News and Updates

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

Snowy Shaw releases the long awaited DVD/CD live package!

Snowy Shaw performes songs from all his past bands. With guests like Michael Denner, Andy LaRocque, Pete Blakk and others.

A super deluxe fan-pack now available at for pre-order! Limited Edition 666 copies. Hand Numbered and signed by Snowy himself!



Posted on July 17th, 2014 - 11:51

The MF/KD F.A.Q. wishes King Diamond a Happy Birthday!


Posted on June 14th, 2014 - 18:26

New King Diamond compilation CD to be released.

A new King Diamond compilation CD, called Dreams Of Horror, will be released by Metal Blade this summer. “A career-spanning Double-Digi-CD with 23 of the best songs from the mighty King!”



Posted on May 27th, 2014 - 20:01

New European King Diamond Vinyl releases.

Metal Blade in Europe have released new vinyl versions of King Diamond’s “Deadly Lullabyes – Live” and “Give me Your Soul… Please”. They are both released in two versions each, two disc color vinyl sets with gatefold sleeve and poster. Pressed from the vinyl masters.

Deadly Lullabyes – Live (Clear vinyl)


Deadly Lullabyes – Live (Red/Black vinyl)


Give Me Your Soul Please (White/Red Splatter vinyl)


Give Me Your Soul Please (Transperant Ice Blue vinyl)


Posted on May 27th, 2014 - 19:55

New Mercyful Fate/King Diamond US vinyl releases.

Metal Blade in the US have released new vinyl versions of Mercyful Fate’s “Melissa” and “Don’t Break the Oath” and King Diamond’s “Abigail” and ”Them”. They are released in 180 grams colored vinyl, 3000 units each.

King Diamond – “Them” – Release date: May 13, 2014


Mercyful Fate – Melissa – Release date: May 13, 2014


King Diamond – Abigail – Release date: May 27, 2014


Mercyful Fate – Don’t Break The Oath – Release date: May 27, 2014


Posted on May 27th, 2014 - 19:46

King Diamond live in Sweden July 25th, 2014!

KING DIAMOND confirms appearance at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden in July!

King Diamond has confirmed a main stage appearance at Gröna Lund in Stockholm, Sweden this summer. This will be the band’s only appearance in Sweden for 2014. Fans will see King Diamond’s over-the-top and critically-lauded stage show on Gröna Lund’s main stage on July 25th, 2014. Tickets and more information can be found at



Posted on February 26th, 2014 - 19:25

Pictures from King Diamond first show with Brats added.

Added fifteen amazing pics of Brats from thier first show with King Diamond on vocals. The show was held at Naestved Gymnasium in Naestved, Denmark in February 1981. Don’t know the exact date, so if you any info on this it would be great!

Very special thanks to Jan Lindblad for letting me use the pictures.

Check out the info page on this concert here.

Help needed with the “complete” Brats tour date list. Check this link and see if you have any info that I’m missing. There must be more shows!


Posted on January 25th, 2014 - 20:38

The MF/KD F.A.Q. now on Facebook!

Now you can find The Mercyful Fate / King Diamond F.A.Q. on Facebook. Pleace check it out and Like us.

Check out some cool pics and join the discussions on Facebook.


Posted on January 15th, 2014 - 20:33

Tour Date Updates

Brats >>
Copenhagen, Denmark
Edited: 2014-12-09

Brats >>
Brumleby (Copenhagen), Denmark
Edited: 2014-12-09

Brats >>
Christiania (Copenhagen), Denmark
Edited: 2014-12-09

Complete List   >>

Latest Magazine Scan

Decibel - January 2014
Added: 2013-11-24

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