Joakim Westerlund

Date of birth:



I work on a cruise ferry


Joakim Westerlund Skillnadsgatan 29 AX-22100 Mariehamn Aland, FINLAND

E-Mail address:

joakim AT isten DOT net

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

Since 1982 when I heard Iron Maiden, Saxon and various others on the radio.

How and when did you become a collector?

I guess I started in 1983 and I do it because I enjoy the music.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

Mostly vinyl but also CD's and tapes when there's no other option.

Which styles do you collect?

Death, Thrash, Black, Doom and Heavy Metal + some NWOBHM. Mainly stuff recorded in the 80's because it sounds more honest.

How big is your collection?

Around 2000 records.

Where do you buy?

Mailorders, shops, trades.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

SABBAT - Bloody Countess LP
OZ - Turn The Cross upside Down EP
VENOM - Die Hard picture-7"
AUTOPSY - Served Survival LP (red vinyl)
OPEN FIRE/STOS - Metalmania '87 LP
MORBID - Deathexecution picture-7"EP
ENTOMBED - Left Hand Path LP (splatter vinyl)
MERCILESS - The Awakening LP (1st press)
MOTORHEAD - s/t LP (white vinyl)

Do you trade / buy / sell?

I'm interested in trading and buying but I rarely sell any records.

Any famous last words?

Anybody can send me their trade / want lists, I'm up to most suggestions and offers.