Mikael & Peter Hammill at the Prog Awards 2012September 11 2012
Mikael recently presented the legendary Peter Hammill (Van der graaf generator) with the "Visionary" award at the recent Prog awards gathering. Held at Kew Gardens, London (UK), this was the first award show set up by the popular magazine. Opeth was nominated for "Album of the year" and "Live show of the year", and Mikael was also nominated in the "Guiding light" category as well as "Album of the year " for the Storm Corrosion project. Said Mikael: "Well, we didn't win anything but I had a great time attending this show. And to present an award to one of my heroes, Peter Hammill, was a highlight of my career"