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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt + Fredrik Akesson on ‘Pale Communion,’ Creative Evolution + More

We sat down with Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt and guitarist Fredrik Akesson to talk all about the new full-length along with a bunch of other topics.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Reviews One Direction After Attending Concert With Daughter

Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt, one of metal's greatest frontmen, recently attended a One Direction concert with his daughter.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt: ‘I Can Hear People Saying We’re Not a Heavy Metal Band Anymore’

Opeth's latest album 'Pale Communion' will be released Aug. 26, and as with the band's previous disc, 'Heritage,' it will not contain frontman Mikael Akerfeldt's epic gutteral vocals.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Plays ‘Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?’

This week's edition of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?' features one of modern metal's greatest frontmen, Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt. Having also led death metal giants Bloodbath and experimental act Storm Corrosion, Akerfeldt has left a giant impact on music, so we invited the multitalented frontman to partake in a game of 'Wikipedia: Fact or Fiction?'.

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Mikael Akerfeldt vs. Chuck Schuldiner
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Mikael Akerfeldt vs. Chuck Schuldiner – Greatest Metal Frontman, Round 1

From humble beginnings to revolutionizing their stranglehold in their respective death metal helms, Mikael Akerfeldt and Chuck Schuldiner are legends in their own right.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Opeth Frontman Mikael Akerfeldt: ‘90 Percent’ Chance of 2013 North American Tour

Opeth have been touring relentlessly in support of 2011's 'Heritage,' and before they wrap up the cycle for that album will likely embark on one more North American run.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Talks Writing New Material and Past Lineup Changes

With Opeth recently wrapping up their North American co-headlining tour with Mastodon and their last release ‘Heritage’ about to turn a year old in September, vocalist and guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt said that he has started writing for a new disc, although he admits that the writing process is only in the beginning stages.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt: ‘I Split My Head Open Down to the Skullbone’

It's been quite a media day for Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt, with rumors of mysterious injuries flying around the Internet. Finally, after a ton of discussion, rumors and metalheads everywhere freaking out about the health of their metal hero, Akerfeldt himself has written a detailed and slightly hilarious post about his not-so-hilarious injury.

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Opeth’s Mikael Akerfeldt Not in Car Accident, Suffers Head Injury on Tour Bus

After initial reports earlier today that Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt broke his arm in a car accident, it turns out that the singer-guitarist missed the band's show last night (May 7) in St. Paul, Minn., after bumping his head while on his tour bus. However, the injury was severe enough to result in a hospital visit, eight stitches and a nasty headache.

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Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

Opeth Frontman Mikael Akerfeldt Hospitalized After Car Accident

Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt was rushed to the hospital last night (May 7) after a car accident in Maplewood, Minn., prior to the band's scheduled show with Mastodon and Ghost. Details on his condition at the moment are scarce, but Akerfeldt is said to have suffered a broken arm in the wreck.

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