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King Diamond Releases New Single, “Masquerade of Madness”

King Diamond releases new single, “Masquerade of Madness”; kicks off North American tour with Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, Idle Hands As previously announced, King Diamond has revealed the title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years: The Institute! For a preview of this upcoming record, the new single, “Masquerade …

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King Diamond – Songs for the dead live

For over 35 years King Diamond has been releasing albums, first with Mercyful fate and then under his own name. Among a strong catalogue of albums, a firm favourite among fans is the 1987 album “Abigail”. This new live release from King Diamond sees him perform that album in full …

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King Diamond announces new DVD/Blu-ray, ‘Songs For The Dead Live’

  King Diamond announces new DVD/Blu-ray, ‘Songs For The Dead Live’; new video “Sleepless Nights (Live at The Fillmore)” now online On January 25th, King Diamond will release a new DVD/Blu-ray, Songs For The Dead Live, via Metal Blade Records. There is only one King Diamond, and for more than …

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Mercyful Fate: LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records

. Mercyful Fate: ‘Don’t Break the Oath’, ‘Melissa’, ‘The Beginning’ LP re-issues now available via Metal Blade Records   On October 12th, Mercyful Fate will release LP re-issues of the classic albums Don’t Break the Oath, Melissa, and The Beginning via Metal Blade Records. Available as 180g picture discs, these …

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KING DIAMOND: Re-issues Now Available via Metal Blade

King Diamond Reissues

On June 15th, KING DIAMOND will release LP re-issues of the classic albums ‘Conspiracy’, ‘The Dark Sides’, and ‘The Eye’ via Metal Blade Records. Available as 180g picture discs, these exclusive editions can be purchased now at: metalblade.com/kingdiamond “You can spiral yourself into darkness with these classic King Diamond albums, …

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King Diamond Announces Angel Witch as Special Guests at London Show

KING DIAMOND Announces Angel Witch as Special Guests at Upcoming London Show   KING DIAMOND has announced special guests at his first full UK indoor headline performance in almost ten years, where they will, as part of their live set, perform the iconic ‘Abigail’ album in its entirety for the …

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King Diamond Returns for First UK Indoor Show in 15 Years

King Diamond Returns for First UK Indoor Show in 15 Years KING DIAMOND will host his first full UK indoor headline performance in over 15 years at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town on 21st June, where they will, as part of their live set, perform the iconic ‘Abigail’ album in …

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King Diamond returns for first indoor UK show in 15 years.

KING DIAMOND will return to the UK this June, to play their first indoor UK show in 15 years. This exclusive UK show takes place Tuesday 21st June at London’s O2 Forum Kentish Town. One of the most massively influential artists in the rock and metal scene,KING DIAMOND’s incredible vocal …

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King Diamond: New Video Interview on Vice

King Diamond: New Video Interview on Vice   Upcoming shows in Detroit and Philadelphia to be filmed for DVD! King Diamond sat down for a chat with Slayer‘s Kerry King while on the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem fest this summer. Noisey was there with cameras in hand to capture the conversation. That “King vs. …

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King Diamond To Film Feature Length Video On The “Abigail In Concert 2015” Tour For Blu-Ray / DVD Release

King Diamond will be recording a feature length live concert video for blu-ray / DVD / digital release while on tour this fall! Director Denise Korycki (Cannibal Corpse, Killswitch Engage) has been enlisted to direct the project, which will include footage from multiple shows throughout the entire “Abigail in concert 2015” …

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Exodus To Support King Diamond On Upcoming “Abigail In Concert 2015” U.S. Tour

Thrash metal giants EXODUS are very pleased to announce their upcoming support of headliners King Diamond on their forthcoming “Abigail In Concert 2015” U.S. tour. The tour begins in Denver, CO on October 29th and tours throughout the contingent states, coming to a close in Dallas, TX on December 5th. …

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Slayer to headline Mayhem Festival tour

Slayer have been confirmed as the headliners for this year’s Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival.  It is the third time the touring festival. They will be joined on the event’s by King Diamond, HellYeah and The Devil Wears Prada.  The second stage will be headlined by Whitechapel, and also feature …

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[prank] A Compendium of Iris’s Short Reviews

2015 is fun. Here are some ‘Twitter’ Reviews by Iris North The gist: Very freely associate words and phrases with whatever comes to mind first, based on the prompts. Adrenaline Mob – Dearly Departed EP: They’re cursed. Aptly named! Karyn Crisis’ Gospel Of The Witches – Salem’s Wounds: Gospel?! *gasp* Metal …

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King Diamond – Dreams Of Horror.

It is almost 30 years since King Diamond left Mercyful Fate in 1985 to form his solo band and is miraculously still touring following a triple heart bypass operation 4 years ago and has just completed a 2 month tour of North America . His trademark banshee vocals are still …

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Jess and the Ancient Ones- Castenda

Finnish psychedelic doom  Jess and the Ancient Ones  have, to my delight released  a 10″ two track, Castaneda. JATAO (Jess and the Ancient Ones) possess two things that make them special, superb songwriting and direction. They know where they wish to bring the listener and how to do it.Following on …

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JESS AND THE ANCIENT ONES to release new single, tour with KING DIAMOND

Jess and the Ancient Ones, while preparing to join King Diamond on his October/November North American tour as special guests, present a new recording of two exclusive songs to be released on 10″ vinyl only. The title track “Castaneda” is available for streaming here: The band’s comments: “”A path is …

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Maverick – Interview with David Balfour (vocals)

Maverick - David Balfour

With the Northern Ireland rock and metal scene on somewhat of a high at the moment – no fewer than six bands from this small part of the world performed at the recent Hard Rock Hell, leading to rumours that next year’s event may be moved to Belfast – the …

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King Diamond at Bloodstock 2013 – photos

Friday night at Bloodstock saw King Diamond take to the stage as headliner. [flickrapi user=”planet mosh” get=”photoset” id=”72157650384611029″ size=”z” count=”100″]

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Bloodstock Open Air 2013 Review- Friday 9th August

After yesterday’s heat I was hoping for a cooler start to the second day (first for the Friday arrivals), however, I had no such luck. Another blazing hot start to the day. Today’s breakfast band for me consisted of some “Great British heavy fucking metal” in the form of Absolva. …

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