In addition to their upcoming performance at the 2022 Decibel Metal & Beer Fest, CANDLEMASS began their limited run of US spring dates in Boston earlier this week; with shows in Houston and Chicago coming up this weekend. All dates can be found below.
CANDLEMASS USA 2022:
4/22 – Houston, TX @ Hell’s Heroes Festival (SOLD OUT)
4/24 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall
6/8 – New York, NY @ Le Poisson Rouge
6/10 – Philadelphia, PA @ The Fillmore (Decibel Metal & Beer Fest)
latest full-length, the Marcus Jidell-produced The Door To Doom
, follows the plotline mastermind, songwriter and bass player Leif Edling established in the past years: epic world-class doom metal that relies on slow mammoth riffing. The album features the Grammy-nominated track “Astorolus – The Great Octopus”
, featuring legendary Black Sabbath guitarist Tony Iommi (watch the official music video HERE
swiftly followed up in March 2020 with their latest EP, The Pendulum
, featuring a fine selection of never-before-heard, unused tracks cut from The Door To Doom
recording sessions. The Pendulum
perfectly showcases that these timeless Swedish pioneers are the undisputed kings of epic doom, featuring singles “The Pendulum”
) and “Porcelain Skull”
). Leading the listener through a maze of frenzied riffing, accented by Johan Langquist’s distinctive vocals, the EP reinforces the melancholy sound that has proven CANDLEMASS
to be a heavy metal staple.