When I got my hands on the awesome King Diamond live video “Songs For The Dead” a few months ago, it only made the craving for some live King Diamond shows all the more strong. Fortunately, the North American territories don’t have to wait too much longer since he will be returning for most of November into the early days of December. Take a look at the full press release and preview clip down below. Don’t worry I will come back at the close.
The Press Release:
After introducing a new live show, as well as music, at festivals across Europe this summer, King Diamond is now ready to officially reveal the title and theme for the first studio album in 12 years: The Institute! Fans can expect the debut single to arrive this fall and an album in 2020; in the meantime, a tour teaser with a sneak peak of the new stage set can be viewed below:
King Diamond comments about the upcoming album The Institute: “For reasons unknown to you, it is clear that you have no way of making it to ‘The Institute’ on your own at this point. Therefore, we will bring THE INSTITUTE to you. You don’t want to miss this special opportunity for treatment only we can give you. It could be for your own good, you know…”
In support of The Institute project, King Diamond will embark on a North American tour with Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats and Idle Hands in November/December.
King Diamond comments: “Watch out North America, we are coming for you this Winter. I’m very proud to bring two special and amazing guests to you. Their names are Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats, plus Idle Hands.
Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats adds: “As the long nights draw in and the temperatures drop, I can’t think of a better artist to creep around North America with than the legendary King Diamond. You’ll all be in for a treat…See you there!”
Idle Hands adds: “Touring with the iconic King Diamond is nothing short of a dream and we are excited to make it a reality.”
See below for all dates! Meet and Greet with King Diamond is available for the first time ever on this tour – VIP Meet and Greet packages which include one ticket to the show and exclusive merchandise go live this Tuesday at 10am ET at: http://www.kingdiamondcoven.com
The Tour Dates:
Nov. 2 – Dallas, TX – Bomb Factory
Nov. 4 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
Nov. 5 – Orlando, FL – Dr. Phillips Center
Nov. 7 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theatre
Nov. 8 – Worcester, MA – The Palladium
Nov. 10 – Philadelphia, PA – The Tower Theater
Nov. 11 – Baltimore, MD – The Lyric
Nov. 12 – Montreal, QC – M-Telus
Nov. 14 – Detroit, MI – The Fillmore
Nov. 15 – Cleveland, OH – The Agora Theatre
Nov. 16 – Louisville, KY – The Palace Theatre
Nov. 18 – Chicago, IL – The Riviera
Nov. 19 – Minneapolis, MN – Palace Theater
Nov. 22 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore
Nov. 23 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Complex
Nov. 25 – Seattle, WA – The Paramount
Nov. 26 – Portland, OR – The Schnitzer
Nov. 27 – Vancouver, BC – The Queen Elizabeth
Nov. 29 – San Francisco, CA – The Warfield
Dec. 1 – Los Angeles, CA – The Wiltern
Dec. 2 – San Diego, CA – Magnolia
Dec. 3 – Anaheim, CA – The Grove of Anaheim
Dec. 4 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica
Stay tuned for more news about “The Institute” coming soon!
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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Back in the day I never really got to see King Diamond in action but once I began doing this here stuff I made sure to be on point whenever it was possible to do so. It would be awhile between times when he took some time off to deal with medical concerns but now he is back stronger than ever and blowing people away with a spectacular presentation. Mark your calendars my fiends and like they advised, stay tuned for more details on the upcoming “The Institute” album which I am sure we will get a nice taste of during the run along with his classics. Since I’ve never witnessed either of the support acts, they are of interest to me as well so the whole night is going to be fun. What do you readers think about this touring news? Chime in down below in the comments section and I will see you next time.