Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Optimalinija / KAOS Panonia fest 8.-10. July 2016, Novi Sad (Serbia)

probably the most interesting festival in this part of europe this summer.. many great bands and very interesting story behind this festival.. more about it here: http://optimalinija.org/?q=about or here: https://www.facebook.com/optimalinija.kaos.panonia/

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

upcoming gig in Rijeka, Croatia

when?...............21.05.2016., Saturday
where?..............Podrum, Rijeka
who?.................HOMBRE MALO stoner sludge metal, Nor
                         PASMATERS hc punk, Cro
                         SICK CRAP hc punk, Cro
                         MONOX death groove metal, Cro
entrance?..........25 kn


Tuesday, May 10, 2016

CRUTCHES - SE Asia tour report

if you enjoy reading tour reports just like I do, especially from for us europeans, some less known and exotic countries, then I have something for you.. Crutches, raw d beat punk maniacs from Sweden were replacing cold north Europe with warm south-east Asia back in December 2015/January 2016 and now they gave us some memories from this trip in form of a tour diary at their blogspot.. you can check it by clicking HERE..

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

upcoming gig in Zagreb, Croatia

when?...........07.05.2016, Saturday
where?..........Močvara, Zagreb
who?.............DEBELI PRECJEDNIK melodic hc punk, Os
                     LOŠ PRIMJER melodic hc punk metal, Pž
                     NAMET metal crust, Zg
                     N.O.B. , Pu
entrance?.......35 kn

Tuesday, May 3, 2016


Distorzija Krika is fanzine from Serbia and this number is released in October 2015.. it consist mostly of interviews and those are with: Analizator, Ura, AK-47, Hongo, Extreme Smoke 57, Đornata, Mutabo, Wolfbrigade, Dishumanity, Doom, Joys of Life, Žegor, Više od Milimetra and Blatta Knup, and then with some artists like: Septic Art, Ica and Mina Pavlović, also here is an interview with Jasna from club Gromka.. beside those interviews you can read info about artist Marina Marić, some lyrics of bands such as Agrimonia and Iskra and there are a lot of great artwork all over the zine..
from interviews I would pointed out all from the before mentioned artists and with Jasna (Gromka) which are pretty interesting and from the bands maybe with Mutabo, Ura and AK-47 while other aren't interesting, somehow too usual questions as same as the answers..
all together on approximately 70 pages written on Serbian and mostly by hand which is the fact I like the most when it's about this 'zine, there's always more of some personal touch in such styled 'zines..
good thing in this number considering on previous one is that this time there aren't just bands interviewed and if in the next will be something more than just 'views that'll be even better..
okay, you can read it on facebook or download it from dropbox or just write here:

-contact: andrianapunk@gmail.com


some of you maybe remember of Special People Club 'zine.. well Sunburned Leg of a Woman is a new 'zine of one of the authors of before mentioned one which left only on this 1st number.. but here is about pretty similar stuff so maybe you can consider this as a sequel of Special People Club.. but this time with something better and more quality artwork, even if I'm not expert on this field..
anyhow, this is art/personal 'zine with a lot of drawings followed by only one sentence or few words which completes the drawing itself and told us story behind it.. as the author says: "this drawings are comments at everyday events through which I perpetuates positive and negative moments I experienced, likewise some comic, interesting and absurd stuff which I notice in my surroundings and relations" or "even if drawings seems simple they have big importance to me because they're telling my story" .. if anything of this sounds interesting to you and you're into simple and minimalistic artwork probably you will like it.. and yes did I mention this awesome name, like it comes from some Tarantino's movie or some 60's surf rock band..
for the end boring technicalities: it comes on all together 28 A5 pages with interesting and nice black and white artwork.. again not sure when it's published, I've 1st time heard of it somewhere in December 2015 at some gig in Novi Marof and get it few weeks later.. probably still available but ask first at:

-contact: pensipiivs@gmail.com


what's happening with fanzines here lately?.. after some revival of croatian zine scene in last 2-3 or so years everything settled down again and there are only few fresh numbers of some zines pops out here and there.. the last one published was Pajser Šmajser #4 but that was in September 2015, after which I didn't heard about nothing new.. let somebody correct me if I'm wrong..
anyhow, I have few 'zines which are actually pretty fresh to me cause I didn't have time, was lazy etc, for reading them or write some reviews so in next few posts you can read a few words about them..

