, Mercyful Fate, today announce their first North American headlining tour in over two decades. The journey will commence on October 25 in Dallas, Texas and weave its way through fourteen cities, closing on November 16 in Atlanta, Georgia. The tour follows the band’s stunning headlining performance at this year’s edition of Psycho Las Vegas.
Vocalist King Diamond comments, “These will be the first Mercyful Fate concerts in North American theaters in over twenty years. Memories of a lifetime. Your special chance to see Mercyful Fate with the full European festival production, but up close and personal. You cannot miss this… I hereby respectfully invite you to Come To The Sabbath by which you may free your soul and feast with us in the dark of Night. Witches and Demons, you may come as you are! Satanic Regards – King Diamond 666.”
Support for Mercyful Fate will be provided by Kreator and labelmates, Midnight. Various pre-sales are available throughout the week:
– Citi Presale: Tuesday, September 6 @ 11 AM, ET | Password: Citi BINs
– Mercyful Fate Fan Club Presale: Tuesday, September 6 @ 12 PM, ET | Password: EVIL
– Ticketmaster Presale: Wednesday, September 7 @ 10 AM, ET | Password: MELISSA
– Live Nation Presale: Wednesday, September 7 @ 10 AM, local time | Password: VENUE
– Knotfest.com Presale: Wednesday, September 7 @ 10 AM, local time | Password: OATH
All pre-sales end Thursday, September 8 at 10 PM, local time. General onsale date is Friday, September 9 at 10 AM, local time at mercyfulfatecoven.com. These shows will sell out! Don’t miss it.
Additionally, multiple limited VIP packages will be available which will include Meet & Greets, photo opps, private Q&As, exclusive merch, and more starting Wednesday, September 7 at mercyfulfatecoven.com. Secure yours today.
25 – Dallas, TX – The Factory
27 – Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre
29 – Inglewood, CA – Youtube Theater
30 – Wheatland, CA – Hard Rock Live Sacramento
1 – Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
3 – Gary, IN – Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana
4 – Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J. Brady Music Center
5 – Detroit, MI – Masonic
8 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
10 – Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theater
11 – Laval, QC – Place Bell
13 – Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall At Fenway
14 – Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
16 – Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle
Mercyful Fate is currently working on a new album and recently gave fans a taste of the new material when they debuted a song called “The Jackal Of Salzburg” in Germany this past June as well as at Psycho Las Vegas. The band’s current lineup is King Diamond on vocals, Hank Shermann and Mike Wead on guitars, Bjarne T. Holm on drums and Joey Vera on bass.