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Counting Down

Opeth Albums From Worst To Best

Formed the same year that Sinead O'Connor stood in front of a camera crying and singing a Prince song, Sweden's Opeth began their journey in…
Jonathan Dick | October 4, 2016 - 9:12 am


Q&A: Opeth On Pale Communion, Bad Taste, & Record Store Binges + Hear New Song “Eternal Rains”

A funny thing happened on Twitter earlier this year: Longstanding Swedish band Opeth became a trending topic when details of their new album, Pale Communion
Justin M. Norton | August 1, 2014 - 12:46 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Opeth – “The Devil’s Orchard” (Stereogum Premiere)

Swedish progressive metal stalwarts Opeth's 10th album Heritage -- which follows 2008's Watershed and 2005's Ghost Reveries -- is their strangest, most genre-melding to date.
Brandon Stosuy | July 26, 2011 - 1:57 pm

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Stream Opeth Sorceress

Beloved Swedish prog-metal stalwarts Opeth are set to drop their latest effort, Sorceress, tomorrow. We've already heard the title track, "Will O The Wisp," and…
Collin Robinson | September 29, 2016 - 12:08 pm

Opeth – “The Wilde Flowers”

Swedish prog-metal outfit Opeth are following up 2014's Pale Communion with Sorceress at the end of the month. We've already heard the title track and…
Collin Robinson | September 21, 2016 - 11:53 am

Opeth – “Will O The Wisp”

Swedish prog-metal beloveds Opeth are set to follow up 2014's Pale Communion at the end of the month with with their new album Sorceress. They've…
Collin Robinson | September 5, 2016 - 11:55 am

Opeth – “Sorceress”

Next month, the long-running, cultishly beloved Swedish prog-metal band Opeth will follow up 2014's Pale Communion with a new album called Sorceress. Like many of…
Tom Breihan | August 1, 2016 - 11:36 am

Opeth – “Cusp Of Eternity”

Opeth's last album, 2011's Heritage, saw the band taking an unusually stark turn away from their death metal roots -- not that Opeth were ever…
Michael Nelson | June 2, 2014 - 1:08 pm

Opeth Pale Communion Details

Progressive metal band Opeth put out their last album in 2011, the psychedelic Heritage. Now the band has announced details about the follow-up due later…
Miles Bowe | April 8, 2014 - 5:50 pm

Opeth, Mastodon, Ghost @ Gibson Amphitheater, Hollywood 4/26/12

An unholy trinity of Opeth, Mastodon and Ghost descended upon the Gibson Amphitheater for an evening of progressive and theatrical metal. Opeth are touring behind…
Andrew Youssef | April 27, 2012 - 3:20 pm

Opeth – “The Devil’s Orchard” Video

Imagine if Dario Argento's '70s horror movies had weird half-animated opening-credits sequences with girls' silhouettes in them, the way James Bond movies do. That's pretty…
Tom Breihan | September 23, 2011 - 11:33 am

Opeth Heritage Comment Party

You've already heard their track "The Devil's Orchard," and now's your chance to hear all of Heritage, the new album from Swedish prog-metal titans Opeth.
Tom Breihan | September 12, 2011 - 2:00 pm