From the heavy metal haven that is Sweden comes Mikael Akerfeldt, the lead vocalist of Opeth. His skilful songwriting has helped the band secure gigs at the biggest festivals including Wacken Open Air, Hellfest and Download. Opeth have even performed at the iconic Royal Albert Hall.
Mikael was listed as no. 42 out of 100 Greatest Heavy Metal Guitarists of All Time by Guitar World, and no. 11 on The Top 25 Modern Metal Guitarists on MetalSucks.