Opeth has spent over two decades steadily amassing a body of work that is at once possessed of a fervent and unrelenting devotion to aesthetic progression (and perfection) while simultaneously scaling the summits of power, mysticism and might aspired to by the group's hard rock forefathers in Sabbath, Purple and Zeppelin.
The band's roots in Scandinavian death metal and dark romanticism are undeniable, but the transcendent emotional and melodic heights achieved on their tenth full-length Opeth album, Heritage, marks a new chapter in the storied quintet's career. Band leader, singer, guitarist, songwriter and long-running consistent member Mikael Åkerfeldt has reshaped the pathway forward for his artistic vehicle without sacrificing the hard won spiritualism of previous endeavors. PRS is proud to have both Åkerfeldt and Fredrik Åkesson as members of the PRS signature artist family. Check out the videos below to hear from Mikael, Fredrik, and members of the Opeth crew.
- December 2011
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