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Darkside Momo
Ivor
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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 (55)  Reviews (3)  
 
Languages: Slovene, English
Member since: 21.05.2006 | Last seen online: 47m 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: Naxatras - III
  The Body - I Have Fought Against It, But I Can't Any Longer.
  Death Grips - Bottomless Pit
 
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Publications: Articles (33)  Reviews (270)  Interviews (16)  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: 16h ago



BitterCOld

From: Bogota, Colombia
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: Faal - Abhorrence - Salvation
  Black Galaxy - Wrath Of The Void
  Mr Plow - Maintain Radio Silence
 
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Publications: Articles (36)  Reviews (256)  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: 20h 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: 1h 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: 9h ago



Nefarious

From: Dubai, UAE
Working on: Band edits, Interviews, news, events & Clandestine Cuts
 
Likes: Music, Bourbon, attending live concerts/festivals, travelling
Hates: Justin Bieber
Musical taste: Most metal genres but mainly doom, death, progressive & black metal
Latest discovery: Nasheim - Solens Vemod
 
Album picks: Vastum - Hole Below
  Dead To A Dying World - Litany
  Anopheli - The Ache Of Want
 
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Publications: Articles (72)  Interviews (3)  
 
Languages: English
Personal text: Can be found lurking around metal festivals in Europe during the summertime. Namely Wacken (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015), Brutal Assault (2011-2015), Unirock (2011), Summer Breeze (2012), Hellfest (2014) & Progpower Europe (2015).
Member since: 14.12.2003 | Last seen online: 33d ago



nikarg

From: Athens, Greece
Working on: Almost everything.
 
Likes: Nearly every sport, alcohol, dogs, music.
Hates: Pretentiousness.
Musical taste: \m/
Latest discovery: The Dark Silence Of Death
 
Album picks: Witches Hammer - Damnation Is My Salvation
  Mastodon - Remission
  Façade - The Eternal Dance
 
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Publications: Articles (29)  Reviews (161)  Interviews (3)  
 
Languages: Greek, English, French, Spanish
Member since: 15.08.2015 | Last seen online: 24h 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: 5d ago



ScreamingSteelUS

From: USA
Working on: Editor-in-Chief; specializing in reviews and MS Awards.
 
Likes: History, movies, Star Wars, anime, more history
Hates: You, hippies, outdoors, sunshine, happiness
Musical taste: Only the best.
Latest discovery: how to tie my shoes
 
Album picks: Flotsam And Jetsam - Doomsday For The Deceiver
  Elvenking - Reader Of The Runes - Divination
  VooDoo KungFu - Celestial Burial
 
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Publications: Articles (43)  Reviews (291)  Interviews (12)  
 
Languages: English, enough Latin to know that black metal is dumb
Member since: 14.10.2010 | Last seen online: 8h ago



Troy Killjoy

From: Canada
Working on: album reviews, banning bots, spamming opinions in the forums
 
Likes: sex, liquor, conversation, silence
Hates: being told what to do
Musical taste: extreme metal, electronic, acoustic, singer/songwriter, indie
 
Album picks: Ethereal Riffian - Aeonian
  Monolord - Empress Rising
  Elysian Blaze - Blood Geometry
 
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Publications: Articles (24)  Reviews (225)  Interviews (4)  
 
Languages: English
Personal text: * Best Independent Demo Release of All Time
* Hottest Female Metal Storm User of 2012
* Youngest Prime Minister of Zimbabwe
Member since: 20.01.2009 | Last seen online: 6m ago