“I’d appreciate it if you didn’t jump on my head…”
The Buff Hall gig is a real gem. It was one of the earliest gatherings of the East Coast “tribes”: Minor Threat (DC), SS Decontrol (Boston), Agnostic Front (NYC), Flag of Democracy + Crib Death (Philly) were all on the bill. Crazy show with Ian MacKaye getting hit by a car, SS Decontrol’s van getting smashed – and, of course, security for the show being provided by the Ghetto Riders.
This Buff Hall article is originally published in Chiller Than Most fanzine, issue 5.
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(Anti-Anti fanzine, 1983)
(SS Decontrol at Buff Hall, Camden, NJ, 1982. Photo: Bruce Rhodes.)
The band started with Matt Henderson (Agnostic Front, Madball) and his friend Chip in St. Paul, MN. They released two great 7 inches (“Restless Nights” and “New Age”) and it’s easy to see why Agnostic Front picked him up. Blind Approach played a lot of shows, and eventually they became the Minneapolis hardcore band at one point so if they were not headlining a show they were opening for every band that came through. In 1987/88 Blind Approach played a few times with the Cro-Mags, Youth Of Today, and did a Midwest stretch with WarZone.
This Blind Approach interview is originally published in Open Your Eyes fanzine, and I hope you will find it an enjoyable read! Please click images to view full size.
The new issue of #Hardcore is out now! I don’t know the reason why the Pressure Pact sheep is attacking the Wrong Side pig and the Blind To Faith bull, but this artwork is awesome.
“Hello, just to inform you that a new issue of Hashtag Hardcore fanzine is out. You can order one by paypalling 5 euro (Netherlands) or 7 euro (anywhere else) to hashtaghardcore(at)gmail.com. Don’t forget to mention your address.
This issue has interviews with BLIND TO FAITH, THE WRONG SIDE, PRESSURE PACT, SECTOR and C-4, as well as record and fanzine reviews, all in a swell cut’n’paste layout.
I have a few reprinted issues of nr 5 and nr 6 left. If you’re interested in these, send me an email and I’ll check availability and figure out the shipping costs.
Distros who want to carry the new issue, get in touch for wholesale and shipping options.
Thanks and take care,
Brightside record rips from start to finish. Anthony Comunale’s vocal range is impressive and their songs are heavy as fuck, include some seriously awesome riffs. RIP Rich McLoughlin of Breakdown/Raw Deal/Killing Time. NYHC legend.
This Killing Time interview is originally published in Not For The Weak fanzine (amazingly hilarious ‘zine out of New Jersey), I hope you will find it interesting! Please click images to view full size.
Put on your glasses, Boothaeven’s Magazine V is out now! Fifty-two A4 pages of DIY cuttin’ and pastin’.
Interviews with Vanguard, Invunche, Headsplit Records, Crucified, Raw Brigade and Phantom Lure records, plus other contributions by Freddy Alva, White Filth and Bjorn Dossche.
“Since I hope to reach as many people as possible with the zine, which is quite difficult due to expensive international shipping prices, I decided to distribute the PDF version of the zine as well.
Free PDF download: https://we.tl/t-oOV7CI21pE.
Of course, only a paper zine is real.
“You wanted more? You got more. No? Then why are you reading this? Anyways, AT02 comes in hot with a whopping 64 pages of interviews, full spread photos, illustrations, games, and a bunch of other stuff that we think people are supposed to find entertaining. Interviews with Codey from Mil-Spec, Emmett and Brandon from Wild Side, Wolf from End Game and the entirety of Chain Whip tortures their victims with 14 lashes-a-piece. We dig deep into the Posi Numbers 2004 DVD and make sure no one is safe. Get peace of mind with Trenner’s Hardcoroscopes, complete a Texas themed crossword puzzle, draw your own bootleg shirt and get informed with our reviews that dive into the realm of podcasts and one single movie this time around. Special thank you to Kyle Scott for the beautiful illustration of Riley Gale on the inside cover.
Each order comes with an Absolute Truth sticker, a copy of the Dusty Digest AT1.5 one-pager and copies of Do You Know Hardcore #2, #2.5 and #3 one-pagers. Damn!”
Online store: https://absolutetruthzine.bigcartel.com/
Absolute Truth issue 1.5
“Double sided, one 8.5″x11″ page zine for the Dusty Digest mail only zine swap. Features interviews with the elusive Tom Pimlott, Revelation’s Adam Lentz, an extremely important list of hardcore related things Michael Fairley has at his office for some reason and a cut out Absolute Truth Paper Toy Mosher if you want to destroy the whole page. I don’t think this hit anyone’s favourite list so you may as well make some use out of the sheet.”
Download here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1taiC_DR1IaWHm1-RLoQ2fWLjKXny7hyH/view?usp=sharing