Candlemass



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110
695 fans
Also known as Nemesis (1982-1984)

Country: Sweden
Label: Napalm Records

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Formed in: 1984
Broke up: 1994-1997, 2002-2004

1984- Epic doom metal

Line-up

1984-  Leif Edling - bass
1985-1992  Mats "Mappe" Björkman - guitars
› 2001-  -//-
1986  Johan Längqvist - vocals
› 2018-  -//-
1986-1992  Lars "Lasse" Johansson - guitars
› 2001-  -//-
1986-1992  Jan "Janne" Lindh - drums
› 2001-  -//-
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1984-1985  Johnny Reinholm - drums, guitars
1985-1986  Christian Weberyd - guitars
1985-1986  Matz Ekström - drums
1986-1991  Messiah Marcolin - vocals
› 2001-2006  -//-
1987  Mike Wead - guitars
1991-1992  Thomas Vikström - vocals
1997-1998  Patrik Instedt - guitars
1998-1999  Michael Amott - guitars
1998-1999  Björn Flodkvist - vocals
1998-1999  Jejo Perkovic - drums
1998-1999  Carl Westholm - keybords
1999  Mats Ståhl - guitars
2006  Mats Levén - vocals
› 2013-2018  -//-
2007-2012  Robert Lowe - vocals
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1986  Klas Bergwall - guitars
2005-2012  Carl Westholm - keyboards
2012  Marcus Jidell - guitars
2012-2013  Mats Levén - vocals
2012-2015  Per Wiberg - keyboards
› 2015-  -//- bass, keyboards
2014  Alan Averill - vocals
2014-2015  Jörgen Sandström - bass
2017  Tjerk Maas - vocals
1998  Håkan Haugland - drums
2007  Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals
2009  Stefan Fandén - toypiano
2012  Per Wiberg - hammond organ
2012  Mark Robertson - voice
2012-2019  Mats Levén - backing vocals
2019  Tony Iommi - guitars
2019  Marcus Jidell - additional instruments
2019  Michael Blair - percussion
2019  Stefan Berggren - backing vocals
2019  Jennie-Ann Smith - backing vocals
2019  Carl Westholm - mellotron
2019  Rickard Nilsson - keyboards

Discography

1984 Witchcraft [Demo] 6.7
1984 Second 1984 [Demo] 5.7
1985 Tales Of Creation [Demo] 7
1987 Demo With Marcolin [Demo] 6
1988 Samarithan [Single] 7.5
1990 Live [Live] 8.3
1990 3-Way Thrash [Split] [DVD] 8.5
1994 The Best Of Candlemass: As It Is, As It Was [Compilation] 8.7
1994 In The Name Of Satan: A Tribute To Venom [VA] 6
2001 Nimis [Single] 6
2002 Doomed For Live [Live] 7.9
2002 Black Heart Of Candlemass: Leif Edling Demos & Outtakes '83-'99 [Compilation] 6.2
2002 The Metal Years: Gothic Doom [VA] 6.9
2002 Metal Blade 20th Anniversary: Double Decades Of Aggression [Boxset] 8.4
2003 Diamonds Of Doom [Compilation] 7.7
2003 Documents Of Doom [DVD] 8.9
2004 Essential Doom [Compilation] 8.3
2005 Mirror Mirror / The Bells Of Acheron [Single] 7.3
2005 Doom Songs: The Singles 1985-1989 [Boxset] 8
2005 Solitude / Crystal Ball [Single] 7.5
2005 At The Gallows End / Samarithan [Single] 7.5
2005 Dark Reflections / Into The Unfathomed Tower [Single] 7
2005 The Curse Of Candlemass [DVD] 8.5
2006 King Of The Grey Islands Demos [Demo] 6.5
2007 Black Dwarf [Single] 7
2007 20 Year Anniversary Party [DVD] 8.4
2009 If I Ever Die [Single] 7
2009 Hammers Of Doom [Single] 7
2010 No Sleep 'til Athens [Live] 7.8
2010 Ashes To Ashes [DVD] 8
2010 Doomology [Boxset] 7
2010 Don't Fear The Reaper [Single] 7
2012 Dancing In The Temple Of The Mad Queen Bee [Single] 7
2013 Introducing Candlemass [Compilation] 8.5
2013 Epicus Doomicus Metallicus - Live At Roadburn 2011 [Live] 8.8
2015 Demon's Gate (Demo 1985) [Single] 7
2015 Dark Are The Veils... (Rehearsal 1987) [Single] 7
2016 Behind The Wall Of Doom [Compilation] 9
2016 Behind The Wall Of Doom [DVD] 9

Latest reviews

Reunion albums always have a lot of pressure on them. Whether they sound like the original or not, it will never be the same. So now that Candlemass have reunited with the Epicus Doomicus Metallicus vocalist, all eyes are on them.   Review by RaduP ››
Throughout their lengthy career, Candlemass has shown various faces. Well, what do you expect when your sound is very vocal-driven and you change vocalist on numerous occasions in your career? When Messiah left/got kicked out of the band in '06,...   Review by Lucas ››
My friends, you're in front of THE DVD of the year 2007. Of course you have to be a fan of Doom Metal and Candlemass to fully enjoy this release but I can tell you, really, that this "20 Anniversary Party" is a must, a perfect DVD and I...   Review by Jeff ››

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