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New Opeth album cover.

Discussion in 'General Metal Discussion' started by Der Morgenstern, Jun 1, 2011.

  1. Avigrus

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    That's one of my preferred Opeth albums, after the first 4. The Baying of the Hounds is a great song. Don't mind Harlequin Forrest or Ghost of Perdition either...
     
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    That was actually my first Opeth album. I still think it's better than Blackwater Park tbh. I thought everyone hated that album.
     
  3. unknown

    unknown fuck ftagn

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    Baying of the Hounds is one of my favorite Opeth songs
     
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    If he grew tired of Death metal as early as the 90's then why did he ever agree to sing for Bloodbath? It just seems strange.
     
  5. Seditious

    Seditious GodSlayer

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    he's good at it and it pays the bills?
     
  6. Stormwatch

    Stormwatch Cock.

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    Because he's full of shit?
     
  7. Vamos

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    Quite excited for this album, can't wait to see where they go next with their sound.
     
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    I have a question: since when has Opeth's music ever had anything to do with death metal besides the growls? Does anyone honestly think that their music have anything in common with the music of Death, Atheist, Sadist, etc? They always have been closer to a black metal band than a death metal one....
     
  9. The Emptier

    The Emptier t3h b3aSt0rZ

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    nizzon f.k.a Qth

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    Plus Jonas and Anders are his best friends, I bet they enjoy working together.
    The question is, will he continue doing it?
     
  11. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    I also think the black metal comparison is absurd... but I think calling them death metal would be equally so.
     
  12. Stormwatch

    Stormwatch Cock.

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    Eh? Calling them death metal is absurd? WTF is this then?

     
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  13. The Butt

    The Butt Unholy gas, flares from my ass

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    Definitely not death metal. Extreme metal, sure, but don't call it something it's not just because there's no other term for it.
     
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    Lets see do I buy tickets to see them and Katatonia or not.....
     
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    Thoth-Amon Hypochondriac

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    DanIsTheMan189 New Metal Member

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    I never thought it was a joke. It's well known that Mike Akerfeldt is a huge fan of 70s prog rock and that he's very influenced by all that stuff - and so I go with those who believe this next album might well be more of a prog album :)
     
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    Extreme Progressive Metal. Opeth has both elements of death and progressive metal along with some other influences. They've never been just a DM band.
     
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    New interview with Mikael on Faceculture.

    Is it just me or does he look really thin, and what's going on with the hipster tats and the hipster hairstyle?
     
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    I think my band is more death metal than Opeth, but I'd rather stick to calling us progressive extreme metal.
     
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    The villagers are taking their picks from the Åkerfeldt tree.
     

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