OPETH – In Cauda Venenum


Alright, so Opeth. I feel that if you have not traveled with this Swedish band since near the beginning, hearing this most recent album maybe strange. Yes what you are hearing is progressive metal which sounds like it was ripped from the 70’s and shaded with heavy metal. If you have been around for awhile you will have seen Opeth shoot the moon from black metal to progressive death to the greater pasture of progressive rock worship following 2011’s Heritage. We are now living in the time period of Opeth being progressive rock and In Cauda Venenum continues push into a new future of hard rock with a wide emotional spectrum. The only thing that is going to get in the way of this record is a preconception of what it should sound like or grips on the direction the band has taken almost ten years ago. If you have come here without any of that, enjoy a rollercoaster of colors and angles.

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