1st is IOSC and its 17th issue, pretty impressive number you must admit.. released somewhere in April 2015 on 48 A4 pages written this time only on Croatian.. from the content I would say already usual material for this 'zine, it means a lot of personal styled columns by the author, interview with Left to Starve, The Truth/Peoplefox and Bosonogo Djetinjstvo/The Truth tour reports, 'zine reviews and definitely the most interesting part of this number a poll among the currently active croatian zinemakers in which they answer on 10 questions about their own 'zines and their views on 'zine  and hc punk scene in general.. the best answers and the closest to my opinion are from Leki (Selftitled) and Jurica (SROA/Mentalna Smrt) but other are also quite interesting..
about design, also already recognizable IOSC cut and paste style with a bunch of small-font text and black and white printed pictures through the middle of the pages..
although I don't agree and don't share, like more than 50% of authors way of thinking about some things I must admit there are few things about which we do think the same, especially when it's about the current state on domestic hc punk scene (not all things, but some...), about social networks, etc.. anyway the best would be if you check it for yourself..
I bought it for 15kn (2 euros) if I'm not wrong and don't know if it's still available but you can try at:

- contact: gajoimasa@yahoo.com

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

DISBAJA - Mindless Toys (Nonsense cover)

just a lifeless, broken toys
life is pointless - have no choice,
break the silence - use your voice,
bloody nonsense - have no choice

fucking mindless
fucking toys

THE TRUTH &/ UGLY FUCKS on tour April/May 2016

             28.04. Koper (Slo)

             29.04. Milano (I)

             30.04. Firenze (I)

             01.05. Padova (I)

             02.05. Rijeka (Cro)

            THE TRUTH 

            UGLY FUCKS

Thursday, April 21, 2016

FIGHT BACK - Demo (2016)

at the beginning there were some rumors that they'll be playing just that one gig in Zagreb, then they confirmed few more gigs and the final evidence that they are serious with this reunion is here.. Fight Back recorded new demo few days ago which will be soon published in physical format, still not sure which, like cd or tape, we will see..
while this demo is recorded with old line up + Kktz as a guest vocal on "A Look at Tomorrow", recently Dena (one of the vocals) left the band and now they continue without him and Gera (guitar) will do some vocals from now on..
so if you're interested how would the old hits of this band sound recorded in studio that's your chance.. however, it sounds interesting, believe me.. and for more info about physical release stay tuned..

Saturday, April 9, 2016

upcoming gig in Zagreb, Croatia

when?......................15.04.2016., Friday
where?.....................Klaonica squat, Zagreb
who?........................KRLJA grindcore, Sb/Zg
                               OTROV metal hc, Ši
                               DISBAJA raw hc, Zg/Pž
                               U.B.T. raw hc, Zg
entrance?................20 kn

Friday, April 8, 2016

U.B.T. (Unhindered By Talent) - No Studio Sessions

so, my friend has a band and few days ago they published rehearsal demo named No Studio Sessions on bandcamp.. some pretty serious fcked up (and I mean it in the most positive way) 80's influenced raw hardcore with influences from I would say scandinavian, british and ex-yu bands from that time, maybe the band name itself could bring some picture to some of you what's here all about.. 7 songs in uncompromising raw style with lyrics mostly about fcked up world and reality we live in and some about false values of individuals on hc punk scene.. for now this is only available on bandcamp but in next few days probably there will be released some tapes.. also they will play their 1st gig in Klaonica squat on 15th April..

DISBAJA live @ Gromka, Ljubljana 20.03.2016. - video

it seems that Disbaja machine rolls pretty serious and don't show any intention to stop and this is great because we talk about, most likely, my favorite (or at least, 2nd favorite, hehe..) band at the moment.. this video is taken at their gig from last month when they were playing with Visions of War and Pakt.. this time with a new vocalist Mitja (Krlja, Seppuku) who fit into just well.. if you'll like what you see/hear in this footage don't miss them live somewhere if you'll have opportunity because it's a thousand time better and mightier experience, trust me..
beside some standard gigs in nearest future they will play on few festivals this summer and also they are preparing an euro tour in 2nd half of this month with Krlja..
enjoy the noise!..

12th Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb (April 8th to April 10th, 2016)

The Twelfth Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb will take place onApril 8th to April 10th, 2016.
Anarchist Bookfair in Zagreb (ASK - Anarhisticki sajam knjiga) is annual anarchist event and first eleven bookfairs went well, and we hope to bring in more and more people every year as participants, publishers, groups, projects - whoever is interested in what the bookfair has to offer.
For discussion part everything is open, as every year, so all suggestions, ideas, etc are welcome, as well as texts that you find interesting for further debate.
ASK takes place in Zagreb every spring, as a local resource for anarchist and libertarian books and other publications. We also aim to open discussion on subjects that are important for the anarchist movement, or for our local community.

For more information:
web: www.ask-zagreb.org
e-mail: anarhisticki.sajam.knjiga@gmail.com