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PVH5150
06-12-2014, 10:55 AM
Feel free to change the post title if more get announced, but for now....

Tuesday, October 14th at the Best Buy Theater in Manhattan. Tickets are on sale June 20th at 12PM.

SignoftheHammer
06-12-2014, 11:02 AM
Hopefully more dates get added!

Onioner
06-12-2014, 11:07 AM
:party: It's finally happening!

MikeConnor123
06-12-2014, 11:10 AM
i think there's going to be more dates. in that issue of decibel where he was on the cover if you read the whole story he said he was planning a US tour from october to november

SignoftheHammer
06-12-2014, 11:14 AM
I remember the promoter here in Toronto asked on Facebook about a year ago or so, if anyone was willing to pay $50 or more for King Diamond, and the response was extremely positive. Fingers crossed!

Sanitarium78
06-12-2014, 11:18 AM
This is getting me excited. I hope it's a full tour, he's one of my favorites of all time but have never got the chance to see him live. I think the last time he came here was in the late 90s with Mercyful Fate.

slapguitarer
06-12-2014, 11:26 AM
Bay area date plz
I
NEED
IT

sfhui
06-12-2014, 11:57 AM
Everyone wants to see the king, so it has to be a tour

John The Drummer
06-12-2014, 12:57 PM
I bet it'll only be be an Eastern US tour...

justinm4bama
06-12-2014, 01:11 PM
The Southeast gets skipped on a lot of tours, just really hope its not on this one!

elturtleboy
06-12-2014, 01:47 PM
OH YES YESS YES :party:

PVH5150
06-12-2014, 01:53 PM
OH YES YESS YES :party:

I just read that in Paul Bearer's voice.

detuned
06-12-2014, 01:55 PM
November 5
House of Blues
Houston, TX
http://www.houstonpress.com/events/king-diamond-3810219/

and of course hes already announced for fun fun fun nov 7-9
http://funfunfunfest.com/

christopher
06-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Woohoo!! I hope this means he is touring! I'm still bummed I missed out when he played with Behemoth and Nile.

moobys37
06-12-2014, 02:10 PM
Woohoo!! I hope this means he is touring! I'm still bummed I missed out when he played with Behemoth and Nile.

Giant MS LA meetup if he comes out here, yes?

christopher
06-12-2014, 09:05 PM
Giant MS LA meetup if he comes out here, yes?

Fuck yeah man!

Onioner
06-12-2014, 09:22 PM
Giant MS LA meetup if he comes out here, yes?

Fuckin' down.

elturtleboy
06-12-2014, 11:58 PM
Giant MS LA meetup if he comes out here, yes?

duhhh

SignoftheHammer
06-21-2014, 11:20 PM
Toronto show announced, October 18th at the Sound Academy, $50:party:

Spiner202
06-22-2014, 04:42 AM
Toronto show announced, October 18th at the Sound Academy, $50:party:

It's a Saturday! I'm there :D

SignoftheHammer
06-22-2014, 08:24 AM
It's a Saturday! I'm there :D

Been waiting years to see him! I do think the Sound Academy may be a bit large though. Opera House would have been perfect.

adamclark52
06-22-2014, 11:34 AM
Toronto show announced, October 18th at the Sound Academy, $50:party:

Boing!

Sanitarium78
06-22-2014, 12:13 PM
If he doesn't do a full tour and come here I will more than likely go to the Toronto show. I don't think he will have a problem bringing in a good sized crowd to the sound academy. I'm not sure if he can sell it out but I think he can at least get about 2,000 people. He hasn't toured north america in 8 or 9 years and his health issues from a few years ago means fans may not have many more chances to see him, so that should help bring people in. The show being on a saturday is a plus to.

Spiner202
06-23-2014, 10:09 AM
King Diamond has confirmed what has been rumored for several weeks: the band will return to North America for a full tour this Fall! The tour will wrap up with the previously announced performance at Fun Fun Fun Fest in Austin, TX, and begins on October 11 in Atlanta, GA. A limited edition King Diamond jacket will be available through the SHOWstubs.com fan club presale, which begins tomorrow, June 24th. Tickets will be on sale online and at box offices nationwide on Friday, June 27th.
King Diamond will be joined on stage, of course, by long time band members Andy LaRocque, Mike Weed, Hal Pacino, and Matt Thompson. Additionally, North American fans will be bearing witness to the band's full European festival stage show. These will be the most ambitious and largest productions in North America in the band's entire history. A special guest supporting act for the tour will be announced at a later date.
KING DIAMOND
North American Tour 2014
10/11 Atlanta, GA Center Stage
10/13 Silver Spring, MD The Fillmore
10/14 New York, NY Best Buy Theatre
10/16 Worcester, MA Palladium
10/17 Montreal, QC Olympia
10/18 Toronto, ON The Sound Academy
10/19 Pittsburgh, PA Stage AE
10/21 Chicago, IL The Vic Theatre
10/22 St. Louis, MO The Pageant
10/24 Denver, CO Paramount Theatre
10/26 Salt Lake City, UT The Complex
10/28 Seattle, WA The Moore Theatre
10/30 San Francisco, CA The Warfield
10/31 Los Angeles, CA The Wiltern
11/01 Las Vegas, NV House of Blues
11/03 Tucson, AZ Rialto Theatre
11/05 Houston, TX House of Blues
11/06 Dallas, TX House of Blues
Fun Fun Fun Fest
November 7-8 Austin, TX Auditorium Shores

Yessssss.

moobys37
06-23-2014, 10:43 AM
HOLY FUCK KING DIAMOND ON HALLOWEEN!!!!

mankvill
06-23-2014, 10:44 AM
10/23 puh leeeeeeze

anomynous
06-23-2014, 10:50 AM
#BasedPageant

PVH5150
06-23-2014, 10:54 AM
Eeeeeexcellent.

Can someone change the title to King Diamond - NA Tour, please?

slapguitarer
06-23-2014, 11:06 AM
FUCK YEAH. LITERALLY JUST SCREAMED IN EXCTIMENT

Wrecking Crew
06-23-2014, 11:14 AM
I have never seen King Diamond so I will have to travel for this one. Fortunately Salt Lake City isn't too far, hopefully the Complex is the one venue there that doesn't suck.

Jacoby238
06-23-2014, 11:51 AM
Gah!! I thought Mill City Nights in MN would for sure get this... Oh well, looks like I'll have to travel.....

MPF
06-23-2014, 11:55 AM
Gah!! I thought Mill City Nights in MN would for sure get this... Oh well, looks like I'll have to travel.....

I'm thinking about doing the same, as I might be able to land an interview for the Chicago show.

