Heritage (studio album) by Opeth

Heritage
Heritage by Opeth
Year: 2011
Release date: 2011-09-14
Overall rank: 4,677th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 110 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top albums of 2011 (115th)
Award Top albums of the 2010s (882nd)
Award Best albums of all time (4,677th)
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Heritage by Opeth (CD, Sep-2011, Roadrunner Records)
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Opeth : Heritage CD Special Album with DVD 2 discs (2011)
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Opeth bestography

Heritage is ranked 6th best out of 15 albums by Opeth on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Opeth is Blackwater Park which is ranked number 794 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 2,360.

Opeth album bestography « Higher ranked (3,664th) This album (4,677th) Lower ranked (4,961st) »
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Heritage track list

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Average Rating: 
73/100 (from 110 votes)
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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 73.5/100, a mean average of 72.9/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 73.5/100. The standard deviation for this album is 15.2.

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From 10/23/2013 20:24
Opeth have finally made the leap into full-on prog rock. Gone are the growled vocals; in with the flutes! I personally liked Opeth's transitional period, where they were slowly adding prog elements into their otherwise death metal sound. Heritage lacks the kick that those heavier elements provided. The album is still strong, and has some really nice guitar runs (for which I am always a sucker), but I'll be disappointed if they don't add some heft back into their sound going forward.
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80/100
From 05/31/2013 15:04
This album is completely different from anything Opeth has ever done. The aggressive metal aspects are gone, and a mellow 70s prog rock feel underlies the entire album. I was not too impressed after the first listen, but after I stopped trying to compare it to Opeth's previous styles, I realized just how great of a "classic rock" album this is. Go in with a clear mind...
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From 01/25/2013 12:33
Prog muzak :(
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From 10/06/2012 03:37
this is horrible what happened to opeth
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90/100
From 10/03/2012 22:43
wow
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90/100
From 05/14/2012 09:12
This is one album that just needs to be listened from start to finish. Wonderful.
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65/100
From 12/16/2011 15:44
i really like everything about opeth except the gruff, growling voice that pops up about half the time on all of their albums except "Damnation"...and now, "Heritage". There's no growl on this album at all, so i can enjoy the explosive, prog-metal that "heritage" brings. i like the musical range -- there are places on this mostly prog-metal album where it sounds closer to folk rock.
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From 11/09/2011 18:32
Sounds a bit like a metal Jethro Tull. Still very good though - sombre and brooding and... detailed? Very... detailed. More subdued than Watershed,the instrumentation sparser and more fragile. And it made me want to listen to Aqualung, so five stars.
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85/100
From 10/16/2011 14:22
One of the albums of the year.
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