The official Book of Opeth is published to celebrate their 25th anniversary, preorder NOW.
This sumptuously illustrated oral history presents Opeth’s unique tale, from their earliest days until the present, and all in glorious dark colour. Told in the first-person by Mikael, the band, their friends, former members and collaborators including designer Travis Smith, it is illustrated throughout with hundreds of previously unseen and rare photos, artworks and memorabilia. Every copy of the first 4,000 books also contain a vinyl record of previously unreleased recordings which is only available with Book of Opeth.
Here, for the first time, is the full and complete history of Opeth. Illustrated throughout with early, personal, candid, studio and live photographs, each copy comes with a free seven-inch vinyl record.
The book is available in two versions, both produced to the highest standards. The Classic edition is a stunning book in its own right, while the Signature edition box set is signed by Mikael, limited in number and comes with 3 numbered prints of the Pale Communion triptych by Travis Smith.
|Feature||Classic edition||Signature edition|
|208 page, large format, full-colour hardback|
|Printed on heavy-weight art paper|
|Cloth binding with foil detailing|
|Over 300 images, many rare and unseen|
|7" record exclusive to the book|
|Presented in an clamshell case|
|Limited to 500 numbered sets|
|Individually signed by Mikael|
|Limited edition art prints by Travis Smith|
|BUY NOW||CLASSIC EDITION||SIGNATURE EDITION|
Packed with images from throughout the band’s entire history with more than 100 being previously unseen
Exclusive new interviews with band and collaborators
Contains 7" vinyl record with unreleased acoustic versions of ‘Atonement’ & ‘Demon of the Fall’, this EP is exclusive to the book and won’t be available anywhere else at any time
An exhaustive, complete, illustrated discography of the band’s entire recorded output
Available in two editions
Pre-order now and:
Avoid disappointment—interest is great, and we expect books to sell out quickly.
Make sure you get the exclusive vinyl, limited to the first 4,000 copies
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“Beautifully packaged, eruditely written and full of insight … Barrett feels like the ultimate work of art”