Heavy metal legend King Diamond has been announced as the Friday night headliner for Bloodstock Open Air 2013; which will be his only UK performance for that year.
The Give Me Your Soul…Please singer is renowned for his well crafted horror stories, usage of the falsetto register and distinctive onstage presence. He is expected to be performing hits from his long standing solo career, as well as Mercyful Fate classics.
BOA 2013 will take place from Thursday 8th August to Sunday 11th, at Catton Park in Derbyshire.
King Diamond will be joining previously announced bands: Anthrax, Accept, Firewind and Fozzy. Tickets for BOA 2013 are available here, starting at £100 for the Early Bird Standard Weekend ticket.