Holocaust #5 (Poland) 1991. Editor: “Tomasz Krajewski”
Classic zine from eventual Pagan Records (Poland) founder Tomasz Krajewski. Features an interesting editorial on the prevalence of trendy death metal people inhabiting the scene at the time, as well as an article on the occult called “The Voice of the Dark” by a fellow from Mexico named Alberto Vorkt Jimenez. The cover and back cover establish a brilliant, minimalistic touch, setting a great mood as you move through the text within. Has interviews and features with Afflicted, Possessed, Benediction, Imperator, Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse, Revenant, Samael, Sindrome, Unleashed, Thanatos, and many more.
May 31, 2012 | Categories: Afflicted (SWE), Amorphis (FIN), Anathema (UK), Atrocity (GER), Benediction (UK), Cannibal Corpse (US), Dark Tranquility (SWE), Demo Reviews, Desultory (SWE), Funeral Nation (US), Goreaphobia (US), Gorefest (NL), Holocaust (POL), Human Remains (US), Imperator (POL), Morbid Angel (US), My Dying Bride (UK), Napalm Death (UK), Necrotomy (AUS), Pan-Thy-Monium (SWE), Possessed (US), Purtenance (FIN), R.U. Dead? (GER), Revenant (US), Reviews, Sentenced (FIN), Sindrome (US), Thanatos (NL), Thergothon (FIN), Torchure (GER), Transgressor (JP), Unleashed (SWE) | 3 Comments
Circle of the Grind #2 (Tokyo, Japan) December, 1992. Editors “Narutoshi Sekine” and ” ? “
Nicely printed zine from Japan that featured both English and Japanese versions of most interviews, with an extensive focus on the Japanese scene at the time. Features interviews/write-ups with Brutal Truth, Ceremonial Oath (pre-In Flames etc.), Benediction, Eternal (pre-Electric Wizard), Evocation, Gore Beyond Necropsy, Hellchild, Iconoclast, Lobotomy, Maggoty Corpse, Multiplex, Necrotic Mutation, Timeghoul, Transgressor, and more…I like the “demo only’ review section, total underground (the label released CDs are relegated to a number system in the back), and there is also a fun death-grind quiz…inventive, total DIY fun!
May 13, 2012 | Categories: Adverts, Benediction (UK), Blood Duster (AUS), Brutal Truth (US), Ceremonial Oath (SWE), Circle of the Grind (JPN) In Japanese/English, Demo Reviews, Eternal (UK), Evocation (SWE), Gore Beyond Necropsy (JPN), Hellchild (JPN), iconoclast (IT), Maggoty Corpse (JPN), Multiplex (JPN), Necrotic Mutation (CAN), Necrotomy (AUS), Reviews, Timeghoul (US), Transgressor (JP), Voidd (JPN) | Leave a comment