The Book of Opeth is available now for all fans who want to take a deeper look into the history of the legendary Swedish band. We managed to get our hands on a copy, so we flipped through a few essential parts to show fans what they can expect.

As Opeth mastermind Mikael Akerfeldt says himself, “There are photos in here I’ve never seen before.” The book goes back all the way to Opeth’s earliest inception with Akerfeldt in the group, spending a lot of time showcasing the “advent” of Opeth.

The book tells Opeth’s story chronologically with first-person recollections from classic, former and current members tying all the strings together. Opeth producer and Porcupine Tree legend Steven Wilson also offers much text, delving into albums like Damnation and Deliverance while speaking of Akerfeldt’s many contributions to the world of metal.

The first 4,000 copies of The Book of Opeth come with an exclusive piece of vinyl. Acoustic versions of “Atonement” and “Demon of the Fall” are pressed upon the 7-inch. Looking all the way to the back of The Book of Opeth, a comprehensive discography lists every piece of material Opeth has ever put out, including extremely limited-edition promotional pressings and even VHS tapes.

Check out our flip-through of The Book of Opeth in the video above and see more photos of the book in the gallery below. To grab a copy of The Book of Opeth, click here.

Photos From 'The Book of Opeth'

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