History Music / Candlemass

9th Jan '15 2:41:53 AM IanDere
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* FourMoreMeasures: On "A Sorcerer's Pledge", Johan starts singing as soon as guitar starts, then hums for a while and starts again, this time correctly. [[WordOfGod According to Leif]], it was a soundcheck that they [[ThrowItIn kept in]].
16th Dec '14 4:27:00 AM supergod
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Candlemass is a Swedish DoomMetal band formed in 1985 by bassist Leif Edling. The [[TropeCodifier trope codifier]]s of doom metal, and particularly of a subgenre called "epic doom metal", their first album ''Epicus Doomicus Metallicus'' is not only considered a landmark album but the textbook example of doom metal. They disbanded in 1993, but reformed four years later with a new lineup (Leif Edling being the only consistent member). A past lineup of Candlemass then reformed in 2002, before breaking up again... and reforming [[OverlyLongGag again]] in 2004.

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Candlemass is a Swedish DoomMetal band formed in 1985 by bassist Leif Edling. The One of [[TropeCodifier trope codifier]]s of doom metal, and particularly of a subgenre called "epic doom metal", their first album ''Epicus Doomicus Metallicus'' is not only considered a landmark album but the textbook example of doom metal. They disbanded in 1993, but reformed four years later with a new lineup (Leif Edling being the only consistent member). A past lineup of Candlemass then reformed in 2002, before breaking up again... and reforming [[OverlyLongGag again]] in 2004.



* DoomMetal

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* DoomMetalDoomMetal: Of the "traditional doom metal" variety, or more specifically, "epic doom metal".



* TropeCodifier: Of doom metal; they're easily the most popular of the doom metal bands, too (unless you count Music/BlackSabbath as a doom metal band).

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* TropeCodifier: Of They're not the first doom metal; they're easily metal band and not the only codifiers of the genre, but they were responsible for many of the stereotypical characteristics associated with it. Since they were, arguably, the most popular of the doom metal bands, too band (unless you count Music/BlackSabbath as a doom metal band).Music/BlackSabbath), they were highly influential on later bands.
2nd Sep '14 6:58:04 AM SomewhatMisleading
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* OutOfGenreExperience: "Into The Unfathomed Tower" from ''Tales of Creation'' sounds more like Music/YngwieMalmsteen than the usual doomy fare.
19th Mar '13 11:11:52 AM Necromaster
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* CanisLatinicus - ''Epicus Doomicus Metallicus''.
* CoverVersion - Vaguely; the last track on ''Ancient Dreams'' is a medley of Music/BlackSabbath songs.

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* CanisLatinicus - CanisLatinicus: ''Epicus Doomicus Metallicus''.
* CoverVersion - CoverVersion: Vaguely; the last track on ''Ancient Dreams'' is a medley of Music/BlackSabbath songs.



* EpicRocking - The majority of their output.
* IAmTheBand - Leif Edling is the sole consistent member of the band, and is in a way the leader.
* LargeHam - Messiah Marcolin.
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness - For the most part, they've stuck to an 8 throughout their career. Some of their gentler songs qualify as 7, though.

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* EpicRocking - EpicRocking: The majority of their output.
* IAmTheBand - IAmTheBand: Leif Edling is the sole consistent member of the band, and is in a way the leader.
* LargeHam - LargeHam: Messiah Marcolin.
* MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness - MohsScaleOfRockAndMetalHardness: For the most part, they've stuck to an 8 throughout their career. Some of their gentler songs qualify as 7, though.



* TropeCodifier - Of doom metal; they're easily the most popular of the doom metal bands, too (unless you count Music/BlackSabbath as a doom metal band).
* TropeMaker - Of "epic doom metal".

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* TropeCodifier - TropeCodifier: Of doom metal; they're easily the most popular of the doom metal bands, too (unless you count Music/BlackSabbath as a doom metal band).
* TropeMaker - TropeMaker: Of "epic doom metal".
24th Dec '12 7:40:42 PM Subrick
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* ''Psalms for the Dead'' - 2012
24th Dec '12 7:38:45 PM Subrick
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* Robert Lowe (of Solitude Aeturnus) - vocals

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* Robert Lowe (of Solitude Aeturnus) Mats Levén (formerly of Therion) - vocals


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* Robert Lowe (of Solitude Aeturnus) - vocals
5th Aug '12 8:06:58 PM RampinUp46
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* RhymingWithItself: "Life" is used to rhyme with itself in the final verse of "At The Gallows End".

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* RhymingWithItself: "Life" The word "life" is used to rhyme with itself in the final verse of "At The Gallows End".
5th Aug '12 8:06:37 PM RampinUp46
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* RhymesWithItself: "Life" is used to rhyme with itself in the final verse of "At The Gallows End".

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* RhymesWithItself: RhymingWithItself: "Life" is used to rhyme with itself in the final verse of "At The Gallows End".
5th Aug '12 8:05:37 PM RampinUp46
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* RhymesWithItself: "Life" is used to rhyme with itself in the final verse of "At The Gallows End".
18th Apr '12 5:13:40 AM rockingCavalier
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* AndTheFandomRejoiced - First when Messiah Marcolin rejoined the band, then when famed American doom singer Robert Lowe joined after Messiah left for the last time, and then ''again'' when the ''20 Year Anniversary Party'' DVD featured (among [[{{Opeth}} many]] [[{{Therion}} other]] awesome singers) the band's session vocalist from their very first album.

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* AndTheFandomRejoiced - First when Messiah Marcolin rejoined the band, then when famed American doom singer Robert Lowe joined after Messiah left for the last time, and then ''again'' when the ''20 Year Anniversary Party'' DVD featured (among [[{{Opeth}} many]] [[{{Therion}} other]] awesome singers) the band's session vocalist from their very first album.
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