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 Mauce.nl 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 »

Apr 112016

Bloodgood.2013Southern California are you ready for this? Sacrivox Productions is very excited to bring you the very first So Cal Metal Fest coming to Irvine, California Saturday April 23, 2016. Get ready for a night of great Christian Metal and fellowship! Featuring the long awaited return of Bloodgood (picture) featuring special guest artists Terry Russell (Holy Soldier) on drums and Larry Farkas (Vengeance Rising, Die Happy, Once Dead) on guitars. We are also extremely excited to bring you the worldwide debut performance of Worldview, the brand new super group featuring members of Deliverance, Recon and Sacred Warrior. Also look for the band’s debut full length album entitled “The Chosen Few” out now!  Also joining the bill on our main stage is none other than Northern California thrashers Join The Dead coming down for their first, and only, scheduled Southern California area appearance.  Rounding out our main stage line up for this year’s So Cal Metal Fest is none other than glam metal sensations Chaotic Resemblance and the long awaited return of So Cal area thrashers Wicked’s End.

If that’s not enough for you, on our second stage, in the Acoustic Café, we are excited to bring you the return of REX Recording artists, Tempest (featuring special guest Rex Scott of X-Sinner and GX Project) in their first show in over 25 years. Also on the second stage a special acoustic performance from So Cal metallers In The Midst which rounds out what promises to be one amazing and unforgettable show. This is going to be one great night of metal that you don’t want to miss, and are sure to remember for years to come! Continue reading »

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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