Opeth
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1990
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Opeth

Opeth Biography (Wikipedia)

Opeth is a Swedish progressive metal-progressive rock band from Stockholm, formed in 1989. The group has been through several personnel changes, including the replacement of every single original member. Lead vocalist, guitarist and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt has remained Opeth's primary driving force since the departure of original vocalist David Isberg in 1992. Opeth has consistently incorporated progressive, folk, blues, classical, and jazz influences into its usually lengthy compositions, as well as strong influences from death metal, especially in their early works. Many songs include acoustic guitar passages and strong dynamic shifts, as well as both death growls and clean vocals. Opeth is also well known for their incorporation of Mellotrons in their work. Opeth rarely made live appearances supporting their first four albums; but since conducting their first world tour after the 2001 release of Blackwater Park, they have led several major world tours.

Opeth has released twelve studio albums, three live DVDs, three live albums (two that are in conjunction with DVDs), and two boxsets. The band released its debut album Orchid in 1995. Although their eighth studio album, Ghost Reveries, was quite popular in the United States, Opeth did not experience major American commercial success until the 2008 release of their ninth studio album, Watershed, which peaked at No. 23 on the Billboard 200, and topped the Finnish albums chart in its first week of release. As of November 2009, Opeth has sold over 1.5 million copies of their albums and DVDs worldwide, including 300,000 collective SoundScans of their albums Blackwater Park, Damnation, and Deliverance in the United States.

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Sorceress
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Sorceress
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Chrysalis
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Chrysalis
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The Wilde Flowers
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The Wilde Flowers
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Will O The Wisp
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Will O The Wisp
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Slither
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Slither
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The Lotus Eater
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The Lotus Eater
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Goblin
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Goblin
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The Devils Orchard
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The Devils Orchard
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Eternal Rains Will Come
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Eternal Rains Will Come
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Cusp Of Eternity
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Cusp Of Eternity
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Credence
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Credence
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Derelict Herds
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Derelict Herds
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The Lines In My Hand
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The Lines In My Hand
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The Grand Conjuration
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The Grand Conjuration
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Porcelain Heart
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Porcelain Heart
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The Grand Conjuration (BBC Session Track)
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The Grand Conjuration (BBC Session Track)
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When (BBC session track)
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When (BBC session track)
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Famine
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Famine
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I Feel The Dark
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I Feel The Dark
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Hessian Peel
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Hessian Peel
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Coil/Heir Apparent
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Coil/Heir Apparent
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Harvest
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Harvest
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Hex Omega
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Hex Omega
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Burden
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Burden
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