- Guitarist with King Diamond Band

Andy LaRocque is a Swedish guitarist and music producer, primarily known for his long-standing tenure as lead guitarist in King Diamond's band. His signature playing style blends neo-classical influences, fiery solos, and melodic phrasing. LaRocque's exceptional musicianship and production work have solidified his position as a respected figure in heavy metal.



Anders Allhage mostly known under the alias: " Andy LaRocque " and is best known as guitarist with King Diamond . He started his musical career in the Swedish "Swedish Beauty" aka "Swedish Erotica" and E.F. Band he moved in 1985-1986 to play with the "King Diamond" band.

LaRocque started playing guitar at the age of 11 and was heavily influenced by hard rock and heavy metal bands such as Black Sabbath and Judas Priest. He formed his first band, Black Rose, in the early 1980s and later joined forces with King Diamond to form the band Mercyful Fate. After several years with Mercyful Fate, LaRocque and King Diamond formed the eponymous band King Diamond in 1985.

Throughout his career, LaRocque has been known for his intricate and technical guitar playing, which has earned him a reputation as one of the top guitarists in the heavy metal genre. He has also been involved in the production of many of King Diamond's albums, as well as albums by other artists in the heavy metal and hard rock genres.

Overall, Andy LaRocque is regarded as one of the most talented and influential guitarists in the heavy metal genre,