Fanzines

Twenty One | The Limerick Pride | Lingering Melodies | The Vine | Dreams Magazine | Cranberries Official Fan Club | Bury The Hatchet / Wake Up…

TWENTY ONE (1995-1997)

  • “Twenty One” subtitled ‘The Cranberries Newsletter’ was probably the most famous Cranberries fanzine.
  • Written in English.
  • Edited in England by Kerrie Sparling.
  • A quarterly publication, in black and white, A5 format.
  • 7 issues published from June 1995 to January 1997.
  • 24 pages (except 1st issue, 8 pages + 3 flyers).
  • Click the images below to read/download in very high quality.

    


THE LIMERICK PRIDE (1995-1996)

  • “The Limerick Pride” was the second best known Cranberries fanzine.
  • Written in English.
  • Made in England by DEbriAN Publications.
  • Every 2 months publication, in black and white, A5 format.
  • A few pages were printed on colored sheets of paper.
  • 8 issues published from June 1995 to September 1996.
  • 24 pages.
  • Click the image below to read/download in very high quality.


LINGERING MELODIES (1995)

  • “Lingering Melodies” was an ‘Unofficial Newsletter’.
  • Entirely handwritten in English.
  • Produced by Lorna Bickley from England.
  • In black and white, A5 format.
  • Only one issue published in December 1995.
  • 20 pages.
  • Click the image below to read/download in very high quality.


THE VINE (1994)

  • The earliest Cranberries fanzine ever made.
  • Very few information about this one, possibly made in England as it is written in English.
  • A mix of color and black and white prints.
  • Only one issue published in May 1994.
  • 20 pages.
  • Below, the front page only courtesy of Cranberries Italia.


DREAMS MAGAZINE (1995-1997)

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


CRANBERRIES OFFICIAL FAN CLUB (1995-1996)

  • “Cranberries Official Fan Club” was an Italian fanzine.
  • Written in Italian.
  • Made by Johnny and Elena, two Cranberries fans living near Milano.
  • 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.


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

  • “Bury The Hatchet” and “Wake Up And Smell The Coffee” were 2 special publications from Italy.
  • Written in Italian.
  • Made by Marco Astolfi for the “Italian Fans Club Of The Cranberries”.
  • 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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