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Your favorite from Sweden's prime Progressive Death Metal band.

Blackwater Park140
Still Life66
Ghost Reveries54
My Arms, Your Hearse30

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Posted by Dane Train on 20.06.2007 at 23:51
A band that has been able to bring diehard Progressive Metal and Death Metal fans together, Opeth has had a stunning career. With one fantastic album after another, this tour de force has created a massive following. Like many great Prog bands, Opeth's discography does not seem to have a clear cut favorite of fans. So lets toss it out there, what is your favorite album. Also, please tell us why.

I'll go first. Blackwater Park is my pick. Is it their best work? Not sure, but it is the one I fell in love with first. A seamless blending of Swedish Death Metal and 70's Progressive Rock helped to create some very memorable Progressive Metal songs. I also think this is the first album where Mikael Åkerfeldt really began to shine as a vocalist and took the band in a new direction. This album also contains my favorite Opeth song, "The Drapery Falls" as well as other top songs like "Bleak" and "Harvest". Every song is well crafted and can stand on its own.

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Evil Chip

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Age: 22
From: Chile

  01.10.2012 at 07:13
Ghost Reveries and very close Blackwater Park.
Angry Chair

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Age: 20
From: UK

  04.10.2012 at 15:33
1. Blackwater park
2. Still life
3. Ghost reveries
Then all the rest in no order.
"Men will never be free until the last king is strangled with the entrails of the last priest."
- Denis Diderot

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Age: 17
From: UK

  21.04.2014 at 21:39
Got to be morningrise, although i do love bwp

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Age: 26
From: Portugal

  23.04.2014 at 13:49
Damnation. Was the first Album that really talked to me on a personal and emotional level. It's been my gateway to Steven Wilson and all the Prog Genre. Remains as my favourite ever.

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