This writer joined PopMatters in 2011, and is currently inactive. He had an education in Classical music, and uses the knowledge to aid him in writing about extreme/underground music. He blogs occasionally for No Clean Singing and Tyranny of Tradition. When he feels like getting his writing printed, he interviews bands for California-based alternative music magazine, New Noise. His writing has also appeared in Angry Metal Guy, Ghost Cult, Hails & Horns (R.I.P.), Heavy Blog Is Heavy, Metal Bandcamp, Metal Injection, Phro Metal (R.I.P.), PureGrainAudio.com, and Teeth of the Divine. He interviews relevant music writers in a column called "Keyboard Warriors", and used to blog at Zetalambmary (R.I.P.). Follow him on Twitter.