JorZine - OPETH - To Reissue Classic Albums

OPETH - To Reissue Classic Albums

2012-03-21

The End Records presents four iconic titles from Swedish metal band Opeth, as part of their acquisition of rights to the Music For Nations catalog. With collective Soundscans of over 300,000 sold, these three albums + one live DVD/CD recording present the very best of Opeth from their black metal era to their progressive rock transformation. The albums, produced by Steven Wilson of Porcupine Tree, along with the magnificent live DVD and documentary Lamentations, are necessary reissues for any Opeth enthusiast. Catch Opeth on the 2012 North American Heritage Hunter Tour with Mastodon, beginning April 4th.

 

LAMENTATIONS - Special Edition:

• Live DVD and 2-disc CD live recording (first time ever that the audio and video components will be in one package)

• Includes documentary on the making of sister albums Deliverance & Damnation (available below)

 

BLACKWATER PARK - Casebound Legacy Edition:

• Blackwater Park package includes bonus DVD, and 28 page full-color casebound booklet / digipak

• The band’s first collaboration with Porcupine Tree frontman Steven Wilson

• First Opeth album ever released in North America

 

DAMNATION - Reissue:

• Departure from the band’s death metal sound and entrance into progressive rock genre

• Only Opeth album to chart the Billboard 200

 

DELIVERANCE - Reissue:

• Album won Swedish Grammy Award for Best Hard Rock Performance

• Appeared in the Top 20 on Billboard’s Heatseekers and Top Independent Albums charts

• Considered one of the band’s heaviest albums

 

Source: thegauntlet. 

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