Tag Archives: Candlemass

Amorphis Announce Tales From the Thousand Lakes Tour Dates

Tales From the Thousand Lakes Tour Dates

Finland’s melodic death metal juggernaut Amorphis are hitting the road in late December in celebration of the 20th anniversary of their 1994 epic release “Tales From the Thousand Lakes.” The Swedish band Avatarium is joining them on this celebration. Guitarist Esa Holopainen says: “We are really happy to have Avatarium as a special quest for

Candlemass Performing Entire Ancient Dreams Album in Sweden

Candlemass Ancient Dreams

Swedish doom metal legends Candlemass will celebrate the 25th anniversary of their third album, “Ancient Dreams,” with a special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The album, which was originally released in 1988, has been hailed as a classic and will be performed in its entirety by Candlemass. Please

Metal Review: Amon Amarth | Deceiver of the Gods (2013)

Tumba, Sweden’s melodic death metal powerhouse Amon Amarth has a specific formula that they stick to and we really do not care. There is not much variance to the band. The songs do not vary much in lyrical style, sound, or execution. In fact, most songs feature the same formula and layout. For some reason,

Metal Review: Kontinuum – Earth Blood Magic (2012)

Iceland’s progressive post-black metal band Kontinuum unleashes their debut effort, Earth Blood Magic, to the masses. Risen from the ashes of the dark metal act Potentiam and experimental metal act Pornea, Kontinuum’s eclectic style is a breath of fresh air in a stale, dry environment in the post-black metal scene. While there are some great

Metal Review: Candlemass – Psalms for the Dead

Candlemass is kind of a strange band. They have been all over the place throughout their career. While they are first and forement known as doom metal pioneers (as they should be), they have ran the gamut of variances in their music. There was even a brief stint of their attempt at power metal and

FearShop.com Metal Podcast – Episode 65 – Bad at Being Human

Frank and Mike are back talking about metal topics including King Diamond’s return, Candlemass firing Robert Lowe, our favorite decade for metal, and more. We also play songs from Wednesday 13, Powermad, Scorpions, Overkill, Annihilator and Flotsam and Jetsam.   Please upgrade your browser  

Candlemass Part Ways With Vocalist Robert Lowe, Replacement Announced

Swedish doom metal band Candlemass have parted ways with vocalist Robert Lowe. The band released the following statement on the changes: “We are sorry to inform you that Robert Lowe is no longer the singer for Candlemass. It has been a very difficult decision for the band and has mainly to do with the quality