Tuesday, 23 August 2016

OPETH release 5th Studio Blog for 'Sorceress'


Swedish experimental heavy-rock pioneers OPETH have released the fifth instalment, “Studio Report - Episode 5,” of their in-depth, behind the scenes series on the making of their 12th studio album, 'Sorceress'. In this new trailer, frontman Mikael Akerfeldt talks about the vocal recordings in the legendary Rockfield Studios and the writing process for his lyrics. The highly-anticipated record is due out on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Watch the fifth episode of the studio trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lXmJYR7YGiU

Catch up on the previous episodes:
Mikael leads you through the Rockfield Studios: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Olffy8UPwbo
Mikael speaks about the guitar recordings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NG-oDDNmWC8
Axe speaks about the drum recordings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2lV8N7AiBY
Martin speaks about the bass recordings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Et2mbByRt6s

Opeth recently released a lyric video for the record's title track "Sorceress", which has has already received mass critical praise from fans and critics alike. 
Watch the video here: https://youtu.be/yMDJ9FFRO2E

Additionally, OPETH, with their label, have launched a variety of pre-orders for physical copies of 'Sorceress''. The record will be available in an array of formats and editions including CD, 2CD Digipak, 2LP Vinyl (in various colours at 180 gram), and a Deluxe Edition Wooden Box Set.

Pre-order 'Sorceress':
Nuclear Blast Store: http://nblast.de/OpethSorceressNB
Recordstore.co.uk (orders come with signed inserts - whilst stocks last): http://nblast.de/OpethSorceressRS

Pre-order 'Sorceress' Digitally:

'Sorceress' track list:
1. Persephone
2. Sorceress
3. The Wilde Flowers
4. Will O The Wisp
5. Chrysalis
6. Sorceress 2
7. The Seventh Sojourn
8. Strange Brew
9. A Fleeting Glance
10. Era
11. Persephone (Slight Return)

OPETH will return to the UK for a headline show at Wembley Arena on Saturday 19th November. Tickets are on sale now from www.livenation.co.uk.

Full tour dates as follows:
05.11. S Stockholm - Annexet
06.11. N Oslo - Konserthus
07.11. DK Copenhagen - DR Koncerthuset, Koncertsalen
08.11. D Hamburg - Docks
10.11. A Vienna - Arena
11.11. D Stuttgart - LKA Longhorn
12.11. D Munich - Theaterfabrik
13.11. CH Zurich - Volkshaus
14.11. I Milan - Alcatraz
16.11. D Cologne - E-Werk
17.11. B Brussels - AB
18.11. NL Tilburg - 013
19.11. UK London - SSE Arena Wembley
21.11. F Paris - Le Trianon
23.11. LUX Luxemburg - Den Atelier
24.11. D Berlin - Astra Kulturhaus

Or catch the band on the following festivals, before they embark on a US headline tour together with THE SWORD:

30.07. FIN Oulu - Qstock Festival
05.08. P Corroios - Vagos Open Air Festival
19.08. B Hasselt - Pukkelpop Festival
24.09. USA San Bernardino, CA - Ozzfest

w/ THE SWORD
29.09. USA Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
30.09. USA Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
01.10. USA New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
02.10. USA Boston, MA - House Of Blues
04.10. CDN Montreal, QC - Metropolis
05.10. CDN Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
07.10. USA Detroit, MI - The Fillmore
08.10. USA Akron, OH - Good Year Theater @ East End
09.10. USA Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater
10.10. USA Minneapolis, MN - First Avenue
12.10. USA Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
13.10. USA Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
14.10. USA Austin, TX - Emo‘s
15.10. USA Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live!
18.10. USA Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl
19.10. USA Tempe, AZ - The Marquee
21.10. USA Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades
22.10. USA San Francisco, CA - The Warfield
24.10. USA Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
25.10. USA Seattle, WA - The Moore
26.10. CDN Vancouver, BC - Orpheum

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