Reflections Newsletter
January 17 2014

• SUFFERING QUOTA – Suffering Quota. LP pre-orders!
• ACID DEATHTRIP – The Toneshed Sessions. TAPE pre-orders!
Reflections POP UP RECORD STORE from February 18-23!
HERDER announce album title
Tough times ahead for TOXIC SHOCK
• BLACK MASK –  USA Tour starts January 23
• ONLINE STORE -NEW items / re-stocks! HUGE update! 

2014 is gonna start with a blast! As you can tell by above headlines we got a TON of stuff going on. 
Check out in detail what’s happening at Reflections HQ:

Suffering Quota

SUFFERING QUOTA – Suffering Quota. LP pre-orders!

Over a year in the making but finally at the pressing plant is SUFFERING QUOTA’s self titled debut album. These veterans from the punk and (death) metal scene are the new revelation when it comes down to an all out overkill of furious grindcore. Influences range from Nasum, to Assück and that great mid-nineties Bremen scene with bands like Acme and Systral all captured in a super heavy sound (responsible: JB from Herder / Aborted!). The first pressing is limited to 500 copies with 100 of these on green/yellow colored vinyl and 400 on black. The DIE-HARD version, including a professionally duplicated and printed cassette and a t-shirt is limited to 50 copies only! 

Pre-order SUFFERING QUOTA – Suffering Quota. LP
Pre-order SUFFERING QUOTA – Suffering Quota. DIE HARD

Check out the first song “Retribution” on YouTube. The clip features the stunning LP artwork done by Marald. Check out Suffering Quota on Bandcamp and like 'm on Facebook

Acid Deathtrip

ACID DEATHTRIP – The Toneshed Sessions. TAPE pre-orders!

After the very successful release of the band’s debut album (which is almost sold out!) ACID DEATHTRIP returns with three new songs! Originally recorded for their upcoming split with HANGMAN’S CHAIR the band didn’t want to wait too long to release this new material to the world. Being as productive as they are, they’re hitting the studio again in February to record for mentioned split 12” which will be released in April 2014. For now, these three songs are available exclusively on a limited cassette (professionally duplicated and printed) with once again the incredible art of Szymon Siech (Blind To Faith, Gehenna, Rise And Fall, Integrity). The band's influences range from Entombed to Orange Goblin but then again, ACID DEATHTRIP really created their own blasphemous boogie! This cassette is limited to only 100 copies. We expect these to be available end of February.

Pre-order ACID DEATHTRIP – The Toneshed Sessions. TAPE
Order ACID DEATHTRIP – Acid Deathtrip. LP
Check out the song Supagorgonizer (originally by IRON MONKEY)
isit Acid Deathtrip on Facebook

Pop up store

Reflections POP UP RECORD STORE from February 18-23!
I guess this is gonna be as close as we can get on realizing a childhood dream! We’re gonna open
our own Pop Up Record Store! It’s gonna be open for one week and one week only. Together with KINSUM records, who’s specialized in all things second hand (main focus Metal, Punk, Hardcore but also Classic Rock and even toys!) we’re gonna sell a ton of vinyl, cd’s and merchandise. Not only from our own stock but also a LOT of punkrock from THE SHIELD RECORDS and some private collections as well!

Telefoonstraat 47 (in the city centre of Tilburg) right across the great KINGDOM skate store.

Opening hours:
Tuesday February 18: 12.00 – 18.00
Wednesday February 19: 12.00 – 18.00
Thursday February 20: 12.00 – 21.00
Friday February 21: 12.00 – 18.00
Saturday February 22: 11.00 – 17.00
Sunday February 23: 12.00 – 17.00

We’re gonna have special discounts, very rare and collectible stuff and a whole lot more.
Even if it is just to hang out and have some coffee... Make sure to drop by!  

HERDER recording new album and announce album title
HERDER is HARDER became a well-known phrase in the world of aggressive music and the band is gonna live up to their reputation with their upcoming new, full-length album entitled “GODS”. The band is currently recording. After hearing some demo recordings and snippets from songs we can tell you that this is gonna be the most brutal, hardest and most intense stuff they did so far. The artwork is gonna be done by the famous Mattias Frisk (known for his work for Ghost and Entrapment) and sketches show utter insanity! More information on pre-orders and a releasedate is coming soon.

Herder tourdates
19 January w/ Steak Number Eight, Oathbreaker, Hessian @ Baroeg Rotterdam
23 January w/ Cornered @ Poppodium Romein
12 April w/ Asphyx, Saille @ Velinx Tongeren Metal Fest, Belgium
2 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Glaz'art Paris France 
4 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Temples Festival 2014 Bristol UK
5 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @The Underworld London UK
6 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Underground Cologne Germany
7 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Lido Berlin Germany 
8 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ 007 Prague Czech Rep
9 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Conne Island, Leipzig Germany 
10 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Backstage München Germany
11 May w/ Doomriders, Beastmilk @ Arena Wien Austria
20 June @ Hellfest, Clisson France

Visit Herder on Facebook

Tough times ahead for TOXIC SHOCK
Just after being selected as
one of the best metal albums and Belgian live shows by the Antwerp Gazet, Toxic Shock received some bad news. Singer Wally had been diagnosed with cancer. For now it seems a curable form of cancer but he will have to undergo heavy chemotherapy in the coming months. All future shows, except this coming Friday at MusicCity in Antwerp (w/ Kingterror, Cheap Drugs and Fuck Ups) are postponed until further notice. Please keep on sending your best wishes for Wally on the band's Facebook page.

Order TOXIC SHOCK – Daily Demons. LP  / Order TOXIC SHOCK – Daily Demons. C

BLACK MASK –  USA Tour starts January 23
As a full on touring machine BLACK MASK are about to start another  U.S. tour. Their self-titled debut album is getting great reviews and if you didn’t pick up a copy yet, you might consider doing so. Or you should be afraid of losing it and destroying everything in sight! “Aggressive, short, noisy, and catchy blasts and while it's hard to fuck that up it's also hard to make it interesting anymore. Black Mask do it for me and laugh in the face of a saturated scene. Brutal, loud, jagged hardcore recommanded to those of you who like Converge, All Pigs Must Die, Young And In The Way, Baptists, Magrudergrind, Black Breath, etc. You'll appreciate this."- Equivoke

Order BLACK MASK – s/t. LP now for €12,00 Check out Black Mask on Bandcamp and like 'm on Facebook

ONLINE STORE – NEW items / re-stocks! HUGE update!
A new year, a new update and straight away one of the biggest ones ever! Vinyl from Agrimonia, All Pigs Must Die!, Bathory, Backtrack, Beastmilk, Baptists, Blind To Faith, Black Breath, Bolzer, Craft, Cro Mags, Doomriders, Framtid, Hoax, Integrity, Lumbar, Misery, Misfits, Pelican, Self Defense Family, Side By Side, Slayer, True Widow and much, much more. Check out the new arrivals

Reflections will be attending the following events bringing records and what-not:
January 25: Staalhard Fest Antwerpen w/ Black Swarm, Your Higness a.o @ Trix, Antwerpen
January 31: Your Highness, Hedonist, We’re Wolves, Black Swarm a.o. @ Edegem - Hangar27
February 16: Metal Record Fair @ Dynamo Eindhoven
February 18-23: Reflections Pop Up Record Store, Telefoonstraat 47, Tilburg
March 1: Ieper Winter Fest, Ieper w/ Toxic Holocaust, Exhumed, Oathbreaker and more
March 8: Blacklisted @ Kavka, Antwerpen.
March 22: MAF metalfest, Maasbree w/ Acid Deathtrip, Grand Supreme Bloodcourt, Isegrim and more

“He who conquers others is strong; he who conquers himself is mighty!” 
– Laozi (for Wally)


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