Opeth

Alcest confirmed as support for upcoming European tour

Alcest have been confimed as support for Opeth's upcoming European Tour starting October 10th in the UK.

Check out the tour dates section for a list of all dates and ticket links.

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September 03 2014

Lars Erik ”Brasse” Brännström - R.I.P

”On behalf of the group, and I suppose virtually the entire Swedish population I want pay my respect to the genius of and to the loving memory of famed actor Lars Erik ”Brasse” Brännström who passed away yesterday. He was, and will remain a pivotal part of our lives through his amazing cultural and sheer educational contributions to us Swedes. I grew up with his legendary show ”Fem myror är fler än fyra elefanter” (roughly translated to "Five ants outnumbers four elephants”) whose sole agenda was to educate children in a very playful and comedic manner. You didn’t even realize you’re getting lectured as the show was so extremely entertaining. This was back in the (glory) days when Sweden only had 2 national TV channels. His, and his fantastic sidekicks (Magnus Härenstam and Eva Remaeus (1950-1993) importance cannot be denied. Brasse Brännström will be sorely missed. There’s an emptiness inside that resembles the one I felt in light of the passing of the late great Ronnie James Dio. People pass away, it’s only natural. But some will live on in our memories and how we cater to our daily lives forever. Brasse Brännström is one of these individuals. We love you Brasse!

Condolences from Mikael Åkerfeldt, Fredrik Åkesson, Martin Axenrot, Joakim Svalberg & Martin Mendez.


http://coffeeforreal.blogspot.se/2013/03/brasse-brannstrom.html

August 30 2014

Pale Communion Deluxe Box Set

Pale Communion Deluxe Box Set:

. 7” sized foil stamped double slipcase housing:
· 7” of bonus track “Solitude” recorded live at Stockholm Sodra Teatern in April 2012
· 7” of bonus track “Var Kommer Barnen In” recorded live at Stockholm Sodra Teatern in April 2012
· 7” of “Cusp of Eternity
· Pale Communion CD and Blu Ray of 5.1 audio mixes housed in gatefold jacket
· Oversized booklet
· Download of exclusive commentary by Mikael Åkerfeldt on the making of Pale Communion
· Download of live bonus tracks
Pre-order this item. Release date: 25 August 2014

€40.99

August 13 2014

NORTH AMERICAN CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH IN FLAMES

OPETH ANNOUNCE NORTH AMERICAN CO-HEADLINE TOUR WITH IN FLAMES!

TREK GETS UNDERWAY DECEMBER 3RD IN CHICAGO, IL

NEW ALBUM “PALE COMMUNION” ARRIVES ON AUGUST 25TH

Roadrunner Records group Opeth have announced details of their return to North America for a coast-to-coast co-headline run with In Flames. The nationwide trek, which will also feature support from Red Fang, is set to get underway on December 3RD at the Riviera Theatre in Chicago, IL and traverse North America through the end of the month.

Limited VIP tickets will be available Wednesday, August 13th exclusively through Artist Arena with general public on sale starting Friday, August 15th. A pre-order for 'Pale Communion' can also be added at check-out. The first 275 copies of the standard edition 1CD will come with a booklet signed by the band.

“We are delighted to return to North America to tour our latest album ‘Pale Communion,’” commented Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt. “This will be the first of two North American Tours and the fact that we are teaming up with our old friends In Flames for this co-headline tour means that we can get to play some large venues and present our new stage show. I am also looking forward to drinking expensive whiskey with Anders on his account!”

In Flames frontman Anders Fridén added, "I met [Opeth guitarist] Mikael [Akerfeldt] for the first time in 1998 during the recording of Opeth's album ‘My Arms, Your Hearse.’ I was working in the studio and we've been friends ever since. Now 16 years more beautiful, we release albums in the same cycle and it's with great honor and pleasure that In Flames share stage with our friends and fellow countrymen in Opeth."

The co-headline tour will celebrate the release of Opeth’s much awaited new record “Pale Communion,” set to arrive on August 25TH. The album which was produced by the band’s very own Mikael Åkerfeldt and mixed by longtime collaborator and Porcupine Tree frontman/guitarist Steven Wilson, is currently available for pre-order via the iTunes Store. All pre-orders made via iTunes will receive an instant download of “Cusp of Eternity,” with multiple configurations also available via both the Roadrunner Records Webstore and O Merch.

Opeth & In Flames Communion of Sirens Tour Dates. Opeth will close every date.

12/03 - Riviera Theater | Chicago, IL
12/04 - Mill City Nights | Minneapolis, MN
12/05 - Sokol Auditorium | Omaha, NE
12/06 - Ogden Theater | Denver, CO
12/08 - Warfield | San Francisco, CA
12/09 - Palladium | Los Angeles, CA
12/10 - The Marquee Theater | Tempe, AZ
12/12 - Warehouse Live | Houston, TX
12/13 - Gas Monkey Live | Dallas, TX
12/15 - Tabernacle | Atlanta, GA
12/17 - Electric Factory | Philadelphia, PA
12/18 - Terminal 5 | New York, N.Y.
12/19 - Palladium | Worcester, MA
12/20 - Metropolis | Montreal, QC
12/21 - Koolhaus | Toronto, ONT

“PALE COMMUNION” is proving a milestone album for Opeth, already earning widespread acclaim. “The band plays with devilish abandon, the songwriting is masterful…” remarked DECIBEL, while STEREOGUM exclaimed “…Pale Communion is an unusual and remarkable record…” and METAL SUCKS stated “…Pale Communion offers a great deal of progressive mastery…”

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August 13 2014

Pale Communion Deluxe Box Set

Pale Communion Deluxe Box Set:

. 7” sized foil stamped double slipcase housing:
· 7” of bonus track “Solitude” recorded live at Stockholm Sodra Teatern in April 2012
· 7” of bonus track “Var Kommer Barnen In” recorded live at Stockholm Sodra Teatern in April 2012
· 7” of “Cusp of Eternity
· Pale Communion CD and Blu Ray of 5.1 audio mixes housed in gatefold jacket
· Oversized booklet
· Download of exclusive commentary by Mikael Åkerfeldt on the making of Pale Communion
· Download of live bonus tracks
Pre-order this item. Release date: 25 August 2014

€40.99

August 13 2014

Pale Communion - Clear Vinyl Limited Edition

We have a Limited Edition Clear Vinyl edition of 'Pale Communion' available to pre-order now from our webstore.

Limited to 300 copies. To get your copy CLICK HERE  SOLD OUT

July 15 2014

"Old Man" T-Shirt

Short Sleeve T-Shirt
PRE-ORDER – Shipped w/c 25/08/2014

This product is available as a preorder item and will be shipped to you week commencing 25/08/2014. You will be charged for this purchase when you checkout. If you order a pre-order item and regular items they will be shipped to you when all the items are available.

BUY NOW £14.99

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