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From: Wroclaw, Poland
Working on: Retired grumpy reviewer
Likes: Metal, books, movies, tv shows (like Dexter)
Hates: Narrow-mindedness, stupidity, ignorance. Overall, I hate people who refuse to use their brains.
Musical taste: Metal 95%, non-metal 5%.
Latest discovery: Byfrost. Too bad I'm the only one that digs them!
Album picks: Opeth - In Cauda Venenum
  Kreator - Gods Of Violence
  Inquisition - Bloodshed Across The Empyrean Altar Beyond The Celestial Zenith
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Publications: Reviews (36)  
Languages: English, Polish, some German and Russian
Personal text: I appear very self-opinionated, but i'm actually very friendly and like to talk with clever people. Dumb amoebas piss me off. Bright peeps stimulate my brain cells and make me overly talkative. Which I am anyway.
I usually go against the flow and question authorities, classics, and generally everything that people consider as a given.
Member since: 29.02.2004 | Last seen online: 14h ago


From: London, United Kingdom
Working on: Reviews mainly
Likes: Movies, football, and really heavy atmospheric music
Hates: Retro-thrash and heavy metal
Musical taste: Prog, post-, stoner, black, but generally most sub-genres
Latest discovery: Lorna Shore - Immortal
Album picks: Pothamus - Raya
  Pull Down The Sun - Of Valleys And Mountains
  The Ocean - Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic / Cenozoic
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Publications: Articles (62)  Reviews (199)  Interviews (1)  
Languages: English
Personal text: Bassist/vocalist in Vulgaris, and a writer/editor on here and IRL
Member since: 20.03.2011 | Last seen online: 5h ago


From: Cologne, Germany
Working on: database, clandestine cuts
Likes: warm summer rain, the 1990s, adrenaline, donkeys
Hates: gristle in my steak and public hair in my beer
Musical taste: blend me some blackened doom with melodic black or death and I'm in. Grindcore, (crust) punk and post-black as well, occasionally.
Latest discovery: Exulansis, Phantom Hymn, Isor
Album picks: Moonspell - Irreligious
  Bathory - Blood On Ice
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Publications: Articles (33)  
Languages: German, English, MOS 6510 Assembler, broken French
Member since: 09.01.2018 | Last seen online: 4h ago

X-Ray Rod

From: Helsingborg, Sweden
Working on: Lazy reviewing and being a somewhat decent fellow
Likes: Films, books and paintings that make me think. Math & physics. Cats. Music (duh). Pisco, Gin and Rum. Quality time with friends. Long conversations (usually with booze, hah).
Hates: My own laziness, Extremists, People who don't try/like to use their brains, Normality, Conformity, "Artists" who make music without any passion, Reggaeton. Superficial & fake people.
Musical taste: Metal-wise: I have favorite bands in the entire "extreme metal" spectrum. Otherwise: Post-Rock, Trip-hop, pop/rock, ambient/noise and some classic rock
Album picks: Pig Destroyer - Prowler In The Yard
  Electric Wizard - Dopethrone
  Primordial - To The Nameless Dead
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Publications: Articles (44)  Reviews (72)  Interviews (2)  Galleries (10)
Languages: Spanish, Swedish and English
Personal text: I come across as shy at first. But once I have enough confidence, I tell whatever is in my mind so my close friends or people I like from the beginning see me as a trasparent person. I won't change my way of saying things no matter who I'm talking to, that's why some people think I'm arrogant but I'm actually very humble... It's just that I treat everyone equally.
Member since: 26.12.2007 | Last seen online: 6h ago