GENE HOGLAN Joins OPETH For Two Songs At Vancouver Show

Legendary drummer Gene Hoglan (DARK ANGEL, STRAPPING YOUND LAD, DEATH, TESTAMENT, OLD MAN'S CHILD) sat behind the kit for OPETH at the Vancouver stop of their current North American tour Friday night (Jan. 23) (as first reported here yesterday). Hoglan stood in for regular OPETH skinsman Martin Lopez, who is said to be at home in Sweden recovering from a recent bout of panic attacks.

OPETH's setlist for the Vancouver show:

01. In My Time Of Need
02. To Rid The Disease
03. Soldier Of Fortune (DEEP PURPLE cover)
04. Ending Credits
05. Hope Leaves
06. The Drapery Falls
07. Demon Of The Fall

These songs were all acoustic and drums on the first five tracks were performed by OPETH's drum tech. Then a "surprise guest" was announced on drums and Hoglan came out and sat behind the kit for "The Drapery Falls" and "Demon Of The Fall".

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OPETH frontman Mikael Ã…kerfeldt also announced that Martin Lopez would be returning to the band beginning with Saturday night's (Jan. 24) show in Seattle.

(Thanks: Metal-Rules.com)

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