Candlemass Stream New Album “The Door To Doom”

Candlemass are streaming their new album “The Door To Doom” in its entirety via Kerrang!. You can check that out HERE. The effort is the band’s first since the return of Johan Längqvist and it will be released on February 22.

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Candlemass Premiere New Video For “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” Feat. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

Candlemass have premiered a new video for their song “Astorolus – The Great Octopus.” This track features Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) and it will appear on the band’s new album “The Door To Doom“ (out February 22).

Bassist Leif Edling commented:

“Here’s the video for ‘Astorolus‘. Monsters and Gods come in different shapes. The eternal wheel of birth and death portrayed in a cool video and great song. Talking about gods, the master himself, Tony Iommi is playing the solo here (part 1+2 out of 3). Immense feeling, wonderful tome, so much presence!

Just incredible! Hats off to him for helping us out. A dream coming true! Looking forward to play it live on the tour with Ghost. We’re rehearsing it right now. New stuff and the old classics. Can’t wait to go out on this tour. Johan is back singing, “The Door to Doom” is getting brilliant reviews, the band is in great form… Will be a blast!”

Candlemass Release New Song “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” Feat. Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)

Candlemass have released a new song titled “Astorolus – The Great Octopus.” This track features the legendary Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath) and it will appear on the band’s new album “The Door To Doom“ (out February 22).

Leif Edling commented:

“We feel very honored that Tony Iommi said yes to play the solo on ‘Astorolus‘. The song was sent to the management and amazingly enough, the master agreed to let his mighty SG sing on the track! For me personally, this is a dream come true.

Tony Iommi has always been my hero and guiding light when it comes to heavy music, so to hear that he likes the song and also would like to play on it gave me chills down the spine! I’m still in shock! But kudos to him to be so cool to even listen to it. Hats off! Tony Iommi is and will always be God!”

Iommi added:

“Candlemass are a major force in Scandinavian heavy rock and have always acknowledged the influence we had on their music. They asked if I’d contribute to a track which sounded pretty good so I thought, ‘Why not?’”

Candlemass Release New Song “The Omega Circle”

Candlemass have released a new song titled “The Omega Circle.” This track is from the band’s new album “The Door To Doom,” which will be released on February 22. That effort will be the group’s first since the return of frontman Johan Längqvist.

Candlemass Reveal Details For New Album “The Door To Doom”

Candlemass have announced that their new album “The Door To Doom” will be released on February 22. This will be the group’s first effort since the return of frontman Johan Längqvist. Notably, Black Sabbath’s Tony Iommi guests on the track “Astorolus – The Great Octopus.”

“The Door To Doom” Track Listing:

01. “Splendor Demon Majesty”
02. “Under The Ocean”
03. “Astorolus – The Great Octopus” (feat. Tony Iommi)
04. “Bridge Of The Blind”
05. “Death’s Wheel”
06. “Black Trinity”
07. “House Of Doom”
08. “The Omega Circle”

Iommi commented on his guest spot:

“Candlemass are a major force in Scandinavian heavy rock and have always acknowledged the influence we had on their music. They asked if I’d contribute to a track which sounded pretty good so I thought, ‘Why not?'”

Bassist Leif Edling added:

“We feel very honoured that Tony Iommi said yes to play the solo on ‘Astorolus’. The song was sent to the management and amazingly enough, the master agreed to let his mighty SG sing on the track! For me personally, this is a dream come true. Tony Iommi has always been my hero and guiding light when it comes to heavy music, so to hear that he likes the song and also would like to play on it gave me chills down the spine! I’m still in shock! But kudos to him to be so cool to even listen to it. Hats off! Tony Iommi is and will always be God!”

Candlemass Added To Ghost’s European Tour

Candlemass have been confirmed as the supporting act for Ghost’s upcoming European tour. You can see the dates for that run below.

Tour Dates:

02/03 Lyon, FRA – Tony Garnier
02/05 Amsterdam, NET – AFAS Live
02/06 Antwerp, BEL – Lotto
02/07 Paris, FRA – Zenith
02/14 Stuttgart, GER – Schleyerhalle
02/15 Bochum, GER – Ruhrkongress
02/17 Hannover, GER – Swiss Life Hall
02/18 Hamburg, GER – Sporthalle
02/20 Gothenburg, SWE – Scandinavium
02/21 Oslo, NOR – Spektrum
02/23 Stockholm, SWE – Ericsson Globe

Candlemass Tease New Songs

Candlemass have shared some new song teasers from their upcoming album. That effort will be the group’s first since Johan Längqvist rejoined the band as a replacement for Mats Levén. Bassist Leif Edling commented:

“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 fucking great!! Johan is back in the band after 32 years, so that’s also something worth celebrating. 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! Lots of gigs for 2019 are being booked right now.”

[via Blabbermouth]