Pig Paper 12 was the second pocket issue. A unique vertical design for the zine. This issue features pieces on the Beach Boys, Motown, the Rolling Stones, Marianne Faithful, a Jan and Dean centrefold, John Lennon, and Public Image Limited. This issue came out in March 1980. First, […]
My next installment of what will eventually be the full set of archives. The was the first Pocket Pig issue, with each page sized at 4-1/2 by 11. There is a piece on Elvis Presley as the cover would suggest. There is a centrefold picture of Chuck Berry. […]
My next installment of what will eventually be the full set of archives. This issue of the Pig Paper came out March 1979 and features the Ugly Ducklings and punk gossip in Toronto.
My next installment of what will eventually be the full set of archives. This issue came out in February 1979 and has the piece with the Diodes getting fired by CBS!
Issue 10 came out in December 1978. the cover story is of the Dave Clark Five, Inside there are pieces on the Verbs, the Rich Kids, Television, the Modern Lovers, the Viletones, the Dishes, the Boston music scene, and the L.A. music scene. There are photos of the […]
Interviews with John Lydon and Generation X, articles on Suicide, Buddy Holly, and Destroy All Monsters, “Pig Toronto Punk Discography,” Bill McAvory on the Ugly Ducklings, Edgar Breau plays “Blindate,” plus record reviews of David Johansen, Wild Man Fischer, Blondie, Mink DeVille, the Paley Brothers, Tom Petty, the […]
Interviews with Elvis Costello and The Viletones, The Forgotten Rebels’ Fan Mail, Jeremy Gluck’s “Stupid Songs I Have Known,” The Runaways at the El Mocambo, The Diodes in New York City, Bill McAvory’s first Classic Canada column, “Pig Punk Part 4” (Blue Reimondos, Jumpers, The Good), plus record […]
Pig Paper #07, Dec 1977: Interviews with The Hollies and many more. First ever mainstream press coverage “pigsclusive”
Interviews with The Hollies, Eddie and the Hot Rods and the Boyfriends, articles on Tommy Ramone, Freddie and the Dreamers and the Vibrators, the first “Pigallery” photo spread, “Pig Punk Part Three” (Dole-Q, The Ugly, Afrika Korps, The Poles, Stanley Frank), plus record reviews of Iggy Pop, XTC, […]
Pig Paper #06, Oct 1977: Interviews with Talking Heads and Beach Boy Dennis Wilson (“pigsclusive” photo)
Interviews with Talking Heads and Beach Boy Dennis Wilson, a report on the Toronto “Outrage” concert, “Marc Bolan Is Dead” obituary, “Pig Punk Part Two” (The Dishes, Loved Ones, Concordes, Headache, Diodes), the first “Pigossip” column, “More True Kink Konfessions” (from the proposed Pig Paper # 4), plus […]
An interview with The Ramones (conducted at their June 18, 1977 Toronto performance and party afterwards), an article/discography on the Australian band The Saints, Rock Serling’s first “Delete Zone” column, the Sex Pistols’ “Anarchy In Canada,” “Elvis Is Dead” obituary, Pig Paper photographer Johnny Pig’s run-in with Thin Lizzy’s Phil […]