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Full name:
Mark Popov 
Favourite metal genre(s):
Heavy, Thrash, Speed, Prog 

I just like metal music and sometimes feel like articulating what I like about it. I'm cool with most forms of music, there are very few genres that I find to be repulsive on principle. I'm not a musician myself, but I do notice certain musical quirks that help me decide how much I like a specific song or album.

If you really care about a review scale, here's how it would go:

0% - Honestly, I can't even think of anything that would deserve this rating. There's always something that I can find at least "not terrible", which is better than nothing.

1-19% - The worst of the worst. Downright unlistenable; makes me contemplate the futility of making this kind of music. Avoid like a terminal disease.

20-29% - Complete crap. Fulfills only the bare minimum of "musicality".
Don't bother.

30-39% - Slightly above "complete crap", but still has very little merit. Do not get this.

40-49% - The bad still outweighs the good. Get this for a symbolic price or something, I dunno.

50-59% - The good just barely outweighs the bad. Get this if you're a hardcore fan of the artist.

60-69% - Not bad, but not great either. I wouldn't pick it out of a collection. Get this if you like the artist.

70-79% - Good stuff, generally worth your time. Get this if you like the genre.

80-89% - Great album, very memorable, well worth your time. Get this if you want an introduction to the genre.

90-98% - Amazing album with only minor flaws that can be dismissed as nitpicks. Get this at well above full price if you have to.

99% - Has no flaws that I can think of; a crowning achievement of its genre. Would be given 100% if that rating wasn't reserved for a special kind of awesome.

100% - Unholy spawn of a force stronger than Satan. Transcends time, space and all other metaphysical concepts with its sheer greatness. Gets this score only for lack of anything higher.

Have a good read, everyone!