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Storm Corrosion


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London, UK / Stockholm, Sweden (2010 – present)

Storm Corrosion is the musical collaboration between Mikael Åkerfeldt (Opeth) and Steven Wilson (Porcupine Tree). The project’s self-titled first studio album (released on May 7, 2012, through Roadrunner Records) has been described by Wilson as being “the final part in the odd trilogy of records completed by [Opeth’s] Heritage and Grace for Drowning”.

Mikael Åkerfeldt first became aware of Steven Wilson circa 1995-1996 after Åkerfeldt’s best friend Jonas Renkse played him the Porcupine Tree album The Sky Moves Sideways. Åkerfeldt instantly fell in love with the band and began collecting their work. Years later, Wilson e-mailed Åkerfeldt after being given a copy of the Opeth album Still Life by a French journalist. The two ended up meeting for dinner in London where Åkerfeldt asked Wilson to produce the next Opeth album. It was also during this dinner that the two first talked about a possible collaboration.

Wilson agreed to produce what would become Blackwater Park, Opeth’s fifth album. He later returned to produce two other Opeth albums – Deliverance and Damnation. He also mixed one Opeth album, Heritage. In 2005, Åkerfeldt contributed some guitar and vocals to Deadwing, Porcupine Tree’s eighth album.


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  • alegator22

    По мне альбом не очень , бледненький, скучноватый))

    19 Aug 10:26am Reply
  • djingsken

    <3 love this album!

    14 Aug 1:58pm Reply
  • BlackMetallizer

    even more boring than opeth [2]

    5 Aug 2:53pm Reply
  • shivaki07 FELIETON - Steven Wilson wypowiedział kiedyś niebywale dobitne słowa. Idei przyświeca jednak kanwa egoizmu, toteż nie każdy się z tym zgodzi, ale analizując jej sedno, pojęcie artysty zmienia swoje oblicze, a może trafniej byłoby tu napisać – odkrywa w istocie absolut owej terminologii.

    28 Jul 10:51am Reply
  • Scantily

    Perhaps somebody here likes this.

    3 Jul 11:37am Reply
  • Hauntel

    Creepy and boring, I love it

    11 May 2:27pm Reply
  • Cabrasevera

    Of Love and Emotino baybuh

    29 Apr 2:59pm Reply
  • metralindol

    storm corrosion of love and emotion!

    6 Apr 5:32pm Reply
  • blackfeld

    Tapıyorum bu gruba abi yok böylesi..

    3 Mar 4:19pm Reply
  • SamaelOlson

    This project is very good,it gets a lot of unnecessary flack, but better than Opeth? Granted it's a bit unfair to compare the two, since they're vastly different from each other (pre Heritage material anyways). I do think Opeth is Åkerfeldt's crowning achievement, however.

    23 Feb 8:04am Reply
  • Flinting

    Boring? Try even better than Opeth.

    15 Feb 2:01am Reply
  • Atreidezz

    even more boring than opeth

    9 Feb 6:22pm Reply
  • ricz_dm

    This kind of collab between Wilson and Åkerfeldt was a long time coming and I'm glad it finally happened when it did. I really need more of this [4].

    1 Feb 6:14pm Reply
  • Ennish

    This kind of collab between Wilson and Åkerfeldt was a long time coming and I'm glad it finally happened when it did. I really need more of this [3].

    17 Jan 3:56am Reply
  • chopper777

    One of my favourite prog albums of the last few years.

    7 Jan 5:21pm Reply
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  • Maah365

    Fuck all the people that dislike it [3] I really need more of this. [2]

    22 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Callagher

    I really need more of this.

    18 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Hien-divided

    Fuck all the people that dislike it [2]

    17 Dec 2013 Reply
  • YoSickHairBrah

    Fuck all the people that dislike it, this album is fucking amazing and I hope for more Wilson & Åkerfeldt collaborations

    2 Dec 2013 Reply
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