Essential record from the 90's. A trip back in time when people where getting serious about animal rights and ecology in general. A rare record not many people know it exists.
Modern day Hardline band from Germany with a more than urgent message inspired me to write an ecology vs economy manifest. With short record review also.
All of a sudden Statement is back with a new record. They still play that old school sounding metal but now have a new vocalist, Tim. The music is still good, no decay from their earlier work. Even a bit more smoothly executed, it's the best side of the record. The vocals sound deep and … Continue reading Statement "Decide"
I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw it; the Statement 7 inch became an LP. That's amazing to say at least. The release "Prepare For Battle" has been officially released as an LP with two additional tracks and is called "Prepared For Battle". It's a collaboration between a Spanish label and the label of … Continue reading Statement "Prepared For Battle" LP
I noticed the huge interest in my hardline legacy post on a Portuguese messageboard, well I like their legacy too and also think it is very inspiring. So that’s why I make this post.Let’s start with the find; I saw this LP on ebay and it was the first time I got a hint of … Continue reading RAID "Above The Law" LP
Everybody familiar with 90's vegan straight-edge music and probably a whole lot of people into hardcore/punk in general know that there was a movement with a set of principles and belief-systems that called themselves HARDLINE. I, as a collector of hardcore music and 90's in particular, am also aware of the influence it had on … Continue reading The Hardline Legacy
I will tell you about a very interesting compilation and I will do it in an extensive way because I feel it is important. It is a CD only release but has a crucial value I think. I am talking about the Animal Rights benefit sampler, called ANIMAL TRUTH. Featuring are vegan, veggie straight-edge bands … Continue reading ANIMAL TRUTH, A CD only Release