Mercyful Fate

Years Active: 
1980-1985, 1992-1999
Former Members: 


Mercyful Fate was a Danish heavy metal band from Copenhagen. Initially active from 1981 to 1985, they reunited in 1992. The band went on hiatus again in 2000, when frontman King Diamond decided to continue his solo career. They are cited as major influences by many artists in the black metal, thrash metal, power metal, and progressive metal genres.


Event Datesort descending Venue City Region Country
Mercyful Fate 11/02/1984 Madison Ballroom Detroit Michigan USA
Motörhead 12/05/1984 Grand Circus Theater Detroit Michigan USA
Mercyful Fate 09/22/1993 Harpos Detroit Michigan USA
Mercyful Fate 01/27/1995 Harpos Detroit Michigan USA
Mercyful Fate 11/05/1996 Silver Dollar Saloon Lansing Michigan USA
Mercyful Fate 08/22/1998 Harpos Detroit Michigan USA