Swedish Viking metallers AMON AMARTH have set "Twilight of the Thundergod" as the title of their seventh full-length album, due this fall via Metal Blade Records. The CD title was revealed by AMON AMARTH frontman Johan Hegg during an interview with the "Tinitus" radio show, which airs on Norway's P3.
"Twilight of the Thundergod" was recorded at Fascination Street Studio in rebro, Sweden and will include such songtitles as "Guardians of Asgaard", "Live for the Kill" and "Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags".
The sixth part of the band's studio video diary featuring the band packing up and heading home for two weeks during the mixing process can be viewed below.
To make the wait a bit more entertaining, Metal Blade has launched an exclusive web site with lots of features. The site will be updated with more information about AMON AMARTH's forthcoming CD, starting off with an exclusive AMON AMARTH comic strip attack that is brought to you not only by this exclusive web site, but also by several print magazines all over Europe.
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AMON AMARTH will play four shows at Zeche in Bochum, Germany in late December under the banner "Bloodshed Over Bochum". The band will play one of the first four albums in its entirety each night along with a "best-of" mix from "Fate Of Norns" (2004), "With Oden On Our Side" (2006) and the upcoming album.
The details are as follows:
Dec. 28 - "Once Sent From The Golden Hall" (1998)
Dec. 29 - "The Avenger" (1999)
Dec. 30 - "The Crusher" (2001)
Dec. 31 - "Versus The World" (2002)
The shows will also include:
* Meet-and-greet with the band
* Special merchandise sold at each show
* New Year's Eve Party on December 31
As previously reported, AMON AMARTH will embark on a North American headlining tour in October. Support on the trek will come from the Tampa melodic trash outfit THE ABSENCE.