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CANDLEMASS' LEIF EDLING Selling Custom Bass

Bassist Leif Edling of Swedish doom legends CANDLEMASS is selling a "wonderful and unique" Manne bass guitar with cross inlays and CANDLEMASS skull on the body. It also says "Leif Edling" on the neck above the Manne logo. Commented Leif: "[The bass] was handmade in Italy two years ago and you can't really put a ...

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CRYONIC TEMPLE Rejoined By Drummer HANS KARLIN

Swedish heavy metal band CRYONIC TEMPLE has issued the following update: "We are glad to tell you that our problem with drummer has been solved. Hans Karlin is back!!! He left his job to free the time that is needed for the band! So he's BACK. ''The songs for the upcoming album [are] talking form ...

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CANDLEMASS Bassist Issues Update

Bassist Leif Edling of Swedish doom metal legends CANDLEMASS has issued the following update: "Thank you all for coming to the gigs this summer. It has been awesome! "The response to the new album ['Death Magic Doom'] has really inspired us to be even better live. I mean, with fans like you we feel at ...

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CANDLEMASS: Thessaloniki Show Cancelled

Due to the national election in Greece (set for Sunday, October 4) and the pre-election speeches of the participant political parties, CANDLEMASS' October 2 concert in Thessaloniki has been cancelled. Meanwhile, the band's show in Athens, which was supposed to take place on October 4 at Gagarin205 has been moved forward a day. All previously ...

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CANDLEMASS At U.K.'s BLOODSTOCK OPEN AIR; Video Available

Fan-filmed video footage of legendary doomsters CANDLEMASS performing the song "Samarithan" at this year's Bloodstock Open Air festival, which was held August 14-16, 2009 at Catton Hall in Derbyshire, England, can be viewed below (clip uploaded by Dave Ingham a.k.a. YouTube user "triptykon"). According to Metalzone.gr, CANDLEMASS' previously announced October 2009 shows in ...

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CANDLEMASS: Video Footage Of SWEDEN ROCK Performance Available

Video footage of CANDLEMASS's performance at this year's Sweden Rock festival, which was held June 3-6, 2009 in Sölvesborg, can be viewed below. "Death Magic Doom", the new album from CANDLEMASS, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 79 ...

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Death Magic Doom - CANDLEMASS

Hopefully, not many people are still sitting around crying into their chainmail that portly diva Messiah Marcolin is out of CANDLEMASS and isn't coming back. And if they are? Their fucking loss. Texan Robert Lowe, of terminally unappreciated doomsters SOLITUDE AETURNUS, is now on his second full-length outing with the Swedish doom metal gods, and ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'Death Magic Doom' First-Week Sales Revealed

"Death Magic Doom", the new album from Swedish/Texan doom legends CANDLEMASS, sold around 800 copies in the United States in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The CD debuted at No. 79 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as ...

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FATAL SMILE To Support QUEENSRŸCHE In Germany

Swedish hard rock band FATAL SMILE will support QUEENSRŸCHE on the following dates in Germany: June 15 - München, Germany - Metropolis June 22 - Düsseldorf, Germany - Stahlwerk June 23 - Langquaid, Germany - Gate Music Hall "S.O.B.", the latest video from FATAL SMILE, can be viewed below. The clip was directed by Aestheticom's ...

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CANDLEMASS: 'Death Magic Doom' Lands On German Chart

"Death Magic Doom", the new album from Swedish/Texan doom legends CANDLEMASS, has entered the German Media Control chart at position No. 52. The group's previous CD, "King of the Grey Islands", debuted at No. 83 back in June 2007. Due in North America on May 5 via Nuclear Blast Records, "Death Magic Doom" features the ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have begun recording their ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "The Cigar Chronicles". Due in the fall, it will once again feature a plethora of "known" singers on the album's 14 tracks. In addition, the CD will include a "who's who" of guest musicians. Commented LIBERTY N' JUSTICE leader ...

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MY DYING BRIDE's Unholy Sermon

The conflict between alleged blasphemy and freedom of speech is common place within the context of extreme music, but for English doomsters MY DYING BRIDE it has led to some unexpected attention, namely from the Syrian government. Speaking to the U.K.'s Zero Tolerance magazine on the cusp of the release of new album "For Lies ...

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LIBERTY N' JUSTICE Working On New 'All-Star' Project

Christian rockers LIBERTY N' JUSTICE have begun recording their ninth studio album and fifth "all-star" project, "The Cigar Chronicles". It will once again feature a plethora of "known" singers on the album's 14 tracks. In addition, the CD will include a "who's who" of guest musicians. The project is being helmed by three different producers ...

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HURTLOCKER: New Demo Samples Available

A TuneWidget containing audio samples of demo versions of two new tracks from Chicago's HURTLOCKER"Antichrist Conceived" and "So Fell Lord Perth" — is available below. HURTLOCKER vocalist Grant Belcher previously stated, "We have just finished recording three songs intended to be demoed for Napalm [Records]. As you know, we have done two albums ...

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