Originally Posted by VelvetHarry
I'm a big Opeth fan, but I agree with you about their live presence. I can never understand what Mikael is mumbling on stage in between songs and they are never really super animated on stage, even during the heavy songs. I love them on CD but they've never been one of my "must see" live bands every single time they come through.
They're definitely not the most animated band on stage but that doesn't really bother me especially if they have a good setlist. I love Mikael's banter, even more than some of the songs of the new record.