Metal History Through Fanzines

Exhume Zine (US)

Exhume Zine #4 (Tennessee, USA) July 1993

Exhume Zine #4 (Tennessee, USA) July 1993. Editor: James Kelly Enochs III.

This was the fourth and final issue of Exhume (issue #3 was put up a while ago), and like the previous, it was stapled on thick, copied paper. This makes for some hard eye-squint reading in places, but nothing that zooming in can not fix. The editorial reflects the interesting time that was 1993 in the underground, as ‘first wave’ death metal bands were either breaking up, getting weird/stagnating/soft, or signing to major labels. Some bands you may know like Samael, who are still going today, and others like Afflicted and Seance were very cool bands that broke up shortly thereafter. Also check  scene reports from Lithuania and New Zealand, as well as an interview with Metalion of the Slayer Zine from Norway.

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Exhume Zine #3 (Tennessee, USA) January 1993

Exhume Zine #3 (Tennessee, USA) January 1993. Editor: James Kelly Enochs III.

Featuring: Body Bag, Disincarnate, Dismember, Impetigo, Sentenced, Sin Eater, Exterminance, Paradise Lost, Impiety, Immortal fate, Blasphemy, Beherit, Meat Shits, My Dying Bride, Monstrosity, Desultory, Sapremia, and Cannibal Corpse.