Mercyful Fate Melissa
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FadeToBlack
August 26th 2009



10913 Comments


so yeah this fucken rules, vocals can be a bit strange though

LepreCon
August 26th 2009



3562 Comments


I prefer his vocals on Don't Break The Oath, even though that had shittier production

GenNarain
September 17th 2009



781 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

This album is pure win.



TRMshadow
December 1st 2009



4982 Comments


I laugh every time I hear his high voice

Dreamsoffew
January 29th 2010



1002 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Posting my 1000th comment here for obvious reasons. Well, that and this album is fantasmic.

XulOnerom
January 29th 2010



1818 Comments


Check out King Diamond's side project:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zq-_kpPSFoY&feature=related

Donchivo
March 25th 2010



404 Comments


Someone asked about their other albums:
into the unknown: "the uninvited guest" and "ghost of change" are awesome an on par with their classics, the rest ranges from good (title track) to awful (fifteen men)
Dead Again: quite doomy and slow, not very catchy but with a nice strange atmosphere.
Nine: Only one song I really liked: Kiss The Demon (nice groove and acoustic part). Quite fast-paced album, but all a little too normal in my opinion.

Digging: Exuma - Reincarnation

blacksabbat9
April 3rd 2010



4 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

one my favorite metal albums!!!
first time I bought it, I thought to myself, "Thank god I didn't by cowboys from hell!"

Dryden
April 3rd 2010



12928 Comments


lol

Phantom
April 3rd 2010



8930 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0

i can do awesome vocal covers of this











on helium

Dryden
April 13th 2010



12928 Comments


u kno it

Ire
June 24th 2010



41746 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

album dun give me a boner

mark7477
October 4th 2010



392 Comments

Album Rating: 3.5

As far as the music the whole melissa thing is pretty cool it kind of like a satanic judas priest with guitar harmonies including some dark atmospheric/conceptual type of stuff.Although i think the vocals can be a little annoying at times and satan's fall is little too long but their are some cool changes there.Other than that the curse of the pharoahs is probably my favorite on this record.

Hawks
October 4th 2010



34204 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Come on man it's King Diamond we're talking about here. Vocals rule.

Digging: Manners - Pale Blue Light

BigHans
October 4th 2010



26455 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Dont Break the Oath is better

Hawks
October 4th 2010



34204 Comments

Album Rating: 5.0

Yes it is.

BaphometConsumed
October 23rd 2010



38 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

Slightly weaker than Don't Break the Oath, but DBtO is like the second best traditional metal album of the 80's. This album absolutely owns though and still remains one of traditional metal's finest albums.

And King Diamond's vocals are perfect.

SteelErectedb4you8er
October 23rd 2010



2613 Comments


I completely concur with the last 3 comments.

jk2two
November 2nd 2010



105 Comments

Album Rating: 4.5

I can't see it... DBtO is good, but the song writing is nowhere near as strong. The first 3 songs on Melissa are near perfection - Into the Coven is up there with the best metal songs of all time IMO. DBtO just isn't as memorable.

TheNotrap
August 8th 2011



7956 Comments

Album Rating: 4.0 | Sound Off

Extreme influential to the Thrash and let's say...Black Metal scene in the early 80's. All songs are classic here but my favourites are Evil, Curse of the Pharaohs, Into the Coven and Black Funeral.

An absolute classic

Digging: Fallujah - The Flesh Prevails



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