King Diamond

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King Diamond
King Diamond performing in 2006
Background information
Birth name Kim Bendix Petersen
Born June 14, 1956 (1956-06-14) (age 60)
Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Heavy metal
Occupations Singer-songwriter, musician, producer
Instruments Guitar, vocals, drums, piano, bass
Years active 1974-present
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[1]) 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.

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