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Posted on June 14th, 2016 - 19:22

Denner / Shermann full length album to be released on June 24th, 2016.



Masters Of Evil – The first full length album by Denner / Shermann will be released by Metal Blade Records on June 24th, 2016.

The album will be released in a bunch of different versions:
* 180 gr. Black vinyl with poster.
* Mustard vinyl with poster.
* Red/Yellow splatter vinyl with poster, HRR mail order exclusive, Only 200 copies.
* CD with slipcase and patch.
* Digital download.



The artwork was created by Thomas Holm, the Swedish artist that also painted the artwork for albums like Mercyful Fate’s “Melissa”, “Don’t Break the Oath”, “9” and the first EP by Denner / Shermann – “Satan’s Tomb”.


The album contains eight new Denner / Shermann compositions that continue right where the EP left of. The First single – “Angel’s Blood” is available for streaming right now at:


Pre-order Masters Of Evil in various formats, please visit:


Masters Of Evil track list:
Angels Blood
Son Of Satan
The Wolf Feeds At Night
Pentagram And The Cross
Masters Of Evil
Servants Of Dagon
Escape From Hell
The Baroness



Denner / Shermann line-up:
Michael Denner – Guitars
Hank Shermann – Guitars
Sean Peck – Vocals
Snowy Shaw – Drums
Marc Grabowski – Bass

Denner / Shermann online:



Posted on May 30th, 2016 - 20:37

Some new pictures from Faelledparken, Copenhagen, DK 1990.

Got some great pictures from Henrik Stenroos of the King Diamond show in Faelledparken in Copenhagen, Denmark, that was held on July 21st, 1990.

Check out the pictures by clicking here!



If anyone out there has any old pictures from any Mercyful Fate / King Diamond show, don’t hesitate to send them to us. Every picture is wanted, no matter the quality. Please send them here:


Posted on March 3rd, 2016 - 20:28

New upcoming King Diamond shows in Europe 2016.

The announced shows of the upcoming European 2016 tour have been added to the tour date list, more to come soon.

Some of the upcoming shows are:
Fortarock in The Netherlands, Sweden Rock Festival in Sweden and Graspop Metal Meeting in Belgium.

The full Abigail album from 1987 will be performed at the show as well as other chosen tracks from King Diamond’s career in both King Diamond and Mercyful Fate.

Check the dates by clicking here and scroll to the bottom.


Posted on February 16th, 2016 - 20:04

Tour Date archive have been updated.

The King Diamond Tour Date archive have been updated with the 2015 Mayhem Festival Tour, including setlists for all the shows.

Check it out by clicking here.


Posted on January 11th, 2016 - 19:29

Lemmy Kilmister 1945-2015

 A legend is gone. Lemmy Kilmister is dead. The MF/KD F.A.Q. will allways remember Lemmy!

Lemmy Kilmister

R.I.P. Lemmy Kilmister 1945-2015.




Posted on December 29th, 2015 - 15:52

Brats tour date list updated

Updated the tour date list with a bunch of old Brats shows.  Check it out by clicking here.

If you have any information on any of Brats live shows, I’m very interested in getting in contact with you. Please contact me at:  I’m looking for any recordings, pictures, articles etc.

Very special thanks to Alex Bergdahl, Jan Lindblad, Janne Stark and Hank Shermann for this update.


Posted on December 27th, 2014 - 20:24

Pontus Egberg has officially joined King Diamond.

On December 23, 2104, is was officially announced that Pontus Egberg joins King Diamond fulltime as their new bass player after preforming with the band as a stand-in on a handful of dates in Europe and an almost sold-out tour in the US.

Pontus has been a member of Swedish rock band The Poodles for the last eight years and 5 albums. It was announced on September 10th, 2014 that he parted ways with them.

Posted on December 27th, 2014 - 14:13

It’s official: Pontus Egberg is the stand-in bass player.

It’s official: Pontus Egberg from The Poodles and Dark Illusion is the stand-in bass player in King Diamond.

The following picture from the tour rehearsals in Denmark was posted on King Diamond’s Facebook page earlier today.

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 - 10:24

Hal Patino has been fired from King Diamond

King Diamond posted the following on thier official website (

“Hal Patino has been relieved of his duties with King Diamond, for reasons very similar to why he was fired from the band in 1990.

This will have NO negative impact on our upcoming shows whatsoever. On the contrary.



Posted on July 19th, 2014 - 12:28

Tour Date Updates

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Edited: 2016-06-10

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London, England, UK
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Clisson, France
Edited: 2016-06-10

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