Saturday, March 31, 2012

Ignominious Torments #3 (2010)

Ignominious Torments #3 (2010)
60 pg, A5, xerox, English

Affliction Gate, Dead Congregation, Ignivomous, Slugathor, Wintergewitter, Mefitic, Legion of Torture Zine, Denial, Anal Vomit, Daniel Ekeroth

Looks like it become a norm for me to upload the review after the new issue has been released to the underground. It's not intentional though. This is my first issue of this zine. As usual, I will flip through all the pages before start reading them. One thing that caught my attention is "Flyer of The Year" section. Great idea! Forgotten Wisdom Prod won for this issue. The flyer shows a guy pissing and with the words 'Pissing On trendies Since 1999' on it. Hope they can make this again in the next issue although flyers are almost extinct now. I'm referring to printed flyers though but I guess there are thousands of 'digital' flyers in facebook, myspace, etc can be used as well for this section.

The layout of this zine is in cut & paste style with the texts is arranged in two columns per page. The pages are not numbered and no table of content. Different font types are used for the interviews and for the reviews. I noticed more DM bands here but the editor stated he didn't limit the zine to specific style. It is only coincidence that this issue happens to have more bands of certain type of music. The review section, this zine covered both audio & print formats. The album reviews are in alphabetical order and they are not rated. It also didn’t specify the format (CD or LP) in the reviews. However these are minor issue for me. The reviews are quite detail. There are also demo, split releases, re-issues and also zine reviews. The reviews are quite long including zine review (French zine are reviewed in French though). This zine also have their own section of old school stuff named "From The Crypt of Past" which reviews Adramelech's Psychostasia. You can also find well-written article like “Fanzines, Ideology and Freedom of Speech” and also on Hellfest-controversy.

New issue already out now and possibly this issue already sold-out now. Contact the editor and ask for ordering details.

c/o Hadrien BRAULT,
2 allee du sentier,
45560 Saint Denis en Val


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