Akis K.

Date of birth:

1965-12-05

Address:

check my page "akis512" at myspace

E-Mail address:

akis512@yahoo.com

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

i been listening to hard rock / metal since around 1979.
I remember my fisrt favorite songs were: easy living/uriah heep, paranoid/b sabbath, black dog/ l zeppelin, space truckin/d purple, and The cradle will rock/ van halen, 747 stangers in the night/saxon, steamrock fever/scorpions, motorhead/motorhead

How and when did you become a collector?

my first metal album was scorpions - tokyo tapes, i bought it in 1979, 1 year after it was released. since then and till around 2005 i was buying vinyl and cds.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

everything

Which styles do you collect?

lately i concentrate only on a couple of bands like old jag panzer, old venom, dark angel. regarding musical styles i prefer quality speed/thrash and old US power metal. of course if i find a bargain i will not say no.

How big is your collection?

i sell alot lately, i would say around 1000 vinyls and 2000 CDs (including alot of classical music, prog rock, rock)

Where do you buy?

from some record stores in thessaloniki and athens in greece, from some undergraound record stores in new york where i lived many years, and in the good old days i had made mr.jurgen very rich :-)

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

10 Most valuable: by heart:
jag panzer ample destruction
liege lord freedoms rise
hallows eve tales of terror
venom welcome to hell
motorhead motorhead
satan court in the act
10 Most valuable: by heart:
jag panzer ample destruction
liege lord freedoms rise
hallows eve tales of terror
venom welcome to hell
motorhead motorhead
satan court in the act

by value:
tyrants reign year of the tyrant
hammer witch return to salem
salems wych betrayer of kings
heathens rage heathens rage
slayer final command picture disc

Do you trade / buy / sell?

currently mostly selling

Any famous last words?

the lyrics of the song "my way" by frank sinatra!