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Tag Archives: Candlelight Records

Win a copy of Ihsahn’s ‘Arktis’ on vinyl!

Posted by on May 11, 2016

  Since the formation of Emperor 25 years ago, Ihshan has been a risk taker. And while he could rest on his laurels and just release black metal for the rest of his career, he’s chosen instead to continue to innovate, having released six solo albums that have taken him in a more progressive direction. Arktis, […]

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Report: Candlelight Records acquired by Spinefarm

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Spinefarm Records has been adding some pretty cool names to its roster. However, the label’s next big move involves acquiring another label, Candlelight Records. Edward Christie and Steve Beatty, owners of the U.K. based label Candlelight, have reportedly sold the company’s assets to Spinefarm (who are owned by Universal Music Group). Blabbermouth obtained an email […]

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Dissident Aggression: Crown – Natron

Posted by on August 28, 2015

There is a very distinct possibility that when we look backwards upon this era of metal music that we may be looking at something of a golden age. Certainly the internet and various technological advances of our times has allowed a ton of bands to saturate our ears with uninspired and/or hackneyed attempts at creating […]

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Interview with Neill Jameson of Krieg

Posted by on July 27, 2015

Over the next month or so we’ll be bringing you a series of interviews with and posts about the bands featured on the inaugural Death To False Metal Festival, taking place August 14 & 15 in Hamden, CT. When the topic shifts to US Black Metal, no conversation can ever be complete without discussing Krieg. […]

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Dissident Aggression: Demon Lung – A Dracula

Posted by on June 5, 2015

Sophomore slumps are a real thing and they are an absolute bitch. You’ve seen this play out a million times before. Band X puts out a killer debut, totally catches you off guard even, an suddenly they are in discussions as one of your new favorite bands. Then Band X drops their second album and…poof. […]

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Dissident Aggression: Taake – Stridens Hus

Posted by on January 30, 2015

In the early 1990’s, when the great second wave of black metal was reaching the first of many creative peaks, Norway seemed to spawn corpse paint clad outfits like rabbits giving birth.  While many of those acts faded away as quickly as they came, and others would reach their own personal zeniths before fading into […]

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Orange Goblin streaming first single from new album ‘Back from the Abyss,’ coming this October

Posted by on August 15, 2014

With their 20th anniversary of a band just around the corner, UK based Orange Goblin will be releasing their 8th full length album Back from the Abyss via Candlelight Records this October 7th. In anticipation of the release, they also released the first single ‘The Devil’s Whip’ for streaming, which can be streamed exclusively on […]

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Corrosion of Conformity’s IX now available to stream

Posted by on June 27, 2014

Thirty plus years into their career as a band, North Carolina based metal band Corrosion of Conformity is releasing their 9th album, aptly titled IX, and in anticipation for the release they have made the album available to stream via the AV Club. The preorder comes with a download of the first single “The Nectar”, unlimited steaming of […]

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Dissident Aggression: The Wounded Kings Reign On

Posted by on February 21, 2014

It could be stated, with few arguments, that the British Isles have done more for the advancement of doom metal than any other part of the world.  It could also be argued that if you were to make up a list of the greatest doom metal bands of all-time that it would have more than […]

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