It was the beginning of an era. The debut album “Epicus Doomicus Metallicus” by doom metal legends CANDLEMASS.
Originally released on the 10th of June, 1986.
It is considered as one of the most influential doom metal albums of all time.
The album had a significantly different sound than other European heavy metal bands of the time, because of their use of operatic vocals mixed over slow and heavy guitar riffs.