Antonio Cerezuela

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Date of birth:

1975-07-28

Profession:

I work as a roadie at concerts and as a DJ in a Heavy Metal bar, have a Heavy Metal radio program here in Madrid (Heavy Metal, Thrash & Speed only), every Sunday from 15 to 17 CET at www.radiovallekas.org.

Address:

Madrid Spain

E-Mail address:

cerezuelametal@hotmail.com

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I have been listening Heavy Metal since I was 9 years old. A friend of mine brought Scorpions´Love At First Sting, when I heard i went totally possessed. 20 years now!

How and when did you become a collector?

I never thought about being a collector, since I bought my first record I knew what I had to do.

What kind of stuff do you collect?

Most of all vinyls, but if it´s not released CD´s too. Magazines, demos, posters, live concerts, videos, anything related to Metal.

Which styles do you collect?

Heavy Metal, NWOBHM, 70´s Hard Rock, a few old Death metal and specially US Metal, Thrash and Speed. Mostly from the 80´s, but some real Heavy Metal new bands are welcome too. I buy what I like.

How big is your collection?

About 1500 vinyls, 1000 CD´s, 300 magazines and a few singles and 10".

Where do you buy?

Second hand shops, internet, Hellion, Iron Force, Metal Merchant and Nuclear Blast for new releases on vinyl. Occasionally trade with other collectors.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

By heart (no particular order):
Judas Priest: British Steel
Accept: Restless And Wild
Agent Steel: Unstoppable Force
Vicious Rumors: Digital Dictator
King Diamond: Abigail
Scorpions: Love At First Sting
Queensrÿche: Operation Mindcrime
Razor: Evil Invaders
Overkill: The Years Of Decay
Venom: Welcome To Hell

By Value (no particular order):
King Diamond: Halloween 12" Pic. Disc
Lizzy Borden: Give´em The Axe 12" EP
Venom: In League With Satan 7" Neat UK 81
Accept: Restless And Wild White vinyl
Diamond Head: Borrowed Time Gatefold signed UK
Judas Priest: Priest In The East JapanesE with 7" EP
Angelwitch: Same
Several compilations from the 80´s like first 7 volumes of Metal Massacre, 3 first volumes of US Metal, complete iscographies from lots of bands and tons of US Metal bands like Razor, Amulance, Liege Lord, Agent Steel, Holy Terror, Evil Dead, Exorcist, etc.

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Never sell!! I prefer to buy but I don´t mind to trade.

Any famous last words?

Heavy Metal Shall Dominate!!!