John Haseltine

Responsibilities: CD reviews for now. (Was able to squeeze in a book review.) Current Top 5 Spins: Accept – Rise of Chaos Witchcraft – Legend Rex Brown – Smoke on This… Lost Society – Braindead Iced Earth – Incorruptible Classic Pick: Iron Maiden – Killers Recommended Reading: The 12th Planet by Zecharia Sitchin Recommended Viewing: Monty Python’s Flying […]

Jeff Thorell

Current Responsibility: Photographer, gig reviewer. Current Ear Bleeders Striker-Striker Immolation-Atonement Battle Beast-Bringer of Pain Overkill-The Grinding wheel Vader-The Empire Led Zeppelin  1-2-3-4 Classic LPs Alice Cooper – Killer Kiss Alive B.T.O.  Not Fragile Reading Stuff Edgar Allan Poe-Complete tales and Poems and Most everything by Martin Popoff Favourite Movie: Hellraiser 1&2 Real Name: John J Birthday/place: August / […]

Manos X

Responsibilities CD, DVD reviews Current Top 5 Spins Kreator – Gods of violence False Coda – Secrets & sins Nordic Union – Nordic Union Madder Mortem – Red in tooth and claw Assassin’s Blade – Agents of mystification Classic Pick Beyond Twilight – The devil’s hall of fame Recommended Reading The Silmarillion by JR. R […]

Lord Of The Wasteland

Responsibilities CD/DVD reviews, interviews, concert reviews. CURRENT TOP 5 SPINS The Devin Townsend Project ~ TRANSCENDENCE Aversions Crown ~ XENOCIDE Sepultura ~ MACHINE MESSIAH Kreator ~ GODS OF VIOLENCE Overkill ~ THE GRINDING WHEEL CLASSIC PICK Strapping Young Lad ~ CITY RECOMMENDED READING Anything written by Martin Popoff RECOMMENDED VIEWING KISS ~ KISS ROCKS VEGAS Extended Profile Metal […]


Responsibilities: Photographer Current Top 5 Spins Prong – Ruining Lives All American Rejects – Move Along The Black Crowes – Amorica All American Rejects – When the World Comes Down Prong – Beg to Differ Real Name: Joy Sullivan Age: Early 40’s Present location: Northeast United States Height: 5’8” Tattoos/Piercings: Piercing (no). Tattoos – no […]

Hellias Papadopoulos

Responsibilities: Interviews, Writing CD and DVD reviews, exposing Greek bands to the world and thrashing all around! Current Top 5 Spins 1. Shrapnal-The Virus Conspires 2. Onslaught-VI 3. Dark Tranquility-Construct 4. Black Sabbath-13 5. Rotting Christ- Kata Ton Daimona Eaytou Classic Pick Black Sabbath- Master of Reality Recommended Viewing Extreme Metal Retardation Nickname: Hell-Pap Real Name: […]

Jo Moolenschot

 Photographer; I’ve yet to attempt to plague M-R with my writing abilities! Current Top 5 Spins: 1. L’enfant Sauvage – Gojira 2. The Dreamers Hideaway – Klone 3. The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here – Alice In Chains 4. Back To Where You’ve Been – Hacride 5. The Purple EP – Down Classic Pick: Tool […]

Graham Hilling

Responsibilities Photographer and occasional reviewer. Current Top 5 Spins Bombs for Food, Mines for Freedom – Rifu Focussed I Become – Parasite Monolith – Sylosis Death, My Love – Nemertines L’Enfant Sauvage – Gojira Classic Pick: Got to be Slayer Recommended Reading The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephen R Donaldson. Various fantasy stuff although […]

Witches Dance

Age: October 14 Birthplace: McAllen, Texas Present location: Austin, Texas Tattoos/Piercings: None Non-MR Job: Administrative Assistant Job(s) @ Metal Rules: Videographer / Video Editor Length of Time with MR: July 2008 Best thing about working for MR: Meet and talk to bands, help bands get exposure; help fans see their favorite bands, help spread the […]


Responsibilities CD/DVD reviews, interviews, concert reviews, layout, content adding, etc… Current Top 5 Spins 1. Riot V – Unleash the Fire 2. Sanctuary – The Year the Sun Died 3. Project Arcadia – A Time of Changes 4. Burning Rain – Epic Obsession 5. Astral Doors – Notes from the Shadows Classic Pick Entombed – Wolverine Blues Recommended Viewing […]


Responsibilities Concert reviews, album reviews Current Top 5 Spins 1. Struck By a Murderous Siege – Deranged 2. Graves of Ceaseless Death – Ruinous 3. The Empire – Vader 4. Shores of Oblivion – Killing Addiction 5. Brotherhood of the Snake – Testament Classic Pick Bloodsoul – Fleshcrawl Recommended Viewing Movies: The Conjuring. Sinister. Classic sick films every horror […]


Responsibilities Reviewer Current Top 5 Spins as at October 2014 1. SONATA ARTICA – Pariah’s Child 2. AMBERIAN DAWN – Magic Forest 3. XANDRIA – Sacrificium 4. ANCIENT BARDS – A New Dawn Ending 5. ARION – Out of the Ashes Classic Pick Anything by Whitesnake Recommended Viewing Recommended Reading The Harry Potter series Ranger’s Apprentice series Currently reading ‘Parades End’ by Ford […]

Monika Deviat

Responsibilities Concert Reviews and Photographs, Interviews. Current Top 5 Spins 1. Devin Townsend – Deconstruction 2. Decapitated – Carnival is Forever 3. Bloated Pig – Ways to An Early Grave 4. Opeth – Heritage 5. Midnight – Farewell to Hell Recommended  Viewing Flight 666, Star Trek, Hard Core Logo, The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Dr. […]


Responsibilities CD Reviews, Interviews Current Top Spins 1. GWAR – The Blood of Gods 2. L.A. Guns – The Missing Piece 3. Europe – Walk the Earth 4. Paradise Lost – Medusa 5. King Diamond – Abigail > Classic Picks Toxik – Think This Favorite New Discovery Dark Princess Recommended Movies Movies: Red Cliff, Mongol, […]


Responsibilities Reviews & Editing Current Top 5 Spins 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Classic Pick Recommended Viewing Recommended Reading Extended Profile Metal Rules Nickname:  Waspman Real Name: Matt E-mail address: Age/Birthdate: 26/Sept. 26, 1978 Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario Present location: Hamilton, Ontario Height: 6’2 Weight: 220 Hair Color: Eye Color: Tattoos/Piercings: Yep Non-MR Job: Job(s) @ […]