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Big interview with King Diamond in upcoming magazine.

Keep your eyes open for the upcoming issue of Sweden Rock Magazine, #93 – available in stores May 15. Sweden Rock Magazine has visited King in his home in Texas for a big cover article.

The cover of the magazine has a great old picture of King. Check it out.

For more info how to obtain a copy of this, check out http://www.swedenrock.com.

Posted on April 26th, 2012 - 21:26


Snowy Shaw – The Halloween Live Show 2012

Snowy Shaw will play all of his favorite songs by all of his former bands at Sparbankshallen, Varberg, Sweden on November 3rd, 2012. There will be Super Special appearances by Secret Gueststars and other surprises. Arranged by SS PROD & EVENEMANG VBG. Tickets and more information coming soon.


Check the following links for more info on this “no way I’m going to miss this”-gig:

Evenemang Varberg.SE
Rock Plektrum Varberg Facebook

The last time (and first) Snowy did a show like this back on May 27th, 2011, (at the Brewhouse, Gothenburgh, Sweden) he had the following guests on stage:

Andy LaRocque
Mike Wead
Hal Patino
Kee Marcello
Tomas Wikström
Mats Levén
MaryAnn Cotton

The show was recorded for a supposed album and DVD-release, but as of now the recoding is only available at iTunes and Spotify, still waiting for an actual album-release.

The Setlist from 2011 included songs from Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Notre Dame and so on….

Complete setlist 2011:

Set 1

Intro: James Bond Theme
Black funeral (Mercyful Fate)
Typhon (Therion)
The book of heavy metal (Dream Evil)
Whether with or without (Illwill)
Progenies of the great apocalypse (Dimmu Borgir)
The candle (King Diamond)
Bouffon bloody bouffon (Notre Dame)
Vlad the impaler (Notre Dame)
Intro: The rhyme (Memento Mori)
The seeds of hatred (Memento Mori)
Snowy Shaw & Mannequin de Sade – Drum solo duet
I want you to want me (Cheap Trick)

Set 2

Intro: Halloween
Medley: Blood of Kingu / Muspelheim (Therion)
The candle (King Diamond, short interlude only)
Black birthday (Hip hip hooray) (Notre Dame)
A misconception of the french kiss (Notre Dame)
The sledge (Dream Evil)
Halloween (King Diamond)
Come to the sabbath (Mercyful Fate)
Made of metal w/ Book of heavy metal ending (Dream Evil) / Medley ends
XXX le masochiste
The eye of the witch (King Diamond)
Sleepless nights (King Diamond)
My friend (the end) (Dream Evil)
Singh Hai (Illwill)
Blacksmith & Co. (Notre Dame)
M.O.M. (Dream Evil)
To mega therion (Therion)
My generation (The Who)

What guests will there be this time? We’ll just have to wait and see…

Posted on April 22nd, 2012 - 14:56


Mercyful Fate – Live in Amsterdam, Holland 1984

Great video recording from Mercyful Fate’s show in Amsterdam, Holland, January 21, 1984.

There must be more recorded from this show. (There is a couple of seconds from this show in a danish documentary, but there must be more somewhere..) If anyone knows anything about more from this show, please contact: admin@mfkdfaq.com

Posted on April 15th, 2012 - 16:16



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