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CD review THEM "Sweet Hollow"

Veröffentlicht am 26. September 2016 von Markus W. in Them, King Diamond, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Horror Metal, News, CD Review

CD review THEM "Sweet Hollow"

(8/10) If you think that it's a coincidence that the this band's name is the one King Diamond has chose years and years ago for one of his masterpieces, than I can tell you that you're wrong. "Sweet Hallow", the name of Them's debut, is the best King...

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CD review DENNER/SHERMANN "Masters of Evil"

Veröffentlicht am 5. Juli 2016 von Markus W. in DennerShermann, King Diamond, Merciful Fate, News, CD Review, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Prog Metal

CD review DENNER/SHERMANN "Masters of Evil"

(8/10) A few months ago Metal Blade Records announced an EP that immediately asked for my attention. Danish master of twin guitars Michael Denner and Hank Shermann started to work together on an EP. This was great news and the fact that the line-up was...

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Metal Blade re-issues KING DIAMOND's "The Spider's Lullabye"

Veröffentlicht am 13. November 2015 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Merciful Fate, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal

Metal Blade re-issues KING DIAMOND's "The Spider's Lullabye"

On the 27th of November Metal Blade will re-issue King Diamond's "The Spider's Lullabye" on CD and vinyl. The CD will be released as a double-Digi-CD featuring a bonus-CD that includes the rare and previously unreleased demos for the album. The LP comes...

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CD review DENNER/SHERMANN "Satan's Tomb"

Veröffentlicht am 6. Oktober 2015 von Markus W. in Denner-Shermann, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, News, CD Review, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Sabaton, Cage

CD review DENNER/SHERMANN "Satan's Tomb"

(8/10) It doubtless creates quite some attention when Mercyful Fate guitar legends Michael Denner and Hank Shermann team-up again to work on new songs. If than also Snowy Shaw (King Diamond/Therion/Sabaton) joins, things get even more interesting. Those...

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KING DIAMOND to film feature length video on the "Abigail In Concert 2015" tour

Veröffentlicht am 24. September 2015 von Markus W. in King Diamond, News, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, US Metal, Exodus, Tour

KING DIAMOND to film feature length video on the "Abigail In Concert 2015" tour

King Diamond will be recording a feature length live concert video for blu-ray / DVD / digital release while on tour this fall! Director Denise Korycki (Cannibal Corpse, Killswitch Engage) has been enlisted to direct the project, which will include footage...

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First DENNER/SHERMANN video posted

Veröffentlicht am 25. August 2015 von Markus W. in Denner-Shermann, Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, News, Video

First DENNER/SHERMANN video posted

Guitar Legends MICHAEL DENNER and HANK SHERMANN of MERCYFUL FATE have given an offering of supremely, classic heavy metal infused with an overload of their signature, dark magic shredding. According to the legendary guitar duo, getting SNOWY SHAW (King...

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Re-issues from IMMOLATION, KING DIAMOND and RIOT

Veröffentlicht am 4. Juli 2015 von Markus W. in Riot, Immolation, King Diamond, Heavy Metal, Power Metal, Death Metal, News

Re-issues from IMMOLATION, KING DIAMOND and RIOT

Metal Blade re-issues on Immolation album and two King Diamond longplayers on vinyl. It will be on July 24th when "here in after" from Immolation is available again as vinyl - limitied to 1000 copies. King Diamonds "The graveyard" and "Voodoo" will be...

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CD review KING DIAMOND "Dreams of horror"

Veröffentlicht am 6. November 2014 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Merciful Fate, Heavy Metal, Occult Metal, Dark Metal, CD Review, News

CD review KING DIAMOND "Dreams of horror"

(*/10) To introduce King Diamond is like carrying sand to the beach. The iconic singer from Denmark, who lives in the US since many years, is a constant factor in the scene for decades. He didn't only celebrate big successes during his solo career; he...

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KING DIAMOND announces US tour

Veröffentlicht am 27. Juni 2014 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Merciful Fate, Heavy Metal, News, Tour

KING DIAMOND announces US tour

The King is back on the road. King Diamond announced a US tour and here are the dates: And don't forget the European dates: 25/07 Stockholm, SE Gröna Lund 28/07 Berlin, DE Huxleys Neue Welt 30/07 Tilburg, NL 013 Poppodium 01/08 Wacken, DE Wacken Open...

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KING DIAMOND plays a Wacken preparation show in Tilburg

Veröffentlicht am 7. März 2014 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Wacken, Tour, News, Heavy Metal

KING DIAMOND plays a Wacken preparation show in Tilburg

Like the 013 in Tilburg announced on their Facebook side King Diamond will play another show at the venue this summer. The show will take place on July 30 and is one out of three preparation shows for the bands Wacken appearance in 2014. The setlist and...

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Epic doom metal band BELOW release their debut

Veröffentlicht am 2. März 2014 von Markus W. in Below, Doom Metal, News, Black Sabbath, King Diamond

Epic doom metal band BELOW release their debut

Epic doom metal band Below from Sweden recorded their debut album "Across the dark river". The first song "Portal" is online. See also the interview from summer last year. Released date: April 11 Source: Metal Blade BELOW is a new band from Sweden. They...

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New all start band with members from EUROPE, KING DIAMOND, MOTORHEAD and WIGWAM

Veröffentlicht am 2. Dezember 2013 von Markus W. in Nordic Beast, Europe, King Diamond, Motorhead, WigWam, News

New all start band with members from EUROPE, KING DIAMOND, MOTORHEAD and WIGWAM

Nordic Beast placed the following press release on their Facebook side: "Mikkey Dee (Motörhead), John Norum (Europe), Åge Sten Nilsen (Wigwam), Hal Patino (King Diamond) and Mic Michaeli (Europe) in the same band? To Hardrock fans all over the world it...

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Live review KING DIAMOND in 013 Tilburg

Veröffentlicht am 7. August 2013 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Heavy Metal, Live Review

Live review KING DIAMOND in 013 Tilburg

Kim Bendix Petersen, better known as King Diamond, played a gig in Tilburg (Holland) on August 6. They played the show in the 013 – a venue where they also played their last show in Holland in 2006. To my surprise the show was not totally sold out. It...

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Coming soon: KING DIAMOND concert review

Veröffentlicht am 6. August 2013 von Markus W. in King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, Heavy Metal

Coming soon: KING DIAMOND concert review

Coming soon: Concert review King Diamond from the 013 in Tilburg, Holland. Stay tuned.

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