OPETH Streams New Album Title Track "Sorceress"

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Monday, August 1, 2016 @ 1:38 PM

New Album Out September 30th On Moderbolaget Records/Nuclear Blast Entertainment

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As the heavy-rock and metal scenes brace for one of the year’s most anticipated albums, experimental prog pioneers OPETH has declared the wait is over. Today, the band has unveiled the first new song and title track, “Sorceress”, from their upcoming, 12th studio album that’s due out on September 30th via the band’s imprint label Moderbolaget Records with Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Listen to “Sorceress” below.

“Here you go kids! Here’s the title track, ”Sorceress”, combined with the now obligatory lyric video. Why not eh? We’re happy with the tune. It’s heavy, a bit "meat and potato,” but what the hell…we love it! Hope you do too!” – Mikael Åkerfeldt

Additionally, OPETH, with their label, has launched a variety of pre-orders for physical copies of Sorceress that can be purchased today. The record will be available in an array of formats and editions including Standard Jewel CD, 2CD Digipak, 2LP Vinyl (in various colors at 180 gram) and a Deluxe Edition Wooden Box Set. Digital pre-orders will be available tomorrow. Details are listed below.

Fans’ can catch OPETH live in concert this fall on their North American headline tour. Dates are listed below.

Pre-order Sorceress - Physical (Available Monday, August 1st):

Pre-order Sorceress - Digital (Available Tuesday, August 2nd): Sorceress Formats:

Standard Jewel CD:

  • "Persephone"
  • "Sorceress"
  • "The Wilde Flowers"
  • "Will O The Wisp"
  • "Chrysalis"
  • "Sorceress 2"
  • "The Seventh Sojourn"
  • "Strange Brew"
  • "A Fleeting Glance"
  • "Era"
  • "Persephone (Slight Return)"
2CD Digipak:

CD 1

  • "Persephone"
  • "Sorceress"
  • "The Wilde Flowers"
  • "Will O The Wisp"
  • "Chrysalis"
  • "Sorceress 2"
  • "The Seventh Sojourn"
  • "Strange Brew"
  • "A Fleeting Glance"
  • "Era"
  • "Persephone (Slight Return)"
CD2 (bonus)
  • "The Ward"
  • "Spring MCMLXXIV"
  • "Cusp Of Eternity" (live)
  • "The Drapery Falls" (live)
  • "Voice Of Treason" (live)
2LP Vinyl (various colors - 180 gram):

Side A

  • "Persephone"
  • "Sorceress"
  • "The Wilde Flowers"
  • "Will O The Wisp"
Side B
  • "Chrysalis"
  • "Sorceress 2"
  • "The Seventh Sojourn"
Side C
  • "Strange Brew"
  • "A Fleeting Glance"
  • "Era"
  • "Persephone (Slight Return)"
Side D
  • "The Ward" (Bonus Track)
  • "Spring MCMLXXIV" (Bonus Track)
Deluxe Wooden Box Set:
  • Sorceress red & beige colored 2LP / 180g
  • Sorceress 2CD digipak w/ bonus tracks
  • Sorceress 5.1 mix DVD in slip sleeve
  • Peacock quill (pen style)
  • Notepad
  • 12“ poster of cover artwork
  • Lenticular
  • Pin of artwork
  • 12“ signed photocard w/ OPETH promo photo
  • Hand number 0001 – 20000 box. /short: numbered certificate
  • Parchment paper with OPETH logo watermark
Retail Box Set (Europe Only):
  • Sorceress rosewood colored 2LP / 180g
  • Sorceress 2CD digipak w/ bonus tracks
  • Sorceress 5.1 mix DVD in slip sleeve
  • 12“ poster of cover artwork.
  • 12“ photocard w/ OPETH promo photo
  • Parchment paper with OPETH logo watermark
OPETH Tour Dates:
  • 9.24 - San Bernardino, CA - Ozzfest/Knotfest @ San Manuel Amphitheater
  • 9.29 - Pittsburgh, PA - Stage AE
  • 9.30 - Silver Spring, MD - Fillmore
  • 10.1 - New York, NY - Radio City Music Hall
  • 10.2 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
  • 10.4 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
  • 10.5 - Toronto, ON - Massey Hall
  • 10.7 - Detroit, MI - Fillmore
  • 10.8 - Akron, OH - Good Year Theater at East End
  • 10.9 - Chicago, IL - Riviera Theater
  • 10.10 - Minneapolis, MN - First Ave
  • 10.12 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom
  • 10.13 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live
  • 10.14 - Austin, TX - Emo’s
  • 10.15 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live
  • 10.18 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl
  • 10.19 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theater
  • 10.21 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades
  • 10.22 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield
  • 10.24 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
  • 10.25 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theater
  • 10.26 - Vancouver, BC - Orpheum

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