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The Best Progressive Rock and Metal of 2016
28 Nov 2016 // 9:00 PM
The following ten albums rightly outshine the competition and best represent what made 2016 such a diverse and phenomenal year in progressive music.
Opeth's Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt
27 Sep 2016 // 8:00 PM
Opeth frontman Mikael Akerfeldt opens up about Opeth's 25 year career, the band's new album Sorceress, and his desire to score a Meryl Streep film one day.
Benighted by Beauty: The Legacy of Opeth's 'Still Life'
11 Jun 2014 // 8:30 PM
Still Life's narrative borders on Shakespearean levels of romantic tragedy and social commentary, making it the most poetic and philosophical in Opeth’s catalogue.
The Best Metal Albums of 2008
9 Dec 2008 // 2:00 PM
It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norwegian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.
26 Sep 2016 // 8:30 PM
This third entry in Opeth's newest phase doesn't quite match Pale Communion, but it's still a wonderfully multifaceted journey.
Opeth: Deliverance & Damnation
27 Jan 2016 // 8:30 PM
Thirteen years after their release, two of Opeth's most important albums have been reissued in this essential new package.
Opeth - "Era" (Singles Going Steady)
3 Feb 2017 // 5:44 AM
Opeth's "Era" is as precise and pristine as a classical cantata without the pretensions.
Blood and Thunder: We All Wanna Touch a Rainbow
21 May 2015 // 4:00 AM
Once upon a time, Ronnie James Dio rounded up a bevy of heavy metal legends to record a charity single. Yet no amount of superstar power could stop the song from falling by the wayside.