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Opeth Releases “In Cauda Venenum”
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Opeth Releases “In Cauda Venenum”

The mighty Opeth has returned with their thirteenth studio album, entitled “In Cauda Venenum.” It continues their more experimental trajectory with heavy notes of prog rock rather than their death metal origins. It is, however, still distinctly Opeth.

Opeth Releases Live DVD and Album
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Opeth Releases Live DVD and Album

Opeth was founded nearly 30 years ago, and they’re still going strong. The Swedish metal band has just released their fourth live album, Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, which was captured at the famed Denver venue in May 2017. Beginning with the title track from their latest album, Sorceress, the group tears through their songs, old...

Opeth Releases “Sorceress”
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Opeth Releases “Sorceress”

Swedish progressive metal band Opeth has returned with its 12th full-length studio album, Sorceress. Bassist Martín Méndez is the most stalwart band member, behind the band’s architect, Mikael Åkerfeldt. “I love this album, as does the whole band. I wrote the music during 5-6 months and we spent only 12 days recording it at Rockfield studios in Wales,” Åkerfeldt said....

Two Classic Opeth Albums Released as One Set
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Two Classic Opeth Albums Released as One Set

Swedish death metal band Opeth is finally releasing its albums 2002 and 2003 Deliverance and Damnation as one set. The albums were recorded together in 2002, although they sound radically different. Deliverance is extraordinarily heavy, while Damnation has a more progressive feel. Both albums include the work of the band’s longtime bassist Martin Mendez. The combined 2 CD/2 DVD set...

Opeth’s 11th is Heavy on Melody
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Opeth’s 11th is Heavy on Melody

Swedish progressive metal band Opeth has released the follow-up to its acclaimed 2011 album, Heritage. , featuring the bass work of Martín Méndez, is the 11th album from the group, which originated as a death metal outfit. Méndez and vocalist-guitarist-producer Mikael Åkerfeldt wrote all the songs on the album, which Åkerfeldt says found the group focusing on melodies more than...