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AMON AMARTH – Announces US Tour With Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, And Havok

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music, world news with tags , , , , , , on July 19, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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This September and October, Swedish Metal kings AMON AMARTH will return to the US as direct support to Megadeth! The tour, which runs from September 20th through October 16th, will also include Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok.

Comments AMON AMARTH of the upcoming trek: “We are proud to be supporting the legendary and mighty Megadeth on their US tour in September! Sharpen your blades and bring out your drinking horns, because this will be a brutal show that no true metalhead should miss. Raise your horns!”

During the journey, AMON AMARTH will also join the likes of Slipknot, Slayer, Anthrax and more on Sunday, September 25th as part of the annual Knotfest. See all confirmed dates below.

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AMON AMARTH w/ Megadeth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, Havok:

9/20/2016 Casper Events – Center Casper, WY
9/22/2016 The Joint @ Hard Rock Hotel And Casino – Las Vegas, NV
9/25/2016 Knotfest – Devore, CA * AMON AMARTH only
9/27/2016 WaMu Theater – Seattle, WA
9/28/2016 Matthew Knight Arena – Eugene, OR
9/29/2016 City National Civic – San Jose, CA
10/01/2016 1st Bank Center – Broomfield, CO
10/03/2016 Mid America Recreation & Conv. Complex – Council Bluffs, IA
10/04/2016 Roy Wilkins Auditorium – St. Paul, MN
10/05/2016 Sears Centre – Hoffman Estates, IL
10/07/2016 iWireless Center – Moline, IL
10/08/2016 UWM Panther Arena – Milwaukee, WI
10/09/2016 Joe Louis Arena – Detroit, MI
10/11/2016 Sands Bethlehem Event Center – Bethlehem, PA
10/12/2016 DCU Center – Worcester, MA
10/13/2016 Mohegan Sun Arena – Uncasville, CT
10/14/2016 Prudential Center – Newark, NJ
10/16/2016 BB&T Pavilion – Camden, NJ

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AMON AMARTH will be touring in support of their recently released Jomsviking full-length. As the band’s first concept record in their storied career, Jomsviking – which was produced and mixed again by Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Testament, Accept) – tells a tragic, original tale of conflict and revenge, backed by the Swedes’ trademark melodic, anthemic Metal. The record landed on the global charts – including a #11 spot on the US Current Album Billboard Chart! To purchase and preview Jomsviking, visit amonamarth.com, where the record is available in various formats and the videos for “At Dawn’s First Light” and “First Kill” can be viewed.

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Critical Praise:

“Jomsviking is sure to satisfy AMON AMARTH fans old and new and sure to rip the face off of any who are not ready. 4.5/5″ – MetalSucks

“This latest venture through Norse mythology and barbaric fantasy is likely to go down as an instant fan favorite.8.5/10” – Blabbermouth

“After all the best axes are still being forged by the master!” – Metal Hammer (Germany)

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AMON AMARTH:
Johan Hegg – vocals
Ted Lundstrom – bass
Johan Soderberg – guitar
Olavi Mikkonen – guitar

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For more info on AMON AMARTH:

http://www.amonamarth.com

http://www.facebook.com/OfficialAmonAmarth

http://www.twitter.com/amonamarthband

http://www.instagram.com/amonamarth

http://www.youtube.com/AmonAmarthOfficial

Source: Earsplit PR

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LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

On This Day In METAL History – May 4th… AMON AMARTH Edition!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , , , on May 4, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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On May 4th, 2016AMON AMARTH are to perform at The Pageant in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA. Hail AMON AMARTH!

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On May 4th, 2016AMON AMARTH have their tenth studio album, Jomsviking, ranked at #8 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart.

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On May 4th, 2016AMON AMARTH have their ninth studio album, Deceiver Of The Gods, ranked at #68 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Dig it. This album was released back in 2013.

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On May 4th, 2016AMON AMARTH have their eighth studio album, Surtur Rising, ranked at #71 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album was released back in 2011.

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On May 4th, 2016AMON AMARTH have their seventh studio album, Twilight Of The Thundergod, ranked at #72 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album was released back in 2008.

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LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

On This Day In METAL History – March 25th, 2016: Global Record Release Day! From METAL CHURCH To AMON AMARTH!

Posted in Hard Rock, Heavy Metal, Metal, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , , , on March 25, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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On March 25th, 2016 – The mighty AMON AMARTH releases their tenth studio album: Jomsviking. Whoa! I’m buying this CD, my fellow Metal brethren!! Um… Jomsviking is currently ranked at #2, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. HAIL AMON AMARTH!!

