There is more than one artist named Congress: 1. Congress was a Belgian hardcore band formed in 1993, recognized as a leader of the h8000 scene. They introduced a musical style known as "Edgemetal", a combination of the straight edge/drug-free lifestyle and death metal music. Their most acclaimed and known record is certainly Angry with the Sun, released in 1998, which allowed them to tour in the US with bands like All Out War. Since their debut, Congress are signed on Goodlife Recordings, along with labelmates Liar or Deformity (also from the h8000 scene).