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Opeth Announces New Album and Signs to Nuclear Blast Records

Opeth

Progressive metal juggernauts Opeth have announced that they have signed with Nuclear Blast Records and that their 12th studio album, Sorceress, will be released later this year. Sorceress will be the band’s follow-up to 2014’s Pale Communion. Vocalist/guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt states, “We’re happy to confirm that we have indeed signed a deal with Nuclear Blast

Opeth Announces Book of Opeth Featuring Two New Acoustic Tracks

Opeth - Book of Opeth

Swedish progressive metal powerhouse Opeth have announced that they will be releasing Book of Opeth, a 208-page hardcover book commemorating the band’s 25th anniversary. The book is told in the first-person by Mikael Akerfeldt, the band, their friends, former members and collaborators and is illustrated throughout with hundreds of previously unseen, rare artworks and memorabilia.

Bloodbath Reveals New Vocalist

Bloodbath: Grand Morbid Funeral

Death metal horde Bloodbath has revealed their new vocalist, Paradise Lost’s Nick Holmes. After several months of speculation, the successor to former frontmen Peter Tägtren and Mikael Åkerfeldt has been revealed. Bloodbath will return with their new album, “Grand Morbid Funeral,” set for release on November 17, 2014 via Peaceville Records. “Ever since I got

Opeth Releases Details For New Album Pale Communion

Opeth

Swedish progressive metal juggernauts Opeth have announced the title of their upcoming 11th studio album as “Pale Communion” and that it will be released on June 17, 2014 via Roadrunner Records. The follow-up to 2011’s “Heritage,” “Pale Communion,” was produced by vocalist/guitarist/songwriter Mikael Ã…kerfeldt and mixed by Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree). In a recent interview

Bloodbath To Record New Album in January

We still do not know who the new vocalist is for death metal band Bloodbath’s follow-up to “The Fathomless Mastery,” but we do know that they will begin to record the new album January 2014. I wish that Mikael Ã…kerfeldt was still there, but let’s see who they replace him with. It is pretty exciting.