Mikael Akerfeldt Previews 'Book Of Opeth' In New Video
It tells the Swedish outfit's story in the words of mainman Akerfeldt, his bandmates, their friends, former members and collaborators. The package - part of the band's 25th anniversary celebrations - comes with exclusive unreleased acoustic versions of Atonement and Demon Of The Fall that won't be issued elsewhere.
It will be available in two versions - a classic edition and a signature box set limited to 500 copies, signed by Akerfeldt and including a numbered print of the Pale Communion triptych by Travis Smith.
In the unboxing video, Akerfeldt recalls signing 500 copies of the limited set. He says: "I remember doing these, I had to do 500 of these...really boring. But they only come with the limited, deluxe version of the book. I signed it and numbered it myself. It's got pictures from pre-recording days, before we even had a record deal."
And coming across an old picture of his first tattoo, he jokes: "My first tattoo...the guy who did that was really drunk. He had like eight pints before he did that tattoo so I was a bit worried. It does look like sh*t actually." Watch the video here.
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