Opeth “By Request” 30th Anniverary Tour with Voivod Begins, South American Dates Booked for 2023


 

Opeth will kick off their long-awaited “Opeth By Request – Evolution XXX” in Europe this week. Special guests are Canadian metallers Voivod. Performing a setlist voted by the group’s fans that will feature songs from each of their records. Many dates have sold out while tickets for a few other dates are also running low. The band has also announced a tour of Brazil, Chile, Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica as well as Mexico for February 2023. The band’s full itinerary can be found below, tickets are on sale now!

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ALBUM REVIEW: Revocation – Netherheaven


 

To say that Revocation has another banger on deck seems a bit obvious, right?

Speaking only from this author’s perspective this Boston unit has never fumbled the ball on a studio album. Dispute that amongst yourselves in the comment section, just don’t tag me along in your spirited debates. Last thing I need are more notifications via my phone. So, the point is Netherheaven (Metal Blade) may as well be subtitled “Revocation continues to be awesome and David Davidson is more talented than you, will never run out of riffs and can make out with your special lady friend whenever they like”.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Bloodbath – Survival Of The Sickest


 

Survival Of The Sickest (Napalm Records) sees the return of Bloodbath, European death metal’s number one super-group, a band created in homage to the old school masters of the grisly art in 1998, by Jonas Renkse and Anders Nystrom of Katatonia, Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth and Dan Swano (Edge Of Sanity).

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INTERVIEW: Jordan Blum on The Genius of Opeth, Music Journalism, and More!


 

Ghost Cult caught up with author and music journalist Jordan Blum, all about his new book “Opeth Every Album Every Song” – out now! He also has books about Dream Theater and Jethro Tull! We talked to Jordan about his book writing process, what he learned about Opeth writing this book, his other journalistic endeavors, and much more!

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Arctangent Festival Adds Scalping, Famyne, Outlander, Sergeant Thunderhoof, Cryptic Shift, and Ogives Big Band


 

Arctangent Festival is closing in on a sellout for their comeback festival later this month. The fest has now added new acts such as Scalping, Famyne, Outlander, Sergeant Thunderhoof, Cryptic Shift, Ogives Big Band, to the weekend. The fest already features headliners Opeth, Cult of Luna, and TesseracT as headliners, and has now added the updated festival map and clashfinder for fans to make use of!

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Arctangent Festival 2022 Announce TWDY, Godflesh, Devil Sold His Soul, Puppy, Stake, and More


Arctangent Festival already has one of THE line ups for 2022 festivals, and today they announce the very final new band additions for the event, as well as move TesseracT up to main stage headliner status. The fest already features headliners Opeth, Cult of Luna, and more. For the FULL list of newly added bands and artists being announced for ATG Festival today:

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CONCERT REVIEW: Mastodon – Opeth – Khemmis Live At The Masonic


 

The Masonic Temple is one of the most outstanding buildings in Midtown Detroit. The regal Neo-Gothic architecture and cathedral-like design makes it a prime tourist attraction for Motor City. Part of this historic building’s appeal is the theatre and its massive stage. The stateliness of this structure and the 55 by 100 foot theatre platform made it the perfect pick for Mastodon and Opeth to bring their co-headline tour. The bands rolled into town on a cool Spring evening last week and brought Denver’s own Khemmis with them. Having three currently hot and popular bands under one roof is every modern metalhead’s dream.Continue reading


Opeth Shares New Single “Width Of A Circle” – “In Cauda Venenum (Extended Edition)” Coming Soon


Opeth has shared a brand new single – “Width Of A Circle.” The tracks from the upcoming release In Cauda Venenum (Extended Edition) featuring six bonus tracks available now, with the album proper dropping on May 13th via Atomic Fire Records. Pre-orders are live at the link below for the physical versions. Also, their North American Co-Headlining tour with Mastodon kicks off soon, with Khemmis in direct support. Check out “Width Of A Circle” now!

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Mastodon Shares an Acoustic Version of “Teardrinker”


Mastodon has shared an acoustic version of their song “Teardrinker” one of the singles from their #1 Rock album Hushed and Grim (Warner Music). Read our review here. The new digital single is streaming on all DSPs along with another album track – “Peace and Tranquility.” The band recently launched Hushed and Grim, a new interactive website with behind-the-scenes documentary footage, access to all of the new album content, merch, and more! Tickets are also on sale to see the next leg of the bands’ tour with Opeth, with direct support from Khemmis. Listen to “Teardrinker” acoustic now! Continue reading