Waspman: Senior Staff

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Extended Profile
Metal Rules Nickname:  Waspman

Real Name: Matt

E-mail address: waspman@metal-rules.com

Age/Birthdate: 26/Sept. 26, 1978

Birthplace: Hamilton, Ontario

Present location: Hamilton, Ontario

Height: 6’2

Weight: 220

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Tattoos/Piercings: Yep

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Job(s) @ Metal Rules: Reviews, Interviews, Concert Reviews, Editing

Length of Time with MR: 15 years (!)

Brief description of how you came to MR: I emailed EvilG and said, “Hey, would you like another writer”. He said “Sure”.

Best thing about working for MR: Discovering bands that I probably would have never listened to otherwise.

Worst thing about working for MR: Being forced to listen to some shitty band’s crappy demo instead of band’s that I actually like.

How/when you first got into metal: 1988, a friend of mine played me his copy of the just released …And Justice for All

Favorite Metal Genre(s): Traditional, Power, Prog, Death, Black

Least favorite Metal Genre(s): Shit

First Metal CD ever bought: Metallica, …And Justice for All

First Metal concert: Guns ‘N Roses

Band or other music experience: I used to play keyboards but have long since given them up.

Favorite bands/artists: W.A.S.P., Blind Guardian, Iced Earth, Helloween, Dio, Bruce Dickinson, Lake of Tears, Iron Maiden, Edge of Sanity, Tad Morose

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Favorite album cover: Iron Maiden – Live after Death

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Spoken Languages: English

Hobbies: Video games, mountain biking, writing, reading

Pet peeves: Stupid people, bad drivers

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Five favorite links:

1. www.metal-rules.com

Last Modified: September 29, 2021