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Best Mellow Metal Songs


Not all metal has to be 100 miles per hour and in your face. Some of my favorite mellow tracks come from metal bands. Sometimes you just need to sit in a darkened room and listen to some mellow tracks to sit and chill for a while and this list of mellow metal songs does

Opeth Announces New Album and Signs to Nuclear Blast Records


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.

Metal Review: Amorphis: Under the Red Cloud (2015)

Amorphis - Under the Red Cloud

Finland’s Amorphis is back with Under the Red Cloud and you know that excites me. When it comes to melodic death metal, there is no band that matches the intensity that Amorphis brings. Following the band throughout their early years all the way through today shows how dynamic of a band Amorphis truly is. While

Amorphis Release New Single Death of a King

Amorphis - Under the Red Cloud

Finnish melodic death metal giants Amorphis are almost back with their latest studio album, Under the Red Cloud, out on September 4, 2015 via . Why wait until then to check it out. Listen to their first single “Death of a King” below. The new track features Chrigel Glanzmann (Eluveitie, flute) and Martin Lopez (Soen,

Song of the Week: Opeth: Face of Melinda

Opeth: Still Life

Progressive metal juggernauts Opeth are one of the most interesting bands in music. The ever-changing style may turn off their die-hard fans, but the fact of the matter is that Opeth is an astounding band that makes good music regardless of how heavy it is. One of the most melodic tracks that Opeth has ever

Opeth Posts Eternal Rains Will Come Music Video

Opeth: Pale Communion

Swedish progressive metal giants Opeth are back with new album “Pale Communion,” which came out this week via Roadrunner Records.Today, the band has also released a video clip for the song Eternal Rains Will Come. Opeth will be headed to North America for a tour with In Flames in December. If you have heard “Pale

Opeth Streaming Pale Communion in Full

Opeth: Pale Communion

Progressive metal powerhouse Opeth is streaming their upcoming release, “Pale Communion” at Pitchfork Advance ahead of its release. “Pale Communion” is Opeth’s 11th studio album and will be released shortly via Roadrunner Records. Please upgrade your browser

Sanctuary New Album Artwork and Tracklisting

Sanctuary: The Year the Sun Died

Seattle’s Sanctuary is getting set to release their first new album since 1990. The band led by former Nevermore vocalist singer Warrel Dane have shared the artwork to their upcoming album, “The Year the Sun Died,” which was created by the acclaimed artist Travis Smith (Opeth, Nevermore). The album will be released on October 6,

Opeth Premiere New Single Cusp of Eternity

Opeth Pale Communion

Opeth have officially premiered their brand new single Cusp of Eternity from their forthcoming new album “Pale Communion,” which will come out on August 26, 2014 via Roadrunner Records. Pale Communion Tracklisting: 01. Eternal Rains Will Come 02. Cusp Of Eternity 03. Moon Above, Sun Below 04. Elysian Woes 05. Goblin 06. River 07. Voice