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
Shocking news! EPICUS singer Johan Langquist is back after a 32 year hiatus replacing Mats Levén who’s been with the band since 2012. This is right in the middle of recording the new album. What happened?
“We wanted to find our way back to the roots of Candlemass, back to the soul and essence of the band. Johan Langquist is back and we hope this will give us some new energy and kickstart the heart of doom again. We don’t know if it will last 10 more years or even 5, but if it will give us just another year of having fun and playing the music that we love so much, it will be a blast! The circle is closed, Johan is back!”
For the upcoming Candlemass shows at Southern Discomfort (sep 8), Milano (sep 16), Switzerland (sep 23) and Bukarest (okt 20) Johan Langquist will take care of the vocal duties. The material will of course lean more towards EPICUS DOOMICUS METALLICUS + some immortal classics from the C-mass back catalogue. On the bass front Per Wiberg will play these shows instead of Leif, but mr Edling will be back in the band next year and deliver doom and thunder on live stages near and far away…