Archive for the Opeth Category
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; […]
By the driving force of lead vocalist, songwriter and guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt Opeth became one of the most successful Swedish bands. On their 9th studio album Watershed they’re combining their death metal elements with progressive structured music.
2017 Reissue! On their third album — and first to be released simultaneously in Europe and the U.S. — Opeth continue to refine their epic, progressive death metal style, replete with harmonized leads and acoustic passages. My Arms, Your Hearse flows logically from one composition to the next, and the […]
2017 Reissue on Spinefarm Records! While they have taken a different approach with each album, Opeth has a very distinct and instantly recognizable sound: somber, mysterious, and very serious. Their style falls at a meeting point between melodic Swedish death metal and ’70s progressive rock, though without any of the […]