, Mayhem, Keep of Kalessin, Naglfar and more…thanks to Asmodian Coven via the […]

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  • Slayer #5
    (Norway) 1987

    Slayer #5 (Norway). 1987. Editor: “Metalion” Fifth issue from long running, legendary Norwegian zine/”mag”…as only Metalion could deliver. Timely and historic features/reviews and interviews with Annihilator, Bathory, Black Uniforms, Mutilator, Aggression, Incubus, Kreator, Massacre, Mayhem, Mefisto, Messiah, Morbid Angel, Mutilator, Napalm Death, Nuclear Death, Obscurity, Poison (GER), Sabbat (YES!), Sadist, Sadus, Satan’s Holocaust, Schizo, Aggressor, […]

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  • Noise Metal #8
    (Belgium/Francais) 1987

    Noise Metal #8 (Belgium/Francais) 1987. Editors: “Michel Kirby, Eddy Van Oosthuyze, Eddy Vandervelde, Dirk Robyn, and Marc Van Yseren”  Belgian zine in French, includes interviews and/or features with Adrenalin OD, Casbah, D.R.I., Sabbat (JPN), Phantasm (CA), Soothsayer, Suicidal Tendencies, Testament, Vacant Grave, Vulcano, Rancid Decay, a Mayhem advert on the back cover and more…Thanks to […]

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  • D.O.D./Decibel of Death #9
    (France) 1987

    D.O.D./Decibel of Death #9 (France) 1987. Editor: “Laurent Ramadier/Ramses” French zine written in English, with cool demo/album reviews (check out his reaction to the Terrorizer demo), interviews with Cremains, Voivod, Soothsayer, Armoros (Jed Simon), Hellbastard, Death Angel, Fratricide, Deathrow, Infernal Majesty, Massacre (Chile), Outburst (France), an early one with Pestilence, Rancid Decay, and more. Thanks […]

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  • Gloves of Metal #1
    (USA) Spring 1994

    Gloves of Metal #1 (US) Spring 1994. Editors: “Stevo St. Vitus” and “Warren Slocum” (Thanks to S.L. once more) Zine from Stevo (Impetigo) with a nice essay feature from him on the rise of black metal, Wild Rags records, underground “rip-offs,” and the rise of fascism in then ‘new’ East Europe. Plus a nice Candlemass […]

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  • Disposable Underground #3
    (VA, USA) 1991

    Disposable Underground #3 (VA, USA) 1991, Editor: “Richard Johnson” Issue #2 of DI, out of the Virginia suburbs of Washington DC. Again, Rich was in early grind outfit Enemy Soil, prior to going on to playing in the likes of Agoraphobic Nosebleed and now Drugs of Faith.  This long running zine can now be found online […]

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  • Wounded #4
    (Lithuania) 1993

    Wounded #4 (Lithuania) 1993. Editor: “Minda “Plix” Lapinskas” Lithuanian zine featuring a nice selection of early 90s-second generation underground favs, plenty of reviews (and even some early Mark Riddick work!) interviews and/or features with Anathema, Candiru, Devour, Edge of Sanity, Ghostorm, Gommorah, Impaled Nazarene, Meat Shits, Misanthrope, Mortem, Shiver Records – who ripped me off […]

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  • Pestilence Zine #2
    (Chile) 1991

    Pestilence Zine #2 (Chile) 1991. Editors: “Patrcio Illanes” and “Hector Guzman” From Chile, this zine is half Spanish, half English…sticks to espanol for the Chilean interviews and reviews, and goes to English for the international…features a good amount of Morbid Angel content (including a tour flyer for the 1991 Blessed Are the Sick tour I […]

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  • Master of Brutality, #9
    (Netherlands) 1998

    Master of Brutality, #9 (Netherlands) 1998. Editor: “Ewald Provoost,” “Martin Dame” and “Theo Van Eekelen” Ninth issue of this long-running Dutch fanzine, this time adding current Hail of Bullets (then Houwitser) bassist Theo. Features and interviews with Aurora Borealis, Besiege, Cenotaph (TKY), Cornucopia, Malignant Tumor, Sanatorium, Massground, Cryptopsy, the Czech and Slovak scenes, Depression, Mortem […]

