Mercyful Fate

May 19, 2012

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Mercyful Fate (Copenhagen, Denmark)                     With King Diamond at the helm you better believe this to be theatrical evil at it’s best.  The crazed double voiced madman led this classic entourage down a track that would influence not only black metal in a big way but […]

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King Diamond

April 30, 2012

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King Diamond (Copenhagen, Denmark)                   Breaking away from the ‘satanic’ themes of Mercyful Fate, King Diamond shifted the focus more toward the broad genre of horror.  Many songs connected to form larger stories birthing what you could basically call concept albums. In 1985, “Fatal Portrait” was released featuring […]

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April 30, 2012

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Unexpect (Montreal, Canada)                What do you get when you mix Death, Black, Symphonic, Progressive and Melodic Metal with, Opera, Ambient, Folk, Jazz, Electronic, Classical, Circus Music and anything else that you can think to inject into the musical veins of these talented musicians blood?  You get theatrical avant-garde […]

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April 4, 2012

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Danzig (Lodi, New Jersey)                        Glenn Danzig has always had a fascination of that which basks in darkness.  At an early age he started collecting things like B-horror movie posters, horror related articles, animal skulls, occult books and other things out of the ordinary.  His early musical […]

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March 31, 2012

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Dio (Cortland, New York)                        Devil Horns; The universal sign you throw up at a metal show is all because of Mr. Ronnie James Dio.  When he was a child, if he was walking down the street with his grandmother and she saw someone giving her […]

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March 23, 2012

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 Gwar(Richmond, Virginia)  From outerspace there comes a group of god-like destructors known as the Scumdogs of the Universe created some 100 billion years ago from ultimate filth and rancid putridity.  After growing too strong and becoming practically uncontrollable they were banished by the gods to remain on the most worthless planet in all the universe; Earth.  After being […]

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