Last month, Opeth announced that they’d head out on tour in support of their new album later this year.
The Swedish outfit didn’t give out any other details at the time – but today they’ve revealed the album title, tracklist and cover art for the follow-up to 2016’s Sorceress.
The record is titled In Cauda Venenum and it’ll be released this autumn on a date still to be finalised through Moderbolaget / Nuclear Blast Entertainment.
In Cauda Venenum was recorded in 2018 at Stockholm’s Park Studios and will launch in two different versions: One in English and the other in Swedish.
Opeth have also added further dates to their winter tour. Find them below along with the In Cauda Venenum tracklist and artwork.
In an interview with Face Culture last year, guitarist Fredrik Akesson hinted at the direction of the new material, saying: “Compared to the last three albums, I would say this album is more complex, more energetic and I think it’s gonna be something.”
Speaking in 2017, vocalist and guitarist Mikael Akerfeldt said he wanted the follow-up to Sorceress to be “something twisted”.
Opeth: In Cauda Venenum
1. Livet’s Trädgård / Garden Of Earthly Delights (Intro)
2. Svekets Prins / Dignity
3. Hjärtat Vet Vad Handen Gör / Heart In Hand
4. De Närmast Sörjande / Next Of Kin
5. Minnets Yta / Lovelorn Crime
7. Ingen Sanning Är Allas / Universal Truth
8. Banemannen / The Garroter
9. Kontinuerlig Drift / Continuum
10. Allting Tar Slut / All Things Will Pass
Opeth 2019 tour dates
Jun 14: Castle Donington Download Festival, UK
Jun 15: Fuengirola Rock The Coast, Spain
Jun 29: Helsinki Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, Finland
Jul 12: Warsaw Prog In Park III, Poland
Jul 14: Montmeló Doctor Music Festival, Spain
Jul 27: Sibiu ARTmania Festival, Romania
Aug 02: Wacken Open Air, Germany
Aug 03: Borgholm Brinner, Sweden
Aug 09: Kortrijk Alcatraz Festival, Belgium
Aug 11: Leeuwarden Into The Grave, Netherlands
Aug 16-18: Las Vegas Psycho Las Vegas, NV
Nov 02: Leeds Damnation Festival, UK
Nov 08: Munich Backstage Werk, Germany
Nov 09: Milan Alcatraz, Italy
Nov 10: Zurich Volkshaus Zurich, Switzerland
Nov 11: Paris L’Olympia Bruno Coquatrix, France
Nov 13: Cologne E-Werk, Germany
Nov 14: Munich Schlachthof, Germany
Nov 15: Nuremberg Meistersingeraal, Germany
Nov 16: Berlin Huxley’s Neue Welt, Germany
Nov 17: Kobenhavn Det Kongelige Teater, Denmark
Dec 10: Torrensville The Barton Theatre, Australia
Dec 11: Perth The Astor Theatre, Australia
Dec 13: Melbourne Palais Theatre, Australia
Dec 14: Sydney The State Theatre, Australia
Dec 15: Brisbane The Tivoli, Australia
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- Opeth - Watershed - RSD - Green Vinyl - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £59.99, $75.59, €70.19 (New Item) (arrived 15-Nov-2023 17:56)on December 8, 2023 at 7:04 pm
OPETH Watershed (2014 UK Record Store Day exclusive limited edition double LP pressed on Green Marbled Vinyl, the ninth full-length studio album by the Swedish heavy metal band originally released in 2008, housed in a gatefold picture sleeve with illustarted inners. The sleeve displays minimal wear whilst the vinyl shows little evidence of play RR7962-4)***Limited to only 2,700 copies***
- Opeth - Orchid - Translucent Red Vinyl - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £59.99, $75.59, €70.19 (New Item) (arrived 15-Nov-2023 17:52)on December 8, 2023 at 7:04 pm
OPETH Orchid (2016 UK/EU limited edition 8-track double LP pressed on 180gram Translucent Red Vinyl. The debut album by the Swedish heavy metal band originally released in 1995, housed in a gatefold picturesleeve with the lyrics printed across the inner spread. The sleeve displays some light corner wear, whilst the vinyl remains in a 'near mint' condition)
- Opeth - Deliverance - 180gram - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £195.00, $245.70, €228.15 (New Item) (arrived 02-Nov-2023 12:16)on December 8, 2023 at 7:04 pm
OPETH Deliverance (Rare and Out of Print 2012 UK/EUMusic On Vinyl pressing 6-track double 180gram vinyl LP. with gatefold picture sleeve. Sixth studio album from the Swedish progressive metal band, originally released in 2002 andincluding the stunning title track. It also features additional instrumentation and production from Steven Wilson. Although not sealed, both the sleeve and vinyl remain in near mint condition. This pressing is incredibly hard to find now, andthe first time we have ever seen a copy here. Recommended)
- Opeth - Ghost Reveries - 180 Gram Vinyl + Poster - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £45.00, $56.70, €52.65 (New Item) (arrived 02-Nov-2023 12:07)on December 8, 2023 at 7:04 pm
OPETH Ghost Reveries (2013 UK 8-track double LP, pressed on Audiophile quality 180 Gram Heavyweight Vinyl, the eighth full-length album by the Swedish heavy metal originally released in 2005, within a hype stickered single pocket picture sleeve with lyric printed inners and bonus fold-out poster. The sleeve displays minimal wear whilst the vinyl shows very little evidence of play RRCAR8123-1)
- Opeth - Blackwater Park - UK - 2-LP vinyl set - £50.00, $63.00, €58.50 (New Item) (arrived 02-Nov-2023 11:48)on December 8, 2023 at 7:04 pm
OPETH Blackwater Park (2010 UK/EU limited edition 9-track remastered 2-LP set pressed on 180gram Heavyweight Vinyl. The fifth studio album by the Swedish progressive metal band, originally released in 2001. The album marks the first collaboration between Porcupine Tree frontman Steven Wilson & the band, who was brought in to help produced the album and provided backing vocals on Bleak, Harvest, The Funeral Portrait and The Drapery Falls, along with piano and additional guitar. Housed in a gatefold picture sleeve, lyric printed inners and an 8-page booklet containing new artwork and liner notes by Mikael Åkerfeldt. Although not sealed, this remains in a 'near as new' condition)