The Team

“Hi, my name is Adrian. I have a passion for all forms of extreme music.”
Favorite subgenres: Black Metal
Bands I really like: Portal, Ruins of Beverast, Striborg, Bone Awl, Lugubrum

“I’m from Queensland, Australia. I love to play guitar and bass, and spend every waking second listening to music and metal!”
Favorite subgenres: Melodic Death Metal, Alternative, Nu-Metal, Grunge, Symphonic Metal
Bands I really like: Children of Bodom, Dethklok/Brendon Small, Dyscarnate, Ghost, Five Finger Death Punch, Black Sabbath

“I’m mostly just here for the album art.”
Favorite subgenres: Melodic Death Metal, Blackened Death Metal, Prog Metal
Bands I really like: Opeth, Children Of Bodom, Ne Obliviscaris, Nick Johnston

“I live with my fiancé in New England, and spend as much time as I can listening to and writing about metal music.”
Favorite subgenres: Death Metal, Black Metal, Death-doom Metal
Bands I really like: Sulphur Aeon, Gorguts, Deathspell Omega, Blood Incantation, Chthe’ilist

“I started this.”
Favorite subgenres: Heavy Metal, Doom Metal, Melodic Death Metal
Bands I really like: Paradise Lost, Gojira, Dissection, Kreator, Draconian

“I’m a social worker who enjoys long hikes and blast beats”
Favorite subgenres: Black Metal, Noise, Avant-Garde, Thrash
Bands I really like: Full of Hell, The Body, Thou, Panopticon, Sun Worship, The Smiths

“If it doesn’t have more than 35 time signature changes, can it be considered music?”
Favorite subgenres: Progressive Metal, Progressive Metalcore, Blackgaze, Melodic Death Metal
Bands I really like: The Contortionist, Pain of Salvation, Coheed & Cambria, Ne Obliviscaris, Rolo Tomassi

“I love writing and music, which basically makes me perfect for this place. When I don’t do metal, I do political science.”
Favorite subgenres: Black Metal, Sludge, Post-Metal, Hardcore
Bands I really like: Deathspell Omega, Drudkh, Neurosis, High on Fire, The Dillinger Escape Plan

“Just tryna make it in the world”
Favorite subgenres: Black Metal, Folk Metal, Melodic Death Metal
Bands I really like: Ensiferum, Enslaved, Insomnium, Immortal, Dissection, and plenty more

Matthew H
“Keep listening to music, it gets you through everything.”
Favorite subgenres: Death Metal, Deathcore, Tech-Death, Slam
Bands I really like: Thy Art Is Murder, Fit For An Autopsy, Aversions Crown, Ingested, Aborted

Matthew M
“I’m a high school English teacher and aspiring writer. Macbeth’s mind may have been full of scorpions, but mine is full of Dr. Pepper.”
Favorite subgenres: Death Metal, Doom Metal, Progressive Metal, Heavy Metal
Bands I really like: Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden, Death, Extol, Devin Townsend Project, My Silent Wake

“I’m an engineer from New England.”
Favorite subgenres: Death Metal, Progressive Metal
Bands I really like: Death, Between the Buried and Me, Immolation

“If I’m not blasting some music right now, then there’s a song playing in my head. Or maybe, I’m playing the drums.”
Favorite subgenres: heavy metal, thrash metal, power metal, melodic death metal
Bands I really like: Judas Priest, Megadeth, Rammstein, Dark Tranquility, A Pale Horse Named Death

“Black metal or classical music? For me, it’s both.”
Favorite subgenres: (atmospheric) black metal, (funeral) doom, death metal
Bands I really like: Behemoth, Schammasch, KoЯn, Carach Angren, Nick Cave

“I like my metal how I like my steak; hard-to-chew and flavorful”
Favorite subgenres: Avant-Gard metal, Black Metal, Progressive Metal, Technical Death Metal
Bands I really like: The Aftermath, Car Bomb, Deathspell Omega, Ingurgitating Oblivion, Ulcerate

“If you’re looking for me, I’m probably at a show.”
Favorite subgenres: Black Metal, Death Metal, Death-Doom, Melodic Death Metal, Bay Area Thrash
Bands I really like: Leviathan, Carcass, Emperor, Hooded Menace, Obituary, Exodus, Gatecreeper, At The Gates

“I’m a music fan with a bit of a metal problem. Some of my other hobbies include reading books (fantasy and sci-fi in particular) and playing drums for all who care to listen.”
Favorite subgenres: Progressive Metal, Symphonic Metal, Black Metal, Funeral Doom Metal
Bands I really like: Rush, Dream Theater, Nightwish, Scar Symmetry, Epica, Dimmu Borgir, and many more than what I’m allowed to list here.