This was inspired by my friend Weldon Lewis who had started his 'zine, Frontline after moving to San Antonio, TX from New Orleans. When he showed me his 'zine, I told him that it sucked that, at the time, New Orleans didn't have anything like that. He just said "well, start one!" and that's how I immersed myself in the underground music scene of the late 80's/early 90's .
Yes, the layout is crude and the questions are juvenile, but, well, we were juveniles, and it was important to us what band members thought of posers at their shows and stuff.
Band contacts were made via word of mouth/suggestions from other bands that were interviewed, articles and reviews in 'zines, and flyers that were passed on through the mail with correspondence and demo tapes.
So here they are, in .pdf form. Thrashcore 'Zine issues 1 to 4. There was a #5 in the works, but it was never released, everyone else lost interest in contributing and I moved on and started Paranoize in 1991, and after a couple of failed attempts and disasters, didn't get the first issue out till 1993. But that's another story.
Interviews with: Gammacide (Dallas, TX), Incubus (New Orleans, LA), C.F.I. (Connecticut), Dream Death (Pennsylvania), Scum Of The Earth (Dallas, TX), Catch 22(New Orleans, LA), and Forced Reality (Connecticut).
Cover art by Brian "Brito" Leblanc.
Interviews with: Armed Response (New Orleans, LA), Geneticide (Pennsylvania), Wench (New York), Autopsy (California), Soilent Green (New Orleans, LA), Solitude (Dallas, TX).
Cover art by Brian "Brito" Leblanc
Interviews with: Dead Horse (Houston, TX), Immolation (New York), Skeletal Earth (Huntsville, AL), Dr. Shrinker (Wisconsin), Sadistic Intent (California), Tyrannicide (California), Exmortis (Maryland) , Deceased (Virginia), Moshed Potatoes (Las Vegas, NV), Anialator (Corpus Christi, TX), Exit 13 (Pennsylvania), Vomit (Greece), Generica (California).
Cover art by Reginaldo Howard, Logo by Brian "Brito" Leblanc
Interviews with: Exhorder (New Orleans, LA), The Detrimentz (New Orleans, LA), Apocalypse (California), Impetigo (Illinois), Hellocaust (Massachusetts), Sedition(Dallas, TX), Smoldering Remains (Illinois), Rednecks In Pain (Tennessee), Mark Murray/Provocative Punk Productions (California), Functional Idiots (New York), Exoteracy (California), Trusty (Arkansas), Johnny Vomit (Illinois), Process Revealed (Dallas, TX).
Cover art by Chris "Warpig" (aka "Pig") Poleto.