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King Diamond Will be Working This Halloween
The King -- that would be King Diamond, our favorite corpse-paint slathered metal icon -- will spend this Halloween working diligently. King Diamond has been toiling over a bunch of reissues, which he is masterminding, for Metal Blade. He had originally hoped to release the albums on Halloween, a fi…
Top 10 High-Pitch Metal Singers
The high pitch scream is as synonymous with heavy metal as Dio's "metal horns." Throughout the 80s, approximately two out of five metal bands employed a singer who rocked the high-pitched delivery and wasn't afraid to use it. The next decade was especially rough for acts …
Who Was the First Band to Wear Corpse Paint?
Thank you, Jenny (not photographed at left), for providing this weeks Ask The 'Creep - Who was the first band to wear corpse paint?
We could enter into a long, convoluted discussion of face painting in the theater, German Expressionist cinema, monster movies, and blah, blah, blah, but the short …