News and Updates

Ronnie James Dio passes away.

 One of the greatest has left us.

It’s the sad truth that Ronnie James Dio passed away yesterday, 67 years old. He lost the battle against cancer after some time of illness.

He will always be remembered.



King Diamond pays tribute to Ronnie James Dio on his MySpace Blog.

Posted on May 27th, 2010 - 19:29

Hal Patino joins Pretty Maids

Hal Patino has joined long time friends Pretty Maids as their new bass player.

He will make his live debut with the band on may 8, 2010, in Aalborg, Denmark.

The latest recording that was released with Hal was with the band Disasterpiece. Their first album was released in 2009.

More info can be found at:

Pretty Maids official website

Hal Patino MySpace

Posted on May 27th, 2010 - 19:26

Big update in the Tour Date Archive.

The Tour Date Archive have been updated.

Check the Tour Date Updates page to which dates that have been updated.

Scans of the following have been added:

  • 23 Tickets
  • 18 Live Pictures
  • 17 Promo Posters
  • 7 Promo Adverts
  • 5 Promo Flyers
Posted on May 20th, 2010 - 22:07

Help Wanted!

I need to get in contact with any people that attended the Mercyful Fate / King Diamond show in Buenos Aires, Argentina on the 25th of August 1996.

If you know anything about this show, or have any info about it, please contact me at:

I’m also looking for any kind of reviews, photos and so on.

Posted on May 20th, 2010 - 22:06

Six more Vinyl re-releases from King Diamond.

According to, Massacre Records will release new vinyl versions of six King Diamond albums on the 26th of March, 2010.

They will be released with gatefold covers, handnumbered and different colors on the vinyl.

The following albums will be released:

  • The Spider’s Lullabye (1995)
  • The Graveyard (1996)
  • Voodoo (1998)
  • House Of God (2000)
  • The Puppet Master (2003)
  • Give Me Your Soul … Please (2007) article

Posted on May 20th, 2010 - 22:04

A bunch of updates in the Mercyful Fate tour list.

Over 25 venues that was missing in the Mercyful Fate tour date list has been added today.

To see which dates that has been updated, check the tour date updates.

Big Thanks to René Ekman for sharing his research on the Mercyful Fate Tour-Dates.

Posted on May 20th, 2010 - 21:48

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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