• Album Info
  • 1987
  • Axis Records
  1. Gothic Stone
  2. The Well Of Souls
  3. Codex Gigas
  4. At The Gallows End
  5. Samarithan
  6. Marche Funebre
  7. Dark Are The Veils Of Death
  8. Mourner’s Lament
  9. Bewitched
  10. Black Candles


Nightfall is the second studio album by the Swedish doom metal band Candlemass, released on 9 November 1987 through Axis Records. After being dropped from the label Black Dragon Records, Candlemass were the first band signed to Axis. The group had a new line-up from their previous album including vocalist Messiah Marcolin, whose decisions became instrumental during the production and release stages of the album.

Two singles were released from Nightfall: “Samarithan” and “At the Gallows End”. A music video was directed by for the song “Bewitched” by Jonas Ã…kerlund. The album has been re-released in various formats and was followed up by Ancient Dreams in 1988.