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King Diamond Guitarist Guests On Elvenking Album

Swedish guitar hero Mike Wead (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, MEMENTO MORI, FIREGOD, ABSTRAKT ALGEBRA) will guest on the new album from the Italian folk/power metal band ELVENKING, to be released this fall via AFM Records. Wead will provide solos on two tracks.

Commented the band: "It's an honour to have Mike soloing on our songs. It's always amazing having one of your heroes playing in your album. And the leads he played are amazing - pure guitar art!"

ELVENKING released its third album, "The Winter Wake", in Europe in January 2006 via AFM Records. The CD was issued in the U.S. in March. The follow-up to 2004's "Wyrd" was recorded at Sherpa Studios (Italy), mixed at Sonic Pump Studios by Nino Laurenne and was mastered at Finnvox Studios by Mika Jussilla.

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King Diamond, Mercyful Fate Members In Firegod

FIREGOD, the new Swedish/Danish "all-star" project featuring Hal Patino (bass; KING DIAMOND), Snowy Shaw (drums; ex-KING DIAMOND, DREAM EVIL), Mike Wead (guitar; KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE) and Simon Johannsson (guitar; MEMORY GARDEN, FIFTH REASON), has a inked a two-album deal with Vic Records. The group, whose sound is being described as "progressive doom," is still searching for a suitable lead vocalist.

FIREGOD's debut CD is expected sometime next year.

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