Saturday, September 25, 1982

Wednesday, September 1, 1982

Shades Magazine was a publication from Toronto that covered punk back in the early days. they were a tabloid size and as a result were taken seriously as they were printed on a printing press. This is issue 25 which came out in September 1982. The issue contained interviews with Billy Idol, Stray Cats, Haircut 100, Duran Duran, Jim Carroll, Los Microwaves, and Nina Hagen. Locally this issue covered the Rent Boys Inc, Breeding ground, the Payolas, and the Ugly Ducklings. There is an article reviewing zines from Toronto that were out at the time and a feature on Maximumrocknroll, which would become the hardcore zine that would become the benchmark for hardcore zines to follow.