King Diamond Signs with Metal Blade Records-
It has now been more than five years since the last studio albumfrom King Diamond who has now fully recoveredfollowing a triple bypass in 2010.
"This is gonna be awesome! Another perfect piece of thepuzzle. We have the full backup of Metal Blade, and there's anunderstanding between us that goes much, much deeper than before.Our new business setup will noticeably benefit the fans in so manyways. You must have already noticed some of all the cool new stuffthat is happening. Now we can't wait to get out there and starttouring again!"
The band, whose line-up includes Andy La Rocque(guitar/keyboards), Mike Wead (guitar),Hal Patino (bass) and MattThompson (drums), made a triumphant return to the livescene this year (2012) at the Hellfest festival in France as wellas the Sweden Rock festival.