Originally Posted by Frankthetank727
I think it might be Mikael's attitude towards the fans or the fact that he thinks he is invincible by putting out a record that "everyone will hate" just because he can.
You're not serious are you? They put out Heritage because that is the progression the band has been going in and it's the album he wanted to make. He didn't do it to piss off the metal fans. Artists make music for themselves and if people like it, cool. He didn't want to keep making the same Opeth album. Heritage is one of my top three Opeth albums (Blackwater Park and Morningrise are the others). I like everything about Opeth, not just the heavy stuff and certainly appreciate the balance the band has.