Opeth has shared a new animated video for their track ‘Ingen Sanning Är Allas (Universal Truth)’. The song comes from the Swedish language version of their new album In Cauda Venenum, out now via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Records. Created by Jess Cope of Owl House Studios, watch it now! Continue reading
Progressive Metal legends Opeth have finally booked a US tour in support of their acclaimed new album In Cauda Venenum, out now via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast. Fellow Swedish band Graveyard will open! The dates include two nights at the legendary Apollo Theater in New York and performances at the renowned Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and at the famed Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles. Tickets will sell fast, beginning 10:00AM Local Time Friday, October 4th at the link below. Opeth mastermind Mikael Åkerfeldt recently spoke to Ghost Cult about the album. Continue reading
Ghost Cult had the distinct pleasure of chatting with the one and only Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth recently. In a wide-ranging chat with our Chief Editor Keefy, Mikael discussed the new album, In Cauda Venenum, due out September 27th via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment. We discussed his creating both English and Swedish language versions of the album, using an orchestra and choir, concept records, progressive rock artists he likes such as Pink Floyd, King Crimson and Peter Gabriel, working at Park Studios, philosophical lyrics, and why he treated this album like it was the final Opeth album. Continue reading
Opeth released their new live album Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheatre via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast Entertainment, yesterday. Filmed during their performance on May 11th, 2017 at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Denver, CO, this release celebrates the entire history of Opeth. The band have shared a clip of their performance of ‘Ghost Of Perdition’, which you can watch now. Continue reading
Opeth continues to march toward the release Garden of the Titans: Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater on 2nd November via Moderbolaget Records / Nuclear Blast. The deluxe DVD, Blu-Ray and vinyl format packages were created recorded during their set on 11th May 2017 at the world-renowned Red Rocks Amphitheater in Denver, CO. Watch the band in a new time-lapse trailer of the stage set up and the moments before they hit the stage. Continue reading
Opeth is currently out on the road in support of Sorceress, and as I said in my 10/10 review, this album is a progressive masterpiece. They’ve continued to evolve, and take risks, and the end result is a magical journey for the listener. At their recent show here in New York City, they treated fans to the new and old material at the historic Radio City Music Hall, and I recently got to speak with Mikael Akerfeldt about that special concert, as well as the new record. Enjoy my chat with the legendary vocalist below!