Wednesday, 19 October 2011 08:45

Opeth heading to Japan in February 2012

Opeth will be heading to Japan in February 2012. Dates confirmed

16.2.12 Akaso, Osaka - Tickets

17.2.12 Club Quattro, Nagoya - Tickets

18.2.12 Studio Coast, Tokyo - Tickets

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On Sunday October 16th Local Option will be celebrating its 25th anniversary. That evening The Local Option will be giving away two (2) tickets for Chicago stop of the Heritage North America Tour featuring Swedish progressive metal legends OPETH. In addition to having its very own Dampf Loc on draft, Local Option’s 25th anniversary will feature 30 other obscure, quality beers from around the world on draft; music from OPETH and many other heavy and progressive metal bands from the 1970s forward.  Winners of the blind draw will be announced at midnight as Metal Monday commences.


The Opeth concert itself occurs on Friday October 28th at the Vic Theater.  Local Option and Opeth have teamed up with Jam Productions to make Dampf Loc available for purchase at The Vic Theater during the concert, bringing great metal and quality, local beer under one roof for the Chicago metal community.


Event Info: Local Option 25th Anniversary + Opeth Ticket Giveaway

When: Sunday Oct. 16th

Where: Local Option, 1102 W. Webster, Chicago, IL 60614

Start Time: 7pm CT

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Concert Info: Heritage North America Tour Featuring Opeth.

When: Friday October 28th

Where: Vic Theater

Entrance: $28.50 -



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Mikael Åkerfeldt has recorded 4 shows for Swedish national radio P3. Click the link below for further information. Mikael is taking over the position of editor for Musik guiden (music guide) and is playing very diverse music as well as dropping anecdotes about each track and it's artist.

Click here to take a listen
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The long awaited collaboration between Mikael Akerfeldt and Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree) is finally being completed. The project goes under the name of 'Storm Corrosion' and will have a self-titled record out in April 2012 through a yet unnamed label. This album could be seen as the final part in the odd trilogy of records completed by "Heritage" and Steven Wilson's brand new solo album "Grace for drowning" Read more on Steve Wilson's latest venture at
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"The Devil's Orchard" video is currently been premiered on the Pitchfork website. Head over to their website now and check out the evil, psychedelic visuals created by director Phil Mucci. CLICK HERE to view.
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It has been brought to our attention that, due to a manufacturing problem, if you bought the special edition in Europe you did not receive the insert with details of how to download the bonus tracks. They are easy to get though simply visit To Receive MP3 Downloads Of “Pyre” & “Face In The Snow”. Alternatively click on the Free mp3's tab on the Opeth Facebook Page.
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Monday, 19 September 2011 15:44

'Pyre' premieres on Hot Topic site

US web store Hot Topic is exclusively streaming 'Pyre' for a limited time which is one of two bonus tracks found on the 'Heritage' Limited Edition CD/DVD and the 'Heritage' CD/DVD/2LP Box Set. Click HERE for a listen:

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Wednesday, 14 September 2011 15:38

Australian tour dates confirmed

We are pleased to announce that Opeth will be heading down to Australia this December.

Shows confirmed are:
15.12.11 - The Tivoli, Brisbane
16.12.11 - The Enmore, Sydney
18.12.11 - The Palace, Melbourne
20.12.11 - Fremantle Metro, Perth

Ticket details and additional information will be posted shortly.
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Monday, 12 September 2011 08:34

Promo Pictures 2011

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