I thought Mill City Nights would have been perfect. My guess is that something else was booked that night. That can only explain how cities like Salt Lake City can get this tour.

John The Drummer
06-23-2014, 11:58 AM
10/28! WOO! Two days after my Birthday :rocker:! Best Birthday show EVER! :rocker:

christopher
06-23-2014, 12:06 PM
I hope Ghost is the surprise guest. :D

marker
06-23-2014, 12:11 PM
10/23 puh leeeeeeze
He needs to rest that date.

HOLY FUCK KING DIAMOND ON HALLOWEEN!!!!

And on a Friday, nice.

RAZOR
06-23-2014, 12:11 PM
I'm surprised he's playing here haha.

moobys37
06-23-2014, 12:47 PM
That can only explain how cities like Salt Lake City can get this tour.

Salt Lake City is the biggest market between Denver and Seattle. Portland would've been a two day gap and I imagine with costs that just isn't doable.

John The Drummer
06-23-2014, 12:54 PM
Mods need to change the title to King Diamond US Tour OMG BBQ 666 #SWAG4SATAN

Onioner
06-23-2014, 12:57 PM
HOLY FUCK KING DIAMOND ON HALLOWEEN!!!!

!!

elturtleboy
06-23-2014, 02:00 PM
$75. Fuck man i think im down. I need to see him. :bowdown:

PVH5150
06-23-2014, 02:30 PM
Worcester show is 35 bucks plus fees.

ravenheart
06-23-2014, 02:58 PM
Wow, the show I'm going to next month is only 30 euros, which is about... $40. Some o' y'all are gettin' shafted.

John The Drummer
06-23-2014, 03:11 PM
King hasn't been here in years, so it makes perfect sense that they would hike the prices to "not even a cuddle afterwords" price :)

slapguitarer
06-23-2014, 03:11 PM
Yeah, tickets for SF start at $35 before fees.

christopher
06-23-2014, 03:48 PM
The LA show is $53 for balcony and $75 for floor.

anomynous
06-23-2014, 04:01 PM
St Louis is $38 for floor, $43 for balcony.

IrritatedTrout
06-23-2014, 05:03 PM
I'll try and make the Silver Spring date if possible.

John The Drummer
06-23-2014, 06:04 PM
$32.50 - $47.50 for here in Seattle. Not too bad. Going to try and get front balcony tix with my lady and her son :rocker:

Maideneer
06-23-2014, 06:43 PM
St Louis is $38 for floor, $43 for balcony.

Pageant site says $30/floor, $35/balcony. I'll try to head down to box office Thur. or Fri. to avoid fees.

anomynous
06-23-2014, 06:47 PM
Pageant site says $30/floor, $35/balcony. I'll try to head down to box office Thur. or Fri. to avoid fees.

I was accounting for fees.



Now to find somebody to go with.

Sanitarium78
06-23-2014, 08:04 PM
Nothing for here, looks like i'll be going to the Toronto show then.

SomewhereInTime72
06-23-2014, 09:28 PM
This turns me on. I almost lost hope that I'd have a chance to go to one of these shows. :bliss:

DisposableJustice
06-23-2014, 10:11 PM
10/23 puh leeeeeeze

Come to Denver and cuddle with me Manks


Very interested in this, King Diamond is on my "see them because they are legends of metal: bucket list

HackedUpForBBQ
06-23-2014, 11:17 PM
Nothing in the immediate area, and my best metal buddy can't get into Canada, so HELLO PITTSBURGH! No fucking way am I missing this tour, I've been waiting too damn long

noahj
06-23-2014, 11:46 PM
Pretty much will be paying whatever for the Denver gig.

Definitely a bucket list for me. :rocker:

CreptorStatus
06-24-2014, 07:58 AM
$32.50 - $47.50 for here in Seattle. Not too bad. Going to try and get front balcony tix with my lady and her son :rocker:

See you in the front row :rocker:

Wrecking Crew
06-24-2014, 08:18 AM
$30 + fees for Salt Lake City. It's good to live in a cheap area. Like most of you, this is a definite bucket list show for me, always regretted missing him back in the '80s.

ravenheart
06-24-2014, 08:32 AM
And yet, VIP bundle including ticket and an exclusive tour jacket, is only $100 standing and $120 seated (at venues where seating exists) for all shows?

LA people in particular should get on that.

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xpa1/t1.0-9/10420774_10152935585834008_7470679909155945416_n.j pg

http://www.showstubs.com/collections/king-diamond-north-american-tour-2014

If they were doing these on the European tour I'd totally get one. Someone get me one! :finger:

Sanitarium78
06-24-2014, 10:02 AM
Nothing in the immediate area, and my best metal buddy can't get into Canada, so HELLO PITTSBURGH! No fucking way am I missing this tour, I've been waiting too damn long

My brother and I we're talking about maybe going to the Pittsburgh show to since it's the day after the Toronto show. We may just make it a King Diamond weekend.

justinm4bama
06-24-2014, 10:12 AM
That VIP sucks, he needs to do one with a meet and greet. Plus, they got the venue wrong for Atlanta.

Maideneer
06-24-2014, 10:13 AM
If Roadrunner is smart, they will put all his albums on sale pronto on Amazon. I have yet to own a KD record sadly.

ravenheart
06-24-2014, 11:40 AM
That VIP sucks, he needs to do one with a meet and greet. Plus, they got the venue wrong for Atlanta.

Paying money to meet musicians is dumb. Paying money for an exclusive jacket is not. Especially in the case of LA, where the jacket ends up costing about $30.

moobys37
06-24-2014, 12:39 PM
If Roadrunner is smart, they will put all his albums on sale pronto on Amazon. I have yet to own a KD record sadly.

Metal Blade has the rights now and just did a reissue of the essentials.

marker
06-24-2014, 12:59 PM
If Roadrunner is smart, they will put all his albums on sale pronto on Amazon. I have yet to own a KD record sadly.

They have all of his Roadrunner studio albums in one set, and you can get it for under 20 bucks delivered. They call it the complete Roadrunner collection, or something like that.

ravenheart
06-24-2014, 01:54 PM
They have all of his Roadrunner studio albums in one set, and you can get it for under 20 bucks delivered. They call it the complete Roadrunner collection, or something like that.

Yep, it's a clamshell box with five discs in cardboard sleeves. The only annoying thing about it is the bonus tracks aren't included.

dcmetal108
06-24-2014, 05:18 PM
I'll be at the Chicago and MAYBE Vegas date.

John The Drummer
06-25-2014, 11:47 AM
My girlfriend got us tickets for third row balcony! :rocker:
So stoked!

christopher
06-25-2014, 02:58 PM
I know bands in town is very inaccurate at times, but I just got an email from them that Mercyful Fate is playing the Halloween show. Hmmm....

