Death Magic Doom

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Death Magic Doom
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Studio album by
Released3 April 2009
Recorded2008 [1]
Studio Polar Studios, Stockholm, Sweden
Genre Doom metal
Length47:27
Label Nuclear Blast
Candlemass chronology
Lucifer Rising
(2008)
Death Magic Doom
(2009)
Psalms for the Dead
(2012)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
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Blabbermouth.net 9/10 [4]
Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles 8.5/10 [5]
Chronicles of Chaos 9.5/10 [6]
Exclaim! (favourable) [7]
Metal Storm 8.9/10 [8]
Metal Rules 4.0/5 [9]
Rock Hard 10.0/10 [10]

Death Magic Doom [1] is the tenth studio album by the Swedish epic doom metal band Candlemass.

Contents

History

The working title for this album was "Hammer of Doom", which is the name of the album's second track, but the idea was abandoned due to there being a German festival of the same name. [1] The band recorded it in 2008, and was seeking a release on 27 March 2009. [1] However, the album's release was delayed until 3 April 2009; the United States release date was 5 May 2009.

The bonus track "Lucifer Rising", was taken from the EP Lucifer Rising , released six months before the album.

Track listing

All songs written by Leif Edling.

  1. "If I Ever Die" - 4:54
  2. "Hammer of Doom" - 6:16
  3. "The Bleeding Baroness" - 7:19
  4. "Demon of the Deep" - 5:21
  5. "House of 1,000 Voices" - 7:49
  6. "Dead Angel" - 4:05
  7. "Clouds of Dementia" - 5:38
  8. "My Funeral Dreams" - 6:05

Bonus track

  1. Lucifer Rising - 3:44

Personnel

Candlemass
Additional musicians
Production

Charts

YearChartPosition
2009 Swedish Albums Chart [11] 33
German Albums Chart [12] 52

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