Tag Archives: King Diamond

Interview: Jodi Cachia on being Grandma in King Diamond stage show

Posted by on June 29, 2015

Thanks to the opening line of “Welcome Home” from 1988’s Them, the word most frequently associated with King Diamond is “grandma.” And audiences around the country will find out why, as King plays the Mayhem Fest as direct support for Slayer. Philly-area artist and graphic designer Jodi Cachia has been portraying King’s grandma and other characters […]

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Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival cancelled for this year, organizer says he would book Pantera

Posted by on June 8, 2015

During an interview with Examiner.com, Rockstar Energy Uproar Festival producer John Reese revealed that the Festival won’t happen this year: “It doesn’t look like it’s going to happen this year. We just couldn’t get the right acts together. Rock music is tough right now. There’s not a ton of headliners. It takes a lot of money […]

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Metal Power Rankings: More Faith No More!

Posted by on May 22, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, Faith No More take the top, as we’re […]

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Mayhem Fest dates, lineup officially revealed

Posted by on April 13, 2015

For the past few years, the Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival has made an announcement about their lineup. Actually, they’ve made an announcement that they’re making an announcement about their lineup. The problem is that by the time the official announcement has been made, the lineup has already been leaked, making the actual unveiling of it […]

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Metal Power Rankings: It’s mayhem!

Posted by on March 20, 2015

Welcome to Metal Power Rankings: Our weekly rankings take a number of factors into account: newsworthiness, record sales, internet buzz, word of mouth and overall importance in the genre. Ultimately, it’s subjective, but if a band generates enough buzz, they’ll wind up on the list. This week, rumors about a certain festival are making the […]

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Mayhem Fest admat leaks

Posted by on March 19, 2015

Over the weekend, the lineup for the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival’s 2015 run slipped out. While nothing’s going to be officially announced until April 13th, it’s been alleged that Slayer, King Diamond, Hellyeah and The Devil Wears Prada were the headliners of the tour and that Victory Records would have a stage. However, if […]

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Slayer, King Diamond rumored to be headlining 2015 Mayhem Fest

Posted by on March 16, 2015

Last week while at a show here in NYC, we heard a rumor about the supposed lineup of this summer’s Rockstar Energy Mayhem Festival. Over the weekend, the rumor we heard got repeated  by theprp, and while the official lineup announcement isn’t coming until April 13, here are six of the bands that are reportedly […]

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King Diamond gets a midget burlesque tribute (NSFW)

Posted by on February 24, 2015

Every now and then, something happens on social media that you see too much of not to react to. Browsing Facebook in the past day or so, we saw that a lot of our metal friends had a video of a King Diamond burlesque show. It being work, it was something we marked in the back of […]

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Immortal get immortalized in new cartoon

Posted by on January 28, 2015

It seems like only yesterday that we named Immortal’s “Grim and Frostbitten Kingdoms” our #1 song about snow (it was actually Monday). Not only because of the title, but also because of the meme that it’s video and the video for “Call of the Wintermoon” spawned. Those two videos, hastily filmed, featured the band in their […]

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Amazon offering $5 digital metal albums

Posted by on December 25, 2014

If you got an Amazon gift card this holiday season, head over to Amazon.com for a great deal on heavy metal digital music. The Amazon MP3 store has around 500 metal albums on sale for just $5, including recent releases like The Satanist by Behemoth, Deathless by Revocation, and Siren Charms by In Flames. They’ve got plenty of oldies, too, from […]

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