Tag Archives: johan hegg

Amon Amarth Announces “Jomsviking 2017” Tour with Goatwhore

The Metal Month of May is going to get its crush on with the news that Amon Amarth will be returning to our shores to throttle us once more as a part of the “Jomsviking 2017” tour and they’ll be bringing along labelmates Goatwhore as well. The full press release I received today is below along with the poster and dates. I’ll return at the close with some additional thoughts.

The Press Release:
After touring the world this past year in support of their new album, Jomsviking, Amon Amarth will head back out on the road this spring for a USA tour with Goatwhore! Starting April 30th, the trek also features select appearances by Amon Amarth at some of the nation’s premier music festivals: “Welcome to Rockville”, “Carolina Rebellion”, “Dark Lord Day”, “Northern Invasion”, and “Rock on the Range”.

Amon Amarth comments: “United States! We return to your lands this Spring and we will raid and plunder your little cities as we please. For the first time we will be sailing our longships towards the curious native celebrations called ‘The Loudest Month’ (Welcome To Rockville, Northern Invasion, Carolina Rebellion & Rock On The Range) where we will sack and burn them to the ground and feast on the spoils. Our good friends in the almighty Goatwhore will be joining us on this voyage on all headline shows. You have been warned.”
Continue reading Amon Amarth Announces “Jomsviking 2017” Tour with Goatwhore

Megadeth Announces North America “Dystopia World Tour” Fall 2016 Dates

The summer always seems to get a little bit hotter when the Fall touring announcements start rolling in and one such disclosure is from Dave Mustaine and his mighty Megadeth who will be returning to North America for the second leg of their “Dystopia” World Tour. Their bringing along Amon Amarth as direct support which is an epic win for the Death Metal Vikings and well, you can learn all the finer details with the full press release that I am sharing below. Don’t worry, I’ll return to close it all up.

Tour - Megadeth - Fall Dystopia Tour - 2016

The Press Release:
Megadeth Warns Of A Dystopian Future With The Global Premiere Of The Video For “Post American World”

LOS ANGELES, CA – July 18, 2016 – Global metal pioneers MEGADETH premiered their video for the new single “Post American World,” along with complete details for the fall dates for the North American leg of their Dystopia World Tour. The tour kicks off in Casper, WY on September 20, 2016 and will take them across the U.S., visiting 16 states with special guests to include Amon Amarth, Suicidal Tendencies, Metal Church and Havok.

Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 22 – check www.megadeth.com/tour for specific market info and local on sale times and dates. There will also be an exclusive pre-sale for MEGADETH fan club members. Pre-sale tickets for Megadeth Cyber Army club members will begin on Tuesday, July 19 at 10 a.m. local time at ‪http://cyberarmy.megadeth.com.
Continue reading Megadeth Announces North America “Dystopia World Tour” Fall 2016 Dates

Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg @ Saint Vitus Bar

CD - Amon Amarth - Jomsviking

The mighty Johan Hegg of Amon Amarth will spin crushing tracks off of their upcoming release “Jomsviking” at Saint Vitus Bar along with other selections that make this Metal giant a very happy man. Come down and raise the horns, or drink from one at Brooklyn’s awesome Metal concert space. This event is free but is 21+ with proper ID. If you cannot make it, you can still pre-order the new album on Amazon care of the link below. It will help prepare you for their upcoming tour with Entombed.

Amon Amarth Announce Spring US Tour For “Jomsviking”

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.

Tour - Amon Amarth - Jomsviking 2016

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.
Continue reading Amon Amarth Announce Spring US Tour For “Jomsviking”

Amon Amarth Brings The “Deceiver Of The Gods Tour” To 2014

The thunderous storm is coming as Amon Amarth brings their “Deceiver Of The Gods” Tour to North America and will do so with support from Enslaved and Skeletonwitch. Now that is going to be an exciting show. Check out the poster.

Tour - Amon Amarth - 2014

Continue reading Amon Amarth Brings The “Deceiver Of The Gods Tour” To 2014