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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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  • Cabrasevera

    this is so boring it may cure hypertension and hyperactive kids.

    27 Feb 6:20am Reply
  • semuschka

    кому не нравится, тот хуесос.

    19 Feb 11:11pm Reply
  • persisofmem

    this gives me a case of the Mondays..

    11 Feb 8:38pm Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    One wonders why are so many Akerrapists destroying every band with "dildocore" and innuendos. FUN :D

    9 Jan 12:53am Reply
  • waarsnico

    Right in the Akerfeels ;/

    18 Dec 2014 Reply
  • IntoTheOrchard

    Wind blow through, my lover, tend your grave forever; cut these webs away, my lover - drag your body to my cold arms

    9 Dec 2014 Reply
  • mothertruker

    What the human being below me said.

    3 Dec 2014 Reply
  • angelania2008

    What two human beings below me said.

    26 Nov 2014 Reply
  • bazinko

    I admit this album is not for everyone but it grew on me like an aggressive fungus and it is a cerebral, thought-provoking masterpiece. The first cut, Drag Ropes, is sheer genius. [2]

    20 Nov 2014 Reply
  • HellsNewAge

    I admit this album is not for everyone but it grew on me like an agressive fungus and I can honestly say it is a cerebral, thought-provoking masterpiece. The first cut, Drag Ropes, is sheer genius.

    18 Nov 2014 Reply
  • BlackMetallizer

    Boring Corrosion [2] The worst thing Wilson ever did.

    15 Nov 2014 Reply
  • Cabrasevera

    Boring Corrosion

    8 Nov 2014 Reply
  • TheWrathofThor

    How comes nobody's tagging this as nsbm?

    28 Oct 2014 Reply
  • Toll_Suur

    Extraordinary!! Увлекает за собой эта музыка... Очень хочется продолжения этого интересного сотрудничества

    30 Sep 2014 Reply
  • IvetteDT

    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 [5].

    26 Sep 2014 Reply
  • AnarchyBrony

    Pretty good album. High doubt Wilson and Akerfeldt would work on it again, especially with Steve being too busy these days.

    12 Sep 2014 Reply
  • KungFuHamster__

    Have you not heard the elevator music in Mass Effect?

    30 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Sanity_Theorist

    Even more boring than elevator music

    23 Aug 2014 Reply
  • alegator22

    По мне альбом не очень , бледненький, скучноватый))

    19 Aug 2014 Reply
  • djingsken

    <3 love this album!

    14 Aug 2014 Reply
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