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Hey there! I hope you'll have me.  I'm a metalhead from the Baltimore area! My favorite subgenres tend to be more melodic, and I think Savatage is criminally underrated. 

It might not surprise everyone that I am female, but if you're surprised, you're not paying attention. 

When i do get to a show I'll get a full kit picture, but in the mean time, have some generic avatar! 😂

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Sure, we're happy to have you! It does not surprise me that you are female, but it surprises me that anyone would choose to live in Baltimore. No, I'm just kidding, we actually have two regulars from Maryland who post here. One in the burbs south of Baltimore past the airport, and another who resides way out past the western suburbs halfway to Hagerstown. So now we'll have three of yiz.

My late wife really liked Savatage. I remember her discovering them about 12 years ago and then somehow it became my job to track down a bunch of their CD's for her. I had owned their first Sirens album once upon a time but I don't have any idea what happened to it. But that was the only one, they're a bit too lightweight for me.

Who else do you like?

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11 hours ago, GoatmasterGeneral said:

it surprises me that anyone would choose to live in Baltimore

Speaking as the guy who lives south of Baltimore, it surprises me anyone would choose to live there as well. 😁

Always good to have another Maryland metalhead on the board though....welcome!

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I don't live "in" Baltimore but they do have killer shows you gotta admit that.

Hoooo. Ok. The list is a lot of power metal, like Hammerfall, Edguy, Sabaton, Grailknights, honorary nod to A Sound of Thunder even though they're progressive.... Falconer, not sure if they apply to power metal? I think so. 

Thrash- Havok is the only one I really have for thrash but I'm open to suggestions.

So much classic and NWOBHM- Dio, some Black Sabbath, Savatage I consider classic just because they may have been one of the roots of power metal but have elements of both, obviously Judas Priest, Iron Maiden. 

I mentioned A Sound of Thunder but I want to also mention Omnislash, Crimson Orchid, and Arcanon as some of my favorite local bands. 

There's more, but "work mode" is taking over, and I specifically "programmed" it so I wouldn't either attempt to destroy the speakers or be a loose cannon at work cuz I heard of a show. 

I'm looking forward to rock with y'all!



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8 hours ago, OneLouderForever said:

I don't live "in" Baltimore but they do have killer shows you gotta admit that.

Oh yeah...joking aside, Baltimore has a strong metal scene. We're actually lucky enough to have a lot of good tours coming through our area that don't always make it to a lot of other states.

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