What does Amon Amarth stand for?

What does Amon Amarth stand for?

Mount Doom
Amon Amarth (/əˈmɒn əˈmɑːrθ/) is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Tumba, formed in 1992. The band takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom, a volcano in J. R. R. Tolkien′s Middle-earth.

What genre of music is Amon Amarth?

Death metal
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Is Jomsviking a concept album?

‘Jomsviking’ is the first concept album for the Swedish band and talks about the legendary brotherhood of mercenary warriors of 10th and 11th century that were paganists and believed in entities as Odin and Thor.

What kind of music does Amon Amarth play?

Though most Viking metal bands have a black metal background, Viking metal is defined by topics rather than music. That is why death metal bands like Amon Amarth and Unleashed are often included in the league of Viking metal bands.

When does the new Amon Amarth album Come Out?

In May 2019, Amon Amarth will embark on a North American tour as part of Slayer’s final world tour, also featuring Lamb of God and Cannibal Corpse. On March 19, 2019 the band released a new song called “Raven’s Flight” and revealed the name of their next album was Berserker, and will be released on May 3, 2019.

Where is Amon Amarth in Lord of the Rings?

In J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings “Amon Amarth” is the Sindarin word for “Mount Doom”, the volcano in Mordor where Sauron forged the One Ring. – “The Eyes of Horror” on The Seven Gates of Horror – A Tribute to Possessed (Karmageddon Media, 2004). – “Guardians of Asgard” on Metal Hammer – Battle Metal VII ( Metal Hammer, 2008).

When did Amon Amarth break up with drummer?

The album cover, according to the band, depicted Ragnarök the last battle between the Æsir gods and Loki, accompanied by the army of the dead. On 19 March 2015 Amon Amarth posted on its Facebook page that it had parted ways with drummer Fredrik Andersson after 17 years of collaboration. The band released its 10th album Jomsviking on 25 March 2016.