Nov 192016

crn_logo_e6fStill a few weeks to go, and then it’s time for the 37th edition of the Christmas Rock Night. 15 international bands will enter the mainstage, on the schedule below you can see which band is playing on which day. Christmas Rock Night will be held next month December 9 & 10, as usual in “Haus Ennepetal”, Ennepetal, Germany.

The two day winter-festival Christmas Rock Night in Ennepetal [Germany] has been very well known for many years in Europe, due to the unprecedented strong rock/metal-programming. A rising number of Dutchmen find their way to the festival. Ennepetal is located in the Ruhrgebied, two hours from Utrecht and about one hour of the border and so it is good to reach with by car. Continue reading »

Nov 052016

brainstorm-festivalNext weekend (11 and 12 Nov) it’s finally time for Brainstorm Festival, this will be the ninth edition of this annual metal festival. As usual in Gigant in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands). Headliners this year: Theocracy (USA), Myrath (TUN), Narnia (S) and Selfmindead (S). Additionally, you can find other bands as Vardoger (NO), Mantric (NO) and Within Silence (SK). And Dutch talent is not lacking, with among others Undawn and ShadowRise, plus several extra shows will take place in the theater of the festival + beer tasting sessions (tongval) + exposition by Ton Dekkers (Femme). The time schedule is available below Continue reading »

Oct 222016

brainstorm-festivalBrainstorm Festival will be held 11 and 12 November 2016, as usual in Gigant in Apeldoorn (The Netherlands). In total 12 bands will be featured mainstage, plus several extra shows will take place in the theater of the festival + beer tasting sessions (tongval) + exposition by Ton Dekkers (Femme).

Performing bands will be:

Friday 11 November: Narnia (S), Myrath (TUN), Sea+Air (D/GR), Vardoger (N), Shadowrise (NL), Empire Of The Wolves (NL).

Saturday 12 November: Theocracy (USA), Selfmindead (S), Mantric (N), Within Silence (SK), Dalit (N), Undawn (NL), Marius, Leonov (N). Continue reading »

Jul 162016

signum_regis_band_2015_The first two bands for the 37th edition of Christmas Rock Night are announced: Slovakian melodic metal band Signum Regis (picture) and Swedish metal core band Safemode. More names will be anounced in the coming weeks/months. We will keep you posted.

“Chapter IV: Reckoning” is Signum Regis most recent effort, has been released on November 20th through Ulterium Records. Mastered by Jens Bogren [Symphony X, Opeth, Arch Enemy] and the artwork was created by Jan Yrlund [Delain, Apocalyptica, Korpiklaani]. Special guests on the album are: Mistheria – classical piano on ‘Bells Are Tolling’, Roger Staffelbach – additional guitar solos on ‘The Magi’ and ‘Tempter Of Evil’. Our review of “Chapter IV: The Reckoning” can be found here

Safemode is a 5-piece metalcore band from Uppsala, Sweden. The band started in the spring of 2007, and has had extensive experience with performing including tours in Latin America, and several European tours. Safemode‘s new album “Colorblind” has been released in May. Once again the band collaborates with Dino Medanhodzic at Radionika Studios in Stockholm. Continue reading »

Jun 152016

Mauce_nlFestival-2016-A4_68cThis weekend (Saturday June 18th) its finally time for Festival. The festival in celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Metal Resource will be held on June 18th. at Naxt Stage in Almelo (NL). The official promo is just released and can be watched below.

Seven bands will enter the stage: Pantokrator (SE), My Silent Wake (UK), The Royal (NL), La-Ventura (NL), Undawn (NL), The Memory Remains (NL) & Empire of the Wolves (NL). Continue reading »