Opeth - Pale Communion [2LP] (180 Gram, download)
PALE COMMUNION, which was produced by the band's very own Mikael ?kerfeldt and mixed by
longtime collaborator and Porcupine Tree frontman/guitarist Steven Wilson, is heralded by the lead single, ''Cusp of
The new material find's Opeth once again challenging the boundaries of extreme music. In a recent interview with
VICE's Noisey, ?kerfeldt stated, ''I wanted to do something more melodic with this album... there's stronger vocal
melodies and more melodies overall... I was pretty consistent with that frame of mind throughout the writing process.''
Recently, Metal Injection's Greg Kennelty broke down Opeth's PALE COMMUNION in a track by track review,
exclaiming ''This record knows exactly what it's doing and nails it through and through... one of my favorite records of
2014. If not my favorite record of 2014.''
PALE COMMUNION follows 2011's critically acclaimed HERITAGE which proved a milestone album for Opeth,
earning them widespread acclaim and an ever-growing fan following. Debuting Top 20 on the Billboard 200 and
racking up numerous 'Best Of' accolades in 2011, HERITAGE landed at #2 on both Decibel's ''Top 40 Albums of 2011''
and Guitar World's ''Top 50 Albums of 2011'' lists.
1 Eternal Rains Will Come
2 Cusp Of Eternity
3 Moon Above, Sun Below
4 Elysian Woes
7 Voice Of Treason
8 Faith In Others