This is my first post so I apologise If I ramble on. I am looking for my first quality set of headphones and have stumbled upon the HD 380 Pro's. I first looked at the usually recommended ATH-M50's but they aren't really sold here in South Africa, and those that do sell them charge over 200 dollars for essentially +-120 dollar headphones... Sennheiser is popular and well established here, and a friend who works for a local radio station is able to get the HD 380 Pro's on discount for me which would bring down the price under 150 dollars which seems more acceptable to me. These headphones don't really seem popular here on Head-Fi? The ratings are pretty good but only a handful of people have reviewed them here on Head-Fi, and I have read a few threads where people were not really happy with the sound quality. The ratings on Amazon for the 380's are highly favourable and so are reviews I found on WhatHiFi, Tech Radar etc. Other popular headphone sites such as Headfonia and InnerFidelity dont have anything on them either which concerns me a bit. Would I be making a mistake by purchasing these headphones? I was able to demo my friends pair and they sounded amazing to me playing through his old Macbook, but then again I am new to more expensive audio equipment so anything might sound good to my virgin ears! I listen mostly to metal, post-rock, electronica, jazz, movie soundtracks and scores, and ambient stuff. I have already ordered a Fiio E07K to use as an external sound card for my PC. Any advice will be great guys!