‘Happy Newyear’ from ‘The Metal Resource’, Staff Picks: The Top 10 Best Albums of 2016


Happy Metal New YearFirst of all, Happy Newyear, wishing you all a healthy, blessed and prosperous 2017!

Thanks for your support over the past year, we really appreciate that. The past year has brought us loads of decent new releases, new bands and nice concerts/festivals. We expect that 2017 will be even better! The next year will be the 11th. year of ‘The Metal Resource’. We hope to launch a new website very soon (it all takes a little bit longer then expected).

Anyway, a little bit later then expected: But we are having each staff member of our team list their choices for The Top 10 Best Albums Of 2016 (In no particular order). Check it out below:


1. Silent Planet — Everything Was Sound
2. Civilian — You Wouldn’t Believe What Privilege Costs
3. Comrades — Lone / Grey
4. Oathbreaker — Rheia
5. Thränenkind — King Apathy
6. Nails — You Will Never Be One Of Us
7. Norma Jean — Polar Similar
8. Thrice — To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
9. Sleeping at Last — Atlas: Senses
10. Joy — Of Nothing


He added: “In no specific order and might not be settled yet as I can’t believe there is so much metal compared to the relative lack of punk/hardcore, makes me think I forgot some but for now…”

1. Suicidal Tendencies – World Gone Mad
2. Descendents – Hypercaffium/Spazzinate
3. Slechtvalk – Where Wandering Shadows and Mist Collide
4. Vivaldi Metal Project – Four Seasons
5. Crimson Moonlight – Divine Darkness
6. Walls of Jericho – No one Can Save You From Yourself
7. Megadeth – Dystopia
8. Darkness Divided – Darkness Divided
9. Comrades – Lone/Grey
10. Death Requisite – Revisitation

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“Also in no specific order”

Comrades – “lone/grey”
Beartooth – “Aggressive”
The Devil Wears Prada – “Transit Blues”
Fit For A King – “Deathgrip”
Memphis May Fire – “This Light I Hold”
Wolves At The Gate – “Types & Shadows”
Silent Planet – “Everything Was Sound”
Darkness Divided – “Darkness Divided”
Polar – “No Cure No Saviour”
Architects – “All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us”


He added:”‘Okay here’s my top five (this year has been a little tight for me, and I may have just listen to 15 new albums so far..)”

1. Opeth – Sorceress
2. August burns red – Found in far away places
3. Cobalt- slow forever
4. Megadeth – Dystopia
5. Inter Arma – Paradise Gallows

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(In no specific order)

01. Symphonity – “King of Persia”
02. Dalit – “Descent”
03. Renascent – “Praise Of The Lord God Almighty”
04. Far Beyond – “A Frozen Flame Of Ice”
05. Votum – “:Ktonik:”
06. Slechtvalk – “Where Wandering Shadows And Mists Collide”
07. Theocracy – “Ghost Ship”
08. Evergrey – “The Storm Within”
09. Megadeth – “Dystopia”
10. Vivaldi Metal Project – “The Four Seasons”

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1. Thrice – To Be Everywhere Is To Be Nowhere
2. Architects – All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
3. Fit For A King – Deathgrip
4. The Devil Wears Prada – Transit Blues
5. Silent Planet – Everything Was Sound
6. Stick To Your Guns – Better Ash Than Dust
7. Darkness Divided – Darkness Divided
8. A Day To Remember – Bad Vibrations
9. Blink 182 – California
10. Good Charlotte – Youth Authority


Unfortunately we do not received all lists of all our team members..

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