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Amon Amarth

Amon Amarth is a viking-themed melodic death metal band from Sweden founded in 1992 in Tumba, named after the Sindarinword for "Mount Doom" in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. The five Swedish musicians are known for basing their songs aroundNorse Mythology, with such tunes as The Arrival of The Fimbul Winter and Versus the World.

Formed under the name Scum, they switched to the name Amon Amarth in 1992 and released a demo recording, "The Arrival ofthe Fimbul Winter", in 1994, selling all 1000 demo discs in less than 12 hours. With the release of the album Once Sent From theGold ...read more

Amon Amarth is a viking-themed melodic death metal band from Sweden founded in 1992 in Tumba, named after the Sindarinword for "Mount Doom" in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. The five Swedish musicians are known for basing their songs aroundNorse Mythology, with such tunes as The Arrival of The Fimbul Winter and Versus the World.

Formed under the name Scum, they switched to the name Amon Amarth in 1992 and released a demo recording, "The Arrival ofthe Fimbul Winter", in 1994, selling all 1000 demo discs in less than 12 hours. With the release of the album Once Sent From theGolden Hall in 1998, their popularity rose on an international level and since has brought four multiple U.S. tours, two musicvideos and appearances in over 100 metal magazines.

Amon Amarth is: Johan Hegg - vocals, Johan Söderberg - guitar, Olavi Mikkonen - guitar, Ted Lundström - bass, FredrikAndersson - drums. « hide

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LPs
Deceiver of the Gods
06/25/2013

3.6
308 Votes
Surtur Rising
2011

3.7
635 Votes
Twilight of the Thunder God
2008

3.9
1,195 Votes
With Oden on Our Side
2006

4
1,146 Votes
Fate of Norns
2004

3.6
585 Votes
Versus the World
2003

3.9
592 Votes
The Crusher
2001

3.4
281 Votes
The Avenger
1999

3.4
282 Votes
Once Sent from the Golden Hall
1998

3.6
331 Votes
EPs
Under The Influence
06/24/2013

2.9
10 Votes
Sorrow Throughout the Nine Worlds
1996

3.3
66 Votes
The Arrival of the Fimbul Winter
1994

3.2
24 Votes
Thor Arise
1993

3.2
36 Votes
Live Albums
Wrath of the Norsemen
2006

4
83 Votes
Compilations
Hymns to the Rising Sun
2010

4.2
17 Votes

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