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Abattoir

From: Slovenia
Working on: News, event / tour stuff, concert reviews and articles, CC's
 
Likes: Attending anykind of concerts
Musical taste: Doom, stoner, sludge, post-metal, post-rock, grindcore
Latest discovery: Gaerea - Unsettling Whispers
 
Album picks: Clouds - Doliu
  Ephemeros - All Hail Corrosion
  Funeralium - Deceived Idealism
 
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Publications: Articles (60)  Reviews (1)  
 
Languages: Slovene, English
Member since: 21.05.2006 | Last seen online: 9d ago



Apothecary

From: Lake Worth, FL, USA
Working on: Reviews, articles, interviews, lists
 
Likes: History, philosophy, poetry, psychedelic culture, experimental film, sci fi, reptiles
Hates: Fascism, censorship, racism, materialism, argumentative people
Musical taste: Metal, mostly black and doom. Drone, ambient, and psychedelic forms of music, jazz, and an undercover hip hop fiend
Latest discovery: 11Paranoias. Turn on, tune in, drop out.
 
Album picks: The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Band Of Gypsys
  Naxatras - III
  The Body - I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer.
 
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Publications: Articles (38)  Reviews (279)  Interviews (19)  Galleries (13)
 
Languages: English and O))). More of that second one.
Personal text: I like music that's extreme in a boundary pushing way... the level of creativity, the shamanic sense of ritualism to it all, the absolute abrasiveness and raw power, or some combination of these. Whether underground or of a more mainstream variety, all the music I consume, metal and non, reflects that insatiable urge for finding artists unafraid to push the envelope. I'll share what I know with you if you do the same.
Member since: 13.08.2010 | Last seen online: 13d ago



BitterCOld

From: Curitiba, Brazil
Working on: Modding, Largely retired reviews - Album and Concert, Review Proofing, Interviews, Drive By Forum Rants.
 
Likes: music, pale ale, IPAs, islay malts, making love at midnight in the dunes by the cape.
Hates: oh my. where to begin?
Musical taste: Metal-wise? Sludge, Black, Post, Doom.
Latest discovery: Mr. Plow
 
Album picks: Motörhead - Ace Of Spades
  Van Halen - 1984
  Dukatalon - Involuntary Action
 
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Publications: Articles (36)  Reviews (259)  Interviews (4)  
 
Languages: foul
Personal text: Outside of metal, the suspect listens to some 80's and 90's punk, 80's wave, some ambient electronica and blues.

Has been known to review albums or gigs for tix, cd's, food, booze, "happy ending" massages, and, on occasion, "ABC" gum.

should be considered drunk and extremely disorderly.
Member since: 15.07.2004 | Last seen online: 25h ago



D.T. Metal

From: Colorado Springs, CO, USA
Working on: Admin, Photography, Reviews, Interviews
 
Hates: Fake people !!!
Musical taste: Speed, Thrash, Power, Black, Death
 
Album picks: Degial - Savage Mutiny
  Striker - City Of Gold
 
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Publications: Articles (136)  Reviews (31)  Interviews (48)  Galleries (74)
 
Languages: German, English
Personal text: No clue; but if I would have to explain you wouldn't understand!
Member since: 03.01.2012 | Last seen online: 11d ago



Darkside Momo

From: Toulouse, France
Working on: Used to write various stuff, but now retired.
 
Likes: Fantasy, Role-playing Games, Comics (French and manga mostly), Metal (duh)
Musical taste: Metal (duh!) Almost all across the board, with preferences for indus / avant / prog / extreme stuff
Latest discovery: See my staff picks - I pick rarely but only great stuff, mind you ;)
 
Album picks: Cynic - Focus
  Eryn Non Dae. - Abandon Of The Self
  Nevermore - This Godless Endeavor
 
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Publications: Articles (82)  Reviews (91)  Interviews (14)  Galleries (41)
 
Languages: French, some English, broken Spanish
Personal text: I'm not sure you really want to read that.

Also, I'm retired from reviewing, news and stuff, and I don't answer to e-mails. Sorry.
Member since: 22.06.2004 | Last seen online: 51m ago



Ivor

From: Tallinn, Estonia
Working on: Photography, reviewing, interviewing, reanimation and resurrection
 
Musical taste: melodic stuff, mostly prog, symphonic and gothic
 
Album picks: Long Distance Calling - Boundless
  Bullet Height - No Atonement
  Southern Empire - Southern Empire
 
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Publications: Articles (88)  Reviews (80)  Interviews (25)  Galleries (151)
 
Languages: Estonian, Russian, English
Member since: 01.06.2003 | Last seen online: 25m ago



Milena

From: Oslo, Norway
Working on: reviews, Metal Storm Awards, interviews
 
Likes: hiking in the rain, landscape photography
Hates: being detached and subdivided in the mass production zone
Musical taste: prog metal, everything that ever came out of Finland, and all kinds of more melodic metal
 
Album picks: Leprous - Coal
  Riverside - Shrine Of New Generation Slaves
  Ørkenkjøtt - Ønskediktet
 
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Publications: Articles (7)  Reviews (64)  Interviews (4)  Galleries (1)
 
Languages: Serbian, English, Norwegian
Member since: 21.10.2010 | Last seen online: 54h ago



nikarg

From: Athens, Greece
Working on: Almost everything.
 
Likes: Nearly every sport, alcohol, dogs, music.
Hates: Pretentiousness.
Musical taste: \m/
Latest discovery: Lamp Of Murmuur
 
Album picks: Saxon - Strong Arm Of The Law
  Autonoesis - Autonoesis
  Delain - Apocalypse & Chill
 
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Publications: Articles (37)  Reviews (183)  Interviews (3)  
 
Languages: Greek, English, French, Spanish
Member since: 15.08.2015 | Last seen online: 6m ago



Paź

From: Poland
Working on: News articles
 
Musical taste: Various
 
Album picks: Dola - Dola
  Night Verses - From The Gallery Of Sleep
  Tchornobog - Tchornobog
 
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Languages: Polish, English
Personal text: Not objective when it comes to his native/underground acts
Member since: 06.10.2010 | Last seen online: 71h ago



ScreamingSteelUS

From: USA
Working on: Editor-in-Chief; specializing in reviews and MS Awards.
 
Likes: nothing good
Hates: everything good
Musical taste: Yes
Latest discovery: how to tie my shoes
 
Album picks: Van Halen - Van Halen
  Black Sabbath - Paranoid
  Judas Priest - Painkiller
 
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Publications: Articles (54)  Reviews (308)  Interviews (15)  
 
Languages: English, enough Latin to know that black metal is dumb
Member since: 14.10.2010 | Last seen online: 3m ago



Troy Killjoy

From: Canada
Working on: album reviews, banning bots, spamming opinions in the forums
 
Likes: documentaries, reading, retro gaming
Musical taste: extreme metal, electronic, acoustic, singer/songwriter, indie, psych
 
Album picks: Ethereal Riffian - Aeonian
  Monolord - Empress Rising
  Elysian Blaze - Blood Geometry
 
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Publications: Articles (28)  Reviews (244)  Interviews (4)  
 
Languages: English
Personal text: * Best Independent Demo Release of All Time
* Hottest Female Metal Storm User 2012
* Youngest Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Member since: 20.01.2009 | Last seen online: 32m ago