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.
The landmark album of Brussels Arkangel reissued by GSR.
Still hunting down H8000 Hardcore rarities, part 2. The Thor-cover of Liar's 'Death Row Earth' and Congress' 1996 release, 'The Other Cheek'.
The obscure opaque blue version of this Dead Blue Sky 7 inch. Had Kevin Byers of Morning Again on bass. A complete collection.
One of the harder Straight-Edge bands out of Belgium. This is the record release of their 7 inch called "They Say That You Sold Out". Essential for your understanding of the late 90's Hardcore scene in Belgium.
This cassette came sealed when I bought it, couldn't resist to slice it open. It's the cassette version of the first Catharsis LP. This came out on Youth Culture, a label from Poland. A couple of years later than the recording of it, 1999 to be exact. The cover is actually a booklet with the … Continue reading Catharsis "Samsara" cassette
Back to the beginning of the end. A couple of years after I got into Hardcore, I got into French Rap. I don't know or recall how I discovered Zoxea in 1999 but I still remember their music. Their music still floats through my mind now and then. YouTube was not doing enough for me … Continue reading Zoxea "A Mon Tour De Briller" 2LP
The other record I picked up is as said in the previous post also a black Good Life Recordings item. I already had the blue one, but also needed a black for two reasons. Reason number one, completion. And the second reason was actually for listening reasons, I wanted to keep that blue in great shape. … Continue reading Driven Into Blackness
To start with the title, it is very critical for a person from the West for sure. That was the first impression I've got from seeing this record. Being a Belgian I might be guilty as charged too. Anyway I don't know what to do about it. I can't just stop living my life this … Continue reading DRIVEN Cowardice Consumer Of The West 12 Inch