MERCYFUL FATE was formed in early 1981 in Copenhagen, by vocalist King Diamond and guitarist Hank Shermann. Starting a new breed in heavy metal music. Mercyful Fate disbanded in 1985, only to reform again in 1992. The Band has been inactive since 1999, but will get back together in 2020 playing selected shows in Europe.
Hank has just released his first Single "The Bloody Theme" as a Solo Artist, and is currently working on a full lenght Solo Album.