HackedUpForBBQ
06-25-2014, 03:22 PM
I know bands in town is very inaccurate at times, but I just got an email from them that Mercyful Fate is playing the Halloween show. Hmmm....

Maybe Mercyful Fate is the unannounced guest on the tour!?!?!?! Probably not but still if they did that even at one show that would be ridiculous!!!

Onioner
06-25-2014, 03:36 PM
I know bands in town is very inaccurate at times, but I just got an email from them that Mercyful Fate is playing the Halloween show. Hmmm....

What.

WHAT.

WHAT.

PVH5150
06-25-2014, 03:38 PM
Both "King Diamond" and "King Diamond & Mercyful Fate" are listed on BandsInTown for the Worcester show.

I'm not holding my breath. BIT fucks up more than it's right.

anomynous
06-25-2014, 03:52 PM
Don't believe it

Jochen
06-25-2014, 05:12 PM
I think bandsintown might be linked with Facebook, and "King Diamond & Mercyful Fate" is the official page for both, therefore bandsintown most likely wouldn't make the distinction between both bands.

ravenheart
06-25-2014, 05:23 PM
The closest we'll get to Mercyful Fate playing was two years ago when Michael Denner and Hank Shermann played with him for one song each.

The Candle
Welcome Home
Drum Solo
Voodoo
At the Graves
Up from the Grave
Dreams
Sleepless Nights
Guitar Solo
Shapes of Black
Come to the Sabbath (With Hank Shermann and Michael Poulsen)
Eye of the Witch
---------------
The Family Ghost
Halloween (with Michael Denner and Mikkey Dee)
---------------
Black Horsemen

christopher
06-26-2014, 02:23 PM
Floor tickets for me and Pablo have been purchased. :cool:

anomynous
06-26-2014, 02:40 PM
Balcony seats for The Pageant purchased.

CreptorStatus
06-26-2014, 03:03 PM
Floor was almost sold out for the Seattle show, didnt feel like sitting in the way back. Ended up getting a pair of 1st row balcony seats.

Doors at 6, show at 7? An Evening with King Diamond set or are there openers?

Wouldn't mind seeing a 3 hour King Diamond set..

marker
06-26-2014, 03:07 PM
Floor was almost sold out for the Seattle show, didnt feel like sitting in the way back. Ended up getting a pair of 1st row balcony seats.

Doors at 6, show at 7? An Evening with King Diamond set or are there openers?

Wouldn't mind seeing a 3 hour King Diamond set..

There is an opener, but they haven't said who yet.

christopher
06-26-2014, 04:40 PM
There is no way he would do a three hour set. He usually plays around 14 songs at his shows. I bet he won't play more than 17 if he wanted to play extra to make up for not playing here in almost a decade.

Onioner
06-26-2014, 06:17 PM
Floor is sold out for LA. Fuck.

There's only Loge and Mezzanine left and I am definitely not down to pay $55+ for that. Gonna attempt the SF show as soon as tickets go on sale tomorrow.

christopher
06-26-2014, 07:03 PM
Floor is sold out for LA. Fuck.

There's only Loge and Mezzanine left and I am definitely not down to pay $55+ for that. Gonna attempt the SF show as soon as tickets go on sale tomorrow.

I just checked and was able to bring up a floor ticket to buy. Get on that shit now! There is a low quantity left.

Sanitarium78
06-26-2014, 07:54 PM
There is no way he would do a three hour set. He usually plays around 14 songs at his shows. I bet he won't play more than 17 if he wanted to play extra to make up for not playing here in almost a decade.

While he's sounded good at the festivals he's done the last couple years, there's no way he plays more than 90 minutes or so as a headliner. At his age, the strain a longer show would put on his voice wouldn't be good.

Maideneer
06-26-2014, 08:32 PM
Balcony seats for The Pageant purchased.

Same. Where you at?

Onioner
06-26-2014, 08:41 PM
I just checked and was able to bring up a floor ticket to buy. Get on that shit now! There is a low quantity left.

I picked a bad fucking time to go on a run. Just checked and it's a no-go.

Edit: I spoke too soon. Ticket has been acquired! Either something was monstrously fucked up with their site or they're rolling out tickets like only thirty an hour or something.

moobys, chris, turtles and treg- see you guys there!

treghet
06-27-2014, 12:32 AM
I picked a bad fucking time to go on a run. Just checked and it's a no-go.

Edit: I spoke too soon. Ticket has been acquired! Either something was monstrously fucked up with their site or they're rolling out tickets like only thirty an hour or something.

moobys, chris, turtles and treg- see you guys there!

I won't be attending. I'd like to see him, but I couldn't bring myself to buy a $75 ticket. Though if it was Mercyful Fate I would have.

christopher
06-27-2014, 02:06 AM
I won't be attending. I'd like to see him, but I couldn't bring myself to buy a $75 ticket. Though if it was Mercyful Fate I would have.

$53 for floor.

treghet
06-27-2014, 02:21 AM
I'll have to consider it then. It wouldn't be a big deal to me if I missed it though.

Sanitarium78
06-27-2014, 06:13 AM
Got my tickets for the Toronto show, $48 plus fees. I can't believe there's a venue actually charging $75 a ticket. Even to see King, that seems a bit steep.

InFlamesOfBirchmen
06-27-2014, 07:06 AM
That was the easiest $52 I've ever spent. Any clue on when they'll announce the opener?

Maideneer
06-27-2014, 07:09 AM
That was the easiest $52 I've ever spent. Any clue on when they'll announce the opener?

This guy is opening.

http://wp.metalsludge.tv/wp-content/uploads/2005/07/ExposedTimSkoldGay2.jpg

InFlamesOfBirchmen
06-27-2014, 07:22 AM
Just checked their website, and it looks like Ghost's October schedule is open. Hmmm.

PVH5150
06-27-2014, 07:22 AM
This guy is opening.

http://wp.metalsludge.tv/wp-content/uploads/2005/07/ExposedTimSkoldGay2.jpg

If Dee Snider and Luna Vachon ever fucked...

Maideneer
06-27-2014, 07:24 AM
If Dee Snider and Luna Vachon ever fucked...

This guy was in Marilyn Manson.

marker
06-27-2014, 07:45 AM
This guy was in Marilyn Manson.

Well that explains it.

CreptorStatus
06-27-2014, 07:56 AM
While he's sounded good at the festivals he's done the last couple years, there's no way he plays more than 90 minutes or so as a headliner. At his age, the strain a longer show would put on his voice wouldn't be good.

No doubt, I realize a Dream Theater set from him isn't gonna happen. I didn't realize an opener was kind-of announced though. Makes more sense with the show starting at 7:00pm.

