Opeth’s Fredrik Åkesson interviewed in NYC

Posted by metalrocker on Thursday, September 29, 2011 at 5:40 PM (PST)

Swedish metal band Opeth were recently in New York to play two shows at Webster Hall, in support of their new album “Heritage.” On the first night – Wednesday, September 21 – guitarist Fredrik Åkesson gave an interview to myMag, which has been split into two parts that can be seen here. In the first clip, Fredrik talks about the guitarists who inspired him, whether Sweden’s weather inspires people to play music, when he first met Mikael Åkerfeldt, and much more: YouTube Preview Image

In the second part, he talks about presenting the new material live, his favorite Opeth album, and more: YouTube Preview Image

Opeth’s newest album “Heritage” was released on September 20 via Roadrunner Records.


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