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Tag Archives: Candlemass

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

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 to fans. Candlemass are no exception. The Swedish doom metal band […]

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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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Metal By Numbers 6/6: Jonathan Davis leads a labyrinth of sales

Posted by on June 6, 2018

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. No, seriously, this list of debuts is longer than I’ve had in a while. Nineteen albums, some you’ll know, some you won’t, some you’ll want to check out, some you’ll take one look at […]

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New & Noteworthy: May 25th, 2018: House of New Music

Posted by on May 25, 2018

  New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week brings new us the debut solo album from Jonathan Davis and the first album from Graveyard since their reformation. Be sure to check out the last week’s New & […]

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Review: Candlemass, ‘House of Doom’

Posted by on May 17, 2018

When it comes to doom metal, Candlemass has been a major player since the mid-1980’s. Quite simply, they make the rules and set the agenda, and the rest merely follow. Now, the band is ready to release its new four-track EP, House of Doom. At its heart, the band’s second EP is a follow-up to […]

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Metal By Numbers 6/29: The charts are hot like magma

Posted by on June 29, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. I’m spending my first summer in the south, and I have no elegant way of describing the heat that doesn’t involve using the words “hot” and “balls.” I sweat buckets just sitting in my […]

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