Tag Archives: Per Wiberg

Review: Candlemass, ‘House of Doom’

Posted by on May 17, 2018

When it comes to doom metal, Candlemass has been a major player since the mid-1980’s. Quite simply, they make the rules and set the agenda, and the rest merely follow. Now, the band is ready to release its new four-track EP, House of Doom. At its heart, the band’s second EP is a follow-up to […]

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Per Wiberg discusses the thrill of playing in Kamchatka

Posted by on July 1, 2015

You might know Per Wiberg best for his work as a keyboardist, whether it’s with prog metal acts like Opeth or stoner rock supergroups like Spiritual Beggars. Since 2013, though, Wiberg has been handling bass duties for powerhouse trio Kamchatka. What was supposed to simply be some studio work turned into a full time gig […]

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Kamchatka bassist/vocalist Per Wiberg’s Top 5 Swedish Hard Rock/Metal bands

Posted by on February 17, 2014

Many likely know Per Wiberg best for his work with Opeth and Spiritual Beggars. Lately, though, Wiberg has been providing bass and vocals to Swedish powerhouse trio Kamchatka. Their new album The Search Goes On (coming out on February 19 via Despotz Records) is pure heavy rock with a massive old-school blues kick to it. […]

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Opeth Split With Keyboardist

Posted by on April 6, 2011

It has been confirmed today that Opeth has parted ways with keyboardist Per Wiberg. Vocalist/guitarist Mikael Åkerfeldt released the following statement regarding the split: “Well, it’s been somewhat of a revolving door of members during the last couple of years, and now Per is no longer a member. [Martin] Mendez [bass], Axe [Martin Axenrot, drums] andFredrik [Åkesson, guitar] and I came to the […]

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