Opeth Cancels Shows Due to Mikael Åkerfeldt’s Case of Laryngitis

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

Ghost Cult Album of the Year 2019 Part 3 (20-1)

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…

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Opeth Shares Full Music Video For “Universal Truth” (English Version)

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

Opeth, Tesseract, This Will Destroy You, Amenra, Ihsahn, Perturbator, Rolo Tomassi and More Booked for Arctangent Festival 2020

Events Center, Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino, Las Vegas, NV 8/18/19

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 Shares Animated Visualizer for “Dignity”

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 Shares New Single and Visualizer – “Dignity” (“Svekets Prins”)

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, and releasing on September 27th. Continue reading

Watch Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth Discuss The Writing of “In Cauda Venenum”

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

Listen To A Brand New Song From Opeth – “Heart in Hand”

As we previously reported, Opeth will release their new album In Cauda Venenum is out September 27. ‘Heart in Hand’ is firmly in their more recent Prog Rock style, the track definitely has a straight-ahead heaviness older fans will like, as well as an extensive acoustic part right out of Damnation. More of this, please! Jam this track right now!  Continue reading

Opeth Announces New Album, “In Cauda Venenum”, Due Next Fall

Opeth has announced their brand new album, In Cauda Venenum, due out this fall via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The release date is not yet announced but we now have the name, album artwork and the track listing, all below. In Cauda Venenum was recorded last year at Stockholm’s Park Studios, will be released in two versions, in both Swedish and English languages. Various physical and digital formats will be available and additional details will be announced in the coming months. Continue reading