Leif Edling


Avatarium – The Fire I Long For

Avatarium's own brand of doom/psychedelic metal continues to deliver a great punch. At the same time, in this, their first post-Edling album, the band also tries to explore new sounds, with mixed results.

Candlemass – Death Thy Lover

This year marks the 30th anniversary of arguably one of the greatest metal albums of all time, Epicus Doomicus Metallicus by Sweden’s Candlemass. The...

Avatarium – Avatarium

If the name Leif Edling doesn't mean anything to you, then you're woefully unfamiliar with one of the greatest riffsmiths of this generation. As...

Bring in the Doom: An Avatarium/Candlemass Interview

Candlemass are the alpha and the omega of doom metal, and Leif Edling is the alpha and the omega of Candlemass. As the band's...

Candlemass – Psalms for the Dead

It's impossible not to know doom metal without knowing Candlemass. Originally formed in 1984 in Sweden, the band arguably coined the very name "doom...


The Dark Side of Business: An Interview with Scott Ian Lewis of Carnifex

Scott Ian Lewis on the dangerous state of live music, comics, and Necromanteum

Get Ready for Wacken 2023

Get ready to unleash your metal power because Wacken Open Air is back with a bang for its 2023 edition! Mark your calendars for...