CANDLEMASS' previously announced June 4 concert at Launchpad in Albuquerque, New Mexico has been cancelled due to a fire at the venue. No further details are currently available.
CANDLEMASS recently spent time in the studio recording a new EP, "Lucfer Rising", for a tentative Septeber release via Nuclear Blast Records. It will include two brand new tracks "Lucifer Rising" and "The White God" plus a whole bunch of live tracks from the previous tour. A new album will be recorded in the fall for a spring 2009 release.
In other news, the following CANDLEMASS and CANDLEMASS-related albums are being re-released in 2008 on Snapper/Peaceville:
* "From the 13th Sun" (1999) (w/ bonus tracks "Oil", "Nimis", "Rock 'n' Roll"): June 23
* "Live" (1990) (w/ bonus audio disc recorded at Dynamo Open Air 1988): August 11
CANDLEMASS' latest album, "King of the Grey Islands", was released June 22, 2007 via Nuclear Blast Records.
CANDLEMASS live in Stockholm (2007):
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