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Amon Amarth - Launch Viking Mobile Game

Amon Amarth are dabbling into the video games world. The Swedes have launched a brand new game in the mobile app stores. The mobile video game features four worlds, four epic battles, 12 unique levels and 13 different Amon Amarth tracks. They have partnered with Swedish video game developer and publisher Ride & Crash Games AB.

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Posted: 20.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (13)


Amon Amarth - Launch New Video

After releasing videos for "First Kill" and "At Dawn's First Light" last year, in support of their latest album, Jomsviking, Swedish melodeath band Amon Amarth is now ready to debut a new video from the record: "The Way Of Vikings" - which was once again directed by Grupa 13. The clip features the full band as Peaky Blinders inspired characters at a brutal underground gambling hall and boxing match. See if you like it below.

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Posted: 14.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Amon Amarth - Announces US Tour With Goatwhore

After touring the world this past year in support of their new album, Jomsviking, Amon Amarth will head back out on the road this spring for a USA tour with Goatwhore, shortly after their scheduled European tour. Starting April 30th, the trek also features select appearances by Amon Amarth at some of the nation's music festivals: "Welcome to Rockville", "Carolina Rebellion", "Dark Lord Day", "Northern Invasion", and "Rock on the Range".

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Posted: 31.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Dark Tranquillity - To Tour With Amon Amarth, Omnium Gatherum

It's a veritable melodic death metal feast! The triple threat of Dark Tranquillity, Amon Amarth and Omnium Gatherum are joining forces for an European tour next year. Dark Tranquillity is the main support of headliners Amon Amarth but they are also playing some headline shows in between to present their new album Atoma. More tour dates will be announced shortly.

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Posted: 23.11.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (18)


Amon Amarth - Announce New Drummer

Amon Amarth recently announced on their Facebook page that they have hired Jocke Wallgren (Valkyrja) as their new permanent drummer. He has been touring with the band for a while now. He joins the Vikings and replaces Fredrik Andersson.

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Posted: 02.10.2016 by Metal God | Comments (4)


Amon Amarth - Premiere 'Raise Your Horns' Video

Amon Amarth's new video is a veritable all-star metal feast, at least in terms of appearances. After headlining a North American tour earlier this year, and appearing at premier festivals across Europe all summer, Amon Amarth is now ready to launch their new video for "Raise Your Horns", featuring live footage from their San Diego (USA), London (UK), Paris (FRA), Tilburg (NED), Berlin (GER), and Hellfest (FRA) shows, as well as clips of fans, artists, and friends raising their own horns to the band. Check it out here.

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Posted: 19.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (3)


Amon Amarth - Announce U.S. And European Tours

Amon Amarth have two new updates regarding upcoming shows. This September/October, the Swedish metal kings will return to the USA as direct support to the mighty Megadeth. Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church, and Havok are also on the bill. As far as Europe goes, they also announced the final shows and support. They will do a trek with Testament and Grand Magus on select dates, and finish it all off with Behemoth in Scandinavia! Support for all dates in Germany, France and Italy to be announced soon. All shows happen in support of their newest 10th studio album, Jomsviking.

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Posted: 18.07.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (4)


Amon Amarth - Announce Touring Drummer, Share New Song

Amon Amarth's Jomsviking arrives this Friday and there is another new song available online from the record. While the new album features special guest session drummer Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory), on the live front, it will be Jocke Wallgren (Valkyrja, October Tide) accompanying the band, it has been announced. As for the new song, check out "On A Sea Of Blood" on the video below.

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Posted: 23.03.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (6)


Amon Amarth - Release New Music Video

The Swedish melodic death metal titans Amon Amarth just revealed an epic new music video to prepare everyone for their upcoming album, Jomsviking. Watch the music video premiere of "At Dawn's First Light" on their website or here to hear another catchy tune of the impending output.

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Posted: 15.03.2016 by HaaskAksaaH | Comments (24)


Amon Amarth - Reveal New Album Details, New Song And North America Tour

After releasing a teaser parody video, Swedish Vikings Amon Amarth have now officially announced their new album. The album will in fact be entitled Jomsviking and will be out on March 25th via Metal Blade Records (North America)/Sony Music (International). See the cover below and enjoy the video for the album's first single, "First Kill" produced by Grupa 13 and directed by Darek Szermanowicz (Behemoth). It 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.

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Posted: 25.01.2016 by Bad English | Comments (33)


Amon Amarth - Tease New Release

Amon Amarth have released a video teasing a new release called First Kill, thought to be the name of their new album. The death metallers jokingly satirize Internet "Keyboard Warriors" on the video which also features UFC fighter and noted Amon Amarth fan Josh Barnett. Meanwhile, there is still no official word on their new album, even though we know that the band has been working on it. However, the promotion and teasing has started.

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Posted: 20.01.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (12)


Amon Amarth - New Album Update

Swedish melodic death metallers Amon Amarth announced at the beginning of the year that they would focus entirely on their new album in the summer. It seems like they are doing exactly that as they are spending a week in "a cabin in the woods", according to frontman Johan Hegg, writing and rehearsing material for their next album, which is tentatively due out in 2016.

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Posted: 18.08.2015 by Bad English | Comments (6)


Amon Amarth - Drummer Out Of The Band

Amon Amarth don't usually go through many line-up changes, at least not in recent years. But today the melodeath band has some surprising news to share. Their long-time drummer Fredrik Andersson is out of the band. They have decided to part ways after 17 years. Why did he leave? Amon Amarth didn't say much, only that they are writing new material and they haven't found a replacement yet. It seems that they are keeping the matter private.

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Posted: 19.03.2015 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Amon Amarth - Start Working On New Material

Currently touring in Europe, the bassist Ted Lundström of Swedish death metallers Amon Amarth recently did an interview with Metal Recusants at Colchester Arts Centre, United Kingdom. He has confirmed that the group is working on new material and that the successor of Deceiver Of The Gods should be released sometime next year.

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Posted: 28.01.2015 by Bad English | Comments (25)


Amon Amarth - To Tour Europe In Early 2015

Swedish metallers Amon Amarth are happy to announce that they will be returning to Europe in January/February, 2015 for a month long tour, which will emphasize cities in UK, France, Spain and Portugal. Supporting them on the road will be Americans Huntress and UK thrashers Savage Messiah. The list of confirmed tour dates can be seen down under.

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Source: metalblade.com
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Event: Amon Amarth: Deceiver Of The Gods European Tour 2015
Posted: 17.10.2014 by Abattoir | Comments (1)