Candlemass finish recording new album, aiming for spring 2019 release

Posted by on October 5, 2018

Swedish doom metal titans have announced their new album is expected to arrive next spring via Napalm Records. This will be a first to include vocalist Johan Längqvist in 32 years, who recently replaced frontman Mats Levén. We should expect to see a lot of changes since 2012’s Psalms for the Dead as the group has already shared snippets of their new material. The group revealed they have completed the recording part of the album as they’ve been working on it for over a year. 

Candlemass’ Leif Edling shared the following statement:

“Hello Doomlovers!

I just wanted to tell you that we are done with the recording part of the album. It has been a year or so in the studio, lots of work, but the end result is so good so I think it has been worth all the sweat, toil, headaches etc. It actually sounds fxxxing Great!! Johan is back in the band after 32 years, so that’s also something worth celebrating, hehe… you can hear 3 snippets on our social media. The record will be mixed in October for a spring release on Napalm. I truly think this is the best thing we’ve done in a looong time! Lot’s of gigs for 2019 are being booked right now. I’ll get back to you regarding this and other stuff very soon:-)

Stay Depressed, Leif”


Listen to the audio snippets below:




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