What does Opeth mean in English?

Opeth was formed as a death metal band in 1989 in Stockholm, Sweden, by lead vocalist David Isberg. The band name was derived from the word “Opet”, taken from the Wilbur Smith novel The Sunbird. In this novel, Opet is the name of a fictional Phoenician city in South Africa translated as “City of the Moon”.

What is Opeth best album?

Opeth Albums Ranked

  • 8. ‘ Watershed’ (2008)
  • 7. ‘ Orchid’ (1995)
  • 6. ‘ Damnation’ (2003)
  • 5. ‘ My Arms, Your Hearse’ (1998) Candlelight/Century Black.
  • 4. ‘ Deliverance’ (2002) Koch/Music For Nations.
  • 3. ‘ Still Life’ (1999) Peaceville.
  • 2. ‘ Ghost Reveries’ (2005) Roadrunner.
  • 1. ‘ Blackwater Park’ (2001) Koch/Music For Nations.

Is opeth popular?

Although their eighth studio album, Ghost Reveries, was quite popular in the United States, Opeth did not experience major American commercial success until the 2008 release of their ninth studio album, Watershed, which peaked at number twenty-three on the Billboard 200, and topped the Finnish albums chart in its first …

Why did AXE leave Opeth?

According to Loudwire, the band revealed that “conflict of interests” is why Axenrot is leaving the group despite being the longest-serving drummer throughout their career. In a statement posted on Facebook, the band announced that the drummer would no longer be a part of the “Opeth” collective.

What is the Billboard number for Opeth Ghost Reveries?

^ “Opeth – Ghost Reveries”. Billboard. Vol. 117 no. 34. Nielsen Business Media, Inc. 20 August 2005. p. 51. ^ Stosuy, Brandon. Ghost Reveries review 2007-01-02. Retrieved on 2010-11-26.

What is the discography of Opeth?

The discography of Opeth, a Stockholm, Sweden-based progressive metal band, consists of twelve studio albums, three live albums, three box sets, three video albums and seventeen singles.

What was the last Opeth album with Peter Lindgren?

Ghost Reveries. Ghost Reveries is the first album by Opeth to include keyboardist Per Wiberg as a “permanent” member (although Wiberg contributed keyboard work to Opeth’s live performances starting around the time of Lamentations ), and it is the last Opeth album to include drummer Martin Lopez and long-time guitarist Peter Lindgren.

What is Ghost Reveries about?

Ghost Reveries was initially intended to be a concept album, with numerous tracks linking together a story of a man’s turmoil after committing an unconscionable act, symbolised by killing his own mother.