As we previously reported metal legends Opeth will celebrate 30 years as a band in 2021. The band continues to evolve their sound as evidenced by 2019’s AOTY In Cauda Veneum (Nuclear Blast/Motobolaget Records). To commemorate the anniversary, the band has announced their very special Evolution XXX ‘By Request’ tour for October 2021 in Europe. For these 8 very exclusive shows, fans can vote for the songs they would like to hear live, from the band’s storied career. Polling begins on Monday, September 7th at Opeth.com. Watch the trailer for the tour, and buy tickets at the link below. You can read our review of In Cauda Venenumand hear our interview with Mikael Åkerfeldtabout the album and the bands upcoming anniversary here.
Progressive metal legends Opeth will celebrate 30 years as a band in 2021. The band continues to evolve their sound as evidenced by 2019’s AOTY In Cauda Veneum (Nuclear Blast/Motobolaget Records). To commemorate the anniversary, the band has announced their very special Evolution XXX ‘By Request’ tour for October 2021 in Europe. For these 8 very exclusive shows, fans can vote for the songs they would like to hear live, from the band’s storied career. Polling begins on Monday, September 7th at Opeth.com. You can read our review of In Cauda Venenumand hear our interview with Mikael Åkerfeldtabout the album and the bands upcoming anniversary here.
Opeth is now on a North American Tour supporting last year’s stellar album In Cauda Venenum, released last year via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Records, with Graveyard as direct support. Frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt and is being forced to cancel tonight’s performance in Worcester Massachusetts, followed by the next two shows. The band will hopefully resume this Friday in New York for their two landmark shows at The famed Apollo Theater in Harlem. Åkerfeldt broke the news of the cancellation earlier today in a social media post. He wrote: “I regret to inform you that we have to cancel the following shows on the North American run: Worcester, Toronto and Montreal. The reason being ‘acute laryngitis,’ according to the doc.Continue reading →
And now, the end is near, and so we face the final curtain. My friends, we’ll say it clear, we’ll state our case, of which we’re certain. We’ve lived a year that’s full, and listened to each and every album (well, a good several hundred, in any case), But more, much more than this, We did it our way…
Opeth, who previously shared a short video teaser for the track ‘Ingen Sanning Är Allas (Universal Truth)’ from their latest album, In Cauda Venenum (Nuclear Blast Records), has shared the full video version of the English language version of the song. The video was created with acclaimed director Jess Cope (“Frankenweenie,” “Metallica: Here Comes Revenge”, Steven Wilson) and follows a melancholic and bitter man on the brink of self-destruction and insanity as he delves into a sinister alternate world as reality crumbles around him. Cope previously collaborated with Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt on the music video for ‘Drag Ropes’ for his side project Storm Corrosion. You can watch the clip and check out Opeth’s full string of world tour dates, continuing next week in China, and into 2020 with a highly anticipated headline run of North America. Continue reading →
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Arctangent Festival has announced its first main stage headliner for 2020, as a UK 2020 exclusive, Opeth! The band will continue touring behind its In Cauda Venenum album, out now via Nuclear Blast. They will be joined by Tesseract (UK festival exclusive), This Will Destroy You, Amenra (UK 2020 exclusive), Ihsahn, Perturbator, Rolo Tomassi (performing two full albums sets – ‘Grievances’ and ‘Time Will Die And Love Will Bury It’), Earthtone9, Giraffes? Giraffes!, Fronterier and many more to be announced. The fest takes place on August 20th/21st/22nd 2020 at Fernhill Farm, Compton Martin near Bristol, and tickets are on sale now at the link below. Continue reading →
Opeth recently shared their new single ‘Dignity’ in both English and Swedish versions. Now they have posted a visualizer for the track in English on YouTube. The video was created by famed artist and director Costin Chioreanu (http://www.twilight13media.com). The song comes from the new Opeth album In Cauda Venenum, due out on September 27, 2019, via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast. Stay tuned to Ghost Cult for our upcoming interview with the bands’ mastermind, Mikael Akerfelt! In the meantime, check out the clip as well as the lyrics below. Continue reading →
Opeth has just shared an incredible new single and epic visualizer, ‘Dignity’/’Svekets Prins’ ‘! The track can be streamed below. Taken from the band’s 13th album, In Cauda Venenum (Moderbolaget/Nuclear Blast Entertainment) coming in both English and Swedish versions, andreleasing on September 27th. Continue reading →
Opeth leader Mikael Åkerfeldt has shared some thoughts about writing his new album, “In Cauda Venenum” in a new three-minute video interview. In Cauda Venenum, can be seen below. The album will be released on September 27 via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. Recorded last year at Stockholm’s Park Studios, “In Cauda Venenum” will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages. Various physical and digital formats will be available.Continue reading →
As we reported yesterday, Opeth streamed the first single from their new album In Cauda Venenum, out September 27. ‘Heart in Hand’ is a tremendous first track! the band also shared a visualizer for the song in English and in Swedish! Watch it below!Continue reading →