6 fanzine(s) found featuring acid:

Hard'n'Heavy #2 (1984)

Metal Paper #1 (1983)

Metal Power #3 (1985)

Orkaan #6 (year 2, issue 1) (1984)

Raise The Dead #1 (1985)

Total Blur #3 (1984)

Text-in-image translation tools:

Just dying to read that interview/review/bit of trivia of band X, but the language of the zine is unfamiliar? Do not despair - there are a number of tools out there that can help! I haven't delved too deep into this tech yet, but one really simple and easy-to-use tool I've found is Yandex Translate. Just right-click and save the hi-res picture of the page you want to read, drag it into the center of the page, chose the from/to languages and then highligt the text for an instant translation, or click "Open in Yandex Translate (...usually resulting in the same garbled mess as you get from Google Translate, but it's better than nothing.)

Some recommended links to pages & blogs with similar content:

"For the preservation and dissemination of the world's fanzines, we intend to create a large virtual library dedicated to the subject" says the spanish subtitle, and as of the fall of 2019 they've pretty much grown into the largest blog out there dedicated to the preservation of fanzines. Includes material from from all over the world, from all sorts scenes and time periods, but with its main focus on Metal and South America. (English-by-google)

France Metal Museum's "Revues & Fanzines"-dept. is one of the largest Metal mag/fanzine-archives on the web - almost 500 featured publications! Most of it written in french though, but how can you not be impressed by the massive work behind this section?

Amongst tons of writings on all things Death Metal and plenty things Heavy Metal in general, this very olde site hosts one of the largest fanzine resource on the net, the Underground Metal Zine Archive (UMZA) with over 300 publications featured. Just a simple text directory tree, but there's lots to read and not all featured zines are pure Death. Don't miss the Kerrang!-folder, featuring the 50 first issues from the years 1981-1983 - a fantastic discovery for NWOBHM-connoisseurs!

Subtitled "Metal History Through Fanzines" this blog has pretty much the same ambitions as this part of The Corroseum (and it's definitely been an inspiration) albeit a bit more focused on the NWODM scene. Killer work! For downloadable pdf's, click the Fanzine PDF Downloads in the upper right corner, otherwise you can scan the zines page by page after selecting them in the Select Cathegory-dropdown menu.

From the makers of Witchcraft Magazine comes this blog "..invoking the spirit of sinister paperwork" by way of zine distribution, trading and archiving. The Fanzine Downloads-dept. hosts dozens of pdf's including a handful of beautiful oldies!

A site that is what it's called and being really good at it at that - how rare! Check out the ZINES dept. for a small but hopefully growing section of Irish zine scans.

"Extreme Chilean Metal" deals with all things ...yeah, you guessed it. In their "Literature"-dept. you'll find plenty of scans of olde Chilean zines.

"Zinoteka" is (was?) a Polish blog documenting the Polish Metal fanzine scene. Mostly Death/Black-oriented material and there's no full scans or downloads, but on the upside it's a quite extensive site and there's lots of info about the actual zines themselves as well as cover pictures.. (English-by-google)

That's "Trash" and not "Thrash", mind you... An interesting but sadly abandoned(?) blog about a little bit of everything oozing out of the underworlde, including a number of fanzine posts. Not all zines are scanned in their entirety though.

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If you own any old Metal zines, know how to use a scanner and think you have the time to contribute, please get in contact (forum thread or e-mail). IMPORTANT: Do NOT start scanning until we've been in contact and I've sent some instructions.

...and finally the issue of ©opyrights:

It's often very difficult to track down the original editors and/or legal owners of these publications, but if YOU happen to be that person and don't want your work archived in this manner, just send me an e-mail with your concerns and all hi-res images will be removed.