He also had an early heavy metal period with favourites at the time: Metallica, Motley Crue, King Diamond, Ratt, Whitesnake, Rainbow, The Clash & more, plus he grew fond of Kenji Kawai's Ghost in the Shell soundtrack among others, as his roots were made from early 1990's to the next millennium.
What does KD stand for?
KD stands for King Diamond (band)
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Denmark Aside from being the birthplace of both Metallica drummer, Lars Ulrich, and a smattering of mid-level metal bands, Denmark's greatest influence on heavy metal came in the form of the band Mercyful Fate, and its influential frontman, King Diamond (born Kim Bendix Petersen).
Tori Amos, Kate Bush, Yello, King Diamond, Royksopp, tons of the best billboard music & classical pieces from Beethoven, Grieg, Wagner & others.
Remarkably, vocalist Niklas Stalvind sounds more like Maiden's Bruce Dickinson - just check out the title track - and Mercyful Fate warbler King Diamond than they do
Unearth singer Trevor Phipps was likewise a highlight of the night-ending jam session, which brought together players from various Metal Blade bands - including a surprise appearance by members of As I Lay Dying - to cover songs by Metallica, Thin Lizzy, Slayer and King Diamond.
METALHEADS EITHER HATE King Diamond or they love him--for 20 years the makeup, the death-shriek screaming vocals, and his mulleted band have kept fans divided.