King Diamond confirmed his performance at Hellfest and the Rock Stage at Sweden Rock Festival this summer. King 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. Please check out the links below for more info.

We will also be headlining the Main Stage 2 at Hellfest in France on Friday, June 15, 2012. Please see link below for more info:

Can’t wait to see you there.
Stay Heavy,
King Diamond.”

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