‘Berserker’ Is Another Viking Metal Victory For Amon Amarth

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack The wait for Amon Amarth’s new album is finally over.  A little more than three years after the band released its most recent album Jomsviking, the band returned Friday, with its 11th full-length studio recording, Berserker.  The veteran Swedish metal outfit’s latest offering, which once again has come through Metal Blade Records, is familiar...

May 5th, 2019

Amon Amarth Debuts ‘Crack The Sky’ Video

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Amon Amarth debuted the video for its latest single this week. The band debuted the video for its new single ‘Crack The Sky‘ on Wednesday.  The video picks up where the video for the album’s lead single, ‘Raven’s Flight,’ left off. The crowd has officially entered the club where the band is performing, and the show is just as raucous as any Amon Amarth concert. Of...

April 19th, 2019

Amon Amarth Announces New Album, Tour Dates, Specs; Debuts New Video

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Amon Amarth returns this May, and the veteran viking metal band is building anticipation for the record’s release with the video for the album’s first single. The band announced on Wednesday that it will release its new album Beserker on May 3 through Metal Blade Records.  The band debuted the video for the album’s lead single ‘Raven’s Flight’...

March 21st, 2019

Slayer Announces Dates For Final World Tour: Leg Five

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records Slayer’s worldwide farewell tour will officially run into summer 2019. The band announced the dates for Leg Five of its final world tour on Monday.  Leg Five will bring the band back to North America for a series of dates through May, starting May 2 and running through May 25.  Lamb of God, Amon Amarth and Cannibal Corpse will serve as support...

December 11th, 2018

Amon Amarth Releases New Live Clip From ‘The Pursuit of Vikings’ Package

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Amon Amarth has released a new live clip from its forthcoming documentary/live recording package. The band debuted the video of its performance of ‘Raise Your Horns’ Nov. 2 via its official YouTube channel.  The song is taken from the live portion of the band’s upcoming doc/live package, The Pursuit if Vikings: 25 Years in the Eye of the Storm. ...

November 3rd, 2018

Amon Amarth Fans New And Old Will Want To “Pursue” The Band’s New Doc/Live Package

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Over the course of the past 25 years, veteran metal band Amon Amarth has become one of the most respected and unique bands in the metal community.  That is because of its music and its live performances.  From its debut 1996 EP Sorrow Throughout The Nine Worlds to its most recent full-length studio recording, 2016’s Jomsviking, the band has stuck...

October 28th, 2018

New Documentary/Live Collection Coming This Fall From Amon Amarth

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Amon Amarth announced this week that it will release a new multi-faceted released this fall. The Pursuit of Vikings: 25 Years in the Eye of the Storm is currently scheduled to be released Nov. 26 via Metal Blade Records.  The collection will feature a double-live recording and a full-length documentary. The documentary takes audiences through the band’s...

September 22nd, 2018

Armored Saint Fans Will Want To Get Their Hands On ‘Carpe Noctum’

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Metal Blade Records had quite a year in 2016, putting out impressive new recordings from Amon Amarth, Wovenwar, Artillery and a number of others.  One of the leading labels in the metal community, Metal Blade has wasted little time in 2017 getting things going.  It will open the new year late next month with the release of Armored Saint’s new live...

January 15th, 2017