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PALLBEARER announce ‘Sorrow and Extinction’ 10 year anniversary European show dates


Unique Arkansas progressive doom quartet, Pallbearer, will be travelling to Europe this summer to embark on a string of exceptional show dates, celebrating the 10th Anniversary of their seminal record ‘Sorrow & Extinction. At this handful of select shows, encompassing both festival and club shows, the band will perform the album in its entirety. 

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Candlemass announce 35th anniversary reissue of ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’


Limited Edition 35-year anniversary 3LP deluxe set for release on Peaceville on 3rd June

SPECIAL TRIPLE COLOURED VINYL SET COMMEMORATING 35 YEARS OF THE ICONIC DEBUT OF MASTERFUL DOOM METAL, CONTAINING REMASTERED AUDIO, PLUS RARE PRE-EPICUS RECORDINGS FROM 1985 INCLUDING THE LEGENDARY ‘WITCHCRAFT’ DEMO. ALSO INCLUDES 8 PAGE BOOKLET, A2 POSTER, & LETTER PRINT FROM FOUNDER LEIF EDLING 
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REVIEW: Swallow The Sun – “Moonflowers”


by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

Finnish death-doom metal pioneers, Swallow The Sun return from the darkest crevices with their eighth album ‘Moonflowers’. The new offering is the follow-up to their chart-topping Finnish Grammy-nominated 2019 album ‘When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light’. ‘Moonflowers’ remarkably manages to turn up the emotional heaviness expected from the quintet. The album’s artwork added to this grim sentiment as guitarist and primary songwriter Juha Raivio created it using dried up flowers he collected along with his blood to paint the moon, making the image both tragic and elegant, much like their music.

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ARCTANGENT FESTIVAL announces fresh wave of bands for 2022


ArcTanGent Festival 2022 can today reveal a host of even more brilliant new additions to its line-up for next years event at Fernhill Farm.

Leading the charge for the announcement are the incredible US doom metal band Pallbearer, who will be playing their album, ‘Sorrow And Existence’ in full for its release anniversary. Joining them include the recently(ish) reformed UK experimentalist Earthtone9, a UK trio of the highest quality in Conjurer, Elephant Tree and Pupil Slicer, (who released one of THE finest albums of 2021 in ‘Mirrors’) as well as over 25 other brilliant acts.

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PALLBEARER announce co-headline European tour dates with ELDER + special guests IRIST


Unique Arkansas progressive doom quartet Pallbearer, who are currently working on new material, are elated to announce that they will be gracing our neglected European stages once again. In autumn 2022 they will be returning to our shores for a co-headline tour alongside heavy psychedelic band Elder. Appearing as special guests on the run will be ascending label-mates Irist, set to make their European live debut. 

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PEACEVILLE TO RELEASE PARADISE LOST – THE LOST AND THE PAINLESS ON NOVEMBER 26TH


A LIMITED EDITION EXPANSIVE COLLECTION OF STUDIO, DEMO & LIVE MATERIAL FROM THE EARLY YEARS OF THE BRITISH METAL LEGENDS IN THIS 6CD & DVD SET, INCLUDES NEWLY REMASTERED ALBUMS, PLUS 92 PAGE BOOK COINCIDING WITH THE GOTHIC 30th ANNIVERSARY 

Creators, pioneers & purveyors of the Gothic Doom Metal scene which came to prominence in the early 90s, Britain’s Paradise Lost rose from humble Northern roots to become one of the UK’s leading artists in the metal genre throughout the decade and beyond, remaining as relevant and revered as ever to this day after a career spanning over three decades. 

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