Found the yellow version of the Reiziger "The Kitten Becomes A Tiger" LP. Cool thing about it is that it is an early number. Will look fine next to my red vinyl copy. Not sure if there are other colors?
Last week I went to Kortrijk in the south of West-Flanders to see the reunion show of Liar and Sektor, they both played amazing sets, more on that later. It was also the date of launch of the H8000 Book which they sold there in two versions. The book and the show is what this … Continue reading H8000 Book
I found a copy of Reiziger's "Don't Bind My Hands" test press yesterday. The test press comes in a plain white paper sleeve with an information sticker about the release. As you can see the test press was made on the 7th of March in the year 1998. And was released by Genet Records. I … Continue reading Reiziger Test Press
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
Short review of Firestone's second album with a new singer and altered sound. Released in the year 2000 by Genet Records.
Super honoured to have been able to buy the clear ODK Crew 7 inch. ODK Crew was a band that I knew from living in the same town as the band members. They were people I looked up to. The drummers also drummed for Congress, the guitarist was Vitality's lead guitarist and manager, the bassist … Continue reading Clear ODK Crew
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
As my brother in arms Flanders Fury told you all a while ago, here's another Belgian hardcore classic for you all to discover and share with us. It's not really H8000 material but it's getting very close. FACEDOWN was one of Belgium's best kept secrets in hardcore during the H8000 era. Since non of its … Continue reading FACEDOWN beyond all horizons
It's totally cool when you think you got all colors of an LP and then you find out that there are more colors out there. As is the case with the LIAR 'Invictus' LP on Genet Records. But what you could know when you hear that there are transitional colors of this record, keeping in … Continue reading LIAR Invictus Lp TRANSITIONAL Color !
For several years now there is in Belgium an amazing band called AMENRA. The style they play is described as 'sludge' or 'doom' or 'trance', indefinable actually. They did several legendary shows on different locations including theaters. They already toured the United States but what many readers probably aren't aware of is the fact that … Continue reading Obscure AMENRA side-projects