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Valar
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  17.05.2006 at 07:28
Candlemass, the founders of epic doom metal.
Their First four albums Epicus Doomicus Metallicus, Nightfall, Ancient Dreams, Tales of Creation are flawless, and its very difficult to choose the best from these bests.

So defn there must be many Candlemass and epic doom metal fans around with views for this Epic band.

(Arguing If Candlemass was the first doom metal band or weather Epicus Doomicus Metallicus was the first doom metal album is what most of the times is discussed and i would recommend to keep away frm these "Arguable" issues)

Views About the band, albums and Fav tracks, news etc Post On....
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meTalcoholic

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  17.05.2006 at 08:11
I'm not that fond of them but I love 'Solitude' that song is just absolutely amazing.
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Dark Cornatus
Powerslave

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  17.05.2006 at 08:34
I have a certain addiction to a few of their songs, like Well Of Souls and At The Gallows End.
Very cool band though, i do need to hear more.
Lord Elden
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  17.05.2006 at 10:25
I love the first four albums and the s/t album. Great band!
VenoM_BM
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  19.05.2006 at 02:11
I'm joining Lord Elden on this one! My favorite album is "Epicus..." and favorite tracks must be "Solitude" (this is a track for my soul), "A Sorcers Plege" & "Born In a Tank". Seen them live last year and I can say all the guys are just great persons to talk to and really down to earth withouth a huge ego.
__Az__

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  19.05.2006 at 02:44
I have to say what ive heard from this band is minimal... Even though i have heard great reviews... However, from what I have heard I personally reaa;y rate this band, especially tracks such as 'Black Dwarf'... Its so epic... Such a masterpiece...
Thryce
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  20.05.2006 at 22:13
Candlemass - Basic Tracks For New Album To Be Finished Tomorrow :

Swedish doom legends Candlemass have posted the following message at their official website :

"Not everything is clouded in the C-mass camp. The band is currently recording the new album with full force, again in
Stockholm's Polar Studios - the new place. Ten killer doom metal tracks are being put on tape (actually computer) right now. Leif (Edling - bass) has just finished his bass overdubs and now it is Lars (Johansson - guitar) turn to add his magic to the growing Candlemass pallet of doom. Rhythm guitars, solos, harmony guitars - maybe three days in total. By Sunday (May 21st) the basic tracks shall be finished. Then - in a smaller (and cheaper) studio - some keyboards, rough mixes, maybe more guitar overdubs, to make the eighth Candlemass studio recording as good as possible. And folks, it's a concept album. It is about the road to ruin in the modern society. Death, destruction and suicide = Pure Doom!!! If Messiah will sing on the album? The band certainly hope so! Check back for more info and photos."

(Source : http://www.candlemass.se)
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CrypticMyth
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  04.06.2006 at 13:24
Excellent band. I love 'em. The first four albums were just supreme! My fav. vocalist is without a doubt Marcolin. Nightfall, Ancient Dreams and Tales Of Creation are just AMAZING albums! The s/t is quite good too.

On a more humourous note, I saw the video of Mirror Mirror and it was hilarious . Marcolin with a cape and all that. Very funny!
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Lucas
Mr. Noise

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  04.06.2006 at 18:35
I don't really love them. I have the album 'Epicus Doomicus Metallicus', and I didn't really like it. Sure, it are good songs, but nothing outstanding, IMO. Or, and that is more likely, I'm not a big fan of Doom. It is too 'soft' for me. I thought I'd like it, since I like Funeral Doom, Death/Doom & Black/Doom, but I didn't really like 'Normal' Doom. So no, not the band for me.
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mvikred

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  09.06.2006 at 06:33
ive jus heard 'tales of creation' and i totally loved it ... the vocals have so much range and variety .... i was surely impressed .. not a big fan of doom metal, but candlemass is an exception .... planning to explore the remaining albums soon. i hope i am not disappointed
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Warrior Poet
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  09.06.2006 at 07:40
Great band, I especially like 'Dark are the Veils of Death' & 'A Sorcerer's Pledge' amazing songs.
Lucas
Mr. Noise

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  09.06.2006 at 15:47
Have to re-consider my opinion. I love Epicus Doomicus Metallicus. I think it needed some time to grow on me.
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Infurnace

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  21.06.2006 at 23:22
My favourite Doom Metal band. They are one of the few Doom Metal bands I like. I'm not a huge Doom Metal fan or anything, but they have some really interresting albums, such as "Epicus Doomicus Metallicus" and their self-titled album. "Solitude", "Demon's Gate" and "Black Dwarf" are my favourite songs.
Lucas
Mr. Noise

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  08.08.2006 at 00:44
*pushes thread back up*

Man, how much can an opinion change. I hated them at first, but they are one of myf avorite bands. Epicus Doomicus Metallicus is one of my fav. albums, that's for sure. I am currently trying to get that album through E-Bay, should get it soon. Man, I love it!
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Dyscolia
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  10.08.2006 at 00:08
Great band, almost cult i think. Their last cd kicks some majorr asss!!
Lucas
Mr. Noise

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  10.08.2006 at 00:33
Yeah, definalty cult. I want EDM.. why doesn't it arrive..
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Valar
IndianSteel

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  10.08.2006 at 10:37
Candlemass had done a Black Sabbath Medley, its outstanding....
I think its included in the remastered version of EDM.....
Defn Worth checkin out.......!!
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Chido Chido

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  10.08.2006 at 19:03
What about the bells of Acheron, a great song! I really love that piece
Lucas
Mr. Noise

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  12.08.2006 at 15:26
I just got EDM. I am listening to the live in birmingham disc, and it is soooo disappointing!

