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Tag Archives: Candlemass

Metal By Numbers 3/6: Dream Theater go the distance

Posted by on March 6, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I’ve been sitting here the last few minutes trying to write an opening paragraph that isn’t just about how much I enjoy the new Dream Theater album, but I’m just so happy I […]

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Candlemass premiere “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” music video featuring Tony Iommi

Posted by on January 30, 2019

Sweden’s Candlemass is set to release The Door To Doom on February 22nd on Napalm records. “Doom” marks the bands 12th release in their heavy history as a defining force of the doom genre. The group has released the music video for “Astorolus – The Great Octopus.” The track appears third on the record and features a […]

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Candlemass streaming new song “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” featuring Tony Iommi

Posted by on January 11, 2019

Candlemass are gearing up to release their first album in nearly seven years with The Door to Doom on February 22nd via Napalm Records. The follow-up to 2012’s Psalms for the Dead marks the group’s first album with vocalist Johan Langquist in over thirty years who left after the band’s 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. […]

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Candlemass streaming new song “The Omega Circle”

Posted by on December 18, 2018

Candlemass’s new album The Door to Doom will be released on February 22, 2019. The group has now unleashed the first single from their upcoming record. “The Omega Circle” marks the first time we hear Johan Langquist on vocals since their 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. Listen to the track below and pre-order the album […]

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Candlemass to release ‘The Door To Doom’ in February

Posted by on December 6, 2018

On February 22nd, 2019, Candlemass’ new album The Door To Doom will arrive. The highly anticipated follow-up to 2012’s Psalms for the Dead will mark the group’s first album with vocalist Johan Langquist in over thirty years who left after the group’s 1986 debut Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. Additionally, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi will be featured […]

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Candlemass finish recording new album, aiming for spring 2019 release

Posted by on October 5, 2018

Swedish doom metal titans have announced their new album is expected to arrive next spring via Napalm Records. This will be a first to include vocalist Johan Längqvist in 32 years, who recently replaced frontman Mats Levén. We should expect to see a lot of changes since 2012’s Psalms for the Dead as the group […]

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Candlemass Return with a Fresh EP and a New Game

Posted by on July 19, 2018

      pic.twitter.com/JZRoNIZM0V — Candlemass (@candlemass) October 9, 2018   Once upon a time, bands were only able to offer their new music, tours, live shows, and merchandise as ways for fans to connect. But, thanks to the growth in all things digital, there have never been more ways for musicians to reach out […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/20: A dancing machine

Posted by on June 20, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’ve said this before but one of the more rewarding parts of writing this column is seeing some of my favorite bands make the grade. I said as much last week when Ghost debuted […]

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Watch Ghost’s Cardinal Copia and Candlemass members cover Metallica’s “Enter Sandman”

Posted by on June 15, 2018

It could be argued that Ghost are on their way to become the next major metal band as they recently booked their first headlining arena shows. The debut sales on their latest effort, Prequelle, hints on this as well. With that said, it’s no secret that Metallica are a fan of these giants, as James […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/13: If you have Ghost on the charts, you have everything

Posted by on June 14, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. When your album is second only to Kanye West on the charts, you’re probably doing something right. Such is the case with Ghost and their newest album Prequelle. If it wasn’t apparent by now, the […]

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