Opeth Writing Songs For New Album
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Opeth guitarist Fredrik Åkesson was recently interviewed by Australia's Loudmag, and during the course of the conversation, revealed that the band is writing material for a next studio album and follow-up to "Heritage" (reivewed here).
According to Fredrik, the next record will go "in a somewhat different direction to Heritage. It won't be a step back, but it will be different. Maybe more intense in a way. You'll have to wait and see! I was in the studio today and put down my solos and I was very happy about it. The song I heard that Mikael [Åkerfeldt] wrote today sounds very cool. I think that's all I can say at this point!"
He says the band is planning to re-enter the studio this fall, perhaps at the end of September. Stay tuned for further details.
Opeth will be touring North America next month, and a full list of tour dates can be found at this location.
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