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Left Hand of Dog 
United States 
Favourite metal genre(s):
Anything, if it's done well 

Greetings, my brutal brethren. I'm proud to be a contributor to this awesome site, both an unceasingly useful tool and a monument to the concept of extremity. I've started up a website for my reviews, which I intend to grow by leaps and bounds in the coming years, as time allows. Please check it out, and if you like it, keep checking back, or join The Soldiers of the Scythe, as you see fit. In any case, I hope I can connect you with music you will enjoy.

I'm open to working with labels, or your band, if you want to be covered. I can't guarantee I'll get around to absolutely everything, though, as this is not a major website. It's just me. That said, I'll do my best, and if something really resonates with me, you can bet your ass it will get reviewed. I'd prefer a physical copy to digital download, and while it's not a deal breaker, you're much more likely to be reviewed that way. Real copies will always have priority.

Feel free to email me, if you desire, for whatever purpose. If you want something covered, have a suggestion, a question, or just want to berate my opinion, you can reach me at:

Email: [email protected]

Reaper Division: Heavy Metal Album Reviews:

My Rate Your Music profile


100- A timeless classic, with eternal replay value. Absolutely essential.

95- Incredible, highly memorable music, hovering just below perfection.

90- A fantastic album, an exemplary monument to the chosen style.

85- Flirting with greatness, essential for fans of the genre.

80- Unflinchingly solid, an all-around compelling and memorable release.

75- Pretty strong. Nothing mind-blowing, but a worthy catch for genre or artist enthusiasts.

70- Above average. Worth a look, but try before you buy.

65- Good ideas and acceptable execution, but not very satisfying or memorable.

60- Meh... s'alright. Contains some intriguing elements. Proceed with caution.

55- Enter the bargain bin. Underlying potential treading water.

50- Nothing to love or loathe. The color grey in musical form.

40- Skirting the border of crap, with very little worth salvaging. Digging through shit for scraps of gold.

30- The musical equivalent of snorkeling in sewage.

20- Actively offensive to the senses. The musical equivalent of snorkeling in sewage beneath a chili convention.

10- Laughably, irrefutably terrible. A bold and terrifyingly large excrement on the lawn of good taste.

0- An embarrassment to humanity. An affront to the concepts of quality and integrity. Worthy of active, unfettered loathing. See: Winds of Plague.