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

Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt
Roadrunner

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

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

Liz Ramanand, Loudwire
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire

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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Watch Entire Sets From Metallica, Iron Maiden + More at Rock Am Ring Festival

Metallica / Iron Maiden
Liz Ramanand, Loudwire / Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou.com

Germany's massive annual Rock Am Ring festival ended yesterday (June 8), wrapping up four days of music featuring some of the biggest names in metal and rock including Metallica, Iron Maiden, Linkin Park, Avenged Sevenfold, Alter Bridge,. Mastodon, Opet

Opeth Unveil Brand New Track ‘Cusp of Eternity’

Opeth
Roadrunner

Opeth's fresh track, 'Cusp of Eternity,' is finally available to cram into your earholes. And guess what? It rules!

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, News, Songs

Opeth Push Back ‘Pale Communion’ Album + ‘Cusp of Eternity’ Single Release Dates

Opeth
Roadrunner

Unfortunate news for Opeth fans: the release of the band's highly anticipated 11th studio album, 'Pale Communion,' has been pushed back from June 17 to Aug. 26. Additionally, the album's first single, which was supposed to debut on May 6, has also been pushed back.

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Filed Under: Category: Metal, New Albums, News

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

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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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Opeth Announce Release Date + Track Listing for 11th Studio Album ‘Pale Communion’

Opeth's Mikael Akerfeldt
Roadrunner

Rejoice, metalheads! Opeth have just announced the title and release date for their highly anticipated 11th studio album! The Swedish band's latest opus will be named 'Pale Communion' and will be unleashed on June 17.

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Opeth Hope to Release 11th Studio Album in June

Opeth
Roadrunner

Praise the dark lord! We've got some amazing news to report on Opeth's 11th studio album. Although the Swedish metal masters have not yet decided on a title for the disc, we can exclusively confirm that Opeth are aiming to unleash their newest opus in June 2014.

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Opeth vs. System of a Down – March Metal Madness 2014, Round 2

Opeth vs. System of a Down
Koch / American

There is no band in the world quite like Opeth and there is definitely no band in the world like System of a Down. In our quest to find the greatest metal album released so far in the 21st century, these two heavyweights have advanced in March Metal Madness 2014 to face off in a massive Round 2 battle!

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Opeth vs. Between the Buried and Me – March Metal Madness 2014, Round 1

Opeth vs. Between the Buried and Me
Koch / Victory

True progression in modern metal has been embraced by the fans of these two acts like almost no others. One hails from Sweden while the other comes straight from the U.S., but both have composed some of metal's most recent long-form masterpieces. Which one of these discs will advance in our March Metal Madness tournament to find the best 21st century metal album?

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