Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt was interviewed by Freethinkers Blog when the band was in Austria on tour, supporting their new album Heritage. It's an interesting interview, broken into two parts below; he talks about his affection for '70s and '80s metal, his feeling that in the wake of Heritage, his creative options are wide open, his ambivalence about touring, and much more.

Here's Part One:

And here's Part Two: