I live on the wild south coast of New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington. Aside from this old blog right here, I am a contributing editor, writer, and metal columnist (Ragnarok) at PopMatters. I am also a contributing writer at Hellbound.ca, and Heavy Metal about.com. I’m partial to metal in all its guises—aside from a life-threatening allergy to anything tagged ‘symphonic’. I am also extremely fond of Krautrock, progressive rock, experimental artists, ‘70s dub, any film featuring a shark, and a nice cup of tea.