Bands like Candlemass

About Candlemass

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The band Candlemass was founded in 1984. Before coming to fame, the band got it’s start in Stockholm. Generally, music journalists would define Candlemass’s style within the genre/s of doom metal, epic doom metal, and other rock music.

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Solitude Aeturnus

Solitude Aeturnus is an American epic doom metal band that was started in spring 1987 as Solitude, in Arlington, Texas, United States. Their vocalist, Robert Lowe, was also the singer for the influential doom metal band Candlemass between 2007 and 2012. Forme... [wikipedia]
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Saint Vitus

Saint Vitus is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles in 1979. They are one of the first doom metal bands, alongside Pentagram, Witchfinder General, Trouble and Pagan Altar. Having released nine studio albums to date, Saint Vitus never achieved a p... [wikipedia]
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Cathedral

Cathedral were a doom metal band from Coventry, England. The group gained attention upon release of its debut album, Forest of Equilibrium (1991), which is considered a classic of the genre. However, the band's sound evolved quickly and began to adopt characte... [wikipedia]
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Trouble

Trouble is an American doom metal band from Aurora, Illinois, formed in 1979 and considered one of the pioneers of the genre alongside Candlemass and Saint Vitus. The band created a distinct style taking influences of the British heavy metal bands Black Sabbat... [wikipedia]
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Reverend Bizarre

Reverend Bizarre was a doom metal band from Finland. Formed in 1995, they played slow and heavy traditional doom with dramatic vocals, following in the footsteps of bands such as Saint Vitus, Pentagram and Black Sabbath. The band was one of the biggest names i... [wikipedia]
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Pentagram

Pentagram is an American heavy metal band from Alexandria, Virginia, most famous as one of the pioneers of heavy metal, and the subgenre of doom metal in particular. The band was prolific in the underground scene of the 1970s, producing many demos and rehearsa... [wikipedia]
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Count Raven

Count Raven are a doom metal band established in 1989 in Sweden. In 1990-1996 Count Raven released four studio albums, then broke up in 1998. In 2003 the band reunited and in 2009 released their fifth album, Mammons War.... [wikipedia]
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Solstice

Solstice is an epic doom metal band from Dewsbury, England, founded by Rich Walker after the breaking up of his previous hardcore punk / grindcore bands Sore Throat and Warfear.... [wikipedia]
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Pagan Altar

Pagan Altar is a doom metal band from England.... [wikipedia]
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Krux

Krux is a Swedish doom metal band, created by Leif Edling after Candlemass fell apart for the second time preceding their reunion tour.... [wikipedia]
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Sorcerer

Sorcerer is a Swedish epic doom band from Stockholm, which was founded in 1988, disbanded in 1992 and re-formed in 2010.... [wikipedia]
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Witchfinder General

Witchfinder General were an English heavy metal band from Stourbridge. They were part of the new wave of British heavy metal scene and have been cited as a major influence on the doom metal genre. They were named after the 1968 British horror film Witchfinder ... [wikipedia]
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Avatarium

Avatarium is a Swedish progressive rock / doom metal band from Stockholm, founded by Candlemass songwriter Leif Edling in 2013.... [wikipedia]
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Cirith Ungol

Cirith Ungol is an American heavy metal band formed in late 1971 in Ventura, California. The group is known for lyrics based on fantasy (particularly sword and sorcery) and is an early doom and power metal band.Throughout the 1970s, the band generally played a... [wikipedia]
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Celtic Frost

Celtic Frost () were a Swiss extreme metal band from Zürich. They are known for their strong influence on the development of extreme metal and avant-garde metal. Formed in 1981 as Hellhammer, the band became Celtic Frost in 1984 and released their debut, Morbi... [wikipedia]
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