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Full name:
Jimmy Barendt 
Favourite metal genre(s):
Death and black metal. 

Hi there!

Name is Jimmy Barendt, a Swedish metalhead of 30 now. I’ve always had a soft spot for the metal underground and have been on the lookout for new music to dig into since forever it seems. After having had friends asking me every now and then if I’d found anything new to recommend I eventually decided to start this blog. That way I hope to share the music I find with everyone and support the underground! Since the end of 2018 I also branched out to write gaming reviews as well.

I started writing reviews in 2016 and English is not my native tongue so if you have any constructive criticism then don’t hesitate to comment on a blog post or contact me in any other way. I do this on my spare time so keep in mind I am one guy trying to recommend as many bands/albums as possible (you won’t see me review albums under 2/5 really). I have also been a writer for Swedish site Rocknytt. So if you wonder why there haven’t been any reviews for a couple of weeks it’s due to time constrains, not due to me quitting the blog or all of a sudden disliking metal.

My goal for this blog:
Short underground metal and gaming reviews. Created for a quick and easy way for the reader to get some recommendations, while promoting the underground. I mainly review death and black metal albums, however occasionally you will see me write a review of other genres as well. I also write some really short and quick reviews on my facebook page in order to get the word out but not having had the time to go really deep into the writing.

If that’s what your looking for on a metal site then you’ve come to the right place metal gamer!

Favorite bands, to name a few, are Amon Amarth, Naglfar, Månegarm, Amorphis, Evocation, Trivium, Disturbed, Morbid Angel, Cannibal Corpse, Dismember, Grave, Entombed and Unleashed.