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

“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 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 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

“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.

“Writing from the scorching realm of Texas and partial to the frozen sounds of black metal.”
Favorite subgenres: Black metal, atmospheric black metal, folk metal, death metal
Bands I really like: Agalloch, Fen, Blut Aus Nord, Falkenbach, Kampfar, Summoning