Robert Lowe (musician)

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Robert Lowe
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Lowe performing with Candlemass
Background information
Genres Doom metal, hard rock
Occupation(s)Singer, songwriter
Years active1988–present
Labels Massacre Records
Associated acts Solitude Aeturnus
Candlemass
Last Chapter
Concept of God
Tyrant

Robert Lowe is an American singer.

Biography

Lowe was brought into the band Solitude Aeturnus by his friend Lyle Steadham in 1988, replacing Kris Gabehardt. He is also the main lyricist on later albums. Lowe also appeared as a session singer on the first Last Chapter album. In 1996, he sings on the debut album by trio out of Arlington, Texas: Liquid Sound Company: "Exploring the Psychedelic".

Contents

On January 22, 2007, Leif Edling announced Lowe to be the main vocalist for the band Candlemass, [1] [2] and Lowe recorded the albums King of the Grey Islands (2007), Death Magic Doom (2009), and Psalms for the Dead (2012). He also appeared on EP Lucifer Rising (2008). He was the band's longest serving vocalist after Messiah Marcolin. On June 2, 2012, Lowe left Candlemass.

The same year, 2007, he recorded and released an album with a side project called Concept of God, including fellow former Solitude Aeturnus members. The album was titled Visions and was released by Massacre Records.

He played bass in two shows with rock band Muthalode. [3]

A press release dated May 1, 2012 announced Lowe's recruitment for session vocals on the Wagnerian Opera Metal project Lyraka's upcoming album. [4]

On September 17, 2017, he joined the American heavy metal/doom metal band "Tyrant".

On April 1, 2019, Grief Collector from Minnesota released their debut album From Dissension to Avowal with Lowe on vocals. On February 14, 2022, the band announced that they had "parted ways" with Lowe. [5]

Lowe was recruited May 14, 2020 to record vocals for ex-Lyraka composer Andy DiGelsomina's solo album in 2020 [6]

Discography

With Solitude Aeturnus

With Last Chapter

With Concept of God

With Candlemass

With Grief Collector

With Tyrant

With DiGelsomina

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References

  1. Blabbermouth.Net - Candlemass Taps Solitude Aeturnus Singer To Replace Messiah Marcolin
  2. BLABBERMOUTH.NET - SOLITUDE AETURNUS Guitarist Comments On Singer Joining CANDLEMASS
  3. - Muthalode
  4. CANDLEMASS Singer Robert Lowe To Guest ON LYRAKA Volume 2
  5. "Grief Collector on Facebook". Grief Collector on Facebook. February 14, 2022. Retrieved February 24, 2022. Grief Collector has officially parted ways with vocalist Robert Lowe effective immediately.
  6. "Ex-LYRAKA Composer DIGELSOMINA Recruits ROBERT LOWE for Solo Album".