Blackwater Park is Opeth's fifth studio release and the first release featuring producer Steve Wilson of Porcupine Tree. It is in this album that Opeth has finally made an album worthy of a Progressive prefix to their Death Metal.
This is the new edition with one bonus track.
Blackwater Park's sole LP, 1972's Dirt Box, would later bask in some measure of belated cult acknowledgement, but upon its release, in the thick of Germany's flourishing Krautrock movement, it was a little more than a footnote; a competent but relatively undifferentiated effort when stacked next to the groundbreaking music history "chapters" being written by the likes of Can, Kraftwerk, and Neu!…
|“||Reviewer: Michael E. Finnegan "bmaniii" (Pawtucket, RI United States) |
Posted by HDV at Oct. 1, 2016
Opeth - Sorceress (2016) [Bonus Tracks Edition]
FLAC (tracks) 24-bit/44,1 kHz | Time - 90:25 minutes | 1015 MB
Studio Master, Official Digital Download | Artwork: Front cover
When Opeth released Heritage in 2011, they had completed the transformation from their death metal origins through progressive death metal in the early 2000s, to full-on prog rock that celebrated their love of Camel, Jethro Tull, ELP, and more. 2014's excellent Pale Communion furthered those notions as frontman and songwriter Mikael Åkerfeldt's own vision began to emerge. Sorceress is the third installment in this phase of the band's career, and while considerably different and more exploratory than its precursors, it also references Opeth's earlier efforts like Ghost Reveries and Blackwater Park, but goes further than either in its diversity.