As previously reported here at Stargazed Magazine, Swedish progressive masters Opeth released their 13th album, “In Cauda Venenum”, on September 27th via Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast. Available in both English and Swedish language versions, the album was also reviewed here at Stargazed.

Opeth will return to North America in 2020 for a winter tour with labelmates Graveyard. See dates below. In the meantime, the band has released a dark and eerie new animated video short for the Swedish language track “Ingen Sanning Är Allas”. The video for the English version of the track, ‘Universal Truth,’ will be revealed next Monday. Watch the video for “Ingen Sanning Är Allas” here:

 

The offbeat and beautifully crafted video short was created by renowned South African born animator/artist Jess Cope (“Frankenweenie,” “Metallica: Here Comes Revenge”) and follows a melancholic and bitter man on the brink of self-destruction and insanity as he delves into a sinister alternate world as reality crumbles around him. Cope previously collaborated with Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt on the music video for “Drag Ropes” for his side project Storm Corrosion, with Steven Wilson. Working mainly with traditional animation methods, her shorts have an enticingly tactile look and feel to them and are brought to life with an unprecedented level of skill and attention to detail. Her emotive storytelling draws in audiences in a way that has seen her win multiple awards for her films in recent years.

 

 

OPETH Tour Dates:

29.11. – 01.12.  IND      Pune – Bacardi NH7 Weekender

02.12 CH     Shanghai, Mao Livehouse
03.12 CH     Beijing, Mao Livehouse
05.12 JP      Osaka, Club Quattro
06.12 JP      Tokyo, Zepp Tokyo
08.12 HK      Hong Kong, Music Zone

10.12.  AUS     Adelaide – Thebarton Theatre
11.12.  AUS     Perth – Astor Theatre
13.12.  AUS     Melbourne – Palais Theatre
14.12.  AUS     Sydney – State Theatre
15.12.  AUS     Brisbane – The Tivoli

12.1     NO   Oslo, Sentrum Scene
13.1.    SE    Stockholm – Circus
15.1.    FI     Helsinki – Ice Hall

Main Support: GRAVEYARD
13.02.   USA      Cleveland, OH – The Agora Ballroom
14.02.   USA      Chicago, IL – Riviera Theatre
15.02.   USA      Detroit, MI – Royal Oak Music Theatre
17.02.   USA      Worcester, MA – Palladium
18.02.   CDN     Montréal, C – Mtelus
19.02.   CDN     Toronto, ON – Rebel
21.02.    USA      New York, NY – Apollo Theater
22.02.    USA      New York, NY – Apollo Theater
23.02.    USA      Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
25.02.    USA      Indianapolis, IN – Egyptian Room @ Old National Centre
26.02.    USA      Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium*
28.02.    USA      Houston, TX – House of Blues
29.02.    USA      Dallas, TX – The Pavilion @ Toyota Music Factory
01.03.    USA      Kansas City, MO – Arvest Bank Theatre @ The Midland*
02.03.    USA      Denver, CO – Mission Ballroom
04.03.    USA      Los Angeles, CA – Hollywood Palladium
*no GRAVEYARD