Doomsters MMXX unveil new single ahead of Candlelight album release

As far as band names go, MMXX probably doesn’t quite roll off the tongue as readily as some. However, with the quality of those involved we’re prepared to overlook that.

MMXX release debut album Sacred Cargo via Candlelight, on 11 November. We’re pleased to bring you the video for the single ‘Shadow Haven’ which also features Dan Swanö (Edge Of Sanity/Nightingale).

MMXX features Andrea Chiodetti (ex-The Foreshadowing) on guitars and keys, Jesse Haff on drums (Daylight Dies and Gökböri) and Egan O’Rourke on bass (Daylight Dies). 

MMXX drummer Jesse explains: Andrea shared what would become ‘Shadow Haven’ with me at the very end of the writing process for Sacred Cargo. Even before Dan brought his magic to the song, I was immediately hypnotised by the composition, and felt it would be the perfect album finale.

“Dan’s dynamic vocals then elevated it to a completely different level. We’re all very proud of the final result. Egan wrote the lyrics about how many of us learned to find peace in the quiet secluded time during pandemic lockdown, despite the misery unfolding around us.”

Among a who’s who of others to also guest on Sacred Cargo, are Aaron Stainthorpe of My Dying Bride and Mikko Kotamaki of Swallow the Sun.

You can enjoy the new single ‘Shadow Haven’ right here. To stream/purchase visit

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