In case you haven't already heard, DO NOT expect death metal. I guess they tried to shoot more towards 70s prog.
The Gauntlet - First OPETH Single Released
I personally think it's pretty badass, but I feel like they did their normal thing, mixed it to sound like a 70s album, and took out all of the growls. Those are definitely still badass Mikael Akerfeldt riffs.
that was pretty badassed. I liked it it quite a bit