They manage to balance the growls with some good honest to god singing.
"Are you kidding me?" exclaimed guitarist/vocalist Mikael Akerfeldt. "I spend months writing the lyrics to each of our songs, and indeed craft the music around my words. I've spent over a decade improving both my death metal growl and my 'real' singing voice. But to have William Hung - I scarcely dare to utter his name! - interpret my lyrics? You might as well ask me if I'd mind having Mozart 'touch up' a few of our acoustic parts."
William Hung and Opeth - From Damnation to Inspiration hits store shelves May 5. In addition to first single "Deemon of the Faw," other tracks include "The Weppeuwh Affininininity," "Face of Mewinda (When She Bangs)," and "Apwil Efeeweeull."