Rick Blokzijl

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Mechanical Engineer

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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I´ve started listening to heavy metal when I was about 12 years old. My first metal CD was Metallica: Ride the lightning. Since then I can´t think of a life without 80s metal

How and when did you become a collector?

I started collecting about 2 years ago. The reason for collecting is simple: the great music.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

I mainly collect CDs and vinyl.

Which styles do you collect?

I listen to 80s metal, such as speed, heavy, thrash and power metal. But also some death metal.

How big is your collection?

At this moment: 400 CDs, 50 LPs

Where do you buy?

Ebay and record fairs.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

Here´s my top 20 by heart:
1) Liege Lord: Master control
2) Apollo Ra: Ra pariah
3) Manilla Road: Crystal logic
4) Vicious Rumors: Digital Dictator
5) Sacred Blade: Of the sun and moon
6) Savatage: Sirens (PAR records)
7) Defender: City ad mortis
8) Tarot: The Spell of Iron
9) Toxik: World circus
10) Wyxmer: The syre of...
11) Chastain: Ruler of the wasteland
12) Tyrants Reign: Year of the tyrant
13) ADX: La terreur
14) Jag Panzer: Ample destruction
15) Savatage: Streets
16) Exxplorer: Symphonies of steel
17) Megadeth: So far, so good, so what
18) Coven: Blessed is the black
19) Fates warning: Awaken the guardian
20) E-X-E: Stricken by might

Do you trade / buy / sell?

I´m only interested in buying.

Any famous last words?

None at this moment