Istvan Balogh

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Profession:

Teacher living in the UK, London

Address:

55 Effingham Road, London N8 0AA

E-Mail address:

istvanbalogh74@yahoo.com

Describe your way to Heavy Metal:

I have been listening to METAL for 22 years!!! Basically school- mates inspired me / the hard and grey Easter-European environment. I have been playing the bass for 20 years as well..............

How and when did you become a collector?

I have been a collector for 5 years. I collect CDs 'cause....I simply love them.....and I cannot imagine my life listening something else than Metal!!!

What kind of stuff do you collect?

THRASH METAL and COMPLEX, TECHNO-THRASH METAL CDs from the 1980'S and 1990's.

Which styles do you collect?

I focus on thrash 'cause I grew up listening to Kreator, Sodom, Testament,...............I love the killer and raw sound!!! and the lyrics as well....

How big is your collection?

up to 100s.

Where do you buy?

ebay, private collectors, amazon, sometimes at HMV, UK.

Your favourite records (by heart or value):

Deathrow
Assassin
Coroner
Forbidden
Wolf Spider
Toxin
Vio-lence
Voivod
Watchtower
Mekong Delta
Toxic
D.B.C
Tankard
Realm
Toxic shock
Wargasm
etc.

Do you trade / buy / sell?

Buying and trading

Any famous last words?

...............Thrash 'till Death!!!