Tag Archives: Opeth

Tour, festival, and streaming events recently announced 4/5/21

Posted by on April 5, 2021

  While it looks like touring will soon pick up in the United States, other areas of the globe are seeing events being rescheduled for 2022. We listed out a few festivals, tours, and streaming events that were recently announced.    Byzantine announce 21st anniversary USA Tour: Byzantine will be celebrating their 21st anniversary by […]

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Ozzy Osbourne, Megadeth among metal bands getting animated for International DC Comics ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition’ series

Posted by on February 2, 2021

  The worlds of comics and metal music are intersecting again, this time for a new international DC Comics series ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition.’  Running seven issues, ‘Dark Nights: Death Metal – Band Edition’ will feature seven bands from different “genres and generations” of metal with each issue sporting “a variant cover […]

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Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt to score upcoming Netflix series ‘Clark’

Posted by on May 13, 2020

  Opeth frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt has announced that he will be making his scoring debut on the upcoming Netflix series Clark. Clark is based on the autobiography of Swedish criminal Clark Olofsson (‘Vafan var det som hände’), who most notably held several people hostage at a bank in 1973. The events led to the coining […]

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Interview with Opeth bassist Martin Mendez on White Stones’ debut album ‘Kuarahy’

Posted by on April 7, 2020

We recently caught up with Opeth bassist Martin Mendez to discuss his new death metal project White Stones and their debut album, Kuarahy, which was released in March via Nuclear Blast.   Can you talk more about the formation of White Stones?  White Stones was formed by: Jordi Farré on drums, Albert Martí on rhythm […]

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Opeth delivered excellence at the iconic Apollo – 2/21/20

Posted by on March 3, 2020

Opeth have excelled over the years. It feels as though, whenever they’re in NY, they have to book a legendary venue. Back in 2016, we saw them perform at Radio City Music Hall. While we flew out to Colorado for their impeccable Red Rocks concert, four years later, these Swedish progressive metal masters have selected […]

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Opeth cancel three shows due to acute laryngitis

Posted by on February 18, 2020

Opeth are currently touring across North America in support of their latest effort, In Cauda Venenum. Unfortunately, three shows have been cancelled due to frontman/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt having “acute laryngitis.” The singer noticed struggles with his voice at their show in Royal Oak, Michigan, and decided to cancel three shows to have time to recover […]

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33 Videos to check out this week 1/24/20

Posted by on January 24, 2020

  This week, we’re doing something a little bit different by listing out 33 videos that have been released over the last few weeks. How many have you watched so far?   01) Bad Wolves unveil “Sober” music video Bad Wolves unveiled the music video for the song “Sober.” The track is taken from the […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 23, 2019

  I try to follow the rules, but, once again, another year of good music has gone by, and I was able to narrow it down to 20 instead of 10. There are a bunch of variables that make me connect to a song or artist. Whether it’s the overall vibrations the sound leaves behind […]

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Metal Insider’s Bram Teitelman’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 20, 2019

  Wait, it’s the end of the year already? Wait it’s the end of the DECADE already? It’s been a crazy year that seems like a manic two months, and along the way, some pretty solid music came out. This list is in no order, mainly because I can’t say that there’s one album on […]

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Metal Insider’s Matt Brown’s Top 10 Metal Albums of 2019

Posted by on December 18, 2019

I’ve spent the last two weeks trying to cram in all the albums that I’ve been meaning to listen and re-listen to this year, and there’s never enough time. It’s especially tricky when the first few “Best of” lists break out and I start sifting through those wondering if there’s some gem I overlooked. And […]

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