THE DEFINITIVE DOOM METAL OPUS FROM THE SWEDISH LEGENDS PRESENTED ON SPECIAL LIMITED
PICTURE DISC VINYL, MARKING 30 YEARS SINCE ITS ORIGINAL RELEASE
Marking 30 years since its original release comes one of the all-time classic metal albums on limited picture disc format.
Candlemass, formed by bassist and songwriter Leif Edling in Stockholm, Sweden in 1984, is well known for its influential
Epic Doom Metal sound, which itself evolved out of the masterful Black Sabbath.
Nightfall was the second Candlemass studio album, & saw its release in 1987. Alongside first album Epicus Doomicus
Metallicus, Nightfall was instrumental in shaping the Doom Metal scene that exists to this day; a scene in which
Candlemass is still a central pillar of. Nightfall is often regarded as the definitive Candlemass album, and the pinnacle of
On Nightfall, making his debut with the band was vocalist Jan Alfredo Marcolin, better known as Messiah Marcolin, who
became a well-established and highly respected vocalist throughout the Metal world, with his powerful soaring and
theatrical tones. Messiah Marcolin became an iconic figure within the band until his departure in the early 1990s.
Nightfall is a continuation of the band's debut; with highly effective epic and melodic heavy doom compositions.
Nightfall truly helped define the genre and paved the way for Doom Metal's future, with bands such as Paradise Lost and
My Dying Bride often hailing Candlemass as being among their primary inspirations.
This limited picture disc edition of Nightfall features the album’s iconic artwork and is presented in a special cut-out sleeve.