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
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December 08 2011

Opeth nominated for Swedish P3 Guld Award

Attention Swedish fans! Opeth has once again been nominated for a P3 Guld Award in the Rock/Metal category and for first the first time in the 8 year history of the awards it'll be up to the public to cast their votes rather than industry professionals. Opeth bagged the award in 2003 and has since been nominated many times yet didn’t win so it's about time we actually got one again so please make sure to go 'here' (http://sverigesradio.se/sida/gruppsida.aspx?programid=3964&grupp=13049) and vote for us!


Note that voting is only open to Swedes!
Published in NEWS
December 06 2011

Opeth confirmed for Wacken Open Air 2012

Opeth have now been confirmed for the legendary Wacken Open Air 2012. For further information and tickets go to the official Wacken website.
Published in NEWS
November 21 2011

South American tour date changes

Changes to the South American tour in March / April 2012. Dates now are as follows:

22.3 Teatro La Cuidad, Monterrey, Mexico
24.3 Circo Volador, Mexico City, Mexico
25.3 Circo Volador, Mexico City, Mexico
28.3 Teatro Capoulican, Santiago, Chile
29.3 Las Duranas, Montevideo, Uruguay
31.3 Teatro Flores, Buenos Aires, Argentina

01.4 Carioca Club, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Published in NEWS
November 15 2011

Opeth's 'Ghost Reveries' #3 album of last 11 year in RR UK poll

Roadrunner UK recently did a poll asking the fans for their Top 3 albums of the last 11 years. Ghost Reveries was voted #3 with both Watershed and Heritage making the top 20, a fantastic achievement.

For the full breakdown on the chart visit the Roadrunner UK website for details
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November 09 2011

Heritage Limited Edition Picture Disc now available

'Heritage' album is now available to pre-order on our official webstore in Picture Disc format. This pressing is limited to 500 copies worldwide, 250 of which are available on our store now.

To order CLICK HERE. Release date 28th November 2011
Published in NEWS
October 27 2011

Opeth UK ticket competition

Answer the easiest question in the world correctly and earn a shot at winning two tickets and a meet n greet to one of four select UK tour dates of choice. Good luck!

Published in NEWS
October 19 2011

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

Published in NEWS
October 19 2011

OPETH, JAM PRODUCTIONS And Chicago’s LOCAL OPTION TEAM UP To Bring Great Metal And Quality, Local Beer Under One Roof

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

Facebook Event: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=291676240843787


Concert Info: Heritage North America Tour Featuring Opeth.

When: Friday October 28th

Where: Vic Theater

Entrance: $28.50 - http://event.etix.com/ticket/online/frontDoor.jsp?performance_id=1499021&cobrand=jamusa



Opeth Website: http://www.Opeth.com

Opeth Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Opeth

Opeth Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/opethofficial


Local Option Website: http://www.localoptionbier.com

Local Option Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/localoptionchicago

Local Option Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/localoption


Jam Productions: http://jamusa.com/

Northern Music Company LTD: http://www.northernmusic.co.uk/

Roadrunner Records: http://www.roadrunnerrecords.com

Published in NEWS
October 14 2011

Mikael taking over as editor for Musik guiden (music guide) on Swedish Radio station P3

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
Published in NEWS
October 04 2011


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