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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

THE DRAPERYFALLS

(Radio edit)

USA radio edit promo (Cat. # KOCDS8237)

Unreleased promo only

Out of print

Published in SINGLES
January 01 2001

HERITAGE - 2011

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

 

Tracks:

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

BONUS TRACKS:

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

MUSICIANS:

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”

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Expanded special edition/standard edition (Roadrunner)

2 Lp (Roadrunner)

7” – The throat of Winter (Roadrunner)

Session Diary

Equipement

Published in ALBUMS
August 22 2011

ORCHID - 1994

Recorded at: (Old) Unisound studios, Spring 1994

Produced by: Opeth & Dan Swanö

Engineered by: Dan Swanö

Mixed by: Dan Swanö & Opeth

”Requiem” recorded and mixed at Fryshuset studios by Pontus Norgren

Mastered at Cutting room by Peter in de Betou

Photography by Torbjörn Ekebacke

 

TRACKS:

1. In The Mist She Was Standing

2. Under The Weeping Moon

3. Silhouette

4. Forest Of October

5. The Twilight Is My Robe

6. Requiem

7. The Apostle In Triumph

 

BONUS TRACKS:

Into the frost of Winter (6.20) (Special edition vinyl only – 1991 Rehearsal recording)

 

All music written by Åkerfeldt/Lindgren

except ”Silhouette” written by Nordin

All lyrics written by Åkerfeldt

 

Published by Zomba music Ltd worldwide

 

MUSICIANS:

Mikael Åkerfeldt – Vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Peter Lindgren – Lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Johan DeFarfalla – Bass guitars, backing vocals

Anders Nordin – Drums and percussion

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Special tin box edition/standard editions (Candlelight, Century media, License)
2 Lp (Displeased, Back in black)
2 Lp – Picture disc (Candlelight)
Cassette (Mystic productions – Poland only)

Cd box – The Candlelight years (Licence – Japan only – Containing first 3 albums)

 

NOTES:
Mastering flaw on all pressings. Ending of ”Requiem” plays as beginning of ”The apostle in triumph”

 

Session Diary

Equipment

 

Published in ALBUMS
August 22 1994

MORNINGRISE - 1996

Recorded at: (New) Unisound studios, Winter 1996

Produced by: Opeth & Dan Swanö

Engineered by: Dan Swanö

Mixed by: Dan Swanö & Opeth

Mastered at Cutting room by Peter in de Betou

Photography by Lennart Kaltea
except cover photo shot by Tuija Lindström

Band logo by Timo Ketola

TRACKS:

1. Advent

2. The Night And The Silent Water

3. Nectar

4. Black Rose Immortal

5. To bid you farewell

 

BONUS TRACKS:

Eternal soul torture (Special edition and vinyl only – 1992 Rehearsal recording)

 

All music written by Åkerfeldt/Lindgren

All lyrics written by Åkerfeldt

except ”Eternal soul torture” written by David Isberg

 

Published by Zomba music Ltd worldwide

 

MUSICIANS:

Mikael Åkerfeldt – Vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Peter Lindgren – Lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Johan DeFarfalla – Bass guitars, backing vocals

Anders Nordin - Drums

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Special tin box edition/standard editions (Candlelight, Century media, License)
2 Lp (Displeased, Back in black)
2 Lp – Picture disc (Candlelight)
Cassette (Mystic productions – Poland only)

Cd box – The Candlelight years (Licence – Japan only – Containing first 3 albums)

 

Session Diary

Equipment

 

 

 

Published in ALBUMS
August 22 1996

MY ARMS YOUR HEARSE - 1997

Recorded at: Studio Fredman & Maestro Musik, Summer 1997

Produced by: Mikael Åkerfeldt

Engineered by: Fredrik Nordström

Mixed by: Fredrik Nordström & Opeth

Photography by Peter Lindgren

Layout by Tom Martinsen

Band logo by Time Ketola

 

