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




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

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

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

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

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

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


Posted on January 15th, 2014 - 20:33

King Diamond Headlines Jalometalli in Finland 2014

King Diamond is coming to Finland, headlining Jalometalli on August 8, 2014.Info from King Diamond Official Facebook page:


King Diamond Headlines Jalometalli 2014

The city of Oulu will once again host a feast of Metal in August; Jalometalli, a two-day Metal festival in Northern Finland, already announced the first bands in the bill for August 2014. The Danish… legend, King Diamond, will be headlining Friday, August 8th. Other confirmed artists are Sacred Reich (USA) Dark Angel (USA), Loudness (JPN) and the Finnish Speedtrap and Ranger.

The festival is once again held on the second weekend of August (8th and 9th). This year, the venue will be new, as Club Teatria, the host for the festival since 2006 is moving on to new premises. In the interim, Jalometalli will be held in the vicinity of Ouluhalli, the indoor fair and sports arena near downtown Oulu.

King Diamond will be one of this year’s international headliners at Jalometalli on Friday, August 8th. King Diamond is known for presenting very visual theatrical horror shows. He first became known as the lead singer and co-founder of Mercyful Fate in the early 80s. During his long solo career, he has released 12 studio albums, the latest of which is entitled ‚ “Give Me Your Soul…Please” (2007). The latest appearance of King Diamond in Oulu was in 2006.

Two-day tickets to Jalometalli will be on sale on Monday, January 13, 2014. Advance tickets can be purchased through Lippupalvelu or from Musiikki-Kullas in downtown Oulu. A two-day ticket costs 90 euros, one-day tickets will be released for sale at a later date, when schedules are confirmed. As before, we will have accommodation+Jalometalli ticket packages for two-day visitors later in the Spring.

Jalometalli is open for Metalheads of all ages. We reserve the rights for making any changes to performers or schedules.”

Club Teatria:




Posted on January 11th, 2014 - 20:47

Tour Date Updates

Mercyful Fate >>
Taastrup, Denmark
Edited: 2017-06-03

King Diamond >>
Copenhagen, Denmark
Edited: 2016-06-10

King Diamond >>
London, England, UK
Edited: 2016-06-10

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