Jens Heins

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Date of birth:

1967-11-17

E-Mail address:

jh31@gmx.de

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

Since 1978, inspired by my brother who listened to Saxon, Motörhead, The Who, Rainbow and many many more. Getting infected with the collector virus by buying some picture disc from Iron Maiden 1984. Getting into Hardrock and Metal Live by Whitesnake Concert Saints&Sinners Tour with Ozzy Osbourne.

How and when did you become a collector?

Since 1984

What kind of stuff do you collect?

Started with Iron Maiden (everything with picture or sound)and also buying records since the early 80ies.

Which styles do you collect?

Nope, every style. No special concentrate on one genre. Oh, sorry, yes, I do. Iron Maiden

How big is your collection?

More than 2500 Iron Maiden items (Vinyl, CD, DVD, Tapes, Videos) excluded merchandise stuff.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

Iron Maiden Killers (134 Vinyls including the German Promo folder) For all the other positions it is hard to decide.

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Buying on flea markets, record fairs, internet shops and local shops in my area. Do not sell often, and trade whenever it is possible.

Any famous last words?

If you are infected by the collector virus, it is hard to stop, because there is always and forever something, you want to get into your collection.