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Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen has died

Posted by on November 4, 2019

Mercyful Fate and ex-King Diamond bassist Timi Hansen has died after losing a long battle with cancer. Exactly one week after his 61st birthday, the news of his death was confirmed by Mercyful Fate frontman King Diamond. King issued the following statement via social media: “I just found out that I lost one of my […]

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Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen battling Cancer

Posted by on August 2, 2019

Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen has explained why he is unable to perform for their 2020 reunion shows. Unfortunately, the bassist has revealed he is “fighting a fight against cancer.” Hansen is doing everything he can to get better as he’s eager to return to the stage. King Diamond’s wife, Livia Zita-Bendix, shared Hansen’s statement […]

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Volbeat Tap Mercyful Fate Guitarist For Gigantour

Posted by on December 19, 2011

Last month, Volbeat announced that they had parted ways with guitarist Thomas Bredahl. At the time, it wasn’t clear whether the band would fulfill their upcoming tour commitments as a trio or with a temporary replacement. Well today, the Danish metal rockabilly band announced that they have tapped none other than Mercyful Fate guitarist Hank […]

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Mercyful Fate Manager Recaps The Band’s Performance With Metallica

Posted by on December 15, 2011

By now you know about all of the special surprise guests that appeared during Metallica’s 30th Anniversary shows. Hell, you probably could name the exact night each guest appeared on. If that’s so, then you know that one of the biggest surprises during the second night came from Mercyful Fate. Seeing Metallica perform with four […]

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Metallica Perform Another Unreleased Song, Joined Onstage By Mercyful Fate And Others During 2nd Night Of 30th Anniversary Shows

Posted by on December 8, 2011

During the second night of their intimate 30th Anniversary shows at the Filmore in San Francisco (December 7), Metallica performed yet another song that was recorded during the Death Magnetic sessions but never released. And just like with “Hate Train,” the song performed during the first night, a rough mix version of the song called “Just A Bullet […]

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