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Opeth Reveal Album Artwork For Pale Communion

Opeth have finally revealed the new album artwork for their forthcoming new studio album Pale Communion.

Opeth have finally revealed the new album artwork for their forthcoming new studio album Pale Communion. Once again, the work has been undertaken by artist Travis Smith, who also created the artwork for 2011’s Heritage album.

Opeth will release Pale Communion through Roadrunner Records on 25 August. The album has been talked of as being more diverse than Heritage, which Mikael Akerfeldt describing it thus: “I wanted to do something more melodic with this album, sothere’s stronger viocal melodies and more melodies overall for this album.”

Pale Communion has been produced by Akerfeldt and mixed by Steven Wilson. The album will be available for pre-order from both Roadrunner’s web store and Opeth’s official merch store from next week.

Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.