Chris Papadakis

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Chris "CountRaven" Papadakis 30, Bafiadaki Str, 84 100, Ermoupolis, Syros, GREECE

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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

15 Years. First inspired by the music of Manowar, Warlord, Citith Ungol and Candlemass.

How and when did you become a collector?

I love vinyl. I collect for my first days in metal, even when I did not have a turntable, but vinyl is my passion

What kind of stuff do you collect?

All of formats.

Which styles do you collect?

I am mostly into Epic Doom Metal. Bands like Solitude Aeturnus, Sorcerer , Candlemass etc. I believe that doom metal and especially epic doom is the ideal mix of glory and melancholy.

How big is your collection?

About 1500 vinyls. 1000 CD, 600 Tapes

Where do you buy?

Mail order, internet, shops

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

1. Heathens Rage - Same Mini LP
2. Graven Image - Warn The Children Pic EP
3. Xcel - Deliver This Dream LP
4. Tantrum - Trenton City Murders Mini LP
5. Vavel - Same LP
6. Northwind - Mythology LP
7. Warlord - Deliver Us (Japanese Press) LP
8. Sacred Warrior - Wicked Generation LP
9. Solitude Aeturnus - Into The Depths Of Sorrow (Korean Press) LP
10. Count Raven - Destruction Of The Void LP

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Of course selling and trading interests me.

Any famous last words?

Doom or be doomed