I've seen Arkangel play twice during the 90's, one time at the OC in Bissegem somewhere in the late nineties. A show organized by Edward Good Life. Many people with Arkangel shirts and sweaters already. They were pumped and proud kids with a violent dancing attitude. Second time I have seen them was with Kickback … Continue reading Prayers Upon Deaf Ears
I already posted about the Skycamefalling 10 inch on Good Life Recordings in a previous post. No need to repeat what I wrote. The colours on this one are cool, definitely worthy of posting here on this blog. This record is listed as two coloured versions on the Good Life Pressing Info sheet as clear … Continue reading Skycamefalling “To Forever Embrace The Sun” 10 inch
Angry With The Sun is the album when Congress were in their most popular phase. And logically the scene where they came from was also at it's peak. It was in the year of 1998 when Good Life Recordings released this full length. "Not only Edge-Metal kids danced to this music but also Old School … Continue reading Angry With The Sun
Reiziger was a Post-Hardcore band from Belgium that released three 12 inches on Genet Records. Their sound can be compared to Fugazi and Sensefield but that doesn't do it full justice. Their post Hardcore sound is something totally of their own and unique. They played the Vortn' Vis Hardcore festival in 1998 so they have … Continue reading Reiziger
Interview with two Vitality members done in 2012. Vitality is a H8000 band from the coastal region of West-Flanders. The interview was with Bob the lead guitarist and Steve the vocalist and took place in the ODK Skate Shop.
Still hunting down H8000 rarities, part 1. The Spineless transtition in Amenra album and the best Spirit Of Youth LP, 'Source' on green.
The split between Belgium's Building and America's Up Front. Rare color variations in picture.
This is the demo cassette of the one of the last H8000 bands born in the 90's. Legion was a band close to Vitality and hailing from Knokke at the east side of the Belgian coast and the Jabbeke area. These places are both situated around Bruges. They play recognisable Metalcore, typical to the mid … Continue reading Legion Demo cassette
Knives Out Records from Paris is back again with an awesome looking vinyl edition. This time they reissued the 1998 Crawlspace release called "Don't Get Mad, Get Even". This was originally a CD only release on Released Power Productions. And has now got proper vinyl treatment. As usual Knives Out Records used the picture disc … Continue reading Crawlspace "Don’t Get Mad, Get Even" 10 Inch
This is the coloured vinyl version of a legendary compilation. The first H8000 compilation made by Sober Mind Recordings and Genet Records in the year 1998. It features many bands that played at the moment in time. It starts of with a demo track of Spineless, that was previously unreleased. Is followed by Congress, Lifecycle, … Continue reading VA H8000 Compilation Volume One LP