Opeth - Blackwater Park (20th Anniversary Edition)

by Opeth


Generally hailed as Opeth' opus magnum, Blackwater Park (2001) has proven to be a transitional album for the band.  While its earlier albums bring extreme and epic Metal, later albums are leaning heavily towards mid-seventies Progressive Rock, Blackwater Park brings you the best of both, with tons of huge Metal riffing, pre-Metal proggy hooks and dark lyrical topics.

Now available as a much-deserved and open armed 20th anniversary celebration. Two decades on and still a breath-taking piece of work, dense with extraordinary melodic moments, spine-tingling atmospherics and agile but crushing heaviness, and one that saw the Swedish metallers kick open prog's ornate doors, fed death metal through the cosmic kaleidoscope and introduced a generation of music nerds to a world of limitless musical possibilities. The reissue comes lovingly pressed onto heavyweight, audiophile approved vinyl, with a variety of deluxe finishes, and housed in a gatefold artwork sleeve, with updated liner notes and acknowledgements. The deluxe variants, including a hardcase CD, come furnished with an updated artwork booklet complete with new liner notes, never seen before memories from the band, and exclusive content provided by the Opeth fanbase. It remains a must for Opeth enthusiasts, completists and casual listeners alike.


2x 12" LP, 180gm, Limited Edition, white vinyl, gatefold sleeve

A1          The Leper Affinity          
A2          Bleak    
B1          Harvest
B2          The Drapery Falls           
C1          Dirge For November      
C2          The Funeral Portrait      
C3          Patterns In The Ivy         
D1         Blackwater Park
D2         The Leper Affinity (Live)



Music For Nations, 2021 reissue

Originally released 2001

[Rock] [Progressive Rock] [Progressive Metal] [Death Metal]