EvilCheeseWedge
06-27-2014, 08:45 AM
I'd have to travel a bit for this, but it's tempting. Can't really bet on KD doing a lot more touring, I'd think.

Wrecking Crew
06-27-2014, 09:03 AM
The fees are really getting ridiculous these days, just paid $40 for a $30 ticket for Salt Lake City. But at least I will finally see the King!

moobys37
06-27-2014, 09:08 AM
Just checked their website, and it looks like Ghost's October schedule is open. Hmmm.

Don't get your hopes up. I wouldn't be shocked if things changed in the last month or so but I've heard they'll be in the studio this winter to get a new record out by summer 2015. Since they didn't make a huge deal about it I expect it'll be a Metal Blade band like Portrait. Dark horse pick would be Behemoth.

EDIT: Looked and Behemoth is doing some dates in Poland during the first week of the tour. Wouldn't be shocked at all if it was Portrait then.

DisposableJustice
06-27-2014, 09:11 AM
Just checked their website, and it looks like Ghost's October schedule is open. Hmmm.

I believe Ghost will be using that time to record their new album and start the search for "Papa III"

dcmetal108
06-27-2014, 09:49 AM
I believe Ghost will be using that time to record their new album and start the search for "Papa III"

Yeah Ghost said when I saw them earlier this year that they wouldn't be back until next year.

John The Drummer
06-27-2014, 09:59 AM
In Solitude?

SignoftheHammer
06-27-2014, 10:03 AM
Inquisition would be really good.

slapguitarer
06-27-2014, 10:06 AM
The fees are really getting ridiculous these days, just paid $40 for a $30 ticket for Salt Lake City. But at least I will finally see the King!

Yeah, for the $35 ticket the fee was $11.50. But King Diamond is one of the last big artists I have to see. After this, it's mostly gonna be small shows that I pay $20 at most for.

InFlamesOfBirchmen
06-27-2014, 11:12 AM
I believe Ghost will be using that time to record their new album and start the search for "Papa III"

No doubt that's a better use of their time. Here's hoping the next album is just as good.

moobys37
06-27-2014, 11:45 AM
I mean let's be realistic for a second. There's only two real ways this can go on the opener route: King's playing venues bands like Lamb of God and Slayer play in a lot of these markets. Is he really that big of a draw on his own? If his management thinks he is (I think he's a solid 85% in the bigger markets, but some of the smaller markets not so much) then they'll put a small band that they want to have exposed to the audience, and if they have a little trepidation they'll bring in a band that appeals to the older audience King appeals to (there's no way something as extreme as Inquisition would open this show). If it weren't for the fact they were touring elsewhere I could've seen something on the level of an Accept or Dragonforce being the opener.

Coma323
06-27-2014, 11:49 AM
The fees are really getting ridiculous these days, just paid $40 for a $30 ticket for Salt Lake City. But at least I will finally see the King!

That's been the norm for years now, I've paid more than that plenty of times.

LogicBomb
06-27-2014, 12:33 PM
I mean let's be realistic for a second. There's only two real ways this can go on the opener route: King's playing venues bands like Lamb of God and Slayer play in a lot of these markets. Is he really that big of a draw on his own? If his management thinks he is (I think he's a solid 85% in the bigger markets, but some of the smaller markets not so much) then they'll put a small band that they want to have exposed to the audience, and if they have a little trepidation they'll bring in a band that appeals to the older audience King appeals to (there's no way something as extreme as Inquisition would open this show). If it weren't for the fact they were touring elsewhere I could've seen something on the level of an Accept or Dragonforce being the opener.

These sort of "reunion" tours tend to do pretty good, at least the first time around. If he continues to tour more after this, it'll probably be downsized.

And the last major US tour had Behemoth and Nile opening, so having some death or black metal open wouldn't really be too far out of left field.

dcmetal108
06-27-2014, 12:52 PM
I'm kinda hoping for Venom.

moobys37
06-27-2014, 01:13 PM
These sort of "reunion" tours tend to do pretty good, at least the first time around. If he continues to tour more after this, it'll probably be downsized.

And the last major US tour had Behemoth and Nile opening, so having some death or black metal open wouldn't really be too far out of left field.

I don't think he'll have a problem in most cities, I think it'll be more of a management decision whether or not they think he might need help for some of those smaller markets. Quite possible they're waiting to see how ticket sales are before making an offer to a band to open in the next few months.

Hell, I thought it was gonna be Behemoth until I saw they were touring Europe during that time. Same with Pallbearer. I just don't think anyone should get their hopes up for anything with a big stage production or something that wouldn't be too extreme for Mayhem fest.

PVH5150
06-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Manhattan date is sold out.

Maideneer
06-27-2014, 02:10 PM
Manhattan date is sold out.

Wow, that's awesome. Best Buy is a good venue, the seating in the back rocks and that holds a lot of people too. That was fast, good news.

HackedUpForBBQ
06-28-2014, 06:52 AM
Tickets acquired for Pittsburgh! FUCKING RIGHT! I can't believe this is finally happening

DisposableJustice
06-28-2014, 08:23 PM
My Step-dad is going to get tickets as a graduation present:party:

btw to those who have seen him: does he throw in a Mercyful Fate song or two in his sets or is it all KD material?

mankvill
06-28-2014, 08:55 PM
My Step-dad is going to get tickets as a graduation present:party:

btw to those who have seen him: does he throw in a Mercyful Fate song or two in his sets or is it all KD material?

He usually does Come To The Sabbath and Evil if I remember correctly.

girnny777
06-29-2014, 03:09 PM
Manhattan date is sold out.

Fuck everything

Sanitarium78
06-29-2014, 04:09 PM
He usually does Come To The Sabbath and Evil if I remember correctly.

Yep, he does both songs at most shows.

moobys37
06-30-2014, 01:37 PM
I came to the realization that King has only put out one consistent record in the last 25 years.

InFlamesOfBirchmen
06-30-2014, 02:13 PM
I came to the realization that King has only put out one consistent record in the last 25 years.

Define consistent in this context.

moobys37
06-30-2014, 02:19 PM
Define consistent in this context.

Puppet Master was the only record since Conspiracy that didn't have a garbage > good song rate.

CreptorStatus
06-30-2014, 03:04 PM
Puppet Master was the only record since Conspiracy that didn't have a garbage > good song rate.

Not sure i agree with that.... BUT The Puppet Master is one of my favorite albums from him.

Every song on it is just so damn good.

