King Diamond Signs with Metal Blade Records
King Diamond has announced a new three album
deal with Metal Blade
It has now been more than five years since the last studio album
from King Diamond who has now fully recovered
following a triple bypass in 2010.
"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 noticeably benefit the fans in so many
ways. You must have already noticed some of all the cool new stuff
that is happening. Now we can't wait to get out there and start
The band, whose line-up includes Andy La Rocque
(guitar/keyboards), Mike Wead (guitar),
Hal Patino (bass) and Matt
Thompson (drums), made a triumphant return to the live
scene this year (2012) at the Hellfest festival in France as well
as the Sweden Rock festival.