The Next Big Thing

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The Next Big Thing was a music fanzine from the UK.

Lindsay Hutton started this fanzine, that took its name from the Dictators' Album Go Girl Crazy!, in September 1976 with a 3-page zero issue. Later issues of the magazine were accompanied by 7" singles and the last printed issue came out in 1997 packing two 45's.

The Next Big Thing was also a label where Hutton released two LP's by The Skeletons and the debut by Girl Trouble and more.


  • Creator: Lindsay Hutton
  • Publisher: Lindsay Hutton
  • Editor: Lindsay Hutton
  • Graphic & Design: Lindsay Hutton
  • Contributors: Gail Robertson, Roy Locks, Natty Bert, I. Jake, Brian Guthrie


No. Date Content
0 September 1976
1 Spring 1977 The Dictators, Television, Blue Öyster Cult, The Damned concert review, news and reviews
2 Summer 1977 The Ramones, Blondie, Sex Pistols, The Stranglerfs, Television, Hot Rods, The Clash, The Jam, Heartbreakers, Saints and more
9/10 Late 1979 / early 1980 Fleshtones, Romantics, The Cramps, The Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, The Damned, VHF, Cheap Trick, Zantees, Scars, Suicide, Cuban Heels, Venigmas and more

Contact Information

Email: lhnbt[at]

External Link

Official Website