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Favourite metal genre(s):

I do reviews of the albums I own. I'm a huge fan of fusion genres of metal to see which combinations work to produce a unique, enjoyable sound, and which should be avoided like a hippo relieving itself.

Redundancy gets me down, Variety and grandiosity get me off. Weird shit especially makes me interested.

Seen Live:
-Clutch*, Groundscore*, Maylene and the Sons of Disaster*
-GWAR, Whitechapel, Iron Reagan, A Band of Orcs
-FM99 Lunatic Luau '14: SiNN, Sea of Souls*, Saliva*, Adelita's Way*, Kyng, Trivium, Pop Evil*, Devour the Day*, Volbeat, Killswitch Engage, Five Finger Death Punch*, Avenged Sevenfold*
-Darkest Hour, Unearth, Carnifex, Origin, I The Breather*, Black Crown Initiate
-Death (DTA), Obituary, Massacre, Rivers of Nihil
-The Contortionist*, Revocation, Fallujah, Toothgrinder*,Oberris
-Deceased, Savage Master, Inhumation, Rat Infested*

*not on Encyclopaedia Metallum
(Many of these I like, Some of these I don't, just because I've seen a band live, don't automatically assume I like them, for example I love Clutch, but i detest Five Finger Death Punch)

Ratings Scale

100-Brilliant, Definitive, Legendary Albums. Flawless or Near-Flawless with a truly impressive sound.

90's-Personal Favorites, Great Albums. Very little or nothing wrong with it and a whole lot right with it.

80's-Good Albums, Definite Keepers, Great sound with few flaws.

70's-OK leaning towards good, Not a lot wrong with it, but a little right with it. Or, a lot of good but with moderate flaws.

60's-OK, nothing really right or wrong with it, Or, strong mixed feelings, listenable.

50's-Neutral or Mixed, unimpressive.

40's-Bad, severe flaws with some positives

30's-Crappy, very strong negatives with few minor redeeming factors

20's and Below-Damnable, Severely or completely negative to the point of being painful or unlistenable