Tag Archives: King Diamond

Top Four Horror-inspired videos released for Halloween -Alice Cooper, King Diamond, Witherfall, Autopsy (10/31/2023)

Posted by on October 31, 2023

  Halloween has finally arrived! Today (31st), Metal Insider has gathered four horror-inspired videos that were recently released for this haunting occasion, featuring bands Alice Cooper, King Diamond, Witherfall, and Autopsy. Enjoy this metal treat!   01) Alice Cooper – “Dead Don’t Dance”     While there’s no exact homage to horror films, its Alice […]

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King Diamond provides update on new album

Posted by on February 2, 2022

  King Diamond have finally provided an update on the long-awaited new album, The Institute. The group’s first full-length effort in fifteen years, will hopefully arrive later this year via Metal Blade Records.   King Diamond shared the following update on the lyrics: “In my lair working on lyrics for the new album. The words […]

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7 heavy new songs to listen to – 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy’s long awaited new project Ibaraki to King Diamond appearing on the new HammerFall single; here are seven new songs to listen to.     01) Voivod drop new single “Synchro Anarchy”   Voivod have shared a video for their new song, “Synchro Anarchy.” The single is the title track from […]

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Prognosis & Dark Easter postponed; Hell & Heaven Fest still on as bands drop out

Posted by on March 12, 2020

  This year’s Prognosis festival in the Netherlands, which was scheduled to take place on March 20th & 21st has been postponed. Artists included Enslaved, Anathema, Katanoia and more were scheduled to be part of the event.  Organizers issued the following statement: “Our government has decided to cancel all events in The Netherlands (where there […]

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King Diamond mourns death of four-year-old fan

Posted by on February 24, 2020

The weekend had an extremely gloomy start for King Diamond when the Danish metal legend announced the death of one of his youngest fans. On Friday (21st), the singer issued a heartfelt message on social media to honor the late four-year-old fan, Larissa. The young girl attended King Diamond’s show in Anaheim in December 2019 […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 30 Albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2020

Posted by on January 8, 2020

  While some of these bands already have a release date set, we went ahead in hopes of seeing new albums from the following twenty-seven artists will arrive before the year ends.    30) The Night Flight Orchestra   It’s official! The Night Flight Orchestra will release their new album Aeromantic on February 28th via […]

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Slayer said farewell at the Forum in LA

Posted by on December 2, 2019

Following Mötley Crüe’s surprise return, and despite signing the ‘Cessation of Touring’ agreement, it’s difficult to tell if final means just that. However, after having over three final tours across the globe, we believe Slayer when they said November 30th, 2019 marks the end of their thirty-eight-year epic career. While this mainly means the end […]

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King Diamond still reigns in Philadelphia!

Posted by on November 11, 2019

King Diamond brought the Institute to Philadelphia this past November 11, 2019 and, of course, Metal Insider was there! Let me say this… if you still, for some crazy reason, have never seen King Diamond live, stop reading this article and go click here to get yourself some tickets. Even if you’ve never really listened […]

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Five essential songs to check out 11/8/19

Posted by on November 8, 2019

Today is a big day for new songs. While albums such as The Dark Element, Agnostic Front, Blind Guardian and Slayer’s The Repentless Killogy arrived today (8th), there have been quite a few notorious new tracks released as well. Here are five essential songs to check out! 05) Ozzy Osbourne – “Under the Graveyard” We […]

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Editorial: Michael Denner needs to be part of Mercyful Fate reunion

Posted by on September 30, 2019

As we reported last month, Mercyful Fate has announced that they will reunite in the Summer of 2020 at a number of European events. It was announced that the lineup would be King Diamond on vocals, Hank Shermann on guitar, Bjarne T. Holm behind the kit, and Mike Wead also on guitar. Timi Hansen, who […]

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