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Long time lurker but now i've finally decided to sign up as i was looking for some casual metal talk among metal fans. This place seems nice and laid back yet knowledgeable, unlike some other places i sometimes visit.

I'm an avid black metal fan and also enjoy the occasionable doom metal album. Besides music (here comes the cliché) i also enjoy horror movies. Preferably European movies from the 70's and 80's although anything horror is welcome around here. 37 years and old sharing my life with my girlfriend and our cat. I guess that's about it. I hope to meet some like minded people around here and maybe discover some new music along the way. 😃

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23 hours ago, Balor said:

Welcome!  What bands and movies are your favorites?

Damn, that's a tough one... As far as bands go i'd say i have pretty broad selection of genre. But all time favorites include Darkthrone, Gorgoroth, Mortiis, Necrophagia, Autopsy, Hooded Menace, Black Sabbath, Danzig, Portal and basically any musical project involving Phil Anselmo (DOWN, Superjoint Ritual, Scour, Viking Crown etc.) 

When it comes to movies it just too broad to mention specific titles although i absolutely worship the altar of Fulci and Bava and the countless giallo's that came from italy. Spanish horror cinema also is a big passion of mine with the Blind Dead series being my all time favorite movies and of course the Paul Naschy movies and every once and a while some Jess Franco sleaze. Can't leave out the British Hammer studios and their countless classics.. And for some reason i have a weak spot for American independent horror movies from the 70's because of their weird vibe and subject matter. Think along the lines of Phantasm, The Child, Deathdream, Let's Scare Jessica to Death, Werewolves on Wheels.

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