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Candlemass - New EP And Album In 2018

Epic doom metallers Candlemass have announced some exciting news! After recently unveiled the online game and a brand new soundtrack called "House Of Doom", they now reveal that a new EP precisely titled House Of Doom will drop on May 25th via Napalm Records.

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Posted: 18.04.2018 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Candlemass - Launch Online Game And Soundtrack

Prepare to enter the house of doom! Swedish epic doom metal legends Candlemass are back with an online game and a brand new soundtrack called "House Of Doom". According to the game's official web site, "House Of Doom" is a unique game with music written by Candlemass leader Leif Edling and performed by Candlemass. The band has also been part of the development of the game that invites you into the world of extreme style heavy metal music, where both music and lyrics intend to evoke a sense of despair, dread and, impending doom.

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Posted: 14.03.2018 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Candlemass - In The Studio

Swedish epic solitude seekers Candlemass just announced that they will play at the In Flammen Open Air festival in July! Furthermore, the doom metal band posted online that they are in the studio, but it's still unknown what they are recording exactly. The group has yet to release a full-length album with their new singer Mats Levén. He did however record vocals for the band's latest EP, Death Thy Lover, released in 2016.

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Posted: 14.01.2018 by Bad English | Comments (3)


Candlemass - Premiere Music Video For New Track

Today is the day, Candlemass fans! You get to listen to a brand new song from the epic doom metal kings. The track is taken from their 30th anniversary EP, Death Thy Lover, which features four studio tracks with Mats Levén on vocals and is set for a June 3rd release on Napalm Records. The title track is available for your listening pleasure on the video below.

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Posted: 22.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Candlemass - Reveal New EP Title, Cover And More

Epic doom masters Candlemass have finally revealed all about their promised new EP. This special 30th anniversary release will be named Death Thy Lover. The EP will be released on June 3rd on Napalm Records and features four studio tracks with Mats Levén on vocals, now the permanent singer for the Swedish doom metal squad. You can feast your eyes on the cover below and wait patiently to hear some new songs.

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Posted: 26.02.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (1)


Candlemass - Share First Taste Of New EP

The legendary Swedish epic doomsters Candlemass will bring us a new EP soon. The four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik Rovanperä. A short clip of some of the sessions for the new EP can be seen below. This also offers fans the opportunity to have a first taste of the new music.

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Posted: 27.11.2015 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Candlemass - Announce 30th Anniversary EP

With their 30th anniversary as a band and newly recruited vocalist Mats Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, Swedish epic doom veterans Candlemass have announced a brand new EP. The release will contain 4 new studio tracks. As of now, you can take a look at the album cover right here, which was created by artist Erik Rovanperä. Do you like it?

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Posted: 04.10.2015 by Bad English | Comments (9)


Hammerfest VII - Candlemass, Devilment And More Confirmed

Hammerfest VII is pleased to present a new round of bands, starting with the return of Swedish doom metal legends Candlemass (second headliner). Dani Filth's (Cradle Of Filth) new band Devilment are also confirmed to play their first Hammerfest as well as the first ever appearance on UK soil by the much heralded US thrashers Hirax. Check out the rest of the newly confirmed bands down under.

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Posted: 04.08.2014 by Abattoir | Comments (0)


Roadburn Festival 2014 - Candlemass To Play 'Ancient Dreams', New Confirmations

Swedish doom metal legends Candlemass will perform the album Ancients Dreams in its entirety at Mikael Åkerfeldt's 2014 curated Roadburn event on April 11th at the 013 venue in Tilburg, The Netherlands. The festival has also confirmed the likes of Avatarium, Obliteration, Elephant9 with Reine Fiske, Trettioåriga Kriget and Promise And The Monster to enrich their line-up.

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Posted: 06.12.2013 by Bad English | Comments (0)


Candlemass - Performing Entire 'Ancient Dreams' Album In Sweden

Legendary Swedish doom metallers Candlemass will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their third album Ancient Dreams with a special live concert on December 28th at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The album which was originally released in 1988 has been hailed as a classic and will be performed in its entirety by Candlemass.

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Posted: 25.10.2013 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Candlemass - To Release Vinyl Only Live LP

Doom legends Candlemass will see the release of the vinyl-only Epicus Doomicus Metallicus - Live At Roadburn 2011 album through Svart Records on June 14th. Candlemass' debut LP, Epicus Doomicus Metallicus, is a genre-defining classic.

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Posted: 23.05.2013 by Bad English | Comments (5)


Candlemass - Leif Edling Starts New Project

Doom metallers Candlemass' bassist and main songwriter Leif Edling is currently recording material for a full-length album with his new project Avatarium.

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Posted: 11.05.2013 by Bad English | Comments (4)


Candlemass - Voted Best Band In Sweden Ever

Scandinavia's biggest music magazine, Sweden Rock Magazine, has voted doom metallers Candlemass the best band in Sweden ever. In issue 100 (to be released on January 8th), 40 rock/metal journalists have voted on the 100 best Swedish bands through time, and Candlemass came in as number one.

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Posted: 28.12.2012 by Vendetta | Comments (66)


Candlemass - Part Ways With Vocalist, Replacement Announced

Swedish doom metallers Candlemass have parted ways with vocalist Robert Lowe. The band released the following statement on the changes: "We are sorry to inform you that Robert Lowe is no longer the singer for Candlemass. It has been a very difficult decision for the band and has mainly to do with the quality of the live performances."

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Posted: 02.06.2012 by Abattoir | Comments (20)


Candlemass - To Release Farewell Album In June

Swedish epic doom metallers Candlemass will release their final album Psalms For The Dead in June. A limited 12" vinyl single, Dancing In The Temple Of The Mad Queen Bee, including two album tracks will be released in advance on April 13th via Napalm Records and can already be pre-ordered here. The single artwork can be viewed below.

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Posted: 19.03.2012 by BudDa | Comments (38)