Info: Staff

What's Been Rotting the Minds
of the Metal-Rules.com Staff

People always ask us "where are you guys from?" The new staff layout below will answer that question and will hopefully serve to better layout this growing page!

Metal-Rules.com CANADA

EvilG
metalhead@metal-rules.com
Owner, Web Designer, Reviewer,
Interviewer, Demonic DJ, etc.
I hate spiders!!! Kill em all!!
1. Onward - Reawaken
2. Blind Guardian - A Night At The Opera
3. Seven Witches - Xiled To Infinity And One
4. Warmen - Beyond Abilities
5. Sinergy - Suicide By My Side

Classic Pick
Megadeth - Killing Is My Business...

Recommended Viewing
The Shining / Poltergeist I
Fear Factory - Digital Connectivity (DVD)

Rick
dragonfire@metal-rules.com
CD Reviewer, Interviewer, Demonic DJ, etc.
Rick....At The Gates!
1. Kamelot - Karma 
2. Artension - Sacred Pathways 
3. Blind Guardian - A Night at the Opera
4. Impaler - The Mutants Rise Again
5. Jorn - World Changer

Classic Pick
Manowar - Fighting The World (1987)

Pete Healey
peterhealey@roadrunner.nf.net
CD Reviewer

1.Slayer - God Hates Us All
2. Megadeth - The World Needs A Hero
3. Tesla - Replugged Live
4. Black Sabbath - Born Again
5. Rainbow - Long Live Rock And Roll

Classic Pick
Steeler - s/t

Recommended Viewing
ROCK STAR

Waspman
waspman@metal-rules.com
CD / Concert Reviewer, interviewer

1. Hammerfall - A "Best Of" that I put together
2. Skymning - Stormchoirs
3. W.A.S.P. - Unholy Terror
4. Scissorfight - Mantrapping for Sport and Profit
5. Blind Guardian - Battalions of Fear

Classic Pick
Sanctuary - Refuge Denied

Reading
Lots of crappy school books

JP (Just Power)
jp@metal-rules.com 
CD Reviewer, Owner of JPW Metal Enterprises Inc.
DJ for CJSW 90.9 FM, Megawatt Mayhem
Winner: 2000 Metal-Is Internet Trivia Contest

1. Rage - Welcome To The Other Side
2. Riot - Nightbreaker
3. Nightwish - Over The Hills and Far Away
4. Sonata Arctica - Silence
5. W.A.S.P. - Unholy Terror

Classic Pick: Manowar-Kings of Metal
Non-Metal pick: None... there is only Metal.
Recommended Reading: None.  Reading takes precious time away from listening to Metal.
Recommended Viewing: None. TV takes time valuable time away from listening to Metal.
Last Concert:  Nevermore, w. Into Eternity
2002 World Cup Final Pick: Iceland vs. Micronesia

Metal-Rules.com USA

Michael De Los Muertos
muertos@metal-rules.com
Concert/CD Reviewer, etc.

1. Stratovarius ~ Intermission
2. Solitude Aeternus ~ Through the Darkest Hour
3. Blue Öyster Cult ~ Workshop of the Telescopes
4. The Obsessed ~ The Church Within
5. ZOIC ~ Total Level of Destruction

Non-Metal Pick
A Tribute to Segovia (Spanish guitar)

Book: Lords of Chaos by Michael Moynihan

Movie: Free Enterprise

Ice Maiden
IceMaiden@metal-rules.com
Photographer, CD/Concert Reviewer, etc.

1. Falkenbach--...magni blandinn ok megintri
2. Ancient Rites--Dim Carcosa
3. Alas--Absolute Purity
4. Stormlord--Curse of Medusa

Semi-Classic Pick
The Obsessed--The Church Within

Non-Metal Pick
The Hunt for Red October soundtrack

Currently Reading
The Fionovar Tapestry by Guy Gavriel Kay

CrashTest
crashtest@metal-rules.com
CD and Concert Reviewer

1. Iced Earth - Dark Gensis
2. Dream Theater - Images & Words
3. Steve Vai - Passion & Warfare
4. Pain of Salvation - Entropia
5. Helloween - Time of the Oath

Classic Pick:
Queensryche - Rage For Order

Non-metal Pick:
U2 - All That You Can't Leave Behind

Recommended Reading:
The Fellowship of the Ring - JRR Tolkien

Keith McDonald
Fore18@aol.com
CD Reviewer, Interviewer

1. Strangeworld - Demos
2. Motley Crue - New Tattoo
3. Sammy Hagar - Ten13
4. L.A. Guns - Live
5. Halford - Resurrection

Classic Pick: Whitesnake - S/T

Metal-Rules.com FINLAND

Luxi Lahtinen
animal_supreme@yahoo.com
CD Reviewer / Interviewer

1. Sentenced - The Cold White Light
2. Ram-zet - Escape CD
3. Cannibal Corpse - Gore Obsessed
4. Annihilator - Waking the Fury
5. Devolved - Technologies

Classic Picks
Deathrow - Satan´s Gift/Riders of Doom
Raging Steel CD (bootlegs )

Arto Lehtinen
lehart@sci.fi 
Interviewer, reviewer

DEATH: Everything.

