Tag Archive: Opeth

Jun 15

OPETH sign to Nuclear Blast Entertainment

Photo credit: Stuart Wood Nuclear Blast Entertainment is very pleased to announce the signing of Swedish progressive legends, OPETH.  Always an unstoppable force for uniqueness amid a sea of generic swill, OPETH has been setting the rulebook ablaze, and ploughing a uniquely progressive and exploratory furrow for over 25 years now. Neither conforming nor exhibiting any desire to be …

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Dec 19

Tony’s Top 15 Albums of 2014

  It never ceases to amaze me how much great music is produced every year. You want to believe that ideas will reach a low point, or even dry up, but music fans around the world keep receiving wonderful gifts from the artists we all love. Looking back on this list of releases for the …

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Jun 01

Mikael Akerfeldt of Opeth chats with The Age of Metal

Opeth is one of those bands that when you see them live it becomes more than a show it becomes a musical experience. I saw Opeth once before at the Marquee Theater in Tempe, AZ in 2011. Unfortunately in this tour Opeth were supporting their Heritage album and they decided to not play any of …

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May 31

Anders “Blakkheim” Nyström and Daniel Liljekvist of Katatonia chats with The Age of Metal

Seeing Katatonia is one of those types of experiences that will stay with you for the rest of your life. The first time I saw them was in 2010 in a very small venue when they headlined and had support from Swallow the Sun and Orphaned Land. It was a bit strange to be seeing …

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Apr 14

Be’lakor – Of Breath and Bone (2013)

In recent years Australia has been fast becoming a leading power in the metal community. Melodic Death metallers Be’lakor is one such band leading their home country in metal and this year released their newest opus called Of Breath and Bone. Now this album actually was released a year prior but a USA release was …

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Dec 19

Tony’s Metal/Hard Rock Top 10 of 2011

1. Foo Fighters – Wasting Light This immediately shot up to the top of this chart as soon as I heard it. Dave Grohl and gang really knocked it out of the park with this album, which was recorded analog in Dave’s garage. It rocks from beginning to end. Favorite tracks: Bridge Burning, Rope, White …

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Dec 17

Elsthon’s Top 10 Albums of 2011

1.) Insomnium – One For Sorrow: Insomnium, a Finnish band that for years have been climbing the ranks of Melodic death metal has created their most distinctive and concise album. Clearly with One For Sorrow they have become one of the forerunners for the genre. One For Sorrow is an album that truly shows Insomnium’s …

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