I hate whoever sings! But anyway, I don't buy it for that disc, so whatever. The normal disc is great as fuck!
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Anathemani@c

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  20.08.2006 at 02:36
Even if I listen so much in doom/death metal bands, I don't know why, but I haven't actually liked Candlemass. I find them very boring and repeatable
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nobody

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  04.10.2006 at 12:22
Written by Anathemani@c on 20.08.2006 at 02:36

Even if I listen so much in doom/death metal bands, I don't know why, but I haven't actually liked Candlemass. I find them very boring and repeatable



But Candlemass is not detah/doom metal its traditional doom metal, its like lil slower early Metallica IMO

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I'm not that fond of them but I love 'Solitude' that song is just absolutely amazing


Well peronaly I like Mirror Mirror song but you can hera first album for free herer and its band quality
http://vibrationsofdoom.com/test/Candlemass.html

And ofical My Space http://www.myspace.com/candlemassdoom
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Valar
IndianSteel

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  05.10.2006 at 09:23
Written by Bad English on 04.10.2006 at 12:22

Written by Anathemani@c on 20.08.2006 at 02:36

Even if I listen so much in doom/death metal bands, I don't know why, but I haven't actually liked Candlemass. I find them very boring and repeatable



But Candlemass is not detah/doom metal its traditional doom metal, its like lil slower early Metallica IMO


Thats a unfair comparison i think K7, Candlemass is completely different and epic:) Neways different opinions exist.
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nobody

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  05.10.2006 at 17:53
Written by Valar on 05.10.2006 at 09:23

Written by Bad English on 04.10.2006 at 12:22

Written by Anathemani@c on 20.08.2006 at 02:36

Even if I listen so much in doom/death metal bands, I don't know why, but I haven't actually liked Candlemass. I find them very boring and repeatable



But Candlemass is not detah/doom metal its traditional doom metal, its like lil slower early Metallica IMO


Thats a unfair comparison i think K7, Candlemass is completely different and epic:) Neways different opinions exist.


Epic., Traditiomnal doom, ther ear eno diferencies only one Epic are in end of 80ties and 90ties, but treaditional was born in 60ties, ehh its same genre
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Valar
IndianSteel

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  05.10.2006 at 18:57
Written by Bad English on 05.10.2006 at 17:53

Written by Valar on 05.10.2006 at 09:23

Written by Bad English on 04.10.2006 at 12:22

Written by Anathemani@c on 20.08.2006 at 02:36

Even if I listen so much in doom/death metal bands, I don't know why, but I haven't actually liked Candlemass. I find them very boring and repeatable



But Candlemass is not detah/doom metal its traditional doom metal, its like lil slower early Metallica IMO


Thats a unfair comparison i think K7, Candlemass is completely different and epic:) Neways different opinions exist.


Epic., Traditiomnal doom, ther ear eno diferencies only one Epic are in end of 80ties and 90ties, but treaditional was born in 60ties, ehh its same genre

man i was talking about the slower metallica thing i completely agree they are traditional doom metal......
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nobody

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  05.10.2006 at 19:02
@Indian Sreal - man well for me it sound slike slow Metallica, even if its epic, if Candlemass can play fast us Metallica in 80ties its be Metallica
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Doc Godin
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  14.02.2007 at 07:33
cheesiest band. ever. and this is coming from a manowar fan, I just watch the video for 'bewitched' and I think im gonna be sick from injesting so much cheese through my eyeballs. funny music though.
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nobody

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  23.02.2007 at 23:49
Written by Doc Godin on 14.02.2007 at 07:33

cheesiest band. ever. and this is coming from a manowar fan, I just watch the video for 'bewitched' and I think im gonna be sick from injesting so much cheese through my eyeballs. funny music though.


well if we talking so then Manowar are cheesiest band how Candlemass
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HauntingNazareth
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  13.03.2007 at 01:48
Amazing band. Love them. Crystal Ball has got to be my favorite song by them. Not sure why though.
Freezer

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  17.03.2007 at 13:53
I listened to Epicus Doomicus Metallicus and Tales of Creation, i liked the both of them, which other of their releases deserve to be heard?
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Sunioj

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Age: 27
From: Israel

  05.05.2007 at 12:02
I got Epics Doomicus by coincidence and the thing is I never heard Doom in my life...this shit is good. Very good, I loved every minute of it, especially the vocals are very epic.

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