Origin: Barcelona, Spain  
Genres: Death Metal, Progressive Metal
Page online: August 26, 2021
Last update/review: September 24, 2021

White Stones

White Stones is a side project of Opeth he wanted to explore different musical ideas and get in touch with his Uruguayan roots. By 2020 his admittedly small-time project had blossomed into a proper band, recording the debut album Kuarahy. Inevitably Opeth comparisons must be made, and there is an occasional nod or similarity to mid-period Opeth, but this really deserves to stand on its own merits. While Kuarahy is best described as progressive death metal, there's a far greater sense of groove here, and the odd Latin flair as well. an unknown by the name of Eloi Boucherie, acquits himself just fine, with deep deathy bellows melding perfectly with the riffs. to settle with doing White Stones as time allows, but on the basis of Kuarahy, there's plenty of potential to be untapped.

Recent album: Memoria Viva, released on June 28, 2024.

Current Members

Eloi Boucherie


Martín Méndez

bass/guitars (Opeth)

João Sassetti


Albert Martí

guitars (Foscor)

Joan Carles Marí Tur


Former Members/Guests

Fredrik Åkesson (guest)

guitars (ex-Arch Enemy, guest for Ghost, Krux, Opeth)

Joakim Svalberg (guest)

keyboards (ex-Yngwie Malmsteen, Opeth)

Jordi Farré

drums (ex-Foscor)

José Ignacio Lagos (guest)



2020 Nuclear Blast
  1. Kuarahy
  2. Rusty Shell
  3. Worms
  4. Drowned in Time
  5. The One
  6. Guyra
  7. Ashes
  8. Infected Soul
  9. Taste of Blood
  10. Jasy
  • Eloi Boucherie
  • Martín Méndez
  • Fredrik Åkesson
  • Jordi Farré

Dancing Into Oblivion  
  1. La Menace
  2. New Age of Dark
  3. Chain of Command
  4. Iron Titans
  5. Woven Dream
  6. To Lie or to Die
  7. Freedom In Captivity
  8. Acacia
  • Eloi Boucherie
  • Martín Méndez
  • João Sassetti
  • Joan Carles Marí Tur

Memoria Viva  
  1. Memoria Viva
  2. Humanoides
  3. D-Generación
  4. Zamba de Orun
  5. La Ira
  6. Somos
  7. Grito al Silencio
  8. Vencedores Vencidos
  9. Yemayá
  • Eloi Boucherie
  • Martín Méndez
  • João Sassetti
  • Joakim Svalberg
  • Joan Carles Marí Tur
  • José Ignacio Lagos

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