King Diamond performing in 2006
|Birth name||Kim Bendix Petersen|
|Born||June 14, 1956
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, musician, producer|
|Instruments||Guitar, vocals, drums, piano, bass|
|Labels||Roadrunner, Metal Blade|
|Associated acts||King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, Black Rose, Brats, Metallica, Probot|
King Diamond (born Kim Bendix Petersen, Copenhagen, Denmark, on June 14, 1956) is a Grammy Award nominated heavy metal musician. As a vocalist, he is known for his extensive vocal range, in particular his usage of falsetto. He is the lead vocalist for both bands Mercyful Fate and King Diamond.
- "King Diamond Bio". MTV. http://www.mtv.com/artists/king-diamond/biography/. Retrieved 3 January 2013.