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Desolation - KHEMMIS

The genre of doom metal is overridden with dozens of pretenders cribbing from the playbooks of SLEEP and BLACK SABBATH, and all but a chosen few end up sliding almost immediately in one ear and out the other, not bringing much excitement to the table other than competently executed rehash. That said, there has been ...

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METALLICA's LARS ULRICH Recalls Meeting JAMES HETFIELD For First Time: 'He Was Very Shy And Super Introverted'

The day before METALLICA was honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize on June 14 in Stockholm, Sweden, the band's drummer, Lars Ulrich, was interviewed by music journalist Jan Gradvall. During the hour-long chat, which can be seen below, Ulrich spoke about METALLICA's beginnings back in the early 1980s, their musical influences and long and ...

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House of Doom - CANDLEMASS

A casino of the damned? Someone dial Anne Rice's agent; there's a potential Lestat story to be fleshed out here. In one of the weirdest experiments in metal, doom legends CANDLEMASS created a soundtrack song for an online gaming experience, "House of Doom". Now, before you trigger-happy zombie mashers get a blazing hard-on by what ...

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METALLICA Honored With POLAR MUSIC PRIZE; GHOST And CANDLEMASS Members Perform 'Enter Sandman' (Video)

GHOST frontman Tobias Forge (as his new alter ego, Cardinal Copia) was backed by members of CANDLEMASS and the Swedish songwriting, producer and artist duo VARGAS & LAGOLA for a performance of the METALLICA classic "Enter Sandman" earlier tonight (Thursday, June 14) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants were honored with the prestigious Polar ...

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DEEP PURPLE Members To Read Citation For POLAR MUSIC PRIZE Laureates METALLICA; GHOST, CANDLEMASS Members To Perform

DEEP PURPLE's Ian Paice and Roger Glover will read the citation for METALLICA (pictured) when the San Francisco heavy metal giants are honored with the prestigious Polar Music Prize next month. The ceremony traditionally features Swedish artists performing the Laureates' music, and this year, members of GHOST and CANDLEMASS will play a METALLICA song at ...

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CANDLEMASS: Lyric Video For New Song 'House Of Doom'

The official lyric video for "House Of Doom", a brand new song from CANDLEMASS, can be seen below. The tune is the soundtrack of the game with the same name, which was co-designed by the legendary Swedish doom metal band. The "House Of Doom" soundtrack, a new killer doom epic, will be released on May ...

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CANDLEMASS To Release 'House Of Doom' EP

"House Of Doom", the brand-new song by CANDLEMASS, is the soundtrack of the game with the same name, which was co-designed by the legendary Swedish doom metal band. The "House Of Doom" soundtrack, a new killer doom epic, will be released on May 25 as an EP with three bonus tracks via Napalm Records. A ...

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REVERTIGO Feat. CANDLEMASS, TREAT Members: 'Sailing Stones' Video

Frontiers Music Srl will release the debut album from REVERTIGO, a Stockholm, Sweden-based duo formed by Mats Levén (vocals) and Anders Wikström (guitar), on February 23. As close personal and musical friends for nearly 30 years, REVERTIGO is the next chapter in an ongoing collaboration. The official video for the song "Sailing Stones" can be ...

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Former CANDLEMASS Singer MESSIAH MARCOLIN Performs With PROCESSION In London (Video)

Former CANDLEMASS singer Messiah Marcolin joined the Chilean doom metal band PROCESSION on stage on November 20 at Nambucca in London, England to perform the CANDLEMASS classic "Solitude". Fan-filmed video footage of his appearance can be seen below. Messiah previously performed the same song with PROCESSION in 2011 in Stockholm, Sweden. Marcolin exited CANDLEMASS for ...

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CANDLEMASS, TREAT Members Join Forces In REVERTIGO

Frontiers Music Srl has announced the signing of REVERTIGO, the Stockholm, Sweden-based duo of Mats Levén (vocals) and Anders Wikström (guitar). Their debut album will be released in early 2018. As close personal and musical friends for nearly thirty years, REVERTIGO is the next chapter in an ongoing collaboration between the two culminating with their ...

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AVATARIUM: Lyric Video For 'Medusa Child'

The lyric video for the song "Medusa Child" from Swedish metallers AVATARIUM can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's third studio album, "Hurricanes And Halos", which was released on May 26 via Nuclear Blast. The artwork for the disc was once again created by Erik Rovanpera, who previously designed the cover ...

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VINNIE MOORE And GUS G. To Join Forces For 'Gunslingers' Tour

Guitar wizards Vinnie Moore (UFO) and Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE) will hit the road for some shows together in November and December. This is Moore's first solo tour since 2015, and will mark the first time these two powerhouse players have toured together. The show will feature music from both guitarists' impressive catalogs. Says ...

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II: As We Die - DOYLE

Since his last solo album, "Abominator", Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein has been featured in "Death Ward 13", a remake of the trash classic, "Don't Look in the Basement", and starred as a pulverizing brute in Alan Robert's horror comic book series, "Killogy". The much-lauded two-show reunion with Glenn Danzig and Jerry Only as "THE ORIGINAL ...

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