TRACKS:

1. Prologue

2. April Ethereal

3. When

4. Madrigal

5. The Amen Corner

6. Demon of the fall

7. Credence

8. Karma

9. Epilogue

 

BONUS TRACKS:

Circle of the tyrants (Special edition and vinyl only)

Remember tomorrow (Special edition and vinyl only)

 

All music and lyrics written by Åkerfeldt

except ”Demon of the fall” written by Åkerfeldt/Lindgren

and ”Circle of the tyrants” written by Warrior (Celtic Frost) ©

and ”Remember tomorrow” written by Harris/D’ianno (Iron Maiden)

 

Published by Zomba music Ltd worldwide

© Published by Maldoror musikverlag

 

MUSICIANS:

Mikael Åkerfeldt – All vocals, grand piano, lead, rhythm, acoustic guitars & bass guitars

Peter Lindgren – Lead and rhythm guitars

Martin Lopez – Drums
Fredrik Nordström – Hammond organ in ”Epilogue”

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Special tin box edition/standard editions (Candlelight, Century media, License)
2 Lp (Displeased, Back in black)
2 Lp – Picture disc (Candlelight)
Cassette (Mystic productions – Poland only)

Cd box – The Candlelight years (Licence – Japan only – Containing first 3 albums)

 

NOTES:

Original first pressing came with stickered jewel case and booklet had no logo.

 

Session Diary

Equipment

 

Published in ALBUMS
August 22 1997

STILL LIFE - 1999

Recorded at: Maestro Musik & Studio Fredman, Summer 1999

Produced by: Mikael Åkerfeldt

Engineered by: Isak Edh & Fredrik Nordström

Mixed by: Fredrik Nordström & Opeth

Mastered by Göran Finnberg at the Mastering Room

Photography by Harry Välimäki

Band logo by Timo Ketola

Artwork design by Travis Smith

 

TRACKS:

1. The Moor

2. Godhead´s lament

3. Benighted

4. Moonlapse Vertigo

5. Face Of Melinda

6. Serenity Painted Death

7. White Cluster

 

All music & lyrics written by Åkerfeldt

 

Published by Zomba music Ltd worldwide

 

MUSICIANS:

Mikael Åkerfeldt – All vocals, lead, rhythm and acoustic guitars

Peter Lindgren – Lead and rhythm guitars

Martin Mendez – Bass guitars

Martin Lopez – Drums

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Expanded special edition/standard editions (Peaceville)

2 Lp (Peaceville records)

Cassette (Mystic productions – Poland only)

 

Session Diary

Equipment

 

Published in ALBUMS
October 18 1999

DELIVERANCE - 2002

Recorded at: Maestro Musik & Studio Fredman, Summer 2002

Produced by: Mikael Åkerfeldt

Co-produced by Steven Wilson

Engineered by: Isak Edh, Fredrik Nordström & Steven Wilson

Mixed by: Andy Sneap & Opeth

Mastered by Göran Finnberg at the Mastering room

Photography by Harry Välimäki

Artwork design by Travis Smith

 

TRACKS:

1. Wreath

2. Deliverance

3. A fair judgement

4. For absent friends

5. Master's apprentices

6. By the pain I see in others

 

All music and lyrics written by Mikael Åkerfeldt

 

Published by Zomba music ltd worldwide

 

MUSICIANS:

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

Peter Lindgren – Lead guitars

Martin Mendez – Bass guitars

Martin Lopez – Drums

Steven Wilson – Lead guitars in ”Master’s apprentices” and backing vocals in ”A fair judgement” & grand piano in ”For absent friends”

 

FORMATS:

Cd – Digipak edition/standard edition (MFN, Koch, License)

2 Lp Picture disc (Bootleg?)

2 Lp (Back on black)

Cd – ”Deliverance” edit version (Promo only)

 

Session Diary

Equipment

 

Published in ALBUMS
November 02 2002

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