I found a test press of the second Rise Above 7 inch. The record was pressed in France and the test is dated in January 1991. The label who released this is called Stand As One Records and hasn't pressed so much releases. The test has printed MPO labels and comes with a regular sleeve, … Continue reading Rise Above Test Press
I was honored to be able to sell a huge part of my POWERED Records collection to one magnificent guy. Also the majority of my TRUE COLORS collection on ebay went to him. It was a Belgian who collects nothing but Belgian Hardcore! That's a focus upon collecting you don't see that often and it's … Continue reading Play It Again Sam (RISE ABOVE)
Maybe this could be an idea for the H8000 Book? Hans? But anyway they beat us first with an amazing package and mega cult book. That I have to admit I jealous of that I didn't make it, hehe. But have to go easy on myself because I'm only 29 years old and -compared to … Continue reading The Past, The Present: B.O.A.F. LP + BOOK (complete collection)
This is to be the last Rise Above post! The record we'll be discussing here is also the final Rise Above record. It is called 'B Is For Boston' and is the OG pressing of this record on a French label called Stand As One Records. It is an extremely rare (350 made) and colored … Continue reading RISE ABOVE’S Founding Member On ‘B Is For Boston’
Along with some other records, I received the second 7" of RISE ABOVE. Very cool to have. The sound has in my opinion quiet evolved compared to the first 7". Not in a bad way, because it is more daring. But also more conform to the hardcore of that time, I mean more recognizable. I … Continue reading The Second RISE ABOVE 7"
Just a quick post to tell that I have now something very nice and more than worth the money. This is a LP + Book packaged in a totally beautiful gatefold jacket. The LP is from Birds Of A Feather and the LP size book deals with the European Straight-Edge scene over the past 25 … Continue reading Book about the European SxE scene
My friend collector Jasper has done quiet a catch here. It is an original Rise Above T-shirt from somewhere around the year 1990. He wanted to share this joy with me and I wanted to share this pics he send me with you. I personally like everything about this shirt, the colors, the design and … Continue reading OG Rise Above Shirt Photos
From left to right on the above picture you see the following singles: Wheel Of Progress "It's Alive" Rise Above "Beat It" Love, Truth & Honesty "The Impossible Dream" Rise Above were Belgium's first straight-edge band. The Beat It single was recorded in November 1989. And later released by Punk etc. who also did Zyklome … Continue reading Belgian sXe Hc History