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Opeth Video Exclusive: Mikael Åkerfeldt Talks About Songs on Their New Album ‘Heritage’

Opeth Video Exclusive: Mikael Åkerfeldt Talks About Songs on Their New Album ‘Heritage’

Progressive metal group Opeth released their 10th album, Heritage (Roadrunner), last month, and it debuted in the Top 20 of the Billboard chart for that week. In the video below, you can see frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt talking about the songs “Slither,” “Nepenthe,” and “Häxprocess.” Check out the first part of this video series on the […]

Opeth and Porcupine Tree Frontmen’s Collaboration Set for April 2012 Release

Opeth and Porcupine Tree Frontmen’s Collaboration Set for April 2012 Release

Storm Corrosion, the new project between Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt and Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson, has announced they expect their debut album to drop in April 2012. Recording for the self-titled record has already been completed and will be released through Roadrunner. A post on Opeth’s website stated that “This album could be seen as the […]

Opeth Release New Music Video for “The Devil’s Orchard”

Opeth Release New Music Video for “The Devil’s Orchard”

Swedish prog-metallers Opeth have released a video for their new track, “The Devil’s Orchard.” The song is taken from the band’s latest album, Heritage, which was released earlier this week. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Opeth’s New Album, “Heritage,” Streaming Online

Opeth’s New Album, “Heritage,” Streaming Online

Opeth’s new album, Heritage, hits stores on September 20, but you can get an early listen right now by catching the stream available at this link. Let us know what you think in the comments.

Uneasy Listening: 04/15/2011

Uneasy Listening: 04/15/2011

What the Revolver staff has been playing around the office.

Final Six: The Six Metal Albums/Non-Metal Albums Everyone Should Own

Final Six: The Six Metal Albums/Non-Metal Albums Everyone Should Own

Chris “scurvy dog” Krovatin is the author of two young adult novels, Heavy Metal & You and Venomous. He is currently working on multiple new writing projects, as well as new material with his local New York metal band Flaming Tusk. He is a freelance writer for Revolver and generally comes off as a good-natured pain in everyone’s […]

Opeth Parts Ways with Keyboardist

Opeth Parts Ways with Keyboardist

Keyboardist Per Wiberg has been relieved of his duties as a member of Swedish progressive metal band Opeth as part of a mutual decision within the band. Keyboard duties on upcoming tours will be handled by an as-yet named musician who is already rehearsing with the band. Said musician’s identity will be released at a […]

Exclusive: Watch Opeth Perform “Dirge for November” at the Royal Albert Hall

Prog-metal titans Opeth release In Live Concert at the Royal Albert Hall (Roadrunner) on September 21, but you can be the first to see a bit of the DVD today. The band has given us their performance of "Dirge for Novembber," originally from their breakthrough album Blackwater Park, as it appears on the DVD. Check it out!