Tag Archives: Opeth

Opeth: ‘Blackwater Park’ 20th anniversary reissue

Two decades in and still a breath-taking piece of work, Opeth’s magnum opus ‘Blackwater Park’ is dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog’s ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced a …

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Review: Opeth – SWG3, Glasgow

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Having just recently released their 13th studio album, “In Cauda Venenum”, Opeth make a welcome return to Glasgow to support their latest critically acclaimed prog opus. I have to admit that I’m one of those fans that prefers the earlier growlier and more death metal sounding albums. The high point …

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Review: Opeth – ‘In Cauda Venenum’

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During a period of time working in Asia, I happened upon an entertainment park that boasted a “traditional Chinese haunted house”. Game for anything, I ventured inside, sat down at a large boardroom-style table, put on headphones and selected “English” as my chosen language, and waited. The lights suddenly went …

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