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opeth-billboard-posterSweden’s musical alchemists, have returned with a long-awaited, monumental album, Sorceress, which has debuted on Billboard charts in the U.S. at #8 Top Current Sales, #24 Top 200, #1 Hard Music, #4 Independent Label and #5 Vinyl. The new record has exceeded the first week sales of the band’s previous release, Pale Communion. Additionally, is charting around the world with the UK reporting #11, Germany at #1, Australia at #7 and Holland at #11.

’s 12th studio album, Sorceress, has garnered high praise from fans and critics around the world, and finds the band at their most creative and progressive peak in their long celebrated career. The dynamic new music picks up where Pale Communion left off and dives deeper into the cerebral, psych rock the band has evolved towards over the last several records.

 

The release of Sorceress comes as the band makes their way across North America on their headlining tour with The Sword. Tickets for the tour are available now at http://opeth.com/.

 

Purchase, download and stream Sorceress now at www.opeth.com/stores

 

“Brilliant” – AllMusic.com

 

“Strap in for a magic carpet ride you won’t soon forget.” – BraveWords.com

 

“…they have just set a new standard with Sorceress.” – GhostCultMag.com

 

Sorceress finds the band’s progressive ambitions fully realized, delivering an album of
compelling and engaging songs.” –
Loudwire.com

 

Sorceress is another milestone album in ’s storied career and is well worth a listen or three” – MetalInsider.net

 

“…Opeth are a band clearly in the throes of reinvention and re-conception…they are a band to be treasured” – MetalSucks.net

 

“They’ve never sounded more comfortable with their full-on prog transition” – Pitchfork.com

 

Sorceress is another outstanding outing that further solidifies Opeth’s nearly unrivaled legacy.” – PopMatters.com

 

“…it bears the imprint of a band broadening its influences rather than transcending them, while inviting the listener to follow them throughout a truly defiant and bold musical journey.” – ProgReport.com

 

Sorceress is an expression of how much Opeth can accomplish without the strictures of extreme metal” – RollingStone.com

 

“…the band’s footing in their sound is as sure as it’s been in over a decade.” – Stereogum.com

 

“ …this album is Opeth’s best for a long, long time” – Ultimate-Guitar.com

 

OPETH has kicked off their headline North American tour, which will continue until late October.  Tickets for the tour are available now at http://opeth.com/.

 

OPETH Tour Dates:

Oct 10 – Minneapolis, MN – First Ave

Oct 12 – Oklahoma City, OK – Diamond Ballroom

Oct 13 – Houston, TX – Warehouse Live

Oct 14 – Austin, TX – Emo’s

Oct 15 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live

Oct 18 – Las Vegas, NV – Brooklyn Bowl

Oct 19 – Tempe, AZ – Marquee Theater

Oct 20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco

Oct 21 – Sacramento, CA – Ace of Spades

Oct 22 – San Francisco, CA – Warfield

Oct 24 – Portland, OR – Roseland Theater

Oct 25 – Seattle, WA – Moore Theater

Oct 26 – Vancouver, BC – Orpheum

 

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