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Tech/Extreme Prog Metal

4.25 | 1777 ratings

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5 stars BLACKWATER PARK is the album that most OPETH fans say is their favorite OPETH album, and for good reason too. When I first listened to the record I thought it was strange that a band would have long songs that had acoustic guitar and growling vocals, but since then I have heard way more Progressive metal and I realized it's not as strange as I thought it was. The album has 8 songs and it's over an hour so that's already very prog but on top of that the songs have strange song structures and it feels like you never know if its going to be heavy riffs or slower acoustic guitar next. The singer goes from growling one moment to melodic singing the next. The guitar and bass are great too and the drums are always matching the mood of the song. If you like long, beautiful songs and heavy progressive metal then listen to this. As one of my first progressive metal albums, I would say it's one of my favorites, and one of the greatest.
progtime1234567 | 5/5 |


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