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Candlemass Confirmed For Wacken Open Air

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Reunited Swedish doom legends Candlessmass have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of Germany's Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 4-6 in Wacken.

The complete list of bands currently scheduled to appear at the festival is as follows:

Accept
Apocalyptica
Axel Rudi Pell
Bloodbath
Candlemass
Corvus Corax
Count Raven
Dissection
Edguy
Endhammer
Eisregen
Endstille
Ensiferum
Equilibrium
Finntroll
Gorefest
Hammerfall
Illdisposed
Machine Men
Marduk
Mercenary
Metal Church
Morgana Lefay
Naglfar
Nightwish
Obituary
Overkill
Oomph!
Potentia Animi
Samael
Sentenced
Sonata Arctica
Suffocation
Torfrock
Tristania
Turisas
Zyklon

Candlemass recently completed work on their new, self-titled album at Polar studios (ABBA, Genesis, Led Zepellin) in Stockholm, Sweden for a May 2 release. Songtitles set to appear on the CD — which will be musically similar to the group's classic "Tales of Creation" and "Nightfall" albums — include "Black Dwarf", "Witches" and "Spellbreaker".

Source: Nuclear Blast

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