Legendary Swedish doomsters Candlemass have confirmed the following U.S. dates:
05/19 - Springfield, VA @ Jaxx 05/20 - New York, NY @ B.B. King Blues 05/22 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom 05/23 - Cleveland, OH @ Peabody's 05/24 - Mokena, IL @ The Pearl Room 05/25 - St. Paul, MN @ Station 4 05/28 - Seattle, WA @ Studio Seven 05/29 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre 05/30 - San Francisco, CA @ Slim's 05/31 - Santa Ana, CA @ Galaxy Theater 06/01 - West Hollywood, CA @ Whisky a Go Go 06/06 - Houston, TX @ Scout Bar 06/07 - Fort Worth, TX @ Ridglea Theater
Support on the trek will come from Daylight Dies.
Tickets are on sale exclusively through EnterTheVault.com until December 20 at which point they become available through all ticketing systems.
Fan-filmed video footage of Candlemass performing the song "Emperor of the Void" on September 26, 2007 in Stockholm, Sweden can be viewed below.
Candlemass filmed its 20th anniversary concert on March 31, 2007 at Stockholm's Kolingsborg for a DVD, "20 Year Anniversary Party", which was released on October 22 via Snapper/Peaceville. Candlemass performed with no less than seven (!) different vocalists including the band's former singers Johan Langquist and Tomas Vikstrm, plus the group's latest addition, Robert Lowe of Solitude Aeturnus. In addition to the concert footage, the DVD includes interviews with all the vocalists from that evening as extra material.
A "20 Year Anniversary Party" "mini-site" containing more information about the release can be found at this location.
Candlemass' new album, "King of the Grey Islands", was released June 22 via Nuclear Blast Records.