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TCHORNOBOG announce Split-LP with ABYSSAL


TCHORNOBOG announce a split-album with their British musical counterpart and brother-in-spirit ABYSSAL. Both bands contribute a single track of epic duration around 24 minutes each. The blackened US death doom outfit will release the split on November 25.

Details of the split-album can be viewed below.

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Epic Legends CANDLEMASS Announce New Album, “Sweet Evil Sun” & Release First Single


Swedish godfathers of epic doom metal, CANDLEMASS, have returned to continue their unmatched legacy. With their new album, Sweet Evil Sun, out November 18, 2022 via Napalm Records, they are ready to prove once again that they reign as one of the heaviest metal bands on earth, bringing epic doom to the world of metal.

Alongside the new album’s pre-order kickoff, CANDLEMASS – purveyors of legendary albums like Epicus Doomicus Metallicus and Nightfall – have released a monumental new single and video, “Scandinavian Gods”, kicking things off with a hammer blow. The single and video stomp in with a dark, Nordic metal chant driven by slow and heavy drums, droning guitars and majestic vocals that convey mysterious tales of Scandinavian mythology to the next generation!

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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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