Opeth's "Sorceress" Reachers No. 8 on Billboard Top Current Sales Chart

October 11, 2016

 

 

Less that a couple weeks after the debut of Sorceress, Opeth has already surpassed their previous release, Pale Communication, in sales. More importantly, they have also taken several Billboard titles both in the U.S. and around the world.

 

Added to their collection of achievements are the following:

#8 Top Current Sales

#24 Top 200

#1 Hard Music

#4 Independent Label

#5 Vinyl

 

Then around the world, they've garnered

#11 in the UK

Germany at #1

Australia at #7

Holland at #11

 

These numbers come as no surprise given the years of experience and expertise of the members, that have come together to form the supergroup Opeth. Critics and fans have brandished the record are the band's best to date.

 

“Brilliant” - AllMusic.com

 

“Strap in for a magic carpet ride you won’t soon forget.” - BraveWords.com

 

“...they have just set a new standard with Sorceress.” - GhostCultMag.com

 

“Sorceress finds the band’s progressive ambitions fully realized, delivering an album ofcompelling and engaging songs.” - Loudwire.com

 

“Sorceress is another milestone album in Opeth’s storied career and is well worth a listen or three” - MetalInsider.net

 

“...Opeth are a band clearly in the throes of reinvention and re-conception...they are a band to be treasured” - MetalSucks.net

 

“They’ve never sounded more comfortable with their full-on prog transition” - Pitchfork.com

 

“Sorceress is another outstanding outing that further solidifies Opeth’s nearly unrivaled legacy.” - PopMatters.com

 

“...it bears the imprint of a band broadening its influences rather than transcending them, while inviting the listener to follow them throughout a truly defiant and bold musical journey.” - ProgReport.com

 

“Sorceress is an expression of how much Opeth can accomplish without the strictures of extreme metal” - RollingStone.com

 

“...the band’s footing in their sound is as sure as it’s been in over a decade.” - Stereogum.com

 

“ ...this album is Opeth's best for a long, long time” - Ultimate-Guitar.com

 

Opeth is currently headlining their North American tour with The Sword, which I highly recommend. You can grab your tickets to the tour here and check out the dates for the show closest to you below.

 

You can also purchase, download, and stream Sorceress here.

 

OPETH Tour Dates:

Oct 10 - Minneapolis, MN - First Ave

Oct 12 - Oklahoma City, OK - Diamond Ballroom

Oct 13 - Houston, TX - Warehouse Live

Oct 14 - Austin, TX - Emo’s

Oct 15 - Dallas, TX - Gas Monkey Live

Oct 18 - Las Vegas, NV - Brooklyn Bowl

Oct 19 - Tempe, AZ - Marquee Theater

Oct 20 – Los Angeles, CA – The Belasco

Oct 21 - Sacramento, CA - Ace of Spades

Oct 22 - San Francisco, CA - Warfield

Oct 24 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater

Oct 25 - Seattle, WA - Moore Theater

Oct 26 - Vancouver, BC - Orpheum

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