Pablo Mayoral

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Date of birth:





Madrid, Spain

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Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I've been listening to heavy metal since the late eighties. Due to the exposure in the media heavy metal had back in the day I got in touch with it and started tape-trading during my school days and buying every record I could afford.

How and when did you become a collector?

Since I started listening metal I've collected every item related with it I had at hand: records, patches, magazines, t-shirts..

What kind of stuff do you collect?

I collect any format, but mostly vinyl

Which styles do you collect?

Spanish metal, classic german metal (specially Gama records bands), US metal and nwobhm, besides new bands that keep the old spirit alive. Also some thrash and even hard rock.

How big is your collection?

Around 1500 items or so.

Where do you buy?

Mostly in second hand stores

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

By heart and in any particullar order:
High tension-Under Tension
Obús-El que más
Tokyo Blade-Tokyo Blade
Gravestone-Creating a Monster
Judas Priest-Turbo
Virgin Steele-Age of consent
Noisehunter-Spell of noise
Dokken-Under lock and key
Quiet Riot-Metal Health
Heir apparent-One small voice
Running wild-Gates to Purgatory
Loudness-Hurricane eyes
Maineeaxe-Shout it out
Restless-we rock the nation
Manowar-Hail to England
Agent Steel-Skeptics Apocalypse
Cloven Hoof-Dominator
Ossian-Kitores ...
Also, any Gama records compilation I can find.

Do you trade / buy / sell?

I just Buy.

Any famous last words?

"Si llevaras mi rollo en la sangre, si supieras lo que hay que luchar...dejarías de largar"/ "If you had the feeling(of METAL)in your blood, If you knew how much you've got to would stop talking shit" - (Free Translation of an Obús classic song)