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BLACKWATER PARK

Opeth

 

Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.25 | 1204 ratings

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Kid.A
4 stars Opeth was one of the bands that made me interested in the more extreme part of metal. Mikael Åkerfeldt has some fantastic vocal skills where he can go from deep growling to sweet clean singing, something Opeth use much.

Opeth love to create long songs that changes from hard to soft in seconds and on Blackwater park this is also the forumula. Add some delightful guitar solos and some kick ass riffs and you have this album. They have high skills playing their instruments, but what really strikes out is their musical abilty to create music that sounds original and honest, and not just a way of showing their skills.

The album is produced by Steve Wilson of Porcupine tree and you can hear is way of arranging music on this album, especially the vocal harmonies.

If you ever want to check out some metal but so far you havent found a band you like, check out Opeth. There is a big chance that you might love it and it will change the way you look at metal forever.

4/5 -

Kid.A | 4/5 |

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