Opeth return with a new album in June

Following 2011's hugely successful Heritage, Opeth will be releasing new album Pale Communion on 16th June via Roadrunner Records.

Produced by Opeth’s own Mikael Åkerfeldt, the new full-length will be preceded by single ‘Cusp Of Eternity’ – which is available for free when you pre-order the album via iTunes on 6th May. Pre-orders for made via iTunes will receive an instant download of ‘Cusp of Eternity,’ with multiple formats also available via both the Roadrunner Records Webstore and O Merch.

Check out the tracklist for Pale Communion below:

  1. Eternal Rains Will Come 2. Cusp of Eternity 3. Moon Above, Sun Below 4. Elysian Woes 5. Goblin 6. River 7. Voice of Treason 8. Faith in Others

Opeth headline the Pepsi Max Stage on the Friday of Download Festival this June. Get your tickets here.

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.