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On March 25th, 2016 – The Metal warriors aka METAL CHURCH releases their eleventh studio album, via Rat Pak Records, aptly titled: XI. I’m buying this CD too, man!! Hey… XI is currently ranked at #3, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa.

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On March 25th, 2016 – The valiant JUDAS PRIEST releases their live CD/DVD: Battle Cry. Yeah!! I’m gonna buy this Metal prize today!! LONG LIVE JUDAS PRIEST!!

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On March 25th, 2016 – Denmark’s Thrash/Speed Metal legion aka ARTILLERY releases their new studio album, via Metal Blade Records: Penalty By Perception. I will buy this CD soon, cuz $$ don’t grow on Metal trees, you know? In other Metal words, Artillery is on my Metal list! Whoa. By the way, Artillery is ranked at #76, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Dig it.

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On March 25th, 2016 – The fourth studio album, The Black, from England’s ASKING ALEXANDRIA is ranked at #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album also releases today, via Sumerian Records. Dig it. I’ll say this much, that is one freaking creepy album cover for The Black. Damn. I’ll probably wait to get this CD at a used price someday.

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There are loads more Metal albums being released today, I just cannot possibly list them all cuz I have to water my daisies, finish knitting an ABBA banner and play checkers with my two cats. You know?

Are you buying one or all of these new Metal releases? Are you taking a pass on one for any reason? Let your Metal voice be heard via comment! Metal Be Thy Name. – Stone

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LONG LIVE METAL.

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AMON AMARTH Announces North American Headlining Tour With Entombed A.D. And Exmortus + Los Angeles And New York City Appearances By Johan Hegg

Posted in Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, news, rock music with tags , , , on January 26, 2016 by Metal Odyssey

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Swedish Metal kings, AMON AMARTH, today confirm the details of their North American headlining tour this Spring. Set to run from April 7th through May 21st, the lengthy trek will find the band joined by fellow Swedes Entombed A.D and young USA Metal upstarts Exmortus! Presale tickets are available now at AmonAmarth.com. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 29th at 10AM local time at AmonAmarth.com.

The tour will follow the release of AMON AMARTH‘s tenth studio album, Jomsviking, set for unveiling in North America via Metal Blade Records on March 25th. Jomsviking – the band’s first concept record in their storied career – tells a tragic tale of love and revenge, backed by the Swedes’ trademark melodic, anthemic Metal, which was produced and mixed once again by Andy Sneap (Megadeth, Testament, Accept) and also features special guest session drummer Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory). The epic original story is set in the world of the Jomsvikings, the legendary order of mercenary Vikings.

By far their most ambitious project to date, Jomsviking is available for preorder in various formats now at AmonAmarth.com where fans can also view the video for the album’s first single, First Kill. Produced by Grupa 13 and directed by Darek Szermanowicz (Behemoth), First Kill was filmed in Gohrweide, Germany and Warsaw, Poland and features a cinematic depiction of the violent, brutal lyrics, along with powerful live footage of the band performing with their full dragon head and pyro stage-set.

Johan Hegg will be spinning First Kill and his own playlist at two public appearances in New York City and Los Angeles: the NYC event will be held at Saint Vitus Bar in Brooklyn on February 2nd at 9:00PM, while the LA event will be held at Grill ‘Em All in Alhambra on February 9th at 5:00PM.

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AMON AMARTH w/ Entombed A.D., Exmortus:
4/07/2016 House Of Blues – San Diego, CA
4/08/2016 The Pressroom – Phoenix, AZ
4/09/2016 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
4/10/2016 Sunshine Theater – Albuquerque, NM
4/12/2016 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
4/13/2016 The Aztec Theater – San Antonio, TX
4/15/2016 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
4/16/2016 House Of Blues – New Orleans, LA
4/17/2016 Tabernacle – Atlanta, GA
4/18/2016 The Ritz – Tampa, FL
4/20/2016 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
4/21/2016 The Fillmore – Silver Spring, MD
4/22/2016 Best Buy Theatre – New York, NY
4/23/2016 House Of Blues – Boston, MA
4/25/2016 Water Street Music Hall – Rochester, NY
4/26/2016 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
4/28/2016 Imperial – Quebec City, QC
4/29/2016 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
4/30/2016 The Danforth – Toronto, ON
5/01/2016 House Of Blues – Cleveland, OH
5/02/2016 St. Andrews – Detroit, MI
5/04/2016 The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
5/05/2016 The Riviera Theatre – Chicago, IL
5/06/2016 The Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
5/07/2016 The Ogden Theater – Denver, CO
5/09/2016 Sokol Auditorium – Omaha, NE
5/10/2016 Varsity Theater – Minneapolis, MN
5/12/2016 The Garrick Winnipeg, MB
5/13/2016 O’Brian’s Event Centre – Saskatoon, SK
5/14/2016 MacEwan Ballroom – Calgary, AB
5/16/2016 The Commodore – Vancouver, BC
5/17/2016 Showbox Market – Seattle, WA
5/18/2016 Roseland Theater – Portland, OR
5/20/2016 The Warfield – San Francisco, CA
5/21/2016 The Wiltern Theater – Los Angeles, CA

