Roadrunner UK poll results, Opeth at #2 in 2011

A few weeks ago Roadrunner Records UK asked you to vote for the best album that came out on their label in 2011. As a result 'Heritage' came in second in the top 20 just behind our friends in Machine Head with their new album 'Unto The Locust'. Fantastic news of course and we like thank you all for voting! The full top 20 can be found here: http://www.roadrunnerrecords.co.uk/page/News?news_id=116166
Published in NEWS
December 08 2011

Promo Pictures 2011

Published in PHOTOS
September 12 2011



  1. When
  2. Ghost of Perdition
  3. Under the Weeping Moon
  4. Bleak
  5. Face of Melinda
  6. The Night and the Silent Water
  7. Windowpane
  8. Blackwater Park
  9. Demon of the Fall

The DVD also features fan and band interviews as well as soundcheck footage and a photo gallery of the concert.
Check also the CD Version Here
Published in DVDs
August 23 2008


Recorded at: Atlantis, Junkmail, and No mans land studios Winter/Spring 2011

Produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt

Engineered by Janne Hansson & Steven Wilson

Mixed by Steven Wilson and Mikael Åkerfeldt

Mastered by Peter Mew at Abbey Road studios

Photography by Sandra Artigas

Artwork designed by Travis Smith

Artwork concept by Mikael Åkerfeldt



1. Heritage

2. The Devil’s Orchard

3. I Feel The Dark

4. Slither

5. Nepenthe

6. Häxprocess

7. Famine

8. The Lines In My Hand

9. Folklore

10. Marrow Of The Earth


Pyre (Special edition only)

Face In The snow (Special edition only)

All music written by Åkerfeldt except ”Pyre” written by Åkerfeldt/Åkesson

All lyrics written by Åkerfeldt

Published by Imagem music worldwide


Mikael Åkerfeldt – All vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars, mellotron, grand piano

Fredrik Åkesson – Lead, rhythm guitars, acoustig guitars on ”Pyre”

Martin Mendez – Bass guitars

Martin Axenrot – Drums and percussion

Per Wiberg – Mellotron, grand & electric pianos, hammond B3

Joakim Svalberg – Grand piano on ”Heritage”

Alex Acun­a – Percussion on ”Famine”

Björn J:son Lindh – Flute on ”Famine”



Cd – Expanded special edition/standard edition (Roadrunner)

2 Lp (Roadrunner)

7” – The throat of Winter (Roadrunner)

Session Diary


Published in ALBUMS
August 22 2011


Recorded at: Fascination street, Winter/Spring 2005

Produced by: Mikael Åkerfeldt

Engineered by: Jens Bogren

Mixed by: Jens Bogren & Opeth

Mastered by Tomas Eberger at Cutting room

Band drawing by Anthony Sorrento

Artwork design by Travis Smith



1. Ghost of perdition

2. The baying of the hounds

3. Beneath the mire

4. Atonement

5. Reverie/Harlequin forest

6. Hours of wealth

7. The grand conjuration

8. Isolation years


All music and lyrics written by Mikael Åkerfeldt


Published by Zomba music Ltd worldwide



Mikael Åkerfeldt – All vocals, lead, rhythm & acoustic guitars, mellotron

Peter Lindgren – Lead guitars

Martin Mendez – Bass guitars

Martin Lopez – Drums and percussion

Per Wiberg – Mellotron, Hammond organ, grand piano, moog



CD – Expanded special edition/standard edition (Roadrunner)

2 LPs (Roadrunner)

CD – ”The grand conjuration” edit version (Promo only)


Session Diary



Published in ALBUMS
August 29 2005

Portuguese date added to European Tour

Opeth will now play at the Incrivel Almadense in Lisbon, Portugal on Nov 20th. Tickets and VIP packages for this and all other dates can be purchased through the ´tour´ section on this website.

Published in NEWS
August 16 2011