Tag: Mikael

In-depth Interview with OPETH; Challenge Offered to Audience Member

The members of Opeth were recently interviewed at length by Roy Kristensen and Alexander Skottene Twiss of Norway’s Imhotep Productions. They talk about balancing rock life with personal life, dealing with loud audience members during quiet songs, and much more, including a truly horrifying challenge Mikael Åkerfeldt offered to an audience member, so take some time and watch the whole thing. We’ve got Part …

Opeth’s MIKAEL ÅKERFELDT Talks About His Favorite Things

Alyssa Pereira of Spin.comrecently interviewed Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt. And, in that interview Mikael revealed some of his favorite things. Favorite thing to do on tour between shows: On tour I go out and get records every day. When I’m [in the U.S.] I’m concentrating on collecting American records; American presses. On this tour I’ve …

STORM CORROSION Site Goes Live

Storm Corrosion – the collaboration between Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt and Porcupine Tree’s Steven Wilson – has its own website now! Head to stormcorrosion.com to see stills from the video for “Drag Ropes,” which will be premiering very soon; pre-order the album in a variety of formats; and more!  Storm Corrosion is available for pre-order in two …

OPETH Takes Inkblot Test

German website Rockinvasion, have gotten together with Mikael Åkerfeldt and Martin Axenrot of Opeth and had a little fun.  Sitting around a table, the guys are asked to interpret a series of inkblot patterns and “shit” seems to be the answer to most.  The intro is in German, obviously, but the musicians’ answers are in …

AKERFELDT and AKESSON of Opeth Talk About “Heritage”

Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth sat down with the guys over at the Roadrunner office in the UK  to talk about the band’s new album Heritage, which will be in stores September 20. They talk about working with Porcupine Tree‘s Steven Wilson, the vintage equipment available in the studio they used, and much …

HYPOCRISY To Release Biographical CD/DVD Oct. 18th

Hypocrisy are working on their first biographical DVD letting you know the truth about the band.   The DVD/2-CD package will be titled Hell Over Sofia – 20 Years Of Chaos And Confusion. It will contain a full concert from the last Hypocrisy tour “Long Time, No Death” 2010, recorded at the “Blue Box Club” in …

OPETH’s Mikael Äkerfeldt: If There’s “Boogie” in the Title Then I’m Not Buying It

Mikael Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson of Opeth go record shopping at New Jersey’s Vintage Vinyl. In the process, they talk about record collecting (Mikael is a major, and well-known, vinyl junkie), the bands that they love, and more. Check it out below:

HEAVY MTL FESTIVAL Interviews w/Devildriver, Machine Head, Opeth, and More!

Mitch Lafon of Bravewords.com was able to get some interviews before the shows with the guys of Devildriver, Machine Head, Opeth, Times of Grace, and Trivium while at the Heavy MTL Festival in Montreal on August 24-25.  To check out the interviews with Jesse of Times Of Grace and Matt w/Trivium  go to Roadrunner.com here.  …

DEGRADED To Release Third Album “A World Destroyer”

DEGRADEAD will be releasing their third album “A World Destroyer”.   The album will be released June 28th in North America on Metalville Records. The band formed in 2005, using the band name “Septima” and demo was recorded.  Entitled “Rest in Pieces” which included the songs: Day of the Dead, Resemblance of The Past, The Bloodchain, …

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