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Country: Sweden
Label: Roadrunner Records

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Formed in: 1990

1990-2002 Extreme progressive metal
2003-2010 Progressive metal
2011- Progressive rock
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Line-up

Current members:
1990-  Mikael Åkerfeldt - vocals, guitars
1997-  Martín Méndez - bass
2006-  Martin Axenrot - drums
2007-  Fredrik Åkesson - guitars
2011-  Joakim Svalberg - keyboards, percussion, backing vocals
Former musicians:
1990-1991  Nick Döring - bass
1990-1992  David Isberg - vocals
1990-1997  Anders Nordin - drums
1991  Johan DeFarfalla - bass
› 1994-1996  -//-
1991  Andreas Dimeo - guitars
1991  Kim Pettersson - guitars
1991-2007  Peter Lindgren - guitars
1992  Mattias Ander - bass
1992-1993  Stefan Guteklint - bass
1997-2006  Martin Lopez - drums
2005-2011  Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
Studio musicians:
2000  Steven Wilson - guitar, keyboards, mellotron, backing vocals
› 2001-2003  -//- vocals, guitars, keyboards, mellotron
› 2014  -//- backing vocals
2008  Christoffer Wadensten - flute
2008  Karin Svensson - violin
2008  Lisa Almberg - english horn, oboe
2008  Andreas Tengberg - cello
Live musicians:
2003-2005  Per Wiberg - keyboards, backing vocals
2005  Gene Hoglan - drums
2005-2006  Martin Axenrot - drums
Guest musicians:
2008  Nathalie Lorichs - vocals
2011  Alex Acuña - percussion
2011  Joakim Svalberg - piano
2011  Björn Johannson Lindh - flute

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CD & EP / Other releases / Videos

1995 | 8.4 Orchid
1996 | 8.9 Morningrise
1998 | 8.8 My Arms, Your Hearse
1999 | 9.1 Still Life
2001 | 9.2 Blackwater Park
2002 | 8.8 Deliverance
2003 | 8.7 Damnation
2005 | 9 Selections From Ghost Reveries [EP]
2005 | 9 Ghost Reveries
2008 | 9.4 Watershed Radio Sampler [EP]
2008 | 8.7 Watershed
2011 | 7.3 Heritage
2014 | 7.6 Pale Communion
 
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Photo galleries

15.11.2012 Opeth + Anathema - Leeds, England, 15.11.12 by Talie Eigeland
19.06.2011 Hellfest Open Air 2011 - Clisson, France, 19.06.2011 by Ivor
19.06.2011 Hellfest Open Air 2011 - Clisson, France, 19.06.2011 by Moocher
13.08.2010 Bloodstock Open Air - Catton Hall, England, 13th-15th August 2010 by Baz Anderson
24.04.2009 Hammerfest 2009 - Prestatyn, Wales, 24th-25th April 2009 by Baz Anderson
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News / Concerts / Interviews

News
12.09.2015 Opeth - 'Deliverance' And 'Damnation' To Be Re-Released Together
24.07.2015 Opeth - Releasing Book In December
29.04.2015 Opeth - Two U.S. 25th Anniversary Shows Announced
20.03.2015 Opeth - Announce More 25th Anniversary Shows
01.03.2015 Opeth - Announce Latin American Tour
12.11.2014 Opeth - To Play Entire 'Ghost Reveries' At Anniversary Show
 
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Interviews
01.01.2009 with Martin Mendez [Bass]
02.10.2003 with Mikael Åkerfeldt [vocals, guitars]
16.09.2003 with Peter Lindgren [guitars]
Articles
19.11.2012 Opeth + Anathema - Leeds, England, 15.11.12
12.03.2009 Opeth - Rock Cafe, Tallinn, Estonia, 23.02.2009
16.12.2008 Opeth, Cynic, The Ocean - Toulouse, France, 28.11.2008

Concerts
02.07.2016 ESP, Barcelona - Be Prog! My Friend... Festival 2016 (5)
05.08.2016 POR, Lisbon - VOA Fest 2016 (3)

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