AMY DANYLUK (Melde): Contributing Digital Artist
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Listens To: Industrial, Power Metal, Symphonic Metal, New Wave 80's
Mainstream Bands: Nightwish, Iron Maiden, Blind Guardian, KMFDM
Underground Bands: Dope Stars Inc., Colony 5, Assemblage 23
KATHY FLEISCHMANN (Astrid Sutcliff): Staff Columnist
Location: Massapequa, New York, USA
Listens To: Good music!
Mainstream Band: The Beatles
Underground Band: Myself!
DAN DUFOUR (Dan): Contributing Writer
Location: Derby, Connecticut, USA
Listens To: Almost everything
Mainstream Band: KISS
Underground Bands: Gargantua Soul, Dead By Wednesday, Fear The State, Rise of The Om, Intricate Unit, Kai Blackwood and the Tokyo Death Squad
MARIA WEEKS (Ria): Staff Writer / Artist
Location: Allenton, Wisconsin, USA
Listens To: Metal, Pop, 80’s Rock, Classical - anything but Country
Mainstream Bands: Slayer, Suffocation, Queensryche, etc.
Underground Bands: Rictus Grin, Snooky, Spiral Trance, Putrid Pile and Dark Shift
DARREN COWAN (Ralph Rampage): Staff Writer
Location: Stockbridge, Michigan, USA
Listens To: Heavy Metal
Mainstream Bands: Danzig, Slayer, Mercyful Fate, Mayhem, Emperor, Dark Tranquility, My Dying Bride, Cathedral, Opeth
Underground Bands: Sauron, Lucifer's Hammer, Forge, Lazy American Workers, Cemetary Desekrator, Summer Dying
MICHELE PALULIS (Michele): Staff Photographer / Writer
Location: Putnam, Connecticut, USA
Listens To: Melodic Hard Rock
Mainstream Band: Sevendust
Underground Band: Plank63
DAVE ORKIN (Dr. Deth): Contributing Writer
Location: Mays Landing, New Jersey, USA
Listens To: Everything in between
Mainstream Bands: Clutch, Insane Clown Posse, Rick James, James Brown
Underground Bands: King Diamond, Neglect, Mortal Decay
REVEREND ROB REVOLTING (Rob): Contributing Writer
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Listens To: Rockabilly, Ska-Punk, Alt-Country, Real Punk (pre-Green Day, not boy band punk AKA Sum41 and the likes), Beatnik Jazz
Mainstream Bands: the Pixies, Husker Du, Tom Waits, Sublime, the Ramones, Weezer, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Beastie Boys, the Lemonheads
Underground Bands: Sloan, LUCKYFOOL (shamless plug), Doughboys
DWAYNE MAHONEY (Hare Mengele): Staff Writer / Cartoonist
Location: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Listens To: Neofolk and Industrial
Mainstream Bands: Marilyn Manson, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Underground: Death In June, Charles Manson, Boyd Rice, Genitorturers, Blood Axis, GG Allin, Shmely

SHARAMAE LOPEZ (Shar): Web Proofer
Location: Hawthorne, California, USA
Listens To: Indie Rock, Punk, Pop Punk, Alternative, Electronica, and musicals
Mainstream Bands: Billy Talent, My Chemical Romance, Rufio, No Doubt, Rammstein, The Rasmus, The All-American Rejects, Spice Girls, Madonna, Jem, Frou Frou, Green Day, Blink 182, Red Hot Chili Peppers, ColdPlay, Linkin Park, etc.
Underground Bands: 16 Hour Drive, Tsunami Bomb, Sewing with Nancie, September Drive

JANIE GAITHER (Jane): Co-editor / Contributing Writer
Location: Weed, California, USA
Listens To: Alternative, Punk, Rock and old R&B/Soul
Mainstream Bands: Tool, A Perfect Circle, The Cure, Depeche Mode, Moz, The Smiths, The Pixies, The Mars Volta, Deftones and DREDG!!!!!
Underground Bands: Cog, Haphazard, Zeromind, Agynst, Showbread and ACROMA!
STEVE GRAY (J.S.X.): Staff Visual Artist / Creative Writer
Location: Tampa, Florida, USA
Listens To: Metal, Hardcore, Rock
Underground Band: Society One
JENNIFER MILES (Jen): Staff Writer
Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Listens To: Dirty Rock and Roll, Metal and surprisingly anything that sounds new and appealing
Mainstream Bands: Metallica, System of a Down, The Cure, Marilyn Manson and Guns 'N Roses
Underground Bands: Monster Dog, Syde Projeck, and Sifter
WAYNE RIVET: Staff Photographer / Writer
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Listens To: Metal
Mainstream Bands: Kiss, Slayer, Devildriver, The Ramones and Ratt
Underground Bands: Papa Fogal's Chair, The Redlight Rippers, Crash Kelly, The Poisoned Areos and Sherry
JEREMY COLWELL (Crimson Man): Staff Writer
Location: Shelton, Connecticut, USA
Listens To: Old & New School R&B, Funk, Metal, Hard Rock, Jazz, Classical, etc.
Mainstream Bands: Slayer, KRS One, Stevie Wonder and Peter Stuart
Underground Bands: Kai Blackwood and Fear the State
WEDNESDAY ELEKTRA (Wednz): Owner, Editor, Webmaster + Everything Else!
Location: Brantford, Ontario, Canada
Listens To: Digital Hardcore, Industrial Black Metal, Pop Rock, and everything else
Mainstream Bands: The Cult, Guns 'N Roses, Black Lab, Christina Aguilera, Transplants, The White Stripes, CCR, Eminem, D12, and many others
Underground Bands: The Silent 6, Nakatheral, Laymans Term, Schizoid, Ambassador 21, Mind Disruption, IM Everything, Vampire Love Dolls, Victims Of Progress, Screams For Tina, Dream Or Nightmare and billions more!
Also contributing to this issue:
Christopher Nelson
Terri Nowik
Rebecca Hill (new staff web editor)
The Rest of our Staff:
Sarah Roberts
Peter Cooper
Colin Moore
Radu The Fallen
John Foxworthy
Cameron Archer
Darcie Nielson
Jeremiah Stansbury