23:39 - Apothecary Not sure if I'm really any sort of authority to answer that question, as my area of specialty within metal definitely ISN'T prog lol. You could debate that with Ivor or Ana (BloodTears) though
23:36 - Nimlot Isn't Haken enough to settle the question of influence?
23:35 - Apothecary I'd love to see Gentle Giant on here. Not sure how well that'd fly though. When it comes to those older, nonmetal bands it's usually a question of "how much did they influence metal's development?"
Amon Amarth have posted the last and third segment of their mini-documentary Forging Mjölnir. This is the conclusion of the Amon Amarth documentary filmed and directed by Luke Daley in anticipation of the release of their new album Deceiver Of The Gods which drops later this month. Watch the third part here.
Swedish melodic death metallers Amon Amarth have released part two of their mini-documentary Forging Mjölnir which has three parts in total. The mini-documentary was filmed and directed by Luke Daley and celebrates the upcoming release of their ninth studio offering Deceiver Of The Gods. The latest fifteen-minute segment which sees Amon Amarth members recalling their earliest metal memories as well as the band's primitive beginning can be seen here by logging in with your Facebook account.
Want to listen to another song from Amon Amarth's upcoming album Deceiver Of The Gods? Sure thing. You can listen to the brand new song called "Shape Shifter" which has premiered exclusively over here. But that is not all. You can also watch the first part of the band's mini documentary Forging Mjölnirat this location provided you login with your Facebook account. Forging Mjölnir was filmed and directed by Luke Daley to celebrate the imminent release of their ninth studio album.
Melodic death metal legion Amon Amarth have been secretly preparing their forthcoming mini-documentary and now revealed a black and white trailer for Forging Mjölnir where the band discusses their earliest musical influences. Watch the trailer below. Forging Mjölnir is a short film which will appear as a three-part series with each official segment slated to premiere via the band's microsite at this location.
As if unveiling the cover art for their new album Deceiver Of The Gods yesterday wasn't enough, Amon Amarth mean business and have a new treat for fans today, this time a brand new song. All you have to do is head over to the band's official website or here to hear "Deceiver Of The Gods" right now. You can also download the title track for free at the same location.
The masters of melodic death metal Amon Amarth have a trick up their sleeve this Friday. You don't have to wait any longer for the new cover because the band has just unveiled the cover art of their upcoming album which will be called Deceiver Of The Gods. You can feast your eyes on the very Amon Amarthish cover here.
Does Amon Amarth ever stop to rest? They are not known to do that. Now the melodic death metallers have finished writing the follow-up to 2011's Surtur Rising. The next step is to record the new yet untitled album. We'll see if the spark to make great music is still there.
Swedish melodic death metallers Amon Amarth will celebrate their 20th anniversary with five special shows which will take place this August in Germany, Poland and Holland. The band commented about the shows: "We will perform two whole sets containing songs from our entire career and we will also arrange a meet and greet on all shows."
Swedish melodic death metallers Amon Amarth have announced a six-date tour of the UK and Ireland including English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish dates along with confirmation of a HammerFest IV appearance.
Swedish heavy doom metallers Grand Magus will join them on all dates except HammerFest IV.
"Destroyer Of The Universe", a new video from Sweden's vikings Amon Amarth, has been made available online.
"Destroyer Of The Universe" comes off the band's latest release, Surtur Rising, released this March through Metal Blade Records. The live video was shot on the band's May 6th stop in Philadelphia, PA at the Theatre Of Living Arts by director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye (The Black Dahlia Murder, The Devin Townsend Project, Suicide Silence, Municipal Waste, Whitechapel, etc).
"This time around we wanted to catch the energy and atmosphere of a live show, so we simply went for a live video. We look forward to get back to North America in August to continue and fulfill the 'Evening' tour, meanwhile enjoy the video." comments guitarist Olavi Mikkonen.
Swedish melodeath warriors Amon Amarth will be conquering Europe on a six-week headlining tour in autumn. Metal Blade labelmates As I Lay Dying have been confirmed as the direct support act. Get the complete tour schedule below.
Amon Amarth are touring North America again throughout August and September.
Comments the band: "Yes, it is true! We are coming back to tour North America. The spring tour turned out to be so successful, and we had such a great time playing the double sets each night, that we decided to bring "An Evening With Amon Amarth" to the rest of the continent, including Canada! We will perform the new album, Surtur Rising, in its entirety, and after that we're doing a revised second set with all the classics as well as some "wild-cards"."
Surtur Rising, the new upcoming album from Swedish melodeath warriors Amon Amarth, is now available for streaming in its entirety, exclusively at BloodyDisgusting (stream ends at 11:59pm EST on March 28th).
Surtur Rising will be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on March 25th, in the rest of Europe on March 28th, and in North America on March 29th through Metal Blade Records.
"For Victory Or Death", another brand-new track from Swedish melodeath warriors Amon Amarth, has been made available for streaming, exclusively at Metal Hammer.
Two other tracks, "Slaves Of Fear" and "War Of The Gods", are still streaming here and here respectively.
"For Victory Or Death" comes off the band's upcoming new album Surtur Rising, which will be released in Germany, Austria and Switzerland on March 25th, in the rest of Europe on March 28th, and in North America on March 29th through Metal Blade Records.