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

    Tuesday Feb 2 | 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.

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  2. 10 Best Metal Albums of 1996Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 24 | 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 ...

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  3. Esp: LTD Ec-1000 Deluxe [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... Sounds amazing, I play in a progressive/death metal band. Very heavy stuff, alot of it similar to Children Of Bodom/Opeth/In Flames kind of stuff this hits teh nail on the head, I play through a Marshall half stack and a Crate Blue Voodoo, and in ...

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  4. Wednesday Question: Most Epic Metal Song [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... storm, fall, crash and explosion, and then it comes back to this slow nostalgic feel and the aftermath of the crash. Opeth - Blackwater park That whole song is just blows my fucking mind everytime I listen to it. I would do anything to hear it again ...

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  5. OPETH - Anniversary TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 16 | Live Design Online

    Award winning Swedish progressive metal band OPETH celebrated their 25th anniversary this autumn with a European tour, complete with a stunning lighting design by Mick Thornton, who has worked with them since 2005. Mick, a respected and well established UK based LD who works with a number of high profile international artists, specified Robe moving lights after an excellent experience using Robe on shows for the Moody Blues earlier in the summer.

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  6. Opeth: If You Took Growling Vocals Out Of The Equation, We Wouldn't Be A Death Metal Band [News]Read the original story

    Jan 7, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt said that the only thing that ever associated the band with death metal is the presence of growling vocals. Discussing progressive music and Opeth's general approach to music, Mikael told Freqs TV: "Genre-less.

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  7. Five More Houston Acts to Watch In 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Houston Press

    ... you are missing the absolute pinnacle of Houston's metal scene. Sounding something like the very best parts of Opeth and Mastodon, Oceans' exceptional metal is masterfully executed by prodigious drummer Dobber Beverly, expertly balanced lead singer ...

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  8. Opeth Frontman: The Prog Rock Sound Is NOT Here To Stay [News]Read the original story

    Jan 3, 2016 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    Opeth mastermind Mikael Akerfeldt recently pointed out that the progressive rock sound the band's been nurturing on their past two albums is not planned to stay for good. He tells Drowned in Sound : "The so-called 'new' sound is not here to stay, really.

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  9. Nature Ganganbaigal and His Mongolian Band Tenggar Calvary is a Great ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | Switched

    ... heavy metal performer for many years, Yuri shared stages with big guns such as Nightwish, Therion, Overkill and Opeth in Europe and America. He is also an excellent stage designer. Bass, Alex Abayev - Coming from a strong extreme death metal ...

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  10. Swedish band Opeth mark 25th anniversary with new beer brewed in LeedsRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2015 | Yorkshire Evening Post

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Swedish band Opeth are celebrating their 25th anniversary with the launch of their first ever beer with Leeds-based brewery, Northern Monk Brew Co.

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  11. Mikael Akerfeldt Sees Each Opeth Record As A Possible Last [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In a new interview, Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt spoke about the band's 25th anniversary and his approach to recording albums with the band. Speaking with Maniacs Japan , he discussed the "craziness" of the band being quarter of a century old: "I feel like I am 25 years old, not the band, so it makes me feel a bit old.

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  12. in Mourning Signs With Agonia RecordsRead the original story

    Nov 28, 2015 | Mi2n

    Agonia Records are proud to announce the singing of Sweden's melodic death/doom metal masters, IN MOURNING! The band is currently in studio working hard on the successor to their 2012 much-lauded offering, "The Weight Of Oceans". Hailed by many as the heir to Opeth's melodeath throne, IN MOURNING was formed in the Swedish woods in the year 2000.

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  13. Mikael Akerfeldt Sees Each Opeth Record As A Possible Last [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    In a new interview, Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt spoke about the band's 25th anniversary and his approach to recording albums with the band. Speaking with Maniacs Japan , he discussed the "craziness" of the band being quarter of a century old: "I feel like I am 25 years old, not the band, so it makes me feel a bit old.

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  14. Denver's Dreadnought Is Taking the Doom Scene by StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Denver Westword

    ... on the way we play. Handlon: As far as extreme music is concerned, we take liner notes from Moonsorrow, Mastodon, Opeth and Isis. Classic prog has definitely colored our sound Pink Floyd, King Crimson, Yes and Frank Zappa are all worth mention. ...

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  15. Caligula's Horse - BloomRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Where Worlds Collide

    ... guitar break before exploding into metal half-way through the opening number. Their use of dynamics recalls mid-period Opeth, especially on early highlight "Marigold" with its loud-quiet-loud structure, though they eschew the death metal growls in ...

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  16. Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt Says He Couldn't Work With His Idols [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    We have to pay royalties for the tabs you're viewing, and money for that comes mostly from ads. Disable AdBlock and keep learning your favorite songs on UG! Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt has stated that he wouldn't consider forming a supergroup because he doesn't think he could work with his musical idols.

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  17. Essential Listening: 10 Stellar Heavy Metal Concept AlbumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Guitar World

    ... Maiden beginning to move in a more proggier direction, a sound they would explore even more deeply in the 2000s. Opeth's third full-length album, 'My Arms, Your Hearse' was also their first concept record, with a story that revolved around a man who ...

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  18. How to Save Your Record LabelRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | The New York Observer

    ... of deeply creative long-term acts with mega-loyal fans. Ask your A&R people this question: Is Radiohead better than Opeth? If they say yes, fire them. Seriously. You've gotten tripped up because there's no longer any record stores- you've confused ...

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  19. Opeth's 'Deliverance' and 'Damnation' will be reissued as one LPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2015 | Examiner.com

    Swedish metal band Opeth have a massive new release in store for the fall. The band's 2002 and 2003 albums "Deliverance" and "Damnation" were originally meant to be a double album to show different sides of their sound.

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  20. UG Showdown, Mark II, Round II: 'Painkiller' Vs. 'The Twilight Is My Robe' [News]Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... its second representative in the quarter finals with the following clash - Judas Priest 's " Painkiller " solo vs. Opeth 's " The Twilight Is My Robe " solo. In the left corner, performed by Glenn Tipton , give it up for the killing machine known as ...

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