Lights Go Out

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Lights Go Out is a punk zine based in Newbury, UK.

Started in Jan 2008, so far it has had 8 issues out (as of July 2010) and featured interviews with Strike Anywhere, Pennywise, Dropkick Murphys, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Pat Sharp, Karyn Parsons (Hilary Banks from The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air), Ten Foot Pole, Civet, North Lincoln, Eastfield, Jet from Gladiators, Sarah Jane Honeywell, MxPx, The Frank And Walters, The Wonder Stuff, Beatsteaks, The Dangerous Summer, The Arteries, Tony Sly (No Use For A Name), Joey Cape (Lagwagon), Manda Rin from Bis, Fight Like Apes, Thursday, Babar Luck, B*Witched and many, many more.

Lights Go Out is written by Mr. T (from the bands Just Add Monsters + Second In Line) with many regular contributors - Claire (ex-Zero Pretties), Hayley, Andrew (Beat Motel, Zeeb), Dan B (The Dead Beat, Bastion), Gudz (Monkish, Second In Line, In-Line Sk8ing Barbies) and more. It features reviews (gig/cd/zine), columns and a whole host of randomness as well.

Issue 6 was a Karate Kid special and also featured some interviews from the cast of the original movie.

Issue 9 is planned for Septemeber 2010 with interviews with the likes of Fenix TX, Teenage Bottlerocket, Amber Pacific and articles on bands that are wish us no longer like Thousand Yard Stare and Girls@Play.

Their website is updated very regularly with info on the zine and also has an online shop, they also stock a few other zine titles. Well worth checking out!

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