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Video: CANDLEMASS Performs In Spain

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS's December 19 performance at Pa'berse Matao in Sedaví, Spain can be seen below. CANDLEMASS is back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. ...

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Video: CANDLEMASS Performs At EINDHOVEN METAL MEETING

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS performing on December 11 at the Eindhoven Metal Meeting at the Effenaar in Eindhoven, The Netherlands can be seen below. CANDLEMASS is back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October ...

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CANDLEMASS: First Taste Of Upcoming EP

Swedish metal legends CANDLEMASS are back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals were recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. The cover artwork for the EP, which can be seen below, was created by Erik ...

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CANDLEMASS To Celebrate 30th Anniversary With Brand New EP

Swedish metal legends CANDLEMASS are back to celebrate 30 years of doom with a brand new EP. Four studio tracks featuring Mats Levén on vocals are being recorded during September/October for a special anniversary release early next year on Napalm Records. CANDLEMASS has also announced that Levén, who's a longtime friend of the band, is ...

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AVATARIUM: Second 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Studio Webisode

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The second in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The ...

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AVATARIUM: First 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Studio Webisode

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The first in a series of video clips featuring behind-the-scenes footage from the making of "The ...

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AVATARIUM: 'Girl With The Raven Mask' Lyric Video

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release its new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. The lyric video for the title track, "Girl With The Raven Mask", can be seen below. ...

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AVATARIUM To Release 'The Girl With The Raven Mask' Album In October

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release their new album, "The Girl With The Raven Mask", on October 23 via Nuclear Blast. Edling states about the CD: "I think we have created something unique this time with AVATARIUM. ...

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AVATARIUM To Release Second Album In October

AVATARIUM, the Swedish metal project whose recording lineup includes Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, has entered the studio to begin recording its sophomore album for an October release via Nuclear Blast. To celebrate the as-yet-untitled CD's arrival, AVATARIUM will embark on a European headlining tour with support ...

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DEW-SCENTED: New Song 'Affect Gravity' Available For Streaming

German thrashers DEW-SCENTED will release their tenth studio album, "Intermination", on June 30 in North America. The CD was mixed by Dan Swanö (Unisound Studio) and features cover artwork by Gustavo Sazes (Abstrata.net). The song "Affect Gravity", taken from "Intermination", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. Comments DEW-SCENTED singer Leif Jensen: "'Affect Gravity' ...

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AVATARIUM: 'All I Want' Lyric Video Released

AVATARIUM, the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release a new vinyl/digital-only EP, "All I Want", on November 14 via Nuclear Blast. In addition to Edling, AVATARIUM features Marcus Jidell (ROYAL HUNT, EVERGREY) on guitar, Lars Sköld (TIAMAT) on drums, Carl Westholm on keyboards ...

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AVATARIUM: 'All I Want' EP Teaser

AVATARIUM, the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release a new vinyl/digital-only EP, "All I Want", on November 14 via Nuclear Blast. A teaser for the EP is available below. In addition to Edling, AVATARIUM features Marcus Jidell (ROYAL HUNT, EVERGREY) on guitar, Lars ...

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AVATARIUM To Release 'All I Want' EP

AVATARIUM, the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, will release a new vinyl/digital-only EP, "All I Want", on November 14 via Nuclear Blast. In addition to Edling, AVATARIUM features Marcus Jidell (ROYAL HUNT, EVERGREY) on guitar, Lars Sköld (TIAMAT) on drums, Carl Westholm on keyboards ...

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Video: AVATARIUM Performs At SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Fan-filmed video footage of AVATARIUM's June 7 performance at the Sweden Rock Festival in Sölvesborg, Sweden can be seen below. AVATARIUM is the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS. Due to his health condition, Edling was unable to perform with AVATARIUM at the Sweden Rock ...

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AVATARIUM Begins Recording New EP

AVATARIUM, the project led by Leif Edling, founding bassist and main songwriter of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS, entered David Castillo's Studio Gröndahl on Sunday, May 18 to begin recording its new EP, for a late 2014 release. The band states: "Rickard Gustavsson assisted and did a great job! Lars Sköld made that vintage Gretsch ...

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CANDLEMASS Performs Entire 'Ancient Dreams' Album At ROADBURN (Video)

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' April 11 performance at the Roadburn festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long ...

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LEIF EDLING To Sit Out AVATARIUM's Performance At ROADBURN; TIAMAT's ANDERS IWERS To Fill In

Due to his health condition, bassist Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS, AVATARIUM) has not been able to participate in the rehearsals for AVATARIUM's upcoming appearance at the Roadburn festival. Therefore the band will once again play with Anders Iwers from TIAMAT filling in for Leif. Says AVATARIUM: "Good news is that Leif is slowly getting better!" AVATARIUM ...

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CANDLEMASS: Fan-Filmed Footage Of Helsinki Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of CANDLEMASS' January 17 performance at Nosturi in Helsinki, Finland can be seen below. CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of its third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28, 2013 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long been hailed as ...

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CANDLEMASS: More Footage Of Stockholm Concert

Legendary Swedish doomsters CANDLEMASS celebrated the 25th anniversary of their third album, "Ancient Dreams", with special live concert on December 28 at Debaser Medis in Stockholm, Sweden. The LP, which was originally issued in 1988, has long been hailed as a classic and was performed in its entirety by CANDLEMASS, which was last year voted ...

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AVATARIUM Singer: 'People Have This Preconception That Female Vocalists Only Use Opera-Styled Vocals In Metal'

Raymond Westland of The Midlands Rocks recently conducted an interview with AVATARIUM singer Jennie-Ann Smith. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. The Midlands Rocks: Can you start by telling how you become involved with AVATARIUM? Jennie-Ann Smith: AVATARIUM started out as a project from Leif Edling (CANDLEMASS) and Mikael Åkerfeldt ...

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