OPETH: New Video Interview With FREDRIK ÅKESSON Available

Ken of MetalFanzine.net conducted an interview with guitarist Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH on May 5, 2009 at Mr. Smalls in Millvale, Pennsylvania. The 19-minute clip — which includes performance footage — can be viewed below.

OPETH will take part in the European installment of DREAM THEATER's Progressive Nation tour, set to take place throughout September, October and November 2009. Also appearing on the bill are UNEXPECT and BIGELF.

OPETH recently completed an eight-show tour of Norway which included stops in major cities Oslo and Bergen as well as dates smaller towns like Volda and Sogndal. The trek was arranged by Rikskonsertene, a Norwegian state-sponsored organization that normally handles events featuring jazz, classical and folk artists.

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