Issue # 1 - August /September 1987
The debut issue featuring both local and overseas content. Includes NO FRAUD from Florida, D.O.G. from Canada (Thrash/Speedcore), CONDEMNED ATTITUDE from San Francisco, CIVILISED SOCIETY (West Yorkshire UK), THE GUILT PARADE from Canada, FANG (Conneticutt), VICIOUS CIRCLE (Melbourne), MASS APPEAL (Sydney), and the first Australian interview (June 1987) with MR BUNGLE (when all still teenagers).
7" reviews of : NO FRAUD, CHEETAH CHROME MOTHERFUCKERS, DEPRESSION, G.A.S.H., THE HEADSTONES, SCREAM, JESUS & MARY CHAIN, & ARM THE INSANE.
12"/LP reviews of : CONDEMNED, RITES OF SPRING, M.D.C., VICIOUS CIRCLE, AGNOSTIC FRONT, WORLD WAR XXIV,
MASS APPEAL, DEAD KENNEDYS, WEDDINGS, PARTIES, ANYTHING, I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVY, SPY V SPY, GRAY MATTER, SCREAM, HARD CORPUSCLES, THE EXTREMES, MURDER MURDER SUICIDE, MOVING TARGETS, THE FRONT and JUSTICE LEAGUE.
This issue also included a camping story (where a tree fell on one of our cars), Cartoons, H/C Crossword & Punk Brain Teaser, Opinion pieces, Full page artworks, The Hard-Ons in Geelong, and more. Contributors were : Vinnie (S.T.P.), Mat and Tracey (Civil Dissident). My top ten back in the day was : Embrace,Descendents, The Freeze, Arm the Insane, The Spermbirds, Moving Targets, Skeezicks,Replacements,Descendents #2 and Scream.
A4 - 44 pages, Yellow Cover, print run = 300 copies Released September 6th 1987