Amon Amarth releases new album, 'Jomsviking'


Swedish metal kings Amon Amarth have unleashed their 10th studio album, Jomsviking, via Metal Blade Records (North America)/Sony Music (International)! Jomsviking - the band's first concept record in their storied career - tells a tragic, original tale of conflict 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 includes guest session drummer Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory). To purchase and preview Jomsviking, please 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. 

Jomsviking track-listing:
1. First Kill
2. Wanderer
3. On A Sea Of Blood
4. One Against All
5. Raise Your Horns
6. The Way Of Vikings
7. At Dawn's First Light
8. One Thousand Burning Arrows
9. Vengeance Is My Name (bonus track - for digibook, digital, LP, and viking ship editions) 
10. A Dream That Cannot Be (Featuring Doro Pesch) 
11. Back On Northern Shores 

Photo by: Christopher Crouse

Read on for some reviews of Amon Amarth's acclaimed new album: 

 

"'Jomsviking' is sure to satisfy Amon Amarth fans old and new and sure to rip the face off of any who are not ready." - MetalSucks.net (USA) (4.5/5) 

"This latest venture through Norse mythology and barbaric fantasy is likely to go down as an instant fan favorite." - Blabbermouth.net (USA) (8.5/10) 

"...the Swedish outfit has returned with a concept record of epic proportions." - PopMatters.com (USA) 

"...you are left with no doubt that Amon Amarth are at the top of their game right now. This is splendid." - Powerplay (UK) (9/10) 

"...this is killer business as usual..." - Metal Hammer (UK) 

"This album is a genuinely impressive piece of work. Whether you like Vikings or not, this is a brilliant death metal record from a brilliant death metal band." - Musicology (UK) (8/10) 

In two weeksAmon Amarth will kick off their North American tour with fellow Swedes Entombed A.D. and young USA metal upstartsExmortus! Tickets are available now at ‪ amonamarth.com; see below for all dates. 

Amon Amarth tour dates
w/ Entombed A.D., Exmortus

Apr. 7 - San Diego, CA - House of Blues
Apr. 8 - Phoenix, AZ - The Pressroom
Apr. 9 - El Paso, TX - Tricky Falls
Apr. 10 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theater
Apr. 12 - Dallas, TX - House of Blues
Apr. 13 - San Antonio, TX - The Aztec Theater
Apr. 15 - Houston, TX - House of Blues
Apr. 16 - New Orleans, LA - House of Blues
Apr. 17 - Atlanta, GA - Tabernacle
Apr. 18 - Tampa, FL - The Ritz
Apr. 20 - Charlotte, NC - The Fillmore
Apr. 21 - Silver Spring, MD - The Fillmore
Apr. 22 - New York, NY - Best Buy Theatre
Apr. 23 - Boston, MA - House of Blues
Apr. 25 - Rochester, NY - Water Street Music Hall
Apr. 26 - Burlington, VT - Higher Ground
Apr. 28 - Quebec City, QC - Imperial
Apr. 29 - Montreal, QC - Metropolis
Apr. 30 - Toronto, ON - The Danforth
May 1 - Cleveland, OH - House of Blues
May 2 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrews
May 4 - St. Louis, MO - The Pageant 
May 5 - Chicago, IL - The Riviera Theatre
May 6 - Lawrence, KS - The Granada Theater
May 7 - Denver, CO - The Ogden Theater
May 9 - Omaha, NE - Sokol Auditorium
May 10 - Minneapolis, MN - Varsity Theater
May 12 - Winnipeg, MB - The Garrick
May 13 - Saskatoon, SK - O'Brian's Event Centre
May 14 - Calgary, AB - MacEwan Ballroom
May 16 - Vancouver, BC - The Commodore
May 17 - Seattle, WA - Showbox Market
May 18 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
May 20 - San Francisco, CA - The Warfield
May 21 - Los Angeles, CA - The Wiltern Theater 

Amon Amarth line-up:
Johan Hegg - Vocals
Ted Lundstrom - Bass
Johan Soderberg - Guitar
Olavi Mikkonen - Guitar 


Amon Amarth online:
http://www.amonamarth.com
http://www.facebook.com/OfficialAmonAmarth
http://twitter.com/amonamarthband
https://www.instagram.com/amonamarth
https://youtube.com/AmonAmarthOfficial
http://giphy.com/amonamarth

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