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'''Brontez''' is a [[zinester]], writer and musician, who now lives in California.
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'''Brontez Purnell''' is a [[zinester]], writer, dancer and musician, who now lives in California.
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Brontez was originally from Triana, Alabama, then moving to Huntsville, Alabama, and then to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he released [[Schlepp Fanzine]] while still living at home. He then relocated on his own to Oakland, California, where he released his next zine [[Fag School]]. During this time he was in a number of punk bands. After his arrival in California, he briefly played guitar for the band Panty Raid, then joined the group Gravy Train!!!!, (as 'Junx') in which he continues to perform, record and make videos with. He is also the mastermind behind the band The Younger Lovers.
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Brontez was originally from Triana, Alabama, then moving to Huntsville, Alabama, and then to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he released [[Schlepp Fanzine]] while still living at home. He then relocated on his own to Oakland, California, where he released his next zine, [[Fag School]]. Three issues of the zine have been released to date. During this time he was in a number of punk bands.  
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Brontez has also written a column called "She's Over It" for [[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]].
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After his arrival in California, he briefly played guitar for the band Panty Raid, with [[Seth Bogart]], and  then joined the group Gravy Train!!!!, (as 'Junx'). He is also the mastermind behind the band The Younger Lovers. He  has performed with the band Hot Ass Sex Bomb with members [[Janelle Hessig]] and Vice Cooler and, as well, he DJs at clubs in San Francisco.
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Brontez has written for various publications, including the on-line edition of [[Jigsaw]], and has also written a column called "She's Over It" for [[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]. He has read his work at Lit Quake in San Francisco.
==Zines==
==Zines==
*[[Fag School]]
*[[Fag School]]
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*[[Schlepp Fanzine]]https://www.venuszine.com/articles/art_and_culture/reads/2948/Zine_Review
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*[[Schlepp Fanzine]]
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==Contributions==  
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==Contributions==
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*[[Jigsaw]]
*[[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]
*[[Maximum Rock 'N' Roll]]
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*''Stame The Batch'', Gravy Train!!!! DVD, Retard Disco (2004)
*''Stame The Batch'', Gravy Train!!!! DVD, Retard Disco (2004)
*''Ghost Boobs'', Gravy Train!!!!, Kill Rock Stars (2004)
*''Ghost Boobs'', Gravy Train!!!!, Kill Rock Stars (2004)
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==Films==
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*''Arcade Trade'' by Samara Halperin
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*''Mondo Bottomless'' by [[Gary Fembot]]
==External Links==
==External Links==
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*[http://community.afropunk.com/video/2059274:Video:74448 Brontez reads from Fag School]
*[http://community.afropunk.com/video/2059274:Video:74448 Brontez reads from Fag School]
*[http://www.gimmegravytrain.com/ Official Gravy Train!!!! site]
*[http://www.gimmegravytrain.com/ Official Gravy Train!!!! site]
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIbdKUiRQdA&feature=channel_page Younger Lovers Music Videos by Brontez]
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[[Category:Zinester|Brontez]] [[Category:California Zinesters|Brontez]] [[Category:POC Zinester|Brontez]]
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[[Category:Zinester|Brontez]] [[Category:California Zinesters|Brontez]]
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Brontez Purnell is a zinester, writer, dancer and musician, who now lives in California.

Brontez was originally from Triana, Alabama, then moving to Huntsville, Alabama, and then to Chattanooga, Tennessee, where he released Schlepp Fanzine while still living at home. He then relocated on his own to Oakland, California, where he released his next zine, Fag School. Three issues of the zine have been released to date. During this time he was in a number of punk bands.

After his arrival in California, he briefly played guitar for the band Panty Raid, with Seth Bogart, and then joined the group Gravy Train!!!!, (as 'Junx'). He is also the mastermind behind the band The Younger Lovers. He has performed with the band Hot Ass Sex Bomb with members Janelle Hessig and Vice Cooler and, as well, he DJs at clubs in San Francisco.

Brontez has written for various publications, including the on-line edition of Jigsaw, and has also written a column called "She's Over It" for Maximum Rock 'N' Roll. He has read his work at Lit Quake in San Francisco.

Contents

Zines

Contributions

Discography

  • Newest Romantic, The Younger Lovers, Retard Disco
  • All The Sweet Stuff, Gravy Train!!!!, Kill Rock Stars (2007)
  • Are You Wigglin'?, Gravy Train!!!!, Kill Rock Stars (2005)
  • Stame The Batch, Gravy Train!!!! DVD, Retard Disco (2004)
  • Ghost Boobs, Gravy Train!!!!, Kill Rock Stars (2004)

Films

  • Arcade Trade by Samara Halperin
  • Mondo Bottomless by Gary Fembot

External Links

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