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The Best Candlemass Albums of All Time

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List of the best Candlemass albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Candlemass discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Candlemass albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Candlemass singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Candlemass album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Candlemass album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Candlemass album of all time?" or "What are the top Candlemass albums?" then this list will answer your questions. The band got their start back in 1984, and have since released a range of albums, pioneering and paving the way within the doom metal genre. Everything from Nightfall to From the 13th Sun is included on this list.

This list of popular Candlemass albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. Share your own opinion and vote up your favorite albums below. You can also vote albums you don't like down to help rank each album, starting with the best.

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    1. Solitude
    2. Demon's Gate
    3. Crystal Ball
    4. Black Stone Wielder
    5. Under the Oak
    6. A Sorcerer's Pledge

    • Release Date: 1986
    • Artist: Candlemass
    • Producer: Candlemass
    • Tracks: Crystal Ball, A Sorcerer's Pledge, Black Stone Wielder
    • Length (mins): 00:43:06
    • Genres (Music): Doom metal
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    1. Gothic Stone
    2. The Well of Souls
    3. Codex Gigas
    4. At the Gallows End
    5. Samarithan
    6. Marche Funèbre
    7. Dark Are the Veils of Death
    8. Mourners Lament
    9. Bewitched
    10. Black Candles

    • Release Date: 1987
    • Artist: Candlemass
    • Tracks: Mourners Lament, Codex Gigas, At the Gallows End
    • Genres (Music): Doom metal
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    1. The Prophecy
    2. Dark Reflections
    3. Voices in the Wind
    4. Under the Oak
    5. Tears
    6. Into the Unfathomed Tower
    7. The Edge of Heaven
    8. Somewhere in Nowhere
    9. Through the Infinitive Halls of Death
    10. Dawn
    11. A Tale of Creation

    • Release Date: 1989
    • Artist: Candlemass
    • Producer: Candlemass
    • Tracks: The Prophecy, The Prophecy, A Tale of Creation
    • Length (mins): 00:42:49
    • Genres (Music): Doom metal
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  • 1. Mirror Mirror
    2. A Cry from the Crypt
    3. Darkness in Paradise
    4. Incarnation of Evil
    5. Bearer of Pain
    6.  Ancient Dreams
    7. The Bells of Acheron
    8. Epistle No. 81
    9. Black Sabbath Medley

    • Release Date: 1988
    • Artist: Candlemass
    • Tracks: A Cry From the Crypt, The Bells of Acheron, Ancient Dreams
    • Length (mins): 00:58:31
    • Genres (Music): Doom metal
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