Opeth - Deliverance

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Release date: 12 November 2002
Style: Extreme progressive metal


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01. Wreath
02. Deliverance
03. A Fair Judgement
04. For Absent Friends
05. Master's Apprentices
06. By The Pain I See In Others

Top 20 albums of 2002: 9
Top 200 albums of all time: 188

Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals, guitars
Peter Lindgren - guitars
Martin Lopez - drums
Martín Méndez - bass

Session musicians
Steven Wilson - vocals, guitars, keyboards, mellotron

Additional info
Recorded at Nacksving Studios and Studio Fredman.
Engineered by Opeth, Fredrik Nordström, Fredrik Reymerdahl & Steven Wilson.
Produced by Opeth and Steven Wilson.
Mixed by Andy Sneap at Backstage Studios.
Music and lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt.
Artwork designed and executed by Travis Smith and Opeth.

Guest review by
Sweden's premiere progressive black metal act Opeth have unleashed their most anticipated release to date, their sixth album, Deliverance. This release marks the first part of a projected two album instalment, with the second part Damnation due to be released in March.
Opeth first came into prominence with their fourth release Still Life back in 1999. But it was the follow up Blackwater Park in 2001 that really broke the band into the mainstream. So with expectations on high, Deliverance has to deliver the goods. And thankfully, the album is right up there as one of their best to date. Opeth have been reluctant to vary their unique style over their six albums , but there are some very noticeable changes within Deliverance.

published 18.09.2003 | Comments (17)

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Opeth seems to be one of the most popular metal acts out there. I guess the reason for this is that their music is so accessible to fans of any sub genre seeing as they're progressive death metal. But with their 5th release, "Deliverance", the band have taken a much more death metal approach than usual, resulting in their heaviest album.

published 15.07.2009 | Comments (27)

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03.10.2020 - 14:15
JoHn DoE
I haven't listened to this album in a really long time. Not my to go album when it comes to death metal Opeth.

I should give it a listen soon.
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