Rhythm To The Madness was a Belgian band from the Powered Records time period. That took place during the mid to late 00's. That label released many Old School sounding bands from Belgium and larger Europe. Something totally different than the stereo- or proto-typical Metalcore Belgium is renowned for. Bands like True Colors, Justice, Common … Continue reading Rhythm To The Madness
Complete collection of an early Reaper Records compilation including the test pressing. A trip back to Hardcore from the year 2008.
Trapped Under Ice "Stay Cold" collection photo. What an endless well of creativity and productivity Reaper Records have. Always surprising when a version of this record is made, not only a different colour of vinyl but also altered sleeves, inserts and vinyl labels. There are a few really rare and hard to find ones, like … Continue reading I Will Always Stay Cold
It has been a few years since I added a record of Trapped Under Ice to my collection. So I thought to write about it here again also. Like good old times. It's a 7 inch that was released in the time span between the 'Stay Cold' 7 inch and their first full length, called 'Secrets … Continue reading Trapped Under Ice / Dirty Money Record Release
One of the harder to find records of REAPER RECORDS has landed in my mailbox today. I'm actually looking for this one since fall 2008, when I saw it first on eBay in Japan. I sometimes surprise myself, when realizing how I can keep memorizing records and their numbers made. This one is a good … Continue reading Summer Is FORFEIT
It's been a while but today i'm back with a H8000 release from 2008. Some will differ the fact that i classify this as H8000 but all will be revealed. Zombie apocalypse in true 80's thrash style TRENCHFOOT had risen from the ashes from former H8000 band KINGPIN when 2 members of KINGPIN left in … Continue reading TRENCHFOOT Turn On, Tune In, Drop Out
VVEGAS, safehaven of thee omniscient T, a band of brothers in arms amidst the chaos, based in Germany, Australia, Northern America and Asia, a world dominating force ready to unleash their fury upon thee. Clouded in secrecy they spread their message through sonic annihilation. This time the arcane crew of madmen teamed up with Virginia … Continue reading VEGAS / MOUTHEATER split 7"
A few days ago I experienced something totally surprising and I think you (Trapped Under Ice) collectors will approve. Let me tell you the story. When surfing on eBay I discovered that someone whom I traded several times with before had the one and only STAY COLD version listed that I was missing (together with … Continue reading A Transitional STAY COLD Story
The Icemen were founded in 1982 by singer and songwriter Marco Abularach. Noah Evans from BAD BRAINS and Mackie Jayson from THE CRO-MAGS joined him. The band was mostly active on shows and didn't put out official records until in 1991, Blackout Records released an ep counting 4 tracks wich was available on CD and … Continue reading THE ICEMEN: 2 7" Titles (rare NYHC)
The first pressing of the TRAPPED UNDER ICE Stay Cold ep consists out of an accepted testpressing and 3 variations of records: First we have the testpressing wich is numbered out of 15 on the blank A-label and stamped on the B-side. And REAPER RECORDS made covers based on NY's Breakdown for the testpressings. Then … Continue reading Trapped Under Ice: ‘Stay Cold’ Pressing Details