Backstage Auctions is betting on the universal appeal of metal music and memorabilia among fans worldwide for its next auction.
If there is a music collectibles category that is increasingly demanding high prices, it is the ’80s, especially hard rock.
When staunchly classic auction houses like Christie’s and Sotheby’s host sales related to a popular culture era, you know the market is on to something
When Jacques van Gool began planning Backstage Auctions’ 2010 game plan, it started with items from drummer Johny Barbata and continued with Walter O’Brien’s huge collection
It never fails that our truly personal “Rosebud” is humble, perhaps common, and not what others expect. When asked what he would save if the flood waters were rising, Jacques van Gool reflected a moment and then said without embarrassment: a 1975 issue of the Dutch magazine Muziek Express with Kiss on the cover.