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greetings fellow metalheads! i was just wondering if there are any other 60 + year old metal fans like myself? as i've gotten older i've gotten angrier instead of "mellowing out" like most music fans do.I still love the music from the 70's and 80's that i grew up on,but i find myself loving  heavyer , darker , more evil  music. I love all of the norwegian and other european black metal bands especially watain, behemoth, immortal,septic flesh ,melechesh, rotting christ ,belphegor, you get the idea. i also listen to deathmetal,doom,anything dark,heavy,and evil.I'm a member of TST and have been an atheist my entire life. this doesn't always sit well with my wife and kids,but i am what i am. I have a concert-shirt collection of 125 to 150 shirts dating back to 1980 that i wear every day and have worn every day for over 40 years. I'm also heavily tattooed and have long hair (kind of,my hair grows really slow) and generally piss-off people when ever i go out in public. my wife puts up with me and has for over 40 years. appreciate your family and friends ,because this is the only life you get!

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Music has been a huge part of my life, always will be. This may sound kind of weird, but listening to black metal makes me happy and helps me get through the day. It's supposed to be depressing and cold, but it makes me smile just writing this while listening to some INQUISITION . Next up will probably be WATAIN.

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31 minutes ago, halloween said:

Music has been a huge part of my life, always will be. This may sound kind of weird, but listening to black metal makes me happy and helps me get through the day. It's supposed to be depressing and cold, but it makes me smile just writing this while listening to some INQUISITION . Next up will probably be WATAIN.

If it makes you happy and gets you through then that's what matters :) Welcome to the forum also, if rather belated. 

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