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Tag Archives: King Diamond

Watch Myrkur reinvent King Diamond’s “Welcome Home”

Posted by on August 31, 2017

The multi-talented Myrkur recently showed us her dark and light side, both leading to her upcoming album Mareridt, which will be released on September 15th via Relapse Records. However, after seeing a brand new clip via the newly-relaunched Revolver, she could almost be mistaken for Tori Amos. Essentially, there’s nothing she can’t do as she continues […]

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King Diamond becomes a first time dad at age 61

Posted by on July 11, 2017

The late Sir Christopher Lee taught us, we are never too old to record a metal album. Now, King Diamond proves we are never too old to become a parent. After three months of silence, the icon and his wife, 33 year-old Livia Zita, revealed to the public their newborn son, Byron. Zita has been […]

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Slayer, Motley Crue, Iron Maiden among those called out by Pearl Jam’s Jeff Ament at rock hall induction

Posted by on April 10, 2017

While we didn’t attend the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this past Friday, with the exception of Rush’s Geddy Lee playing bass with Yes as they were inducted, it doesn’t appear like we missed all that much. Journey was inducted, and while Steve Perry was present, he didn’t perform with the band, despite media […]

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King Diamond to headline Psycho Las Vegas

Posted by on January 10, 2017

  Earlier this past Fall, King Diamond announced the finalization of a DVD capturing footage from 2015’s Abigail Tour. While announcing it, King said that while he’d be spending most of 2017 recording a new album, he’d  have time to “fit in a few special festival shows, performing the same set on the Abigail tour.” Today […]

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Artist/photographer Nathaniel Shannon’s favorite photographs

Posted by on October 26, 2016

  This Friday (28), Brooklyn photographer Nathaniel Shannon will be expressing himself in an entirely different medium, as his debut album Trespasses will be released via Aqualamb Records. The album, released under the name Nathaniel Shannon and the Vanishing Twin, is a dark Tom Waits-like collection of Shannon’s bedroom recordings from over the last decade, and […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metallica guest appearances

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Today, Heart released the title track of their forthcoming album, Beautiful Broken, via Rolling Stone. What makes it worthy of being written about here is that the upbeat, riffy rock song, originally released as a bonus track on the band’s 2012 album, features Metallica’s James Hetfield on background and occasional lead vocals. The 2:30 song is punchy enough that it […]

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Wondering how much sex King Diamond is having?

Posted by on May 3, 2016

Six years after triple-bypass heart surgery, King Diamond is undergoing a career renaissance. The Danish singer started playing European festivals a few years later, toured the States in 2014, and was the highlight of last year’s ill-fated Mayhem Fest. Two shows from a tour last year in which he played Abigail in it’s entirety were filmed […]

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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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