Wrecking Crew
06-30-2014, 04:06 PM
This is one of those tours where you are not seeing it for anything new, I would put Judas Priest in the same category. I saw Judas Priest at the end of their prime back in 1990 and have no interest in seeing a diminished Priest on their upcoming fall tour. I never saw King Diamond back in the day so I am looking forward to finally seeing him this fall, if I had seen him back in the '80s I probably wouldn't go to see him now.

Obviously this doesn't apply to die hard fans, like I give Rush a pass and still go see them every chance I get even though Geddy's voice is a shadow of its former self.

moobys37
07-01-2014, 07:46 AM
Not sure i agree with that.... BUT The Puppet Master is one of my favorite albums from him.

Every song on it is just so damn good.

What would you say is good then? I was talking to DethMaiden yesterday about this and we both kind of realized everybody gives King a pass for not putting out a good record besides Puppet Master for the same amount of time since Priest and Metallica haven't put out a good record yet we give Priest and King a pass and not Metallica. I mean, I give them a pass too but it's weird!

markrz
07-01-2014, 08:05 AM
With King, I think releasing The Puppet Master reassured everyone that King still had "it" and was still capable of releasing great stuff, even if he'd had a few missteps (and I personally don't think The Graveyard, etc were that bad). The Puppet Master demonstrated that King could still be King: he hadn't lost his overall potential.

With Priest and especially Metallica, it wasn't only that they were releasing albums that failed to be good, but also a growing realization that this was now all that they were capable of. They had lost "it", that ability to reach back to the bar they'd set for themselves previously.

When Metallica could and should have released their Puppet Master, they released St. Anger instead. Priest did okay with Angel, but that album still felt more like they were trying hard than making a true declaration.

Just my 2 cents.

Wrecking Crew
07-01-2014, 08:32 AM
With Priest and especially Metallica, it wasn't only that they were releasing albums that failed to be good, but also a growing realization that this was now all that they were capable of. They had lost "it", that ability to reach back to the bar they'd set for themselves previously.

I agree with that and would add Slayer to that list. I don't think Slayer is ever going to release anything noteworthy again.

mankvill
07-01-2014, 08:57 AM
What would you say is good then? I was talking to DethMaiden yesterday about this and we both kind of realized everybody gives King a pass for not putting out a good record besides Puppet Master for the same amount of time since Priest and Metallica haven't put out a good record yet we give Priest and King a pass and not Metallica. I mean, I give them a pass too but it's weird!

Death Magnetic is a good record >:I

CreptorStatus
07-01-2014, 09:41 AM
What would you say is good then? I was talking to DethMaiden yesterday about this and we both kind of realized everybody gives King a pass for not putting out a good record besides Puppet Master for the same amount of time since Priest and Metallica haven't put out a good record yet we give Priest and King a pass and not Metallica. I mean, I give them a pass too but it's weird!

While not perfect albums I do think The Eye and House of God have more songs good songs then bad.

But yeah, looking at his discography I agree he doesn't kinda get special treatment. Some of those albums I really disliked.

HackedUpForBBQ
07-01-2014, 12:09 PM
I came to the realization that King has only put out one consistent record in the last 25 years.

I gotta strongly disagree with that one. I thought The Eye, The Spider's Lullabye and The Graveyard were all awesome albums. The only two I wouldn't put into the same category as the others are Voodoo and House of God but those albums are still good, just not great. I even liked Abigail II

markrz
07-01-2014, 12:35 PM
I think The Eye is included in King's undisputed-classics run. The (relatively) spotty period starts after that.

Sanitarium78
07-01-2014, 08:43 PM
I've always liked The Graveyard and Voodoo a lot. I find it odd that some fans don't rate those albums too high. The Eye was decent and Spider's Lullaby was OK. Overall, Mercyful Fates 90s output was better than King's solo material in the 90s. House Of God had a few good songs but it was a very run of the mill album with very little life to it. The same with Abigail 2 which should have been never recorded in the first place. I'm a firm believer that in music, if you are going to write a sequel to a legendary a widely praised concept album, that you need to make sure that album is on par with the original. Unfortunately, Abigail 2 didn't even come close to the original and King should've have known that. Shame on him for even releasing that and putting the Abigail name on it.

The Puppet Master is a masterpiece though. It's easily one of his best albums. The story and songs are just superb. This album frightens the hell out of me every time I listen to it. Overall, it might be King's best written story. If they ever make a movie out of one of his albums, there's no doubt in my mind that The Puppet Master should be it.

Wrecking Crew
07-02-2014, 09:19 AM
I would put Abigail 2 in the Operation Mindcrime 2 class. Both should have never been done. As to King, the Abigail/Them/Conspiracy albums were definitely him at his height, I hope most of the setlist for this fall tour comes from those. The Puppet Master was a good comeback album but a serious downer. Very well written though.

John The Drummer
07-02-2014, 09:32 AM
The Puppet Master is a masterpiece though. It's easily one of his best albums. The story and songs are just superb. This album frightens the hell out of me every time I listen to it. Overall, it might be King's best written story. If they ever make a movie out of one of his albums, there's no doubt in my mind that The Puppet Master should be it.

The copy of the The Puppet Master that I got came with a DVD with King Diamond telling the story of the album. It's really creepy....

Sanitarium78
07-02-2014, 09:52 AM
The copy of the The Puppet Master that I got came with a DVD with King Diamond telling the story of the album. It's really creepy....

Yep, that's the version I have to. Haven't watched it since I bought the album back when it came out. I might have to watch that again.

Sanitarium78
07-02-2014, 09:58 AM
I would put Abigail 2 in the Operation Mindcrime 2 class. Both should have never been done. As to King, the Abigail/Them/Conspiracy albums were definitely him at his height, I hope most of the setlist for this fall tour comes from those. The Puppet Master was a good comeback album but a serious downer. Very well written though.

His set mainly is from the first four albums. I would say his first four albums were certainly the high point of his solo career when you're taking about great albums he released consecutively. I still say The Puppet Master is a another career high point for him. What do you mean the album was a downer? Since when does King go for the happy ending?

holy_nick1991
07-02-2014, 12:57 PM
Credit also needs to go to crafting concept records. I feel like it must affect the music and how he might try and make it go with the story, therefore kind of boxing himself in.
That being said, King Diamond is the one artist got me hooked hard on heavymetal and I would never miss this tour.
Last time he came over in MTL he cancelled and as a young teen I was incredibly bummed out. It was with Kreator too at the good old Medley.

EvilCheeseWedge
07-02-2014, 12:58 PM
I have to join in just to say that The Puppet Master is my favorite KD album. I wish a song from it would hit the set on this tour, but I won't hold out hope. I'd go to a KD concert just to finally hear "Welcome Home" live anyways...

justinm4bama
07-02-2014, 02:56 PM
I just want to hear anything off The Graveyard. Way underrated album.

slapguitarer
07-02-2014, 03:15 PM
I just want to hear anything off The Graveyard. Way underrated album.

