Iconic heavy metal outfit Mercyful Fate has announced their first headlining North America tour in over twenty years. Support on the fall trek will be provided by Kreator and Midnight. Mercyful Fate frontman King Diamond said of the upcoming trek:

“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.”

A number of pre-sale options will be available throughout the week:

  • Citi Presale: Tuesday, September 6th @ 11:00AM ET | Password: Citi BINs
  • Mercyful Fate Fan Club Presale: Tuesday, September 6th @ 12:00PM ET | Password: EVIL
  • Ticketmaster Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00AM ET | Password: MELISSA
  • Live Nation Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00AM local time | Password: VENUE
  • Blabbermouth Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00AM local time | Password: SABBATH
  • Knotfest.com Presale: Wednesday, September 7th @ 10:00AM local time | Password: OATH

All presales end Thursday, September 8th at 10:00PM local time. General sale begins Friday, September 9th at 10:00AM local time via MercyfulFateCoven.com. Limited VIP packages will also be available, featuring meet & greets, photo ops, private Q&As, exclusive merch, and more beginning today via the aforementioned link.

A new Mercyful Fate record is in the works. The group debuted a new song during their live shows this year. The track is titled “The Jackal of Salzburg” and you can check it out below:

10/25 Dallas, TX – The Factory
10/27 Phoenix, AZ – Arizona Financial Theatre
10/29 Inglewood, CA – Youtube Theater
10/30 Wheatland, CA – Hard Rock Live Sacramento
11/01 Denver, CO – Fillmore Auditorium
11/03 Gary, IN – Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana
11/04 Cincinnati, OH – The Andrew J. Brady Music Center
11/05 Detroit, MI – Masonic
11/08 Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring
11/10 Brooklyn, NY – Kings Theater
11/11 Laval, QC – Place Bell
11/13 Boston, MA – MGM Music Hall At Fenway
11/14 Philadelphia, PA – The Fillmore Philadelphia
11/16 Atlanta, GA – Tabernacle