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OPETH: Part One Of New 'Pale Communion' Video Interview

The German branch of Roadrunner Records has uploaded part one of a new video interview with Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH about the band's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion". You can now watch it below. "Pale Communion" will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover ...

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OPETH's FREDRIK ÅKESSON: Backstage At U.K.'s DOWNLOAD Festival (Video)

Guitarist Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH spoke to Roadrunner Records at this year's Download festival, which took place June 13-15 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. OPETH's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover ...

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OPETH's ÅKERFELDT, ÅKESSON Speak To TOTAL GUITAR Magazine About Their PRS Signature Guitars

U.K.'s Total Guitar magazine caught up with Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH at this year's Download festival to take a closer look at their PRS SE signature models. Check out the footage below. OPETH's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. ...

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HAMMERFALL: Second '(r)Evolution' Trailer

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The second trailer for "(r)Evolution" can be seen below. It was edited by David Havlena ...

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HAMMERFALL: First '(r)Evolution' Trailer

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The first trailer for "(r)Evolution", recorded during the band's album presentation in Gothenburg on May ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Interviewed With Comedian BILL BAILEY In Stockholm (Audio)

Rocksverige.se conducted an interview with comedian Bill Bailey and Swedish musician Mikael Åkerfeldt (OPETH, STORM CORROSION) during Bill's visit in Stockholm with the show "Qualmpeddler". You can now listen to the chat in the YouTube clip below. OPETH's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Interviewed At METAL HAMMER GOLDEN GODS AWARDS (Video)

Guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH was interviewed at this year's Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards, which was held on June 16 in London, England. You can now watch the chat below. OPETH's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover artwork was ...

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OPETH's MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Talks 'Pale Communion' Album, Possibility Of Second STORM CORROSION CD (Audio)

Metal Hammer editor and TeamRock Radio presenter Alexander Milas conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH at this year's Download festival, which is taking place June 13-15 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can listen to the chat using the SoundCloud player below. Asked if there are any ...

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HAMMERFALL: 'Bushido' Single Details Revealed

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. The first single from "(r)Evolution", "Bushido", will be released on July 18 digitally as well ...

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OPETH: Pro-Shot Footage Of Entire ROCK AM RING Festival Performance

Professionally filmed video footage of OPETH's entire June 7 performance at the Rock Am Ring festival in Nürburg, Germany can be seen below. The band's setlist was as follows: 00:00 The Devil's Orchard 07:17 Heir Apparent 17:47 Hope Leaves 24:00 Deliverance 39:05 Blackwater Park OPETH's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", will be released ...

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OPETH: New Song 'Cusp Of Eternity' Available For Streaming

"Cusp Of Eternity", a brand new song from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, can be streamed via an official animated video below. The track is taken from the band's highly anticipated eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", which will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover artwork was once again created by Travis Smith ...

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OPETH: 'Pale Communion' Album Cover Artwork Unveiled

"Pale Communion", the highly anticipated eleventh studio album from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, will be released on August 26 via Roadrunner Records. The cover artwork was once again created by Travis Smith — with art direction by OPETH guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt — and can be seen below. "Pale Communion", which was produced by Åkerfeldt and ...

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HAMMERFALL To Release '(r)Evolution' Album In August

After taking a creative break last year, Swedish metallers HAMMERFALL are fully recharged and back with a vengeance. The band's new album, "(r)Evolution", will be released on August 29 in Europe and September 2 in North America via Nuclear Blast. With "(r)Evolution", HAMMERFALL takes things back to the roots in many ways, as the band ...

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THE DUSKFALL Signs With APOSTASY RECORDS

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL have inked a deal with Apostasy Records. The band's fifth album, which is currently being recorded at Tico Tico Studio in Kemi, Finland, will be released later in the year. According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's forthcoming CD will contain "11 tracks of old-school, melodic metal,"and will be made available ...

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OPETH's 'Pale Communion' Pushed Back To August

"Pale Communion", the highly anticipated eleventh studio album from Swedish progressive metallers OPETH, has had its release date pushed back to August 26 (via Roadrunner Records) from the previously announced June 17. "Many of you have heard the rumours already and we can now confirm that the release of 'Pale Communion' has indeed been pushed ...

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THE DUSKFALL To Enter Studio Tomorrow

Swedish metallers THE DUSKFALL will travel to Finland tomorrow to begin laying down the drums for their fifth album. The band states: "We will return to the classic grounds of Tico-Tico studios. Last time [we were] there was 18 years ago for the recordings of 'A Bloodred Path'." According to a press release, THE DUSKFALL's ...

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OPETH's ÅKERFELDT: 'There's No Need For Me To Create Some Type Of Solo Project In Order To Fulfill My Dreams As A Musician'

Steven Rosen of Ultimate-Guitar.com recently conducted an interview with guitarist/vocalist Mikael Åkerfeldt of Swedish progressive metallers OPETH. A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Ultimate-Guitar.com: Does [the new OPETH album] "Pale Communion" continue on where "Heritage" ended? Mikael: I guess that's inevitable because that was the record before. It's not like ...

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DARK TRANQUILLITY's MIKAEL STANNE Shares Tour Tips (Video)

In the one-and-a-half-minute video below, vocalist Mikael Stanne of Swedish melodic death metallers DARK TRANQUILLITY shares his top tips for being on tour (courtesy of Digital Tour Bus). The clip was shot on February 12, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. On its North American tour, DARK TRANQUILLITY sold a seven-inch EP entitled "A Memory Construct", which ...

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OPETH: Fan-Filmed Video Footage Of ROADBURN Performance

Fan-filmed video footage of OPETH' April 11 performance at the Roadburn festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands can be seen below. OPETH will release its eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", on June 17 via Roadrunner Records. "Pale Communion", which was produced by the band's very own Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and PORCUPINE TREE ...

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PORTRAIT: 'We Were Not Alone' Song Available For Streaming

Swedish heavy metal act PORTRAIT will release its new album, "Crossroads", on April 25 in Europe and April 29 in North America via Metal Blade Records. Another song from the record, "We Were Not Alone", can be streamed using the SoundCloud widget below. "Crossroads" track listing: 01. Liberation 02. At the Ghost Gate 03. We ...

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OPETH To Release 'Pale Communion' Album In June

Swedish progressive metallers OPETH will release their eleventh studio album, "Pale Communion", on June 17 via Roadrunner Records. "Pale Communion", which was produced by the band's very own Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and PORCUPINE TREE frontman/guitarist Steven Wilson, will be preceded by the lead single "Cusp of Eternity" and available for pre-order ...

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