Legendary classic doom icons CANDLEMASS recently announced the release of their new album, Sweet Evil Sun, to finally see the light of day this Friday, November 18, via Napalm Records. With this top-notch offering, recorded at NOX studio in Stockholm, the Swedish force centered around Leif Edling continue their unmatched legacy, following the inimitable The Door to Doom (2019) and proving once more that they reign as one of the heaviest metal bands on earth, bringing epic doom to the world of metal.Continue reading Doom Metal Kings CANDLEMASS Unveil Third Single + Lyric Video for “When Death Sighs”
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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.Continue reading TCHORNOBOG announce Split-LP with ABYSSAL
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!Continue reading Epic Legends CANDLEMASS Announce New Album, “Sweet Evil Sun” & Release First Single
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.Continue reading PALLBEARER announce ‘Sorrow and Extinction’ 10 year anniversary European show dates
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 EDLINGContinue reading Candlemass announce 35th anniversary reissue of ‘Epicus Doomicus Metallicus’
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.Continue reading REVIEW: Swallow The Sun – “Moonflowers”
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