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 all the terms were at the time (before certain sub-genres separated themselves)…check out the reviews as well for Mantas’ demo, among others…[Thanks to the original scanner, this was forwarded to me by a supporter of the archive]. Features and interviews with Hirax, Destruction, Dark Angel, Death Angel, Celtic Frost, Jag Panzer, Mercyful Fate, Omen, Overkill, Possessed and Voivod.
April 5, 2015 | Categories: Brain Damage Zine (US), Celtic Frost (SWZ), Dark Angel (US), Death Angel (US), Destruction (GER), Hirax (US), Jag Panzer (US), Mercyful Fate (DK), Metal Blade Records (US), Omen (US), Overkill (US), Possessed (US), Reviews, Slayer (US), Uncategorized, Voivod (CAN) | 1 Comment
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 of Metal Blade Records, and recently passed away. Just a great layout, very readable (if you can read German) and featuring both underground German favorites as well as future stars, including Metallica, Megadeth, Exodus, Slayer, Destruction, Zoetrope, Enforcer, Hallows Eve, Iron Angel, Mercyful Fate, Monolith (Italy), Avenger, Omen, Possessed, Sacred Rite, Steel Vengeance, Tankard, Overkill, Voivod, and more…
November 11, 2013 | Categories: Avenger (GER), Destruction (GER), Exodus (US), Hallows Eve (US), Iron Angel (GER), Megadeth (US), Mercyful Fate (DK), Metallica (US), Monolith (IT), Omen (US), Overkill (US), Poison (GER), Possessed (US), Reviews, Sacred Rite (US), Slayer (US), Speed Attack (GER) auf Deutsch, Steel Vengeance (US), Tankard (GER), Voivod (CAN), Zoetrope (US) | 1 Comment
Brain Damage Zine #1 (California, USA) 1984. Editors: “Vadim Rubin and Ron Nieto”
Here is classic from Long Beach – straight from the dawn of the underground. Thanks to Adrian at Pest Webzine for sending these scans over and helping me get a post up despite me being away from home for another 10 days. This issue has write-ups on Slayer, Mercyful Fate, Overkill, Omen, Destruction, Hirax (interview), Death Angel, Celtic Frost, etc.
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