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Mercyful Fate, Emperor, Mayhem will return to 2022 Psycho Las Vegas Festival

Posted by on August 24, 2021

    Psycho Las Vegas Festival has announced additions to its 2022 line up. Due to this years’ travel restrictions, many bands from overseas had to withdraw from the 2021 festival including Emperor, Satyricon, Mayhem, etc.. Read about that here. A number of US bands were added to the bill to round out that line […]

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Lamb of God and Mercyful Fate to headline Bloodstock Open Air 2022

Posted by on August 16, 2021

  Bloodstock Open Air is a long running outdoor music festival that takes place, every year, at Catton Park, Derbyshire, United Kingdom. This year’s festival is going on right now with headliners Devin Townsend, Kreator, and Judas Priest. It has been announced that the headliners of the 2022 festival will be Lamb of God and […]

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Danzig, Mercyful Fate and Emperor to headline 2020 Psycho Las Vegas; tickets on sale now

Posted by on January 30, 2020

The full lineup is here for 2020 Psycho Las Vegas. The three day festival will be held on August 14-16th at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino. This marks the second year in a row at the resort and overall fifth consecutive year. This unique event will take over the entire resort including four stages: […]

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Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen has died

Posted by on November 4, 2019

Mercyful Fate and ex-King Diamond bassist Timi Hansen has died after losing a long battle with cancer. Exactly one week after his 61st birthday, the news of his death was confirmed by Mercyful Fate frontman King Diamond. King issued the following statement via social media: “I just found out that I lost one of my […]

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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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Top Five best King Diamond/Mercyful Fate promo videos

Posted by on September 12, 2019

With the announcement of the upcoming Mercyful Fate reunion shows in 2020 and the forthcoming King Diamond release, The Institute, we thought now would be a good time to count down our Top 5 favorite promotional videos featuring King Diamond in either his own band or with Mercyful Fate. 01) “The Family Ghost” Ah, the 1980’s.  […]

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Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen battling Cancer

Posted by on August 2, 2019

Mercyful Fate bassist Timi Hansen has explained why he is unable to perform for their 2020 reunion shows. Unfortunately, the bassist has revealed he is “fighting a fight against cancer.” Hansen is doing everything he can to get better as he’s eager to return to the stage. King Diamond’s wife, Livia Zita-Bendix, shared Hansen’s statement […]

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Mercyful Fate announce first reunion show in over two decades

Posted by on August 1, 2019

Are we dreaming? Mercyful Fate have surprised us this morning by announcing their official return to the stage in over two decades. The group’s last concert was from October 1999, and now they will reunite for an unspecified number of shows throughout Europe during the summer of 2020. The lineup for these shows will for […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metallica guest appearances

Posted by on June 16, 2016

Today, Heart released the title track of their forthcoming album, Beautiful Broken, via Rolling Stone. What makes it worthy of being written about here is that the upbeat, riffy rock song, originally released as a bonus track on the band’s 2012 album, features Metallica’s James Hetfield on background and occasional lead vocals. The 2:30 song is punchy enough that it […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 2nd – Picture Perfect

Posted by on October 2, 2015

Maybe I spoke too soon last week when I talked about the slow decline of the release calendar as we headed into October. There is quite a lot coming to us this week, coming from all across the spectrum of heavy music. Read on and find out what new music is coming your way today! […]

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