KING DIAMOND - Conspiracy ( Germany ) 12" Vinyl LP Album

Conspiracy is the concept album by King Diamond, being the second part of a story that begun on the album " Them ". It was released in 1989. Conspiracy was the last album to feature original drummer Mikkey Dee (however, he was a studio musician at that time). Roberto Falcao is a guest player on the keyboards.

 This album is COMPLETE with OIS, artwork insert and merchandise insert


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Essential Album Information For: KING DIAMOND - Conspiracy

Music Genre:

Black Metal, Thrash Metal 

Label & Catalognr:

Roadrunner Records RR 9461-1

Media Format:

Record Format: 12" Vinyl Stereo Gramophone Record
Total Album (Cover+Record) weight: 230 gram  

Year & Country:

1989 Manufactured in Western Germany.

Rights Society: Stemra

KING DIAMOND - Conspiracy Production & Recording Information

Album Packaging

This 12" LP vinyl music record comes comes in a Fold Open Cover (FOC), which is also also known as a Gatefold cover. The inner pages of this album cover contains photos, artwork.

 Custom Inner Sleeve Text


Roberto Falcao - Producer

King Diamond - Producer

Andy LaRocque - Producer

Guitar solos produced by: Chris Tsangarides

Notes on the production-team of the Conspiracy album:Roberto Falcao is producer and sound engineer since the first King Diamond record "No Presents for Christmas" on this and other "King Diamond" albums, he is producer, sound engineer and guest performer on the keyboards.

Sound & Recording Engineers:

Roberto Falcao - Sound Engineer

Gina Immel - Sound Engineer

Chris Tsangarides - Sound Mix Engineer

Roberto Falcao - Sound Mix Engineer

King Diamond - Sound Mix Engineer

Howie Weinberg - Mastering at Masterdisk, NY

Howie Weinberg is a highly renowned and respected mastering engineer in the music industry. With a career spanning over four decades, he has played an instrumental role in shaping the sound and quality of numerous iconic albums. Born on 14 September 14, 1953, in New York City, Howie's passion for music began at a young age.


In the early 1970s, Weinberg embarked on his journey into the music industry, starting as an assistant engineer at Masterdisk, a leading mastering studio in New York City. Under the guidance of accomplished engineers like Bob Ludwig and Greg Calbi, Howie honed his skills and gained invaluable experience working with a diverse range of artists and genres.

Throughout the 1980s, Weinberg emerged as a prominent figure in the industry, known for his meticulous attention to detail and innovative approach to mastering. His ability to enhance the sonic qualities of recordings and optimize their playback on various formats made him highly sought after by both established and emerging artists.

One of the pivotal moments in Howie Weinberg's career came when he collaborated with renowned producer Rick Rubin on the Beastie Boys' groundbreaking album "Licensed to Ill" in 1986. The success of the album further solidified Howie's reputation as an exceptional mastering engineer. This led to a fruitful partnership with Rubin, and they worked together on a string of influential albums, including releases by Slayer, Public Enemy, and Johnny Cash.

Weinberg's remarkable talent for mastering became evident in his ability to capture the essence of an artist's vision while adding his expertise to create a polished and dynamic final product. His work on Nirvana's iconic album "Nevermind" in 1991 is a testament to his ability to bring out the best in a recording, with his mastering contributing to the album's raw energy and sonic impact.

Over the years, Howie Weinberg has collaborated with a wide array of artists and bands from various genres, including U2, The White Stripes, Smashing Pumpkins, Red Hot Chili Peppers, and many others. His discography boasts an extensive list of critically acclaimed and commercially successful albums, solidifying his position as one of the most influential mastering engineers of his time.

In 1995, Howie Weinberg opened his own mastering studio, Howie Weinberg Mastering, in Los Angeles. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology and a deep understanding of the mastering process, the studio became a go-to destination for artists seeking the highest level of audio quality for their projects.

Throughout his career, Weinberg has been recognized with numerous accolades, including several Grammy nominations and wins for his exceptional contributions to the music industry. He is highly respected by his peers and has been a mentor to many aspiring mastering engineers, passing on his knowledge and expertise to the next generation.

Howie Weinberg's unwavering dedication to his craft and his ability to elevate the sonic experience of countless albums have solidified his position as a true master of his art. His meticulous attention to detail, technical expertise, and passion for music continue to shape the industry and inspire generations of mastering engineers to strive for excellence.

Recording Location:

This album was recorded and mixed at: Rumbo Recorders, Canoga Park, CA

Album Cover Design & Artwork:

Studio Dzyan - Album Cover Artwork

 Studio Dzyan ( album artwork and graphics design ) was founded by Thorbjorn Jorgensen and has worked with both Thomas Holm and Thorbjorn Jorgensen to illustrate 1980s albums by "King Diamond" and "Spartan Warrior".

Thomas Holm - Album Cover Artwork

 Thomas Holm started his career as art designer in the early 1980's and has done the album covers for bands like: Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, Spartan Warrior, Dark Heart.

Thorbjorn Jorgenson - Album Cover Artwork

 Torbjorn Jorgensen a Swedish illustrator and graphic designer and member/founder of the Studio Dzyan in Malmö. Torbjorn has been working on all the artwork for the albums of Mercyful Fate, King Diamond, S.P.O.C.K, Lord Belial and many others.


Krasner/Trebitz - Front Cover Photography

  Krasner / Trebitz Photography are a photography company comprised of Bob Krasner and Debra Trebitz, photographing bands like: King Diamond, Crimson Glory, Banshee, Scorpions, Doctor Nerve.

Alex Solca

Alex Solca is an esteemed photographer who has made an indelible mark in the world of music photography, particularly in the realm of Heavy Metal. With several decades of experience capturing the raw energy and captivating essence of numerous renowned bands, Solca has become an iconic figure in the industry.


Born with an innate passion for both music and visual arts, Alex Solca embarked on his photographic journey at an early age. Growing up in a vibrant cultural scene, he was drawn to the rebellious and powerful nature of Heavy Metal music. This fascination led him to combine his two passions, giving birth to a career that would redefine music photography.

Solca's work with Heavy Metal bands spans a vast array of genres, from classic and progressive rock to thrash and death metal. His distinctive style is characterized by an ability to freeze moments in time, capturing the essence of the music and the emotions it evokes. Through his lens, Solca has managed to immortalize the larger-than-life personalities of some of the most iconic bands and musicians in the history of Heavy Metal.

Over the years, Solca has had the privilege of photographing a multitude of legendary acts, including Journey, Dio, Alice Cooper, Fates Warning, King Diamond, Mercyful Fate, Vasco Rossi, Glenn Hughes, Jeff Blades, Jeff Scott Soto, Danzig, Lee Rocker, Reo Speedwagon, Machine Head, Tower of Power, B'Z, Skinlab, Gotthard, Dave Weckl, Kyuss, Christopher Cross, and countless others. His body of work serves as a testament to his versatility and enduring passion for the art form.

Beyond his technical skills, Solca possesses a unique ability to connect with the musicians he photographs. He understands their passion, their struggles, and their desire to express themselves through their music. This empathetic approach allows him to capture moments that not only showcase the artists' stage presence but also reveal their vulnerability and humanity.

Alex Solca's photographs have graced the pages of prestigious music magazines, album covers, and concert posters worldwide. His images have become synonymous with the spirit of Heavy Metal, influencing generations of aspiring photographers and leaving an indelible mark on the genre's visual history.

While Heavy Metal remains his primary focus, Solca's portfolio extends beyond the genre. He has also explored other musical realms, capturing the essence of jazz, blues, and rock 'n' roll icons. His ability to adapt his style to different genres demonstrates his versatility and artistic range.

Throughout his illustrious career, Alex Solca has received numerous accolades and honors for his contributions to music photography. His work continues to inspire and captivate audiences, preserving the spirit and energy of Heavy Metal for future generations to experience.

As the music industry evolves, Alex Solca remains at the forefront, capturing the ever-changing landscape of Heavy Metal and other genres. With his keen eye, unwavering passion, and decades of experience, he continues to redefine the boundaries of music photography, leaving an enduring legacy that will forever be etched in the world of rock history.

  • King Diamond - Vocals, Keyboards

    Danish metal legend King Diamond. Shocking makeup, chilling falsetto vocals, and dark, theatrical concepts. A true master of horror-infused heavy metal. Explore his world

  • Andy LaRocque - Guitar

    Andy LaRocque: Swedish guitar virtuoso behind King Diamond's sound. Neo-classical shred, melodic mastery, & top-notch production skills. Dive into his legacy:

  • Pete Blakk - Guitar

    Pete Blakk: Swedish shredder known for his work with King Diamond. His riffs and solos defined a heavy metal era. "Learn more about him"

  • Hal Patino - Bass

    Hal Patino: American bassist who fueled the sound of Danish heavy metal giants Geisha and King Diamond. His powerful basslines are a hallmark of their iconic albums. "Learn about him"

  • Mikkey Dee - Drums

    Mikkey Dee: Drum legend behind Motörhead, Scorpions, King Diamond. A powerhouse of rhythm. Explore his journey

  1. At the Graves (Diamond) 8:56
  2. Sleepless Nights (LaRocque) 5:05
  3. Lies (Diamond) 4:22
  4. A Visit from the Dead (LaRocque) 6:12
  5. The Wedding Dream (Diamond) 6:01
  6. Amon Belongs to Them (LaRocque - Diamond) 3:51
  7. Something Weird (LaRocque) 2:06
  8. Victimized (LaRocque) 5:21
  9. Let It Be Done (Diamond) 1:13
  10. Cremation (Diamond) 4:12

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