Metal History Through Fanzines

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Blitzkrieg #3 (Germany) 1985 (auf Deutsch)

Blitzkrieg #3 (Germany) 1985. Editors: “Ralf Ludwig, Roland Dähne, Andreas Hartmann, Olaf Moretzki” (auf Deutsch)

Exceptional German zine from a great year in metal. Includes some pics that, at least I, have not seen before from Death, Celtic Frost and others. Features/Reviews and interviews with Overkill, Death, Bathory, Enforcer, Black Virgin, Iron Angel, Medieval, Nigro Mantia, Angel Dust, Poison (GER), Backwater, Nasty Savage, Savage Grace, Siren, Warfare and Venom. I found this one on an older hard drive, so not sure who originally scanned this/sent it, but thanks from all of us. PDF up as well in D/L section.

 

Ascendance #10 (Finland) 1996

Ascendance #10 (Finland) 1996. Editor: “Sami Pärssinen”

Finnish zine that had a lengthy run…this one is from the mid-90s and reflects it with an interesting choice of bands, reviews and more. Features and interviews with Adornment, Twisted Tower Dire, Funeral, Darkwoods My Betrothed, Yearning, Iron Rainbow, Church of Misery, Las Cruces, Solstice (UK), Memory Garden, and more…

 

Thrash’em All #3 (Poland) 1988

Thrash’em All #3 (Poland) 1988. Editor: “Mariusz Kmiołek” (in Polish)

Early issue of this pioneering Polish fanzine/magazine. In Polish, but even if you can’t read it, still a cool look into the dedicated, passionate world of the East Bloc underground in the 80’s…I am sure this was not easy to put together. Live reviews, features and interviews with The Great Kat, Running Wild, Holy Terror, Anthrax, Exumer, Satan, Minotaur, Wilczy/Wolf Spider, Merciless Death (POL) Kreon, Raxas, Haron, Metal Mind records, reviews and more…

Books in Review

Again, a few books of interest to old-school underground beasts…
From our friend Andrés Padilla, check out Underground Never Dies! It might be out of print, but I found it in a few places…https://www.facebook.com/underground.never.dies

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BACK IN PRINT! Extremity Retained: Notes From The Death Metal Underground – a massive 480 pg. oral history :

http://extremityretained.wordpress.com/

Order here: http://www.indiemerch.com/extremityretained/item/37257

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Glorious Times !!!!!

http://pioneeringglorioustimes.blogspot.ca/

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Compilation of Death #3

http://shop-hellsheadbangers.com/compilation-of-death-issue-3.asp

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Isten Fanzine – Don’t Break the Ghost

http://www.isten.net/fanzine/index.html

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Perpetual Conversion – Danny Lilker

http://www.bazillionpoints.com/shop/perpetual-conversion-30-years-and-counting-in-the-life-of-metal-veteran-dan-lilker-by-dave-hofer/

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Circle of the Impious Mortals #2 (Germany) 1992

Circle of the Impious Mortals #2 (Germany) 1992. Editor: “Nyarlathotep”

German zine that featured a variety of genres, mixed with Satanic imagery and themes (the editor even has an essay outlining the reasoning behind it). Also reviews of demos in a critical year for the underground, with features/interviews on Impaled Nazarene, Sepulchral (FR), Beherit, Golem, Ceremony, Extrema, Lethal Prayer, Witches, Mythic, Overlord, a Spanish scene report and more…(thanks S.L.)

 

Sombre Eve #1 (Australia) 1992

Sombre Eve #1 (Australia) 1992. Editors: “Shane” and “Tracey”

From down under, a crude DIY-hitter with a good mix of underground icons, death, black and cult doom, a Netherlands scene report (VERY brief, by Hans from The Gathering), reviews, a “what is doom?” survey, plus interviews and features/bio with Aetiology, Anathema, Beelzebub (NOR), Blasphemy, Decomposed, Entombed, Eternal (UK), Flesh, God Forsaken, Grief, Immortal, Impaled Nazarene, Master’s Hammer, Mayhem, Necrotion, Herve from Osmose Productions, Pan-Thy-Monium, Portrayal, the Gathering and more…thanks to S.L. for the submission

 

Hell-Zine #3 (Colombia) Julio 1990. (En español)

Hell-Zine #3 (Colombia) Julio 1990. Editor: “Cesar A.”Blasfemo” Mejia”(En español)

A nice look into the Colombian underground and more w interviews/features on Angel Butcher, Asalmatum, Atomic Aggressor, Blood Cross, Deadhead, Desolation (Ethereal), Death Yell, Dirge, Inquisition, Lethal, Scario and more….thanks to Tezcat via NWN for sharing!

 

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