AMON AMARTH announces the Twilight Of The Thunder God II Tour out this Spring!

In continuing support of the band’s2008’s release Twilight of the Thunder God, AMON AMARTH has announced a spring, 2010 North American headlining tour, which marks the band’s first tour in the states since their April/May 2009 run with Goatwhore, Skeletonwitch, and Lazarus A.D. The scheduled 15 date trek kicks off on April 8th at the House of Blues in Hollywood, CA. Support on the AMON AMARTH tour will come from Pasadena, California’s Holy Grail and Switzerland’s Eluveitie.

Amon Amarth comments: “We’re extremely excited to be hitting North American shores again for a final run of the Twilight of the Thunder God tour. We’re also happy to bring two great bands, Eluveitie and Holy Grail with us.”

AMON AMARTH Tour w/ Holy Grail and Eluveitie
04/08 West Hollywood, CA House Of Blues
04/09 San Francisco, CA The Regency Ballroom w/ Fear Factory, Dirge Within, Holy Grail, Eluveitie
04/10 Portland, OR Hawthorne Theatre
04/11 Seattle, WA Showbox At The Market
04/12 Vancouver, BC Rickshaw Theatre
04/14 Calgary, AB McEwen Hall  University Of Calgary
04/15 Edmonton, AB Edmonton Event Center
04/16 Saskatoon, SK Odeon Event Centre
04/17 Winnipeg, MB Garrick Center
04/18 Saint Paul, MN Station 4
04/19 Chicago, IL Logan Square Auditorium
04/21 Toronto, ON Opera House
04/22 Montreal, QC Metropolis
04/23 Quebec City, QC Imperial Theater
04/25 New York, NY The Fillmore

Twilight of the Thunder God features several high-profile guest appearances including Entombed singer L.G. Petrov (on ‘Guardians of Asgaard’), Children of Bodom guitarist Roope Latvala (who shreds a fierce solo on the track ‘Twilight of the Thunder God’) and Finnish cello metal band Apocalyptica (a guest appearance on ‘Live For The Kill’).

“the riffs are as catchy as early ’80s Priest or Accept… ” #7 in Revolver’s top 20 albums of 2008

“The most cohesive offering from Amon Amarth yet, Twilight of the Thunder God is one hell of an intense ride across the stormy seas.” Outburn Magazine

“Twilight of the Thunder God will render you nothing short of ecstatic… every song is Amon Amarth at top form”

“…what a collection of songs Twilight of the Thunder God is: every goddamn one is a chest-beating anthem.”

“the Viking war metal of AMON AMARTH is limitless” VILLAGE VOICE

“Vikings are totally metal, dude. Enslaved may have taken a classy approach to Nordic mythology, but nobody sings songs about life as a Viking with as much fervor as AMON AMARTH.” DECIBEL Magazine

“ultra-fast picking of single string melody-riffs against matching power chords…pure sonic mayhem” POPMATTERS

AMON AMARTH features Johan Hegg (vocals), Johan Söderberg (guitar), Olavi Mikkonen (guitar), Ted Lundström (bass) and Fredrik Andersson (drums). | |

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