The set lists they were playing at the Euro tests covered a lot of ground. I think almost every album is represented.

SignoftheHammer
07-02-2014, 04:20 PM
I also think The Puppet Master is also one of King's best
Magic and Emerencia are among my favorite songs of his!

elturtleboy
07-02-2014, 09:12 PM
I love everything up to Graveyard. Everything is jsut meh

justinm4bama
07-10-2014, 10:22 AM
Atlanta is now sold out.

Maideneer
07-19-2014, 06:47 AM
http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/bassist-hal-patino-fired-from-king-diamond/

John The Drummer
07-19-2014, 08:58 AM
Blabbermouth and MetalSucks look exactly the same now...

sorry.... I know thats not what the link was about :lol:

ravenheart
07-19-2014, 11:12 AM
Blabbermouth and MetalSucks look exactly the same now...

So does Bravewords.

ravenheart
07-20-2014, 04:11 AM
Hal's statement: http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ex-king-diamond-bassist-hal-patino-says-he-was-offered-ridiculous-salary-for-this-summers-shows/

King's statement: https://www.facebook.com/kingdiamondofficial/posts/10153002085599008

treghet
07-20-2014, 04:20 AM
Although I'll admit that the public feuds are entertaining to read, it always comes off as childish. It's disappointing to see it come to this.

ravenheart
07-20-2014, 05:57 AM
Although I'll admit that the public feuds are entertaining to read, it always comes off as childish. It's disappointing to see it come to this.

It'd mean more if anyone gave a shit about who plays bass for King Diamond... but yes, this whole "I challenge you to back that up" thing is pretty petty.

Maideneer
07-20-2014, 06:49 AM
Read through everything. I don't know these people of course but although King seems to be in the right, I think he's not revealing everything either. Don't they make a lot of $ from merch sales in addition to whatever else they get? Minus the % the venue gets, I assume they would clear some decent coin.

ravenheart
07-20-2014, 08:25 AM
Read through everything. I don't know these people of course but although King seems to be in the right, I think he's not revealing everything either. Don't they make a lot of $ from merch sales in addition to whatever else they get? Minus the % the venue gets, I assume they would clear some decent coin.

Likely, but that won't be declared in any kind of up-front salary, as it can't be guaranteed. And Hal isn't complaining about his percentage of merch sales, or not getting a cut of it if he doesn't. He's only complaining about his basic salary.

anomynous
07-20-2014, 10:03 AM
http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/hal-patino-to-king-diamond-your-real-problem-is-that-you-are-a-tired-bitter-old-man/


Hal replies :lol:



Better than Tateryche so far

ravenheart
07-20-2014, 10:11 AM
Well, Jason Newsted left Metallica 13 years ago, so calling it now, he's the new bassist in King Diamond.

MPF
07-20-2014, 12:31 PM
KING DIAMOND – THE TRUTH


When someone puts out extreme lies about you and your character, there comes a time when you put a stop to it.

This is that time.


In the following, I will prove everything I say and I challenge Hal Patino to do the same with what he said.

HAL'S STATEMENT: „I will not go into every detail, but the salary I was offered to headline Wacken Open Air, and the 4 other shows this summer was totally ridiculous.

Two days before the first rehearsal day, I wrote an e-mail explaining my view on that topic along with a proposal for a fair and realistic salary for these shows, For this, they accused me of’ "blackmailing" !!!

I found it disrespectful, and told them that if that is how I get treated after 19 years, we part immediately !!

So I already left the band on Thursday the 17th of July, by my own choice.”

First of all, I have no problem disclosing the band salary for the European shows. For these 5 shows, it is €1000 per festival show. This salary does not include per diems for days not played on (which is on top of the salary), plus all shipping, travel, maintenance, strings, drum sticks, insurance, hotel; in short, the company bears all expenses.

We do not headline Wacken Open Air. In reality, we don't even headline the Black Stage. Sometimes the headliner is not the last band playing on a specific stage. As far as I know, Motorhead playing right before us are the headliner for Friday August 1st on the Black Stage.

After them, Slayer plays on the Main Stage and they are the Wacken headliner for Friday. Then we cool everything down on the Black Stage from midnight.

I don't remember who cools down the Main Stage after us.

I'm not gonna get into details on how our registered company in Denmark is run, but it's a full company with year round expenses, and if it wasn't for Wacken this year, I could guarantee that there wouldn't be a US tour in the autumn.

The two indoor shows in Berlin and Tilburg are straight losses, even if sold out.

On top of this comes EVERYTHING involved in a tour and our company is unfortunately not at the level of Megadeth, Slayer, etc, and can only offer what's possible.

We can't go and get loans in the bank to pay Hal's salary, however minor it may seem.

If Hal didn’t find that satisfactory, no one kept him from leaving. I just wish he hadn’t brought this up on the very day/evening I arrived in Denmark (17th of July). He’s had an entire year to think about this, and he brings it up now.

An important fact with regard to the salaries is that the entire crew and band from last year’s European tour is identical to both the European shows we’re about to do now and the US shows later this year, except for Hal.

It seems everybody is satisfied with what the company can offer at this point, except for Hal.

It doesn’t interest me one way or another whether Hal quit the band or he was asked to leave. It’s exactly the same result.

It is interesting though that Hal shipped his gear at the company’s expense to the rehearsal facilities on the very date (17th of July) when he claims that he quit the band. We have the receipt for that with stamped date. You can also see in his official statement that he says that he was willing to try to fly in for some of the early rehearsals from Norway. We’re talking after the 17th of July, which again, doesn’t make sense. Why would he want to try to arrange to fly in for rehearsals from Norway after he already quit the band?

HAL'S STATEMENT: „It’s typical King to say that I’m fired - he did the same to me back in 1990 when he told the press that I was kicked out of the band due to lack of enthusiasm and drug problems.

That was NOT the reason … It was just Too much touring, King got dropped by Roadrunner Records, and I wanted to go in another direction.

He did the same to my best friends Mikkey Dee and Pete Blakk.”

These are extremely insulting and pathetic lies.

First of all, would Hal EVER have come back to play for King Diamond if I had lied to the press about him being fired in 1990 due to drug problems?

Hal was taken back into the band, sometime after he had asked us in 2000 (I believe it was) at one of our rehearsals, which he was attending with his son, if he could ever get another chance. He swore he was totally clean and that he didn’t even drink anymore.

This, back then, made him a true hero to me, but this has of course changed now. I just don’t trust him enough anymore to rely on his contributions.