1. Iced Earth: Horror Show
2. Abhorrence: Evoking the abomination
3. Master's Hammer: Zashka Krev ep'7'-'99
4. Dark Funeral: Diabolic Interium
5. Murder Squad: Unsane Insane and Mentally Deranged

Classic picks
Vio-lence : Eternal Nightmare
Nemesis : Day of Retribution

The recommended watch
Kiss-The Last Concert
Motorsport of course

Marko Syrjälä
kissfinland@hotmail.com
Interviewer / Photographer

1. Halford - Live Insurrection
2. Amorphis - Am Universum
3. Annihilator - Carnival Diablos
4. W.A.S.P - Unholy Terror
5. RE: Alice Cooper: Brutal Planet / Sinergy: To Hell And Back

Classic Pick: Accept - Metal Heart
Most Recommended Happenings:
Monsters Of Millenium tour (A.Cooper, Dio, Ratt, Sonata Arctica)
Swedenrock: (WASP, Dee Snider, Helloween, Pretty Maids, G.Hughes)

Metal-Rules.com MEXICO

El Cid
cid@beer.com 
CD Reviewer / Concert Reviewer
Cid is on the left....
1. Agathodaimon- Chapter III
2. Agalloch - Of Stone wind and Pillor
3. Therion - Secret of the Runes
4.  Stormlord - At the Gates of Utopia
5. Lilitu-Memorial

Classic Picks: Blind Guardian - Batallions of Fear, Kiss - Alive

Still pissed off about: FC Barcelona only getting a draw at home on Wednesday...
Happy about: Some big party last night... I think
Recommended viewing: none, I'm not watching anything until they release The Fellowship of the Ring!
Recommended reading: Michael Moorcock's The Sundered Worlds
Heavily anticipating: The Fellowship of the Ring and Blind Guardian's new album.

Metal-Rules.com BRAZIL

Metal-Rules.com SWEDEN

Thiago Martins (HalDroogie)
thiago@metal-rules.com
South American Field Agent for Metal-Rules.com

1. Nevermore - Dead Heart in a Dead World
2. Annihilator - Criteria for a Black Widow
3. In Flames - Clayman
4. Skyclad - Folkémon
5. Sigma 5 - Initium

Classic Pick: Armored Saint - Raising Fear
Recommended Viewing / Reading: "Clockwork Orange"
(the book by Anthony Burgess and the movie by Stanley Kubrick)

Anders Sandvall
anders_sandvall@spray.se
Swedish Field Agent for Metal-Rules.com

1. Iron Maiden - Brave New World
2. Backyard Babies - Making Enemies Is Good
3. The Hellacopters - High Visibility
4. Dee Snider - Never Let The Bastards Wear You Down
5. D.A.D. - Everything Glows

Classic Pick: Poison - Look What The Cat Dragged In

Recommended Viewing: Matrix, Detroit Rock City
Reading: Everything by Stephen King

Metallic Techies

Martyn
martynlee@talshouse.freeserve.co.uk
Evil ASP Technician

1. Rhapsody - Dawn of Victory
2. Nevermore - Dead Heart in a Dead World
3. Cradle of Filth - Midian
4. Disturbed - The Sickness
5. My Dying Bride - Meisterwerk I

Classic Pick:
Helloween  - Keeper of the Severn keys Pt. 1

Recommended Viewing:
Ivanhoe

Cryptic Reign
cryptic@hotpop.com
Web/Layout Assistant

1. At The Gates - Slaughter of the Soul
2. Swordmaster - Moribund Transgoria
3. Edguy - Mandrake
4. Skylark - Princesses Bay
5. Arch Enemy (All)

Classic Pick:
Slaughter - Montreal, 1987, bootleg video
Non Metal Pick - Solar Stone - Chilled Euphoria
Recommended Viewing - Family Guy

Metal-Rules.com Guest Contributor
Host of "Beyond The Music"
CANADA by way of Yugoslavia!

Borislav Mitic
borislav@metal-rules.com
Borislav Mitic 3

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