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Opeth's Fake Nikki Sixx: An Interview with Mikael Akerfeldt
27 Sep 2016 // 9:00 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.

The Best Progressive Rock of 2014
26 Dec 2014 // 5:18 AM

From idiosyncratic tales of dastardly aliens to concept albums about a mysterious demon, prog maintained its reputation for eclecticism in 2014.


Benighted by Beauty: The Legacy of Opeth's 'Still Life'
11 Jun 2014 // 9:30 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 // 3:00 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.


Opeth: Sorceress
26 Sep 2016 // 9:30 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 // 9:30 PM

Thirteen years after their release, two of Opeth's most important albums have been reissued in this essential new package.


Blood and Thunder: We All Wanna Touch a Rainbow
21 May 2015 // 5:00 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.

Bubbling Under the 75 Best Albums of 2011: Opeth
13 Dec 2011 // 8:00 AM

This week we presented our Best 75 Albums of 2011. Here are several more just bubbling under the top 75...

//Mixed media

How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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