Feb 022016
 

Mauce_nlFestival-2016-A4_68cWe could never have dreamed about what The Metal Resource was going to be like when we started in June 2006. We took a private spare domain (mauce.nl) of one of the founders and installed a content management system (CMS). Just for fun… just to play a bit. Now, 10 years later, we’re no longer ‘playing’ but are a serious webzine with an international team working their socks off. We want to thank all bands, event organizers, labels and venues we’ve worked with the past 10 years. To celebrate our 10 year anniversary we are proud to announce that we will celebrate this with a metal festival on June 18th 2016! Thanks to all!

Six bands will perform this evening: Pantokrator (SE), My Silent Wake (UK), The Royal (NL), La-Ventura (NL), Undawn (NL), The Memory Remains (NL).

The Swedish death metal band Pantokrator returns after nine years to the Netherlands, to play an exclusive show at our anniversary festival.
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Feb 102016
 

FrontLux Studio and Roxx Records are very excited to announce a world premiere video celebrating one of classic Christian metal’s most celebrated artists, Recon . As a part of the recently announced 25thanniversary reissue of the bands monumental debut album “Behind Enemy Lines” we are very proud to bring you this exclusive lyric video of the brand new completely remastered track entitled ‘Dreams’. The lyric video can be seen below.

Join us this year as we celebrate the bands 25th anniversary with a completely remastered and expanded CD edition of this album and for the first time in North America a limited edition vinyl pressing! Continue reading »

Feb 102016
 

RhodosDutch based rock band Siruside just released their new single ‘Rhodos’ which is available for free download on Bandcamp.

Siruside is a fresh band that creates lively, melodic guitar music. The members provide energetic live shows with a unique and heavy sound since 2014. This sound is born from varied interests and inspiration from all musical styles and genres. Siruside ensures an eccentric musical experience. Continue reading »

Feb 092016
 

FT_2016Metalcore band from Sioux City, Iowa For Today just announced “Wake European Tour” 2016 with special guests Silent Planet and Novelists. The trek begins on April 1st. in Chemnitz, Germany and ends on April 17th. in Saarbrücken, Germany. Dates and locations are listed below.

“Wake” has been released Oct. 2 of last year via Nuclear Blast. The effort is available on CD as well as on vinyl (black, red) and as digital download. The video for ‘Bitter Roots’ can be seen below. Continue reading »

Feb 092016
 

Stryper_dec_2015Legendary hardrockers Stryper recently checked in with the following announcement:

“World tour begins in April of 2016! Working on hitting every place on earth. New album commencing early 2017. We’re like a freight train rollin’ down the tracks…”

New dates have been announced, with more to come over the next few weeks. Check them below.l

With the October 16th release of their ninth studio album, “Fallen,” Stryper continues to dominate the hard rock/heavy metal scene. The Frontiers Music SRL release sold over 10,000 copies during the first week of release landing at #2 on the Top Hard Music Albums chart, #2 on the Top Contemporary Christian Albums chart, #2 on Billboard’s Top Christian/Gospel Albums, #5 on the Top Current Rock Albums chart, #20 on the Top Current Physical Albums chart, #26 on the Top Current Albums chart, #29 on the Top Current Digital Albums chart and #44 on the Billboard Top 200. Continue reading »

Feb 092016
 

HypersonicItalian power metal band Hypersonic and Dutch based pop/rock band Nobuts are the latest names who are confirmed for the second edition of Rock Alive 2016. The second edition will be held on Sept. 24. 2016 at the Basiliek, Veenendaal, Netherlands.

Other performing band’s will be: Leviticus (Classic heavy metal – SE), Safemode (Metalcore – SE), Stun (Noise pop/Alternative – DE) Unseen Faith (Metalcore/Deathcore – DK), Stairway (Hardrock – UK), Stun (DE) more tba.

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