Roberta Gnesato

Date of birth:



my profession is mother all time and art direction of Strillo Strano, Rock Italy and Musica Follia (web magazine) sites


I live very happy in Italy, in Lonigo (a little town near the wonderfull Venice)

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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I listen this music until from the 80ies, has known my husband that sang with a big metal group that I don't want to reveal and with him I have seen all the best Italian and international Heavy Metal bands.

How and when did you become a collector?

The metal rock is my passion, i have many happy memories, each albums is a beautiful memory.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

All stuff, also metal magazines, books, photographs, tickets, toys...

Which styles do you collect?

I prefer the Cassic Metal, Melodic Power, Prog, Hard Rock and AOR too.

How big is your collection?

I have beyond 800 vinyls, 300 Cd's and 240 original demotapes.

Where do you buy?

I buy the albums in the shops, from friends and in the conventions/market of the rare vinyls all around in Italy.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

My most value albums are:
X-Hero - "Same"1987
Hallowed - "Same"1986
Maline - "Same"1982
Serena - "Same"1984
Dark Lord - "Same"1984
Backfire - "Outlaw Emotions"1991
Motley Crue - "Too fast.." Leathur records
August Redmoon - "Fools are..."
Scorpions - "Virgin killer"original cover
Virgin Steele - "Guardians of the flame"
and many other like Stampede, Girl, White Spirit, Tormè, Fist, Angel Witch, UFO, MSG,...

Do you trade / buy / sell?

interest me trade for my personal collection and sell all records in my shop

Any famous last words?

Collectors visit my site devoted to the Italian metal albums and write me, send me your want/sale lists!