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  • Tales of the Macabre #5
    (Germany) 1998

    Tales of the Macabre #5  (Germany) 1998. Editor: “Costa Stoios” Featuring drummer Atomic Steif, Bulldozer, Damnation Records, Desaster, Impiety, Mercyful Fate, Metalucifer, Asgard, Mortuary Drape, Necrophobic, Sabbat (JPN), Secrets of the Moon, Soulburn, Stargazer, Vader, Vulpecula, Obscurity, Wizard, and many reviews…  

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  • Vital Wound #2
    (Lithuania) 1992

    Vital Wound #2 (Lithuania) 1992. Editors: “Sarunas Sabaitis” and “Mindaugas Lapinskas” Interviews and features with Altar (SWE), Anathema, Ancient Rites, At the Gates, Balance of Terror Zine, Devastation, Edge of Sanity, Norwegian and Polish scene reports, Impetigo, Meat Shits, Nuclear Death, Rot, Seance, Thanatos, Fear Factory, Extreme Smoke and much more…

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  • Hammer Of Damnation #4
    (Finland) 1993

    Hammer Of Damnation #4 (Finland) July, 1993. Editor: “Niko Sirkiä” (2nd press/English) Early 90’s cult zine out of Finland by former Thergothon keyboardist/vocalist Niko Sirkiä, features and/or interviews with Septicemia (GR), Ancient Rites, Archgoat, Burzum, Damnatory, Beherit, Depravity, Masters Hammer, French Scene Report, Mordor, Abysmal (NOR), Necromantia, Sentenced, Black Crucifixion, Pyogenesis, Dolores Records Ad, Osmose Records […]

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  • Subversive Agenda #3
    (USA) 1995

    Subversive Agenda #3 (USA) 1995. Editor: “Chris Wojcik” Mid-90s effort from Northern California, very representative of the indie labels (with ads from Red Stream, Visceral Productions, Rage Records etc. inside) and second-generation bands in the underground at the time – which was also when we started to see the fanzine culture itself start to sputter […]

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  • Isten #5
    (Finland) 1990

    Isten #5 (Finland) 1990. Editors: “Mikko Mattila” and “Luxi Lahtinen” Fantastic, long-running zine from Finland (in English) that is one of the few to achieve truly ‘cult’ status – and on that note, they are apparently constructing a retrospective book (!) that is currently closing in on 800 pages. Stay tuned- (Their F-book page is […]

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  • Witchcraft #2
    (Germany) 1993

    Witchcraft #2 (Germany) 1993. Editors: “Stefan Löns” This is the second issue of this German zine (in English) that focused more on the black/doom scene (but not exclusively). Interesting and early interviews/features with Beherit, Belial, Phlegethon, Damnatory, Deathlike Silence Productions, Emperor, Fester, Greek Scene Report, Marduk, Mortuary drape, Occult, Order From Chaos, Sadist, Thergothon, New […]

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  • Speed Attack #2
    (Germany) 1985
    (Deutsch)

    Speed Attack #2 (Germany) 1985. (auf Deutsch) Editors: “Michael Trengert and Peter Zohren” Second issue of this German zine featured last month, released in the year of 1985. Again, one of the editors was Michael Trengert, who went on to be one of the Summer Breeze Festival (GER) organizers and also a former European manager […]

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  • Witchcraft #1
    (Germany) 1993

    Witchcraft #1 (Germany) 1993. Editor: “Stefan Löns” This issue from Germany (in English) featured a (mostly) darker, black and black/death/doom focus — right on time for a number foundational bands’ first and second albums. Miasma from Austria are on the cover (who released their debut through Lethal Records back then). Features Samael, Emperor, Immortal, Dark […]

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  • Speed Attack #1
    (Germany) 1984
    (Deutsch)

    Speed Attack #1 (Germany) 1984. (auf Deutsch) Editors: “Michael Trengert, Peter Zohren and Tomo Dolevic” Early German zine released in the year of 1984. One of the editors was notably Michael Trengert, who went on to be one of the Summer Breeze Festival (GER) organizers and also a former European manager of Metal Blade Records. […]

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