Nations On Fire 1991 – 2017

Strike The Match was Nations On Fire's first LP. It was originally released in 1991 and is quickly becoming the most representative European Straight-Edge Hardcore release to date. Here's why. Nations On Fire was more than a Straight-Edge band. They have arisen from Rise Above, a pure Straight-Edge band that took critical stance towards the … Continue reading Nations On Fire 1991 – 2017

NATIONS ON FIRE Strike The Match BLUE

In addition to Ezekiel's post about the reissue, I wanted to give my vision upon this too. Not that it differs much from his point of view though. He's absolutely right about the sound, it's much better. More deeply and detailed vocals, guitars, drums and bass. It doesn't happen too often that a remastering makes … Continue reading NATIONS ON FIRE Strike The Match BLUE

Nations On Fire – STRIKE THE MATCH Reissue

The return of the mighty instigators NATIONS ON FIRE, after more than twenty years since it's release one of the most influential early H8000 records has been reissued for the masses to discover. The 1991 release 'Strike The Match' has undergone a complete remake from artwork to mastering and is ready to extend the legacy … Continue reading Nations On Fire – STRIKE THE MATCH Reissue

Nations On Fire Collection Is Growing!

Sunday evening while selling records, I also took the time and energy to bid on some sweet NATIONS ON FIRE records. A strong German seller sold perfect condition NATIONS ON FIRE records, so I needed those to keep and upgrade the ever-growing collection, he also had a version of the BURN AGAIN 2x7" that I … Continue reading Nations On Fire Collection Is Growing!

Nations On Fire & Congress Demo tapes (OG H8000)

In the world of collecting H8000 music and related stuff - which is mainly territorially limited to Belgian people - there is a lot of myth surrounding the financial worth of the CD's, LP's and especially the demo tapes. So what do you need to offer for those tapes was the question in the process … Continue reading Nations On Fire & Congress Demo tapes (OG H8000)

NATIONS ON FIRE’s first LP: Pressing Details

This post is created for showing the differences between the Regular and the Spanish version of the first Nations On Fire LP. The English one, called "STRIKE THE MATCH" and the Spanish version called "ENCIENDE LA MECHA". Although it is called the Spanish version, it is actually the BILINGUAL version. Because only the language of … Continue reading NATIONS ON FIRE’s first LP: Pressing Details