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King Diamond

KING DIAMOND ANNOUNCES A FULL NORTH AMERICAN TOUR LATER THIS YEAR!

After weeks and weeks of rumors, it is now confirmed! The legendary King Diamond will return to North America for a full tour this Fall! Not only will the King be accompanied by by long time band members Andy LaRocque, Mike Weed, Hal Pacino, and Matt Thompson, but we will also see the band’s full European festival stage show too!

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 RECAP!

Yep, it’s fucking January and Tuska Open Air Metal Festival was all they way back at the end of June 2013.  Par for the course of my life, the brand new 3T hard drive I bought from Western Digital crashed right after the festival, in-between that and my wedding, taking with it all my interview footage and photos. My heart

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SHE-WOLF’S HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST

Photo credit: Fantasy Pumpkins. Literally everyone with any sense knows that Halloween is the only good holiday. Some people might argue otherwise, but they are all Hallmark ad executives and therefore not to be trusted. Think about it.

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TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my fourth Tuska. However, it was my first with any sort of press access. While I’m not exactly new to the world of “press,” I am very new to the world of festival press. Getting into

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STRATOVARIUS, LAMA, DREAMTALE, BETRAYAL AT BESPIN ADDED TO TUSKA LINEUP

Finnish power metal giants Stratovarius were added to the Tuska 2013 lineup today, as well as other hometown favorites Lama, Dreamtale, and Betrayal At Bespin. The 3-day festival’s running order has not yet been set in stone, nor has the lineup, but Stratovarius will headline on Sunday, June 30. So far, the Tuska schedule is as follows: Friday, June 28

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HAIL OF THE WEEK – MAGUS BEAST

Unlike most of our Hails, Magus Beast actually has a very long history. They started out in 1985 as a band called Aggressor — not the most original name, but it was the mid-80s and that’s the way things were. Aggressor made a name for themselves in the local NYC scene, eventually opening up for legendary bands like Nuclear Assault,

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DOWNLOAD THE VOLBEAT AND KING DIAMOND SONG NOW!

The great Volbeat will be releasing their new album, “Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies” on April 9th! Can’t wait anymore for another new song? Today, King Diamond and Volbeat are pleased to release the Jacob Hansen mastered version of this track, titled “Room 24″, as a FREE download gift to the fans! This is SO BADASS! Michael Poulsen released this

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TUSKA OPEN AIR METAL FESTIVAL 2013 ANNOUNCES TWELVE MORE BANDS!

Tuska Open Air Metal Festival is fast approaching… okay it’s actually seven months away, but still, the anticipation is building! Today the organizers of the fest have added 12 new acts to the lineup already consisting of some pretty awesome acts!  Those groups aside, there are several bands on the fest I’ve never heard of which possibly makes for a lineup

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KING DIAMOND SIGNS DEAL WITH METAL BLADE RECORDS

The illustrious King Diamond has signed a worldwide three-album deal with Metal Blade Records! His official statement regarding the deal is as follows: “This is gonna be awesome! Another perfect piece of the puzzle. We have the full backup of Metal Blade, and there’s an understanding between us that goes much, much deeper than before. Our new business setup will

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SHE-WOLF’S HALLOWEEN PLAYLIST

Photo credit: Fantasy Pumpkins. Literally everyone with any sense knows that Halloween is the only good holiday. Some people might argue otherwise, but they are

TUSKA DAY 1 – THE RETURN

Yes, there were gnomes with bleeding orifices in the press area. No, I don’t know why. As some of you know, Tuska 2013 was my

HAIL OF THE WEEK – MAGUS BEAST

Unlike most of our Hails, Magus Beast actually has a very long history. They started out in 1985 as a band called Aggressor — not