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King Diamond

King Diamond

Real/full name:
Kim Bendix Petersen
Age:
64 (born Jun 14th, 1956)
Place of origin:
Denmark (Copenhagen, Hovedstaden)
Gender:
Male

Biography

Is a vocalist, producer, mixer, keyboardist and former guitarist.

Best known to be the front man of Mercyful Fate and King Diamond.

Trivia

King Diamond took heavy inspiration from David Byron from Uriah Heep when it came to his vocals. He's called Byron "the ultimate singer", and the inspiration for his vocals can be heard on tracks such as "Bird of Prey" and "Shadows of Grief". King mentioned this in an interview with heavymetal.dk in 2006.

On stage, King Diamond uses a microphone handle consisting of a femur bone and a tibia bone ...

King Diamond

Vocals (1985-present)

1985 Demo (Demo) Vocals
1985 No Presents for Christmas (Single) Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
1986 Coven Fan Club Exclusive Interview (Single) Voice
1986 Fatal Portrait Vocals, Guitars (track 8), Lyrics, Songwriting
1986 Halloween (Single) Vocals
1987 The Family Ghost (Single) Vocals
1987 Abigail Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting
1988 "Them" Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 6, 8-11)
1989 Conspiracy Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 9, 10)
1990 The Eye Vocals, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1-4, 7, 11)
1990 In Concert 1987: Abigail (Live album) Vocals
1995 The Spider's Lullabye Vocals, Keyboards, Harpsichord, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3-5, 7-9)
1996 The Graveyard Vocals, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 6, 7, 9-13)
1998 Voodoo Vocals, Keyboards, Harpsichord, Organ, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 4, 6-9, 12-14)
2000 House of God Vocals, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7-10, 12)
2002 Abigail II: The Revenge Vocals, Keyboards, Strings, Harpsichord, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7-10, 12, 13)
2003 The Puppet Master Vocals, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10-12)
2004 "Them" / Conspiracy (Compilation) Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars (disc 1, tracks 13-14)
2004 Deadly Lullabyes Live (Live album) Vocals
2007 Give Me Your Soul... Please Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 3, 5, 10-13)
2019 Songs for the Dead Live (Live album) Vocals
2019 Masquerade of Madness (Single) Vocals, Keyboards
(show all)

Mercyful Fate

Vocals (1981-1985, 1993-1999, 2008, 2011, 2019-present)

1981 Demo 1981 (Demo) Vocals
1981 Demo #1 (Demo) Vocals
1981 Demo #2 (Demo) Vocals
1981 Burning the Cross (Demo) Vocals
1982 Mercyful Fate (EP) Vocals, Lyrics
1983 Melissa Vocals, Lyrics
1983 Black Masses (Single) Vocals, Lyrics
1984 Don't Break the Oath Keyboards, Harpsichord, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 5, 6, 8, 9), Vocals (lead, backing)
1987 The Beginning (Compilation) Vocals
1992 Return of the Vampire (Compilation) Vocals (all tracks), Lyrics (tracks 1-7, 9)
1992 A Dangerous Meeting (Split) Vocals
1993 Egypt (Single) Vocals
1993 In the Shadows Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1, 4, 6, 9)
1994 The Bell Witch (EP) Vocals
1994 Time Vocals, Harpsichord, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8)
1996 Into the Unknown Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 1-3, 7, 9)
1998 Dead Again Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 3-5, 7, 9), Vocals
1999 The Curse of Evil (Compilation) Vocals
1999 9 Vocals, Lyrics, Songwriting (tracks 3, 5, 8, 9)
2009 Evil 2009 (Single) Vocals
(show all)

Brainstorm

Vocals (1974-1976)

Brats

Vocals (1981)

Danger Zone

Vocals

1981 Demo I (Demo) Vocals
1982 Demo II (Demo) Vocals

Roadrunner United

Vocals, Lyrics (2005)

Absu

As Masthema Mazziqim:

2001 Tara Vocals (track 12)

Cradle of Filth

2005 Nymphetamine Vocals (additional) (track 1 [disc 2])
2005 Devil Woman (Single) Vocals

Probot

2004 Probot Vocals (lead) (track 11)

Toxik

2007 World Circus Track 22

Usurper

2000 Necronemesis Vocals (track 4)

King Diamond

1985 No Presents for Christmas (Single) Producer
1986 Fatal Portrait Producer
1986 Halloween (Single) Producer
1987 The Family Ghost (Single) Producer
1987 Abigail Producer
1988 "Them" Producer, Mixing
1988 The Dark Sides (Compilation) Producer
1989 Conspiracy Producer, Mixing
1990 Eye of the Witch (Single) Producer
1990 The Eye Producer, Mixing
1990 In Concert 1987: Abigail (Live album) Producer
1995 The Spider's Lullabye Producer, Mixing
1996 The Graveyard Producer, Mixing
1998 Voodoo Producer, Mixing, Digital editing, Mastering
2000 House of God Producer, Mixing
2002 Abigail II: The Revenge Producer, Mixing
2003 The Best of King Diamond (Compilation) Producer
2003 The Puppet Master Producer, Mastering, Mixing
2004 King Diamond Platinum Edition (Boxed set) Producer
2004 Deadly Lullabyes Live (Live album) Producer, Mixing, Mastering, Post Production Engineering
2007 Give Me Your Soul... Please Producer, Mixing, Mastering
2012 The Complete Roadrunner Collection 1986-1990 (Boxed set) Producer
2019 Songs for the Dead Live (Live album) Mixing (assistant)
(show all)

Mercyful Fate

1993 Egypt (Single) Producer
1993 In the Shadows Mixing, Producer
1994 The Bell Witch (EP) Producer, Mixing
1994 Time Producer, Mixing, Lyrics, Music (tracks 2, 3, 5, 6, 8)
1996 Into the Unknown Producer, Mixing
1998 Dead Again Mixing, Mastering
2009 Evil 2009 (Single) Producer, Mixing, Layout
Added by: Morrigan Modified by: cweed
Added on: 2011-04-09 03:46:11 Last modified on: 2020-11-14 17:32:32
 
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