Danish heavy metal band King Diamond has confirmed that they will be performing their first shows this summer. The band will be appearing at the Sweden Rock Festival on June 9th and at Hellfest in France on June 15th.
King Diamond, whom the band is named after, posted the following update:
“Hail to all of you. FINALLY. We can now officially announce King Diamond’s return to the stage. We will be headlining the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival on Saturday, June 9, 2012. We will also be headlining the Main Stage 2 at Hellfest in France on Friday, June 15, 2012. Can’t wait to see you there. Stay Heavy, King Diamond.”
King Diamond underwent open heart triple bypass surgery in 2010. The band released their latest album “Give Me Your Soul…Please” in June 2007 via Massacre Records.