Swedish melodic demise metallers AMON AMARTH played a shock established at this year’s Wacken Open Air competition on Thursday, August 4 in Wacken, Germany.
Immediately after the overall performance, the band took to its social media to share a short movie of the live performance, along with the adhering to concept: “Heathens! Thank you for joining us today on the glorious battle floor of @Wacken
for a surprise set. Till upcoming time!”
Earlier this week, AMON AMARTH teased the exhibit as an appearance from a band known as GUARDIANS OF ASGAARD, which, they mentioned, would make “a quick appearance at Wacken on Thursday to play some of your preferred AMON AMARTH hits.”
Wacken Open up Air will take spot per year in the village of Wacken, which has a populace of just about 2,000.
Up to 85,000 individuals go to the occasion, which is 32 decades aged.
200 bands are scheduled to perform at this year’s Wacken Open Air, including headliners SLIPKNOT, POWERWOLF and JUDAS PRIEST.
Wacken Open Air was pressured to consider a break for two yrs thanks to coronavirus restrictions.
AMON AMARTH has just produced its twelfth studio album