Kostas Kounadinis

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I work as an assistant engineer


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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I have been listening to Metal since i was 12 years old. I started from Queen, Alice Cooper and Metallica. I was watching MTV at a time when it still showed Metal video clips and i was impressed from the music and the energy! It was only a matter of time to find some friends who could copy tapes for me.

How and when did you become a collector?

I collect vinyl since 1995 when i found an old AKAI turntable in the attic. The vinyl format fascinated me! I collect CD'S since 1993. My first CD was Manowar - Hail to England and my first record was Armored Saint - Raising Fear.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

I collect mostly lps,7"s and CDs.

Which styles do you collect?

I love 80s US Metal, Power, Epic, Doom. I consider the US as the garden of Eden for Heavy Metal. I also love some good old fashioned NWOBHM bands and of course some European ones with quality and authentic style. I also concentrate on everything that involves MANOWAR, the greatest band on this planet!

How big is your collection?

More than 4200 items. About 2600 records and 1600 cds

Where do you buy?

Record fairs, dealers, shops and the internet of course.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

10 favorite records (and bands...) that shake my brains (yet leaving so many out...):
2) Cirith Ungol - One Foot In Hell
3) Liege Lord - Freedom's Rise
4) Syris - Syris
5) Fifth Angel - Fifth Angel
6) Manilla Road - Anything from Metal up to The Courts Of Chaos
7) Omen - Warning Of Danger
8) Cloven Hoof - Dominator + Sultan's Ransom
9) Vicious Rumors - Vicious Rumors
10) Mystic Force - Eternal Quest

10 favorite classic rarities:
1) Wyxmer - The Syre Of... (Testpressing MLP)
2) Arrow - Diary Of A Soldier MLP
3) Overlord - Overlord MLP
4) Exodo - The New Babylon LP
5) Satan's Host - Metal From Hell
6) Black Sun - Imperial Journey LP
7) Kill Van Kull - Eye Of The Storm MLP
8) Manowar - Into Glory Ride (Picture LP)
9) Xcel - Deliver This Dream LP
10) Axton Pryte - The Lab MLP

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Of course! Feel free to e-mail me and send me your catalogues and trade lists.

Any famous last words?

Stand and fight with sword in hand,HEAVY METAL to the end!