The Team

“Bald to the bone.”
Favorite subgenres: Blackened Thrash, Death Metal, Speed Metal
Bands I really like: Bewitcher, Celestial Sanctuary, Demiser, Haunt, Hellripper

“Just when they think they got the answers, I change the questions”
Favorite subgenres: Doom Metal, Thrash, Traditional Heavy Metal, NWOBHM, Stoner Doom
Bands I really like: Saint Vitus, Spaceslug, Bell Witch, Candlemass, Ooozing Wound, Enforcer (Chicago)

“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 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

“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

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 used to be a train conductor but talking about music is way more interesting.”
Favorite subgenres: Black metal, Tech death, Deathcore, Thrash, Progressive, Mathcore
Bands I really like: Imperial Triumphant, Carbomb, Vildhjarta, Black Tongue

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

Pitch-black winter nights live in my bones.
Favorite subgenres: Black metal, Sludge metal, Crust punk
Bands I really like: Darkthrone, Kvelertak, Okkultokrati, Sargeist, Dark Funeral

“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

“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.