Opeth Books North American Tour For Next Winter

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

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

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PODCAST: Episode 42: Mikael Åkerfeldt of Opeth Talks New Album and Progressive Music

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 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

Opeth Shares New Video Of “Ghost Of Perdition”, DVD/Blu-Ray Package Out Now

 

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

Light The Torch: Live At Saint Vitus Bar

Light The Torch– 7-09-2018

Saint Vitus Bar- Brooklyn, NY

by Omar Cordy – OJC Photography 

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Max Cavalera Discusses Working With Metal Allegiance In A New Video

Supergroup Metal Allegiance, featuring David Ellefson (Megadeth), Alex Skolnick (Testament), Mike Portnoy (The Winery Dogs, ex-Dream Theater) and Mark Menghi will release its sophomore album, “Volume II – Power Drunk Majesty”, on September 7 via Nuclear Blast Entertainment. The band released its second single, ‘Voodoo Of The Godsend’, featuring Max Cavalera (Soulfly, Sepultura, Cavalera Conspiracy). A new trailer for the disc in which Cavalera discusses his involvement with the project can be seen below. Continue reading

Mario Rubalcaba of Earthless Talks “Black Heaven” Album And More

Earthless released their Nuclear Blast debut, Black Heaven, this past spring. Ghost Cult’s Keefy caught up with drummer Mario Rubalcaba at Brooklyn New York’s Market Hotel venue to discuss the new album, their new creative process, touring the world, Roadburn festival and more. Live photos and videography by Omar Cordy of OJC Photography.

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