Alex Viertel Velloso

Date of birth:

1968-09-06

Profession:

Chemist

Address:

Alex Viertel Velloso Rua São José 181 - embaré Santos / SP 11040-201 Brazil (the city where Pelé played his whole life in Santos F.C. and where John Cyriss (Agent Steel) was born)

E-Mail address:

viertel_velloso@ig.com.br

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

Since beggining of 80's and who inspired me was the AC/DC's "Let there be rock" Movie - Live in Paris"

How and when did you become a collector?

Well ....I don't consider myself as a "COLLECTOR".... I only get stuff that I like not thinking to built a huge collection in numbers but in quality!

What kind of stuff do you collect?

LPS , CDS , 7"

Which styles do you collect?

Hard Rock & Traditonal Heavy Metal (NWOBHM , EUROPEAN)

How big is your collection?

1.250 Items ( 50% Lps , 50% CDs )

Where do you buy?

Trades

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

These records are the most "valuable"cos they are the soundtrack of my life:
1) RUSH - All records
2) ZEBRA - 3.V
3) ACCEPT - Restless & Wild
4) QUEENSRYCHE - Operation Mindcrime
5) SHIVA - Firedance
6) ANVIL - Forged In Fire
7) NASTY SAVAGE - Same
8) METAL CHURCH - Same
9) SATAN - Court In The Act
10) AC/DC - Highway To Hell

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Trade / sell brazilian LP releases ( ask for an update list )

Any famous last words?

To be honest is not a quality , it's an obligation!!!!!!