Live at Red Rocks Amphitheater
Opeth has consistently incorporated progressive , folk , blues , classical , and jazz influences into its usually lengthy compositions, as well as strong influences from death metal , especially in their early works. Many songs include acoustic guitar passages and strong dynamic shifts, as well as demonic vocal characterization. Opeth is also well known for their incorporation of Mellotrons in their work. Opeth rarely made live appearances supporting their first four albums, but since conducting their first world tour after the release of Blackwater Park , they have led several major world tours. Opeth has released 13 studio albums, four live DVDs, four live albums three that are in conjunction with DVDs , and two boxsets. The band released its debut album Orchid in Although their eighth studio album, Ghost Reveries , was quite popular in the United States, Opeth did not experience major American commercial success until the release of their ninth studio album, Watershed , which peaked at No.