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Tag Archives: King Diamond

Prognosis & Dark Easter postponed; Hell & Heaven Fest still on as bands drop out

Posted by on March 12, 2020

  This year’s Prognosis festival in the Netherlands, which was scheduled to take place on March 20th & 21st has been postponed. Artists included Enslaved, Anathema, Katanoia and more were scheduled to be part of the event.  Organizers issued the following statement: “Our government has decided to cancel all events in The Netherlands (where there […]

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King Diamond mourns death of four-year-old fan

Posted by on February 24, 2020

The weekend had an extremely gloomy start for King Diamond when the Danish metal legend announced the death of one of his youngest fans. On Friday (21st), the singer issued a heartfelt message on social media to honor the late four-year-old fan, Larissa. The young girl attended King Diamond’s show in Anaheim in December 2019 […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 30 Albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 8, 2020

  While some of these bands already have a release date set, we went ahead in hopes of seeing new albums from the following twenty-seven artists will arrive before the year ends.    30) The Night Flight Orchestra   It’s official! The Night Flight Orchestra will release their new album Aeromantic on February 28th via […]

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Slayer said farewell at the Forum in LA

Posted by on December 2, 2019

Following Mötley Crüe’s surprise return, and despite signing the ‘Cessation of Touring’ agreement, it’s difficult to tell if final means just that. However, after having over three final tours across the globe, we believe Slayer when they said November 30th, 2019 marks the end of their thirty-eight-year epic career. While this mainly means the end […]

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King Diamond still reigns in Philadelphia!

Posted by on November 11, 2019

King Diamond brought the Institute to Philadelphia this past November 11, 2019 and, of course, Metal Insider was there! Let me say this… if you still, for some crazy reason, have never seen King Diamond live, stop reading this article and go click here to get yourself some tickets. Even if you’ve never really listened […]

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Five essential songs to check out 11/8/19

Posted by on November 8, 2019

Today is a big day for new songs. While albums such as The Dark Element, Agnostic Front, Blind Guardian and Slayer’s The Repentless Killogy arrived today (8th), there have been quite a few notorious new tracks released as well. Here are five essential songs to check out! 05) Ozzy Osbourne – “Under the Graveyard” We […]

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Editorial: Michael Denner needs to be part of Mercyful Fate reunion

Posted by on September 30, 2019

As we reported last month, Mercyful Fate has announced that they will reunite in the Summer of 2020 at a number of European events. It was announced that the lineup would be King Diamond on vocals, Hank Shermann on guitar, Bjarne T. Holm behind the kit, and Mike Wead also on guitar. Timi Hansen, who […]

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Top Five best King Diamond/Mercyful Fate promo videos

Posted by on September 12, 2019

With the announcement of the upcoming Mercyful Fate reunion shows in 2020 and the forthcoming King Diamond release, The Institute, we thought now would be a good time to count down our Top 5 favorite promotional videos featuring King Diamond in either his own band or with Mercyful Fate. 01) “The Family Ghost” Ah, the 1980’s.  […]

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King Diamond announces fall North American tour, new album arriving in 2020

Posted by on August 19, 2019

We already knew 2020 is a big year for King Diamond when Mercyful Fate announced their first reunion show in two decades. However, it was obvious there would be more as the legend performed a live debut of the new song “Masquerade of Madness.” Today (19th), King Diamond has announced the title and theme for […]

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Watch King Diamond’s live debut of new song “Masquerade of Madness” at Hellfest

Posted by on June 24, 2019

While Hellfest’s original schedule didn’t go according to plan, King Diamond delivered one hell of a performance on Friday (21st). According to Setlist.FM, not only did the legend perform “Behind These Walls,” from 1990’s The Eye live for the first time, he also delivered a few songs we haven’t heard in a while including “Voodoo,” […]

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