Opera Diabolicus

Horror Metal - Sweden

Opera Diabolicus Band

Listen everybody, bring out OPERA DIABOLICUS! The Swedish combo have created the perfect horror musical with a little help from their friends Mats Levén (Candlemass, Therion, Skyblood), Snowy Shaw (King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, Therion, Notre Dame), Andy La Rocque (King Diamond) and Michael Denner (King Diamond, Mercyful Fate)! With ‘Death on a Pale Horse’, the Swedes bring you an epic tale of witchcraft, the black death and revenge!

Established by the two antagonists David Grimore and Adrian de Crow in Gothenburg in the mid-2000s, Swedish horror entity OPERA DIABOLICUS seeks to scourge the earth with their music, mischief, and schemes!

Through burning hatred and mutual dislike to one another and with one prior album released under their belt (entitled †1614, released 2012), they’ve now conjured their sophomore offspring with music that could be described as epic horror metal, and thus would greatly appeal to fans of acts like KING DIAMOND, CANDLEMASS, MERCYFUL FATE and so forth.

With a little help from their friends, whom brilliantly have assisted with their tools of their trade, plus the eminent Jens Bogren’s (OPETH, SEPULTURA, ROTTING CHRIST, DIMMU BORGIR) mixing and mastering skill, the result speaks for itself.

Line-up:

  • David Grimoire : guitar, keys
  • Adrian de Crow : bass
Posted on September 7, 2021

Swedish horror outfit OPERA DIABOLICUS are now releasing the haunting first new song of their upcoming full length ‘Death on a Pale Horse’! The new offering will be released upon the masses on November 26, 2021 and the track ‘Darkest Doom on the Brightest of Days’ can now be heard via the official Season of Mist YouTube channel HERE.

Posted on May 3, 2021

Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of epic horror metal act OPERA DIABOLICUS! The horror outfit will be releasing their sophomore full-length entitled “Death on A Pale Horse”, featuring Mats Levén (PRINS SVART, CANDLEMASS, THERION, SKYBLOOD etc.), Snowy Shaw (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE, THERION, NOTRE DAME etc.), Andy La Rocque (KING DIAMOND) and Michael Denner (KING DIAMOND, MERCYFUL FATE), later this year.

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Death on a Pale Horse
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