Fanzines

The Vine | Twenty One | The Limerick Pride | Lingering Melodies | Dreams Magazine | Cranberries Official Fan Club | Close To Your Dreams | BTH / WUASTC


THE VINE (1994)

  • The earliest Cranberries fanzine ever made and the only official one.
  • Written in English.
  • Printed by The Treaty Press in Limerick.
  • Edited by Breifni McCarthy.
  • Only one issue published in May 1994.
  • A mix of color and black and white prints.
  • A5 format.
  • 20 pages.
  • Click image below to read/download full fanzine. Thanks to Lipecran!


TWENTY ONE (1995-1997)

  • Subtitled ‘The Cranberries Newsletter’, it was probably the most famous Cranberries fanzine.
  • Written in English.
  • Made in England.
  • Edited by Kerrie Sparling.
  • 7 issues published from June 1995 to January 1997.
  • A quarterly publication.
  • Black and white, except the front page of the last issue.
  • A5 format.
  • 24-28 pages (except 1st issue, 8 pages + 3 flyers).
  • Click images below to read/download full fanzines in very high quality.


THE LIMERICK PRIDE (1995-1996)

  • The second best known Cranberries fanzine.
  • Written in English and almost entirely handwritten except issue #1 typed.
  • Made in England by DEbriAN Publications.
  • Edited by Brian O’Donovan.
  • 8 issues published from June 1995 to September 1996.
  • Every 2 months publication.
  • Black and white (with a few pages printed on colored sheets).
  • A5 format.
  • 20-24 pages (except 7th issue, 32 pages).
  • Click images below to read/download full fanzines in very high quality.


LINGERING MELODIES (1995)

  • An ‘Unofficial Newsletter’.
  • Written in English and entirely handwritten.
  • Made in England.
  • Edited and produced by Lorna Bickley.
  • Only one issue published in December 1995.
  • Black and white.
  • A5 format.
  • 20 pages.
  • Click image below to read/download full fanzine in very high quality.


DREAMS MAGAZINE (1995-1997)

  • Probably the most famous Italian fanzine, it reached over 200 members in more than 2 years of activity.
  • Written in Italian.
  • Made in Italy in the Roma area, it was the fanzine of the “Cranberries Dreams Fan Club”.
  • Edited by Paolo Di Vico and Loredana Cramarossa.
  • 7 issues published from autumn 1995 to winter 1997.
  • The front page was in color and the rest in black and white.
  • 48 pages – the thickest of all Cranzines!
  • Below, all the front pages courtesy of Cranberries Italia.


CRANBERRIES OFFICIAL FAN CLUB (1995-1996)

  • Written in Italian.
  • Made in Italy near Milano.
  • Edited by Johnny and Elena.
  • More or less a quarterly publication.
  • The fanzine was never published under the exact same name.
  • It was called “Cranberries Official Fan Club” (Sept.1995), “Cranberries Official Italian Fanzine” (Jan.1996), “Dolores O’Riordan / The Cranberries” (May 1996).
  • Below, only the front pages courtesy of Cranberries Italia.


CLOSE TO YOUR DREAMS (1996)

  • Written in French.
  • Only one issue published in 1996.
  • Black and white.
  • A4 format.
  • 22 pages.
  • Below, the front page only.


BURY THE HATCHET (1999) / WAKE UP AND SMELL THE COFFEE (2002)

  • These were 2 special publications.
  • Written in Italian.
  • Made in Italy for the “Italian Fans Club Of The Cranberries”.
  • Edited by Marco Astolfi.
  • Printed in color, A5 format.
  • The “Wake Up And Smell The Coffee” issue was made in collaboration with Universal Music Italia for the release of the album in 2002. It was possibly the same for “Bury The Hatchet” in 1999 but this information is not confirmed.
  • Below, the front page of “Bury The Hatchet” courtesy of Cranberries Italia plus “Wake Up And Smell The Coffee” in very high quality for reading/downloading.

 

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