Carlos "Cake" Nunez

Credit: Carlos Nunez/fLiPSiDE

10 of the Best fLiPSiDE Fanzine Interviews

fLiPSiDE Fanzine, which was founded by Al (fLiPSiDE) Kowalewski and four of his friends (including Patrick "Pooch" DiPuccio) in Whittier in 1977 (and, later moved its offices to Pasadena) was a vast punk rock and indie resource for the Los Angeles area and, from the 1980s to 2000, for the world at large. Many early punk rock bands received their first exposure to the underground masses thanks to fLiPSiDE, including such (now) classic bands as The Minutemen, Social Distortion, Black Flag, the Germs, Redd Kross, The Salvation Army (who later became known as The Three O'Clock), The Dead Kennedys, etc. The list is insanely long!...