Oh Hell Yes!!!!! It’s always great news to find out that the mighty Amon Amarth will be heading to the states and doing a lengthy tour and making it a point to stop in our neck of the woods. Imagine the distress across the Metal Legions that my own city would face at such news. Not only are they bringing along Entombed A.D.and Exxmortus but they will be supporting a sure to be crushing new album entitled “Jomsviking” as well. I’ve copied the full on press release for your edification and will return with some closing thoughts at the end. Check it out.
The Press Release:
Swedish metal kings, AMON AMARTH, today confirm the details of their North American headlining tour this Spring. Set to run from April 7th through May 21st, the lengthy trek will find the band joined by fellow Swedes Entombed A.D and young USA metal upstarts Exmortus! Presale tickets are available now at AmonAmarth.com. Tickets go on sale on Friday, January 29th at 10AM local time at AmonAmarth.com.
The tour will follow the release of AMON AMARTH’s tenth studio album, Jomsviking, set for unveiling in North America via Metal Blade Records on March 25th. Jomsviking – the band’s first concept record in their storied career – tells a tragic tale of love 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 features special guest session drummer Tobias Gustafsson (Vomitory). The epic original story is set in the world of the Jomsvikings, the legendary order of mercenary Vikings.
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