King Diamond

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King Diamond
King Diamond performing in 2006
King Diamond performing in 2006
Background information
Birth nameKim Bendix Petersen
Born (1956-06-14) June 14, 1956 (age 65)
Copenhagen, Denmark
GenresHeavy metal
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter, musician, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals, drums, piano, bass
Years active1974-present
LabelsRoadrunner, Metal Blade
Associated actsKing 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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "King Diamond Bio". MTV. Retrieved 3 January 2013.

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