King Diamond

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by King Diamond

Biography

When popular metal act Mercyful Fate split into two separate factions in March 1985, vocalist King Diamond (Kim Bendix Petersen, 14 June 1956, Copenhagen, Denmark), Michael Denner (guitar) and Timi Hansen (bass) decided to pursue their obsession with Satanic heavy metal and the occult, while the others sought a more mainstream direction. King Diamond’s music is characterized by supernatural storylines, high-pitched, banshee-like vocals and meandering guitar work. Each successive album has... Read more

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heavy metal
metal
progressive metal
horror metal
black metal
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