Jose Luis Cano

Date of birth:



Designer among many more things

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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

About 24 all strted when at a music shop I heard the first lp of Queen. went directly to but it. After that was Sabbath and Kiss. Later there was Maiden, Priest and the other british wave bands, then underground metal and so on

How and when did you become a collector?

I collect since 1980 I think, sadly for the frecuent mexican economy problems, Im not able of buying much. I collect coz it fullfills my mind and soul, and collect only what i like, no crap to please the rest of people

What kind of stuff do you collect?

Mainly vinyls, but if theres no other way, cd and some tapes (demos mainly and lives)

Which styles do you collect?

I like from heavy and some well done hard rock to Black and thrash, even when the later styles like gothic and electronic are zero interesting to me

How big is your collection?

If tapes and 7"eps count, I have above 3000 items I think, never have counted

Where do you buy?

I buy in the famous Mexico City musical street market El Chopo, but also i do lots fo trades with frinds all over Europe and America

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

Hard question and even harder answers
By heart:
-All Venom (except prime evil..)
-All Hellhammer/Celtic frost (except Cold lake)
-All Stormwitch
-All Demon
-All Witchfynde
-All Warlord (even the latest one with Cans ruining the whole work with his girly voice)
-All Running Wild
-All Bulldozer
-All Noisehunter

By price:
Dont know, I have some of those hard to get and expensive items like: Apocalipsis, Kraken, Muro, Reencarnacion, Arkangel, Satans Host, Taist of Iron, Hallowed, Elixir, test pressings, bootlegs...

Do you trade / buy / sell?

yeah, of course, send in list

Any famous last words?

Heavy Metal is the law!!