Next, can anybody explain to me what it means when Hal says that the reason he was fired was instead „too much touring”? What does this mean? When did anyone ever get fired for too much touring??

I would like Hal to present the letter from Roadrunner saying they were dropping us from the label, if he can. This is another outright lie.

Most of you already know that we bought our way out of Roadrunner by delivering to them „King Diamond Abigail LIVE 1987”, plus „Mercyful Fate – Return of the Vampire”. I also have the contract to prove this, and will gladly scan it in for all to see when I return to Dallas.

The whole problem with trust culminated while we were in the studio recording The Eye, at which time Ole Bang, Andy LaRocque and myself can vouch to the fact that Hal Patino was not to be found anywhere when he was supposed to lay down bass tracks. No one could find him, no matter how many phone calls we placed.

We ended up spending seven days watching the walls of expensive Sweet Silence studios in Denmark with absolutely nothing to do but sit and hope that Hal Patino would show up at some point.

This is actually part of the reason why we had to buy our way out from the Roadrunner contract. We were so under recouped that the label, with good reason I guess, wanted to take the over expenditure off our next recording budget.

This was simply not an option if we were to continue as a band at the time.

Seriously Hal, how dare you accuse me of having fired Mikkey Dee?! You might have forgotten, but both Andy and I remember very well Mikkey coming by Sweet Silence studios during The Eye recordings to play us the new Dokken album, which he had just recorded with them.

I have never uttered a bad word about Mikkey, whom I’ve always had the highest respect for, both as a drummer and as a person. And he knows that.

Pete Blakk had some problems like you during the recording of The Eye and the US tour prior to that, which at the time made him unreliable. A situation I think everybody knows he took care of in a very noble way.

HAL'S STATEMENT: „I am in Norway at the moment and will play two live shows with my other band, I told the KD camp that I would be able to fly back and forth so I did not miss the two first rehearsals - and the next thing I read is a statement from King where it says that I'm fired.”

Again, how is it possible to fire someone who has already quit???

LAST...

I would like to address Hal, if he reads this.

Personally, I don’t care if it says you quit, was let go, or whatever with regards to what has happened, but we will obviously never be working together again. There is no trust left.

We can stop it at that, or you can continue if you want, just don’t forget that I know so many of the people you associate with just as well as you, and I know what’s going on in your life.

Your real problem is really not what we’ve been talking about these past couple of days, right?

You know, in the end, I’m really trying to be nice about this.

King

This is getting good.

SignoftheHammer
07-20-2014, 04:05 PM
Ooooh boy, nothing like heavy metal drama. Pass the popcorn!

Steev
07-20-2014, 05:34 PM
http://www.blabbermouth.net/news/hal-patino-to-king-diamond-your-real-problem-is-that-you-are-a-tired-bitter-old-man/


Hal replies :lol:



Better that Tateryche so far


well no knife threats yet

adamclark52
07-20-2014, 07:29 PM
I'm going regardless, but how does Kings voice hold up with all those highs these days? Or with all those crazy transitions from style to style?

mankvill
07-20-2014, 08:09 PM
I'm going regardless, but how does Kings voice hold up with all those highs these days? Or with all those crazy transitions from style to style?

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ravenheart
07-21-2014, 02:20 AM
I'm going regardless, but how does Kings voice hold up with all those highs these days? Or with all those crazy transitions from style to style?

Amazingly well in 2012... I'll give you a more recent reference point next week ;)

ravenheart
07-22-2014, 03:25 AM
Temporary replacement for the European shows is Pontus Egberg from Lions Share/The Poodles.

MetalIsArt
07-22-2014, 03:48 AM
There will never be a Mercyful Fate reunion :boohoo:

John The Drummer
07-22-2014, 10:12 AM
Rex Brown should fill in for the US tour :p

MetalIsArt
07-23-2014, 07:45 AM
Rex Brown should fill in for the US tour :p

Can that happen ? :D

anomynous
08-11-2014, 08:02 PM
I'm surprised they haven't announced the "special guest" yet.

MPF
08-11-2014, 08:27 PM
I'm surprised they haven't announced the "special guest" yet.

Maybe....just maybe... it has turned into an Evening With show.


One could hope right?

SignoftheHammer
08-11-2014, 08:36 PM
Maybe....just maybe... it has turned into an Evening With show.


One could hope right?

Would King be physically able to do more than 90 minutes a night? I would love it to be an evening with though.

christopher
08-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Would King be physically able to do more than 90 minutes a night? I would love it to be an evening with though.

I doubt he would be able to.

adamclark52
08-11-2014, 11:24 PM
I hope he doesn't just get shit local openers from every city he's in.

ravenheart
08-12-2014, 12:29 AM
I hope he doesn't just get shit local openers from every city he's in.

No openers at all is most likely.

adamclark52
08-12-2014, 01:11 AM
No openers at all is most likely.

I'd sooner that than some of the crap I've had to stand through.

ravenheart
08-12-2014, 02:40 AM
I'd sooner that than some of the crap I've had to stand through.

Well so far, to my knowledge, he's had no openers at any headline shows since 2012, so unless the US promoters force them on him, I would expect he'll carry on the same way.

christopher
08-12-2014, 06:41 AM
Special guest opener "no one." Haha

InFlamesOfBirchmen
08-12-2014, 10:19 AM
Well so far, to my knowledge, he's had no openers at any headline shows since 2012, so unless the US promoters force them on him, I would expect he'll carry on the same way.

They've been advertising "a special guest," so my guess is they'll have an opening act. Whether or not it'll be an established act is a different story.

John The Drummer
08-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Body Count or GTFO!

300%_Density
08-12-2014, 11:46 AM
Body Count or GTFO!

I totally get the crossover appeal.

mankvill
08-12-2014, 11:51 AM
Still hoping for In Solitude, Ghost, or a complete surprise like Magic Circle.

christopher
08-12-2014, 11:53 AM
Still hoping for In Solitude, Ghost, or a complete surprise like Magic Circle.

I believe Magic Circle is touring with Satan around that time. I would love to see them on this.

mankvill
08-12-2014, 11:55 AM
I believe Magic Circle is touring with Satan around that time. I would love to see them on this.

*vomits uncontrollably out of joy* God DAMN I'd love to see a Satan/Magic Circle show

HackedUpForBBQ
08-12-2014, 12:09 PM
Although it's not gonna happen, my buddy and I were talking about how awesome it would be if Immortal was in the opening slot. A band that big would have been announced from the start, though. Maybe it's Marduk and that's why they refused the Deicide tour?

mankvill
08-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Although it's not gonna happen, my buddy and I were talking about how awesome it would be if Immortal was in the opening slot. A band that big would have been announced from the start, though. Maybe it's Marduk and that's why they refused the Deicide tour?

