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  1. Mart n M ndez and Opeth Announce New Album 'Sorceress' Out September 30thRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Bass Player

    There are few bands that can or will match Sweden's Opeth. Since forming in the tiny Stockholm suburb of Bandhagen in 1990, the Swedes have eclipsed convention, defiantly crushed the odds, and, most importantly, crafted 12 stunningly beautiful, intrinsically intense albums to become one of the best bands on the planet; whether that be live or on record.


  2. Metal heads unite in ArmstrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... avoid damaging his voice. Behemoth's frontman Adam Darski is his biggest influence, but he also enjoys the vocals from Opeth, a Swedish heavy-metal band. "I actually didn't like the (death metal) vocals initially," he said. "(I thought) 'oh, you ...


  3. Candlemass' 'Epicus Doomicus Metallicus' Turns 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    ... metal, Candlemass prepared the world for Swedish doom. A Sweden after Epicus Doomicus Metallicus produced Katatonia, Opeth, Draconian, Count Raven, Witchcraft, Ghost and more, all of whom bear some sonic debt to Candlemass. Candlemass laid the ...


  4. 'I Only Joined Opeth Because They Had A Cool Logo' - Mikael...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... idiot because I had mixed up the time zones, I tried to look past my mistake and dove right into our conversation. UG: Opeth just celebrated their 25th anniversary, which is a landmark for any band. What does that feel like? MA : I don't really ...


  5. 10 Greatest Bands With No Original MembersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2016 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... . A few bands have undoubtedly improved thanks to the departure of all original members. One of these groups is Opeth . Frontman Mikael Akerfeldt was recruited shortly after Opeth's formation, originally to become the band's bassist. However, Opeth ...


  6. Katatonia: The Fall Of Hearts [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... for melancholic progressive metal, but may have an aversion to some of the usual trappings of the genre, such as Opeth 's death metal tendencies. " The Fall of Hearts " picks up where " Dead End Kings " and " Night Is the New Day " leaves off, with ...


  7. Opeth's Akerfeldt: Why Tuning Your Guitar Down For Metal Music Can Be Dangerous [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Opeth mastermind Mikael Akerfeldt said that while down-tuning can be cool, it often turns to be a trap many songwriters fall into and end up writing "generic shit." Chatting with Music Radar , the man stressed that "you don't have to tune down for metal," saying: "For metal music, when you tune down you get so much for free because it sounds heavy right away.


  8. Music For Nations Partners With SonyMusic Independent Network (SIN)...Read the original story

    May 8, 2016 | Mi2n

    Music For Nations, the legendary British heavy metal label responsible for discovering and releasing records by Metallica, Tool, and Opeth, amongst others, has teamed up with SonyMusic Independent Network to become an active front- line label for the first time in more than a decade, and for the first time with a dedicated U.S. presence. Headed by Julie Weir in the UK and in association with SIN in New York, the label will be signing and releasing new product by new artists while additionally, starting in June 2016 with Opeth and Paradise Lost albums, reissuing and repackaging classic catalog titles.


  9. Five Musicians With Several Side Bands [Columns]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... , Blackfield with Aviv Geffen , I.E.M. and Bass Communion (his instrumental music outlets), and Storm Corrosion with Opeth frontman Mikael . Nowadays his main focus is his solo career but technically most of his bands haven't broken up (with the ...


  10. This Could Be Good: MTV Unplugged To Return This Year [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... if properly executed. The idea of seeing today's leading guitar driven bands - whether it's Tool or Mastodon or Opeth or Animals as Leaders or Gojira or even younger guys - definitely sounds cool. We'll see how it all turns out... Knowing MTV, the ...


  11. Rock Band-Inspired Beers - The Swedish Band 'Opeth' is Set to Release ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Swedish heavy metal band Opeth recently teamed up with Northern Monk Brew Co. to release a new pale ale.


  12. Merida: Diana DG15 FOGACES [Reviews]Read the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... work of art! Musically I like a lot of very different acoustic guitar music, e.g. Richard Thompson , Alice in Chains , Opeth , Led Zeppelin , Neil Young etc, and I needed a guitar that would be versatile enough to be strummed pretty hard but also ...


  13. Wednesday Question: Bands Who Sound Totally Same On Every Album [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 16, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... because Dave Grohl is screaming like a maniac in the chorus no, they're really not. The only real sonic shifts in Opeth's sound occurred between "Morningrise" and "My Arms, Your Hearse" and then between "Watershed" and "Heritage." Of course, people ...


  14. Opeth playing Radio City Music Hall; tickets on BrooklynVegan presaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Brooklynvegan

    Things are stirring in the land of prog-metal royalty Opeth . While there's been no word on a new album - their last was 2014's Pale Communion - they have announced some big shows, including NYC's Radio City Music Hall on October 1 .


  15. Oklahama City Based Progressive Death Metal Trio Dischordia Currently ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... that Dischordia does so well. The band cites a broad range of influences from Decapitated, to Dillinger Escape Plan, Opeth, Meshuggah, Between The Buried And Me and many more. The end result coalesces into a complex progressive minded sound, albeit ...


  16. Bloodbath: Breeding Death [EP] [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Released: Feb 8, 2000 Genre: Death Metal Label: Century Media Number Of Tracks: 3 "Breeding Death" is a great introduction to the band, as "Furnace Funeral" and the title track are on par with the bands best work. Formed in 1998 by Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt , former Opeth producer Dan Swano , and Katatonia members Jonas Renkse & Anders Nystrom .


  17. L.A. Progressive Metal Band Cetacean Crushed in Their Debut PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2016 | LA Weekly

    ... guitar playing of McCarthy and Swansong. Exhausted Prayer is not for the faint of heart, but fans of Enslaved, Opeth, Emperor, Intronaut and Godspeed You Black Emperor will enjoy them. Opening the show were L.A. underground bands the Elephant ...


  18. Christa TitusRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2016 | Billboard

    ... are premiering the video for "Under Your Spell," a track from debut album "Rise & Fall," exclusively on Billboard.com. Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt discussed with Billboard the circumstances surrounding the recording of 'Deliverance' and ...


  19. Mikael Akerfeldt of Swedish Metal Band Opeth Recounts Recording Their ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2016 | Billboard

    When Opeth 's albums Deliverance and Damnation were released back to back in 2002 and 2003, respectively, their success elevated the progressive metal band's stature among its peers and fans. While Deliverance was a death metal-influenced project, from its stuttering drumbeats and to frontman Mikael Akerfeldt's guttural growls, companion album Damnation was its polar opposite, a soft-spoken, intimate collection of foreboding songs.


  20. 10 Best Metal Albums of 1996Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2016 | WWBN-FM Burton

    ... were truly coming into their own, crafting mind-bending progressive tunes that were embraced by the mainstream, while Opeth were doing the same for death metal in the underground. Type O Negative defined gothic metal and Pantera continued to push ...