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The Octopus Has No Friends: Opeth, Mastodon, Ghost @ Gibson Amphitheater, 4/26/12

“Take your heart into your hand Always Take your heart into your hand Always I’m on my way back home I’m on my way back home” ~The Octopus Has No Friends, Mastodon Six days after seeing this tour in Texas, I woke up excited to do it all over again. There’s something about the possibility […]

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I Feel the Dark: Opeth, Mastodon, and Ghost @ Backstage Live San Antonio, 4/20/12

Every year, as the sun starts shining more, there comes the long awaited part of the year that live music fans lust for: concert season. And the crown jewels of the season are the carefully crafted package tours, where bands that you never thought you’d see together share the stage, uniting fans, sometimes for better […]

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Still Life: Opeth, Katatonia @ Mayan Theater, 10/19/11

I will be the first to admit that a) I am not an audiophile as people expect me to be and b) I don’t have the greatest taste in music. It took me a long time to ‘get’ Opeth. I had heard of them for years, but every time I tried to listen, I found […]

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Scandinavian Metal Night w/ Opeth & Enslaved @ The Grand, 5/14/09

8pm is just too early for a metal show. By the time the security line allows me inside, I have to make a mad dash to the photo pit. Enslaved is already on stage, and since I’m a photo pass rookie, it’s a little overwhelming for me to go through the masses to the front […]

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