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Here's my Paradise Lost collection. *Just realised that 'Shades of God' is missing. Must be in my car. 

The great British gothic metallers are an institution both in the world of metal and in my home. The collection here includes a tour shirt from the Paradise Lost/MDB/Anathema show in London celebrating Paradise Lost's 20th anniversary in 2008 which I still wear from time to time. Also includes the 'Over the Madness' biographical documentary and four live DVDs including the orchestral show in Romania and the 'Draconian Times' live show in 2015. 

 

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Looks a lot like NTNR's PL collection.

 

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And finally, like a boy scout on a rainy day who just can't get the fire lit, here's my last contribution to this sodden thread. 

Not a collection per se as I haven't consciously gone out to accumulate books about music, but this is what I've ended up with. Missing is a copy of Nikki Sixx's 'Heroin Diaries' which I left on a plane getting back from, you guessed it, LA. As you can see, the stories behind certain bands interest me more than others and make for amazing narratives. 

EDIT: In keeping with every photo I've posted, I've forgotten something. In this case it's the second best music book I own being Peter Beste's 'True Norwegian Black Metal' photo book. Amazing - can't believe I left it out. 

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So, my vinyl collection starts on my wall with the framed Motorhead album that I picked up from a backstreet store in Liverpool last year.

 

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Started collecting vinyl last year. It is often expensive and cumbersome but I enjoy that tangible feel of an album sleeve in my hands. Cds pic can wait.649f43c988320b53f9826d7f666442fa.jpg

 

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I was with True Belief in a music store the other day and I was lusting over the vinyl there. I texted the missus about getting a turntable and she was into it. Vinyl is the way to go but I couldn't justify buying some without the ability to play it. I'm pretentious, but not that pretentious. 

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7 minutes ago, GorboGorboze said:

Requiem dude, the last thing you want to do to your vinyl albums is play them, and haying the turntable around will temp you to do just that. 

You're absolutely right. But imagine the scene: 

Me: "Thanks for coming man. Check out my vinyl collection".

Friend: "Wow, that's cool. Hey, where's your turntable?"

Me: "Oh, I don't have one. These are just to make me look more metal. They're expensive ornaments."

Friend: "Yeah, so anyway I just forgot I've got an appointment I need to get to...."

This much posing would cause me to have to leave the hall. 

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Requiem dude, the last thing you want to do to your vinyl albums is play them, and haying the turntable around will temp you to do just that. 

 

Ha ha it's the great "Wine collector's lament". Spend $1,500 on a bottle of Grange Hermitage but you can never drink it because once you do it's no longer in your collection. Oh the agony....

7 minutes ago, GorboGorboze said: Requiem dude, the last thing you want to do to your vinyl albums is play them, and haying the turntable around will temp you to do just that. 

You're absolutely right. But imagine the scene: 

Me: "Thanks for coming man. Check out my vinyl collection".

Friend: "Wow, that's cool. Hey, where's your turntable?"

Me: "Oh, I don't have one. These are just to make me look more metal. They're expensive ornaments."

Friend: "Yeah, so anyway I just forgot I've got an appointment I need to get to...."

This much posing would cause me to have to leave the hall. 

 

Manowar would demand it....

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1 hour ago, True Belief said:

 

Ha ha it's the great "Wine collector's lament". Spend $1,500 on a bottle of Grange Hermitage but you can never drink it because once you do it's no longer in your collection. Oh the agony....

 

Manowar would demand it....

Plenty of people out there with that mentality and a bottle of Grange. That's why we don't have nice wine around these parts... it doesn't last long. 

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8 hours ago, True Belief said:

 

Ha ha it's the great "Wine collector's lament". Spend $1,500 on a bottle of Grange Hermitage but you can never drink it because once you do it's no longer in your collection. Oh the agony....

 

Manowar would demand it....

Post some of your stuff you lazy bastard! 

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On 15/04/2017 at 0:12 AM, MacabreEternal said:

A selection of the various reading material on the shelves in my office, not all metal but a nice variety.edf88dc3ea92c4aa3c3336b3442f94fe.jpg

 

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Sorry, I've only just noticed the DC books ;). I read a lot of DC comics and have a pretty decent little collection going - ever increasing now that the Rebirth trade paperbacks are coming out. Nice stuff. Love 'Year One'. 

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2 hours ago, Requiem said:

Sorry, I've only just noticed the DC books ;). I read a lot of DC comics and have a pretty decent little collection going - ever increasing now that the Rebirth trade paperbacks are coming out. Nice stuff. Love 'Year One'. 

I used to collect these when I was a teenager, had all my comics in plastic sleeves in ring binders but grew away from them and I think ended up giving them away.  Started getting back into them about a year ago but have slowed down again of late.

2 hours ago, Skull_Kollektor said:

I also have that "Fade to Black" book and the "Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal". The latter is very faulty, but the pictures are great, so I'm glad to have it.

The latter is flawed I agree and not altogether well written or researched.  I can look at that "Fade To Black" book for hours and never get bored. 

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One of my shelves. It actually used to be the "Thrash" shelf, adorned by some random box sets. Namely, Manowar's wooden box of "Warriors of the World", the original studded box of Judas Priest's "Metalogy", an early 00's DVD reissue of Metallica's "Binge & Purge" and DEATH SS' coffin DVD box set (they made one BEFORE Metallica, but AFTER The Misfits). Please excuse the bad quality of the picture.

You can also see the boxes of my two pairs of Motorheadphones filled with magazines and 45 eps.

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