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On May 7, 2012.

On May 7, 2012, “Roadrunner” label released “Storm Corrosion”, the self-titled, debut collaboration album between Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson. It was recorded March 2010 – September 2011, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitars
  • Steven Wilson– vocals, keyboards, string arrangements
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Ben Castle– woodwind
  • The London Session Orchestra– orchestral performance
  • Conducted by Dave Stewart
  • Isobel Griffiths – contractor
  • Mat Collis – grand piano, engineering
  • Carl Glover – design, layout
  • Hans Arnold– cover painting
  • Naki – photography

 Track listing:

All lyrics by Steven Wilson except where noted,  all music by Mikael Åkerfeldt and Steven Wilson.

  1. Drag Ropes
  2. Storm Corrosion
  3. Hag
  4. Happy
  5. Look How!
  6. Ljudet Innan – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt, Steven Wilson.

 

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On September 14, 2011.

On September 14, 2011, “Roadrunner Records” label released “Heritage”, the tenth Opeth studio album. It was recorded January – February 2011, at “Atlantis Studios: in Stockholm, and was produced by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

Personnel:

  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals, guitar, Mellotron, grand piano, sound effects, mixing, engineering
  • Fredrik Åkesson– guitar
  • Per Wiberg– grand piano, Mellotron, Rhodes piano, Hammond B3
  • Martín Méndez– bass guitar, upright bass
  • Martin Axenrot– drums, percussion
  • Alex Acuña– percussion
  • Björn J:son Lindh– flute
  • Joakim Svalberg– grand piano
  • Charlie Dodd – sound effects
  • Steven Wilson– mixing, effects engineering, vocal engineering
  • Peter Mew– mastering
  • Janne Hansson – engineering
  • Jasper Schuurmans – project coordinator
  • Sandra Artigas – photography
  • Travis Smith– art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Mikael Åkerfeldt.

  1. Heritage
  2. The Devil’s Orchard
  3. I Feel the Dark
  4. Slither
  5. Nepenthe
  6. Häxprocess
  7. Famine
  8. The Lines in My Hand
  9. Folklore
  10. Marrow of the Earth

On March 28, 2005.

On March 28, 2005, “Lava” label released “Deadwing”, the eighth Porcupine Tree studio album. It was recorded March – October 2004, and was produced by Steven Wilson, Gavin Harrison and Richard Barbieri.

Personnel:

  • Steven Wilson- vocals, guitars, piano, keyboards, hammered dulcimer, bass guitar, mixing
  • Richard Barbieri– keyboards, synthesizers
  • Colin Edwin- bass guitar
  • Gavin Harrison– drums, percussion
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt – backing vocals, second guitar solo
  • Adrian Belew- solo guitar
  • Paul Northfield, George Schilling – recording engineer
  • Andy VanDette – mastering
  • 5.1 producer – Jeff Levison
  • 5.1 mixing – Elliot Scheiner
  • 5.1 mastering – Darsy Proper

Track listing:

All tracks by Steven Wilson, except where noted.

  1. Deadwing
  2. Shallow
  3. Lazarus
  4. Halo – Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  5. Arriving Somewhere but Not Here
  6. Mellotron Scratch
  7. Open Car
  8. Start of Something Beautiful – Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson
  9. Glass Arm Shattering – Richard Barbieri, Colin Edwin, Gavin Harrison, Steven Wilson

On April 27, 2009.

On April 27, 2009, “InsideOut” label released “Blood”, the third OSI studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Jim Matheos and Kevin Moore.

Personnel:

  • Jim Matheos– guitar, bass, keyboards, programming
  • Kevin Moore– vocals, keyboards, programming
  • Gavin Harrison– drums
  • Mikael Åkerfeldt– vocals
  • Tim Bowness– vocals
  • Mixed by Phil Magnotti, Jim Matheos and Kevin Moore

Track listing:

All lyrics by Kevin Moore, except where noted; all music by Jim Matheos and Kevin Moore, except where noted.

  1. The Escape Artist
  2. Terminal
  3. False Start
  4. We Come Undone
  5. Radiologue
  6. Be the Hero
  7. Microburst Alert – music by Jim Matheos
  8. Stockholm – lyrics by Mikael Åkerfeldt
  9. Blood