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Tag Archives: King Diamond

Merry Christmas from Metal Insider

Posted by on December 25, 2015

It’s December 25th, so have a merry Christmas regardless of what holiday you’re celebrating, and enjoy these jams from King Diamond and Lemmy, who celebrated his 70th yesterday.

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Richard Christy’s top 5 most metal things that happened in 2015

Posted by on December 21, 2015

Richard Christy is the drummer of Charred Walls of the Damned and a writer/producer on the Howard Stern show. 2015 was a pretty metal year in my life with so many great new albums from new and classic metal bands, many great new horror films like Bone Tomahawk and Deathgasm, and tons of great new […]

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King Diamond cancels Houston show

Posted by on December 3, 2015

King diamond has been killing it since coming back from triple-bypass heart surgery in 2010. A successful handful of dates last year turned into a triumphant performance on the ill-fated Myahem Fest and a tour that’s currently selling out around the country. In fact, just last week, his shows in Philadelphia and Detroit were filmed […]

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King Diamond confirms new album in the works

Posted by on November 16, 2015

If you’re one of our loyal readers, we would like to say thank you and we love you, but also you may feel this sounds familiar because a few months ago, we talked about King Diamond mentioning his plans to start recording a new album right after their touring cycle. Guess what? the King is […]

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King Diamond announce tour, performing ‘Abigail’ in its entirety

Posted by on August 3, 2015

Last week, we speculated about King Diamond playing the classic album Abigail in its entirety, after the band shared a picture of the album cover art captioned:  “ATTENTION EVERYONE!!! Keep an eye out for some major news on August 3rd.” Well, today is August 3rd and we were right! The band will head on a new tour […]

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King Diamond may play ‘Abigail’ in its entirety next tour

Posted by on July 31, 2015

The Mayhem Festival is about to end this weekend, and King Diamond has been going head to head with the always charismatic Slayer and the rest of the bands on the bill. But that might not be the last you’ve seen of the King this year, and he might be preparing something special for all of us. King […]

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Headbangers Brawl: Can Mayhem Fest be saved?

Posted by on July 24, 2015

With less than a week to go, the Mayhem Festival seems to be slowly derailing. In between a frustrated comment by co-founder Kevin Lyman, dwindling attendance and even the acts on the tour sniping about how it’s being run, the tour seems to be ending just in time before it completely self-destructs. It’s been happening […]

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Even Thy Art is Murder says Mayhem is “fully shot”

Posted by on July 23, 2015

Maybe Kerry King is onto something. After saying a few days ago that, “this might be the last time you see Mayhem,” now we have CJ of Thy Art is Murder saying almost the exact same thing. However, CJ seems to suggest that the reason for the lackluster attendance might have to do with the headliners, […]

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A tale of two Kings; Kerry joins King Diamond onstage at Mayhem

Posted by on July 22, 2015

Amidst all the backbiting, sniping and discussion about how this just isn’t the Mayhem Fest’s year, it seems perhaps Slayer guitarist Kerry King remembered that it comes to giving those that do come out the show a performance to remember. Or maybe it was was because Metal Blade Records president Brian Slagel, who gave the […]

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Review: Mayhem Festival at First Niagara Pavillion, Pittsburgh PA, July 18, 2015

Posted by on July 20, 2015

The Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival has come through Pittsburgh every year since the very first year, and thankfully I’ve been able to attend more often than not. This year’s show took place on Saturday, July 18th. I still believe that the 2011 show was one of the best shows that I have ever been […]

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