I'm not sure a legit black metal band would go over that well.

dcmetal108
08-12-2014, 07:59 PM
What if it was that Maximum The Overdrive band (the 15 year olds who just got that multi million dollar contract)

mankvill
08-12-2014, 08:01 PM
What if it was that Maximum The Hormone

fixed

TdwT5JlH8gM

adamclark52
08-12-2014, 08:06 PM
What's Battlecross doing in October?

mankvill
08-12-2014, 08:08 PM
What's Battlecross doing in October?

PLEASE NO

SignoftheHammer
08-12-2014, 08:24 PM
Maybe it's Marduk and that's why they refused the Deicide tour?

That actually makes sense, I would like to see that! I was hoping for Inquisition, but they are on the Deicide tour instead.

kalfitegrdan
08-12-2014, 08:32 PM
fixed

TdwT5JlH8gM

That was the first thing I thought too. :lol: God damn, I love that video.

anomynous
08-12-2014, 08:38 PM
I'm going to say Cattle Decapitation, based off absolutely nothing.

elturtleboy
08-13-2014, 12:21 AM
PLEASE NO

:lol:


But seriously I hope its someone really good.
Ican't think of anyone who'd be perfect. So im just gonna say I want Napalm Death

christopher
08-13-2014, 06:45 AM
:lol:


But seriously I hope its someone really good.
Ican't think of anyone who'd be perfect. So im just gonna say I want Napalm Death

Im pretty sure it's Spazz. :)

John The Drummer
08-13-2014, 09:20 AM
im not understanding why everyone thinking it'll be a Black Metal band.... :eyes:

moobys37
08-13-2014, 09:28 AM
im not understanding why everyone thinking it'll be a Black Metal band.... :eyes:

I mean his last few tours he did tour with some more extreme stuff but as this is his comeback tour, and surprising to me it's selling a lot better than I thought it would, Metal Blade's probably gonna put one of their up and coming acts on it so King makes more money.

elturtleboy
08-13-2014, 11:41 PM
I mean his last few tours he did tour with some more extreme stuff but as this is his comeback tour, and surprising to me it's selling a lot better than I thought it would, Metal Blade's probably gonna put one of their up and coming acts on it so King makes more money.

in that case i want Bolt Thrower

adamclark52
08-14-2014, 01:10 AM
I mean his last few tours he did tour with some more extreme stuff but as this is his comeback tour, and surprising to me it's selling a lot better than I thought it would, Metal Blade's probably gonna put one of their up and coming acts on it so King makes more money.

Battlecross are on Metal Blade.

MPF
08-14-2014, 01:12 AM
Isn't Battlecross on the Machine Head tour which is happening roughly the same time as King Diamond's tour?

adamclark52
08-14-2014, 01:28 AM
Isn't Battlecross on the Machine Head tour which is happening roughly the same time as King Diamond's tour?

double duty

PVH5150
08-14-2014, 04:35 AM
Isn't Battlecross on the Machine Head tour which is happening roughly the same time as King Diamond's tour?

Correct.

King Diamond hits Worcester on 10/16 & the Machine Head tour hits the same venue the evening after.

ravenheart
08-14-2014, 05:56 AM
Blackguard and Huntress it is then!

christopher
08-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Blackguard and Huntress it is then!

Nooooooo!

christopher
08-14-2014, 08:59 AM
in that case i want Bolt Thrower

YESSSS!!!

300%_Density
08-14-2014, 11:19 AM
Blackguard and Huntress it is then!

I think you left out Kyng too.

adamclark52
08-14-2014, 12:02 PM
If it's any of those bands I will let out a King Diamond shriek.

Except maybe Kyng, they don't sound that bad.

Wrecking Crew
08-14-2014, 01:23 PM
It can't be Huntress, I think they are touring with Arch Enemy at close to the same time this tour is.

SignoftheHammer
09-09-2014, 08:38 AM
Jess and the Ancient Ones have been announced as the opener. Meh.

ravenheart
09-09-2014, 08:47 AM
Could be worse.

slapguitarer
09-09-2014, 09:00 AM
Jess and the Ancient Ones have been announced as the opener. Meh.

Seems fitting, but where did you see this? I didn't see anything mentioned of it on King Diamond's or Jess and the Ancients' Facebook pages

SignoftheHammer
09-09-2014, 09:09 AM
Seems fitting, but where did you see this? I didn't see anything mentioned of it on King Diamond's or Jess and the Ancients' Facebook pages

The promoter of the Toronto show updated the Facebook event page and listed them as the opener. My guess is he announced it first before any of the bands had a chance to.

Maideneer
09-09-2014, 09:16 AM
St. Louis show at the Pageant now has this band listed as the opener. Who is this?

slapguitarer
09-09-2014, 09:19 AM
St. Louis show at the Pageant now has this band listed as the opener. Who is this?

They're one of a thousand occult psychedelic bands with a female vocalist. Not bad tho. I'm sure they'll put on a fitting opening set.

ravenheart
09-09-2014, 09:20 AM
They're one of a thousand occult psychedelic bands with a female vocalist. Not bad tho.

Yep. Not the best, not the worst.

adamclark52
09-09-2014, 09:23 AM
Good thing I always show up late.

PVH5150
09-09-2014, 09:23 AM
I'm ok with this. Could be a lot worse.

markrz
09-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Yeah I don't mind this at all.

John The Drummer
09-09-2014, 10:25 AM
Yay, plenty of time for dinner before hand! :D

Maideneer
09-09-2014, 10:33 AM
Yay, plenty of time for dinner before hand! :D

Just heard a song on Youtube and all I can say is I concur. It's like The Doors meets Tim Burton meets the Mamas & the Papas, except not nearly as good.

John The Drummer
09-09-2014, 11:10 AM
Just heard a song on Youtube and all I can say is I concur. It's like The Doors meets Tim Burton meets the Mamas & the Papas, except not nearly as good.

I'll have to check them out before being a chode then :D :D: D

elturtleboy
09-09-2014, 12:16 PM
Jess and the Ancient Ones have been announced as the opener. Meh.

who?

MPF
09-09-2014, 01:37 PM
who?

Looks to be a 7 piece Doom Rock/Blues band.

Onioner
09-09-2014, 06:44 PM
Looks to be a 7 piece Doom Rock/Blues band.

Featuring the dude from Demilich?!

lolwut

Maideneer
09-09-2014, 06:46 PM
Featuring the dude from Demilich?!

lolwut

http://www.activityvillage.co.uk/sites/default/files/images/images2/frog_theme_for_kids.jpg

CreptorStatus
09-10-2014, 07:53 AM
Plenty of time to get shit faced before the King.

:rocker: