Timi Hansen, bassist for Mercyful Fate and King Diamond has lost his battle with cancer, and passed away on Monday at the age of 61. Read more on his passing HERE
King Diamond took to Facebook to pay tribute to his friend and bandmate, read his words HERE
Lars Ulrich also posted about Timi's passing on social media, and talked about how Mercyful Fate were very influential on a young Metallica. See his post below and check out footage of Metallica and Mercyful Fate, with Timi, performing in San Francisco back in 2011.
(Photo Credit: Twitter/@MercyfulFate_HQ