Listen To Opeth’s Eleventh Studio Album, ‘Pale Communion,’ In Full

Progressive metal outfit Opeth will officially unleash their eleventh studio album, Pale Communion, next week via Roadrunner Records. As a surprise for fans though, the band teamed up with Pitchfork to stream the album in its entirety a little bit early. You can give it a listen by heading right here. Last week the band […]

Opeth Announce Co-Headlining Tour Alongside In Flames

In support of their forthcoming record, Pale Communion, progressive rock giants Opeth have revealed plans for a North American winter tour. Stretching from December 3 to 21, the trek will feature co-headliners In Flames alongside direct support from Red Fang. Follow the jump to check out all of the tour’s confirmed dates and prepare your […]

STREAM: Opeth – “Eternal Rains Will Come”

Opeth are a progressive metal band based out of Stockholm, Sweden. The group has been together for a solid 24 years, and in that time have released a whooping ten full-length albums. Later this month they will be adding an eleventh studio album to that list. The album in question, titled Pale Communion, will hit […]

WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 6/1-6/7

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! This week saw the release Dude Ranch on splatter vinyl, the latest installment in Hot Topic’s series of Blink-182 reissues. In other good news for pop punk fans, Four Year Strong launched pre-orders for their first new release in three years, an EP called Go Down In History. If emo […]

Opeth Announce New Album, Stream “Cusp of Eternity”

On August 26, Swedish metal band Opeth will drop a new studio album titled Pale Communion via Roadrunner Records. The eight-track release is their eleventh studio album. With frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt producing and Porcupine Tree guitarist Steven Wilson mixing, it should see the band’s sound expanding into more psych and prog influences as their last release, 2011’s Heritage, did. As the […]

Trivium’s Matt Heafy Performs In Flames/Opeth Acoustic Covers

Trivium vocalist/guitarist Matt Heafy was filmed performing a special acoustic set at In Flames-owned restaurant 2112. The members of In Flames that own this restaurant in Gothenburg, Sweden are Peter Iwers (bass) and Björn Gelotte (guitar). Heafy performed his rendition of Opeth’s “Harvest” as well as In Flames song “”Dawn Of A New Day.” Trivium […]

Opeth Frontman Hospitalized Following Car Accident

Opeth have announced that their set tonight at Myth in Minnesota is cancelled due to Mikael Åkerfeldt being in a car accident. Mikael ended up with a broken arm, but is expected to be back to normal in days. There has been no official report on the event that caused this damage, but Under The […]

Opeth Founder David Isberg In Hospital After Being Assaulted

Opeth founder David Isberg is currently in a Stockholm-area hospital recovering from being assaulted on March 13. The alleged 23-year-old assailant is being charged with attempted manslaughter. Apparently, David was merely walking home from work when he was attacked and severely hurt. The picture on your left is David’s current state in the hospital. UTG […]

GO TO THIS: Mastodon Announce Dates With Opeth & Ghost

Mastodon have revealed the full routing for their upcoming Spring headlining tour with Opeth and Ghost. Before we get to the dates, let me just take a second to clarify the need for each and every single one of you to attend this tour. First and foremost, Mastodon and Opeth are the kind of bands […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Mastodon – Dry Bone Valley

Mastodon have released another music video gem off of their latest album The Hunter for our viewing pleasure. Their video for “Dry Bone Valley,” directed by Tom Biskup, takes us down the animated path of evil images flying quickly towards the camera lens. Mastodon have made another great video and can be seen by simply […]

Mastodon Tour With Opeth & Ghost

In a recent interview, Mastodon revealed that they will be heading out on a North American tour with support from Opeth and Ghost. This tour will be insane and UTG cannot wait to attend when it rolls through our city! We will have the official touring itinerary in the weeks to come so keep it […]

REVIEW: 3 – The Ghost You Gave To Me

Artist: 3 Album: The Ghost You Gave To Me Genre: Progressive Label: Metal Blade Records Boxes. Every style of music can be put into a box, even the stuff that’s “outside the box” (it’s in the “outside the box” box). Some progressive metal albums often try mightily to avoid fitting neatly into some sort of […]