AMON AMARTH:
Johan Hegg – Vocals
Ted Lundström – Bass
Johan Söderberg – Guitar
Olavi Mikkonen – Guitar

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Source: Earsplit PR

For more info on AMON AMARTH:

http://www.metalblade.com/amonamarth

http://www.amonamarth.com

http://www.facebook.com/OfficialAmonAmarth

http://www.twitter.com/amonamarthband

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LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

LONG LIVE METAL.

Stone.

AMON AMARTH – To Return To North America This Fall With Sabaton And Skeletonwitch

Posted in Heavy Metal, metal bands, metal music, music news, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on May 28, 2014 by Metal Odyssey

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Critically acclaimed, Billboard-charting metal unit, AMON AMARTH, will be reconquering North America this Fall. This time around, the band will bring fellow Swedes, Sabaton, along for the ride. Additionally, Skeletonwitch will once again be opening the show, with the exception of New York City where fans will be treated to the first-ever North American performance from extreme metal supergroup, Vallenfyre as part of the Decibel Magazine 10th anniversary celebrations (which will include additional news and events to be announced soon).

In February of this year, AMON AMARTH devotees in Los Angeles witnessed the exclusive appearance of the band’s epic Viking ship stage setup. For this tour, New York enthusiasts will take in the Viking ship spectacle at the Best Buy Theatre on October 18th. Tickets will go on sale on May 30th. Keep an eye on amonamarth.com/tour for details.

Comments the band of the upcoming trek: “Yes, we are coming back to North America, and this time we’re doing Canada and the US together with our friends in Sabaton and Skeletonwitch! We can also announce that we’ll be bringing the Viking ship to the show in New York City! So get ready North America, this time we’ll take no prisoners!”

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AMON AMARTH’s latest full-length, Deceiver Of The Gods, was released in June of 2013. The album debuted at #19 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, making it the band’s highest-charting album to date. Check out music as well as the epic video for “Father Of The Wolf” at THIS LOCATION.

AMON AMARTH
w/ Sabaton, Skeletonwitch

9/25/2014 Riverside Municipal Auditorium – Riverside, CA
9/26/2014 The Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA
9/27/2014 Ace of Spades – Sacramento, CA
9/29/2014 Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
9/30/2014 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
10/01/2014 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
10/03/2014 Union Hall – Edmonton, AB
10/04/2014 Flames Central – Calgary, AB
10/05/2014 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK
10/06/2014 The Garrick – Winnipeg, MB
10/07/2014 Crocks – Thunder Bay, ON
10/10/2014 The Sound Academy – Toronto, ON
10/11/2014 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
10/12/2014 Imperial – Quebec City, QC
10/14/2014 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
10/15/2014 Webster Theatre – Hartford, CT
10/17/2014 Upstate Concert Hall – Albany, NY
10/18/2014 Best Buy Theatre – New York , NY *
10/19/2014 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH
10/21/2014 Track 29 -Chattanooga, TN
10/22/2014 Bijou Theater -Knoxville, TN
10/24/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
10/25/2014 Freebird – Jacksonville, FL
10/26/2014 Iron City – Birmingham, AL
10/27/2014 The Civic – New Orleans, LA
10/29/2014 The Pageant – St. Louis, MO
10/30/2014 Mojoes – Jolie, IL
10/31/2014 Royal Oak – Detroit, MI
11/01/2014 The Eagles Club – Milwaukee, WI
11/02/2014 Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA
11/04/2014 Bourbon Stree – Lincoln, NE
11/05/2014 Diamond Ballroom – Oklahoma City, OK
11/07/2014 Fun Fun Fun Fest – Austin, TX
11/08/2014 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
11/09/2014 Club XS – Tucson, AZ
* no Skeletonwitch

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Critical Praise For AMON AMARTH:

“The group’s thunderous assault remains more powerful than Thor’s hammer.” – LAWeekly.com

“AMON AMARTH are defining themselves anew…the finest album of this band’s career.” – The Guardian (UK)

“They have honed their craft to the point where the only surprise is how invigorating their music still feels the ninth time around here on Deceiver Of The Gods.” – Outburn

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For more info:

AMON AMARTH: Amon Amarth

SKELETONWITCH: Skeletonwitch

SABATON: http://www.sabaton.net

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LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

LONG LIVE SABATON.

LONG LIVE SKELETONWITCH.

Stone.

SKELETONWITCH Confirms 2014 Tour With Amon Amarth And Enslaved

Posted in Black Metal, Death Metal, death metal bands, Extreme Metal, Heavy Metal, Metal, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , , on September 16, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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 New Track From Serpents Unleashed To Premiere Today Via SiriusXM

SKELETONWITCH – Although their busy Fall itinerary (which includes tours alongside Ghost B.C. and The Black Dahlia Murder) is their immediate focus, Blackened Metal heathens SKELETONWITCH are already looking ahead to 2014 with a massive month-long trek alongside Amon Amarth and Enslaved that will take the Ohio quintet to many markets they will not hit during their Autumn takeover. Tickets go on sale this Friday. Find a complete list of the group’s upcoming concerts below.

Comments guitarist Scott Hedrick of the New Year run, “We forged a friendship with Amon Amarth about five years ago when we first toured together and have had the chance to hang with Enslaved at European festivals. We’re fans of both bands, and all those guys rule. It takes a tour to another level when there’s that much camaraderie, and we can’t think of a better way to tour Serpents Unleashed this Winter. Good bands, good beards, and (hopefully) good beers. See you guys soon!”

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Last month, SKELETONWITCH unveiled “Burned From Bone,” the first taste of the their highly anticipated new album, Serpents Unleashed. You can still text SERPENTS to 24587 to obtain a free download of the track. Recorded with Kurt Ballou (Converge, Isis, Kvelertak) earlier this year, Serpents Unleashed — which will come available in CD, LP, cassette, digital download and limited edition 7-inch collector’s box formats — will be unleashed in North America on October 29th, in Australia, Germany, Austria and Switzerland on October 25th and in the UK and the rest of Europe onOctober 28th. Check out parts one and two in a series of Serpents Unleashed making-of webisodes HERE and HERE.

And if you’re jonesing for more, another new tune from Serpents Unleashed — hailed by Decibel as the band’s “best effort to date” — will premiere on Liquid Metal with Jose on SiriusXM channel 40 today between 3:00:PM – 9:00PM EST. Additionally, the world premiere of the group’s newest music video will take place tomorrow! Stay tuned for details.

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10/04/2013 Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI w/ Ghost B.C.
10/05/2013 Frank’s Power Plant – Milwaukee, WI SKELETONWITCH only
10/06/2013 Smith’s Downtown – Mishawaka, IN SKELETONWITCH only
10/07/2013 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH w/ Ghost B.C.
10/14/2013 Bijou Theatre – Knoxville, TN w/ Ghost B.C.
w/ The Black Dahlia Murder, Fallujah, Noisem
10/24/2013 Peabody’s Concert Club – Cleveland, OH
10/25/2013 Chameleon Club – Lancaster, PA
10/26/2013 Knitting Factory – Brooklyn, NY
10/27/2013 The Met – Pawtucket, RI
10/28/2013 Higher Ground – Burlington, VT
10/29/2013 Le Cercle – Quebec City, QC
10/30/2013 La Tulipe – Montreal, QC
10/31/2013 Ritual – Ottawa, ON
11/01/2013 Rum Runners – London, ON
11/02/2013 Mod Club – Toronto, ON
11/04/2013 Crocks – Thunder Bay, ON
11/06/2013 West End Cultural Centre – Winnipeg, MB
11/07/2013 Louis’ Pub – Saskatoon, SK
11/08/2013 Avenue Theatre – Edmonton, AB
11/09/2013 The Den – Calgary, AB
11/11/2013 The Biltmore Cabaret – Vancouver, BC
11/12/2013 The Center – Spokane, WA
11/13/2013 WOW Hall – Eugene, OR
11/14/2013 Whiskey Dick’s Saloon – South Lake Tahoe, CA
11/15/2013 Strummer’s – Fresno, CA
11/16/2013 Glasshouse – Pomona, CA
11/17/2013 The Rock – Tucson, AZ
11/18/2013 Tricky Falls – El Paso, TX
11/19/2013 Club Patron – Odessa, TX
w/ The Black Dahlia Murder, Fallujah, Wolvhammer
11/20/2013 Conservatory – Oklahoma City, OK
11/21/2013 Outland Ballroom – Springfield, MO
11/22/2013 Firebird – St. Louis, MO
11/23/2013 Blue Moose – Iowa City, IA
11/24/2013 The Castle Theatre – Bloomington, IL
11/25/2013 Mojoes of Joliet – Joliet, IL
11/26/2013 The Intersection – Grand Rapids, MI
11/27/2013 The Machine Shop – Flint, MI

SKELETONWITCH w/ Amon Amarth, Enslaved

1/17/2014 House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
1/18/2014 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
1/20/2014 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
1/21/2014 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
1/22/2014 House of Blues – Houston, TX
1/24/2014 Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
1/25/2014 The Ritz – Tampa, FL
1/26/2014 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
1/29/2014 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
1/30/2014 NorVA – Norfolk, VA
1/31/2014 The Fillmore – Silver Springs, MD
2/01/2014 House of Blues – Boston, MA
2/03/2014 TLA – Philadelphia, PA
2/04/2014 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
2/07/2014 House of Blues – Chicago, IL
2/08/2014 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
2/09/2014 Grenada Theatre – Lawrence, KS
2/11/2014 Summit Theatre – Denver, CO
2/12/2014 Murray Theater – Salt Lake City, UT
2/14/2014 The Regency – San Francisco, CA
2/15/2014 Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA

w/ Amon Amarth
2/16/2014 House of Blues – San Diego, CA

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(Source: Earsplit PR)

* For More Info On SKELETONWITCH:

Facebook: Skeletonwitch

http://www.skeletonwitch.com

http://www.twitter.com/skeletonwitch

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PROSTHETIC RECORDS:

http://www.prostheticrecords.com

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LONG LIVE SKELETONWITCH.

LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

LONG LIVE ENSLAVED. 

Stone.

AMON AMARTH “Deceiver Of The Gods” – Melodic Death Metal Kings Are Victors Once Again!

Posted in Heavy Metal, heavy metal albums, melodic death metal, Metal, metal bands, metal music, Music, rock music, rock music news with tags , , , , , on August 12, 2013 by Metal Odyssey

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4.5 Out Of 5 METAL Fists!

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AMON AMARTH – The ninth studio album, Deceiver Of The Gods, from Sweden’s Melodic Death Metal Kings, AMON AMARTH, was released on June 25th of this year, via Metal Blade Records. Metal victory has once again been achieved for AMON AMARTH! Solid songs, musicianship, vocals and lyrics are only just the beginning, with Deceiver Of The Gods. AMON AMARTH have quite possibly released one of their finest Metal works of their storied career.

AMON AMARTH have a catalog of stellar albums that are (rather) difficult to leap-frog, when I think of making comparisons within their discography. AMON AMARTH are undisputed Metal legends, therefore Deceiver Of The Gods (just) has to be grand. Right? It is! This new AMON AMARTH album, Deceiver Of The Gods, rages along with Melodic Death Metal majesty and is a sonic blast of what this band is so legendary for!

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Photo Credit: John McMurtrie

My favorite song on this album is Hel. Glory be to the Metal Gods, this song is impeccable! Hel has now become (quite honestly) my favorite AMON AMARTH song of all-time! Vocalist Johan Hegg and (former Candlemass) guest vocalist Messiah Marcolin compliment each other in eye-popping fashion; it’s Johan’s muscular growl meets Messiah’s falsetto.

The title track (and album opener) plus the closer Warriors Of The North are fist-pumping, headbanging and raise the horns to the sky epics! A well thought-out way of bookending the prime-rib delicacy of Metal that is Deceiver Of The Gods. Northern Mythology is once again embraced within the themes of this new AMON AMARTH album; with the Norse God, Loke, being the current example; however, this album is not devoted entirely on this legendary figure.

AMON AMARTH continuously raises their own bar of excellence and I couldn’t be more sincere and psyched about that. I highly recommend Deceiver Of The Gods to ALL my fellow Metal brethren and consider it as a bona-fide Top Ten contender for Metal Odyssey’s year-end Best Of 2013 list.

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Deceiver Of The Gods – Track Listing:

Deceiver Of The Gods

As Loke Falls

Father Of The Wolf

Shape Shifter

Under Siege

Blood Eagle

We Shall Destroy

Hel

Coming Of The Tide

Warriors Of The North

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Vocals – Johan Hegg

Bass – Ted Lundström

Guitar – Johan Söderberg

Guitar – Olavi Mikkonen

Drums – Fredrik Andersson

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* For More Info On AMON AMARTH:

http://www.amonamarth.com

Facebook: Amon Amarth

http://www.twitter.com/amonamarthband

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METAL BLADE RECORDS:

http://www.metalblade.com

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LONG LIVE AMON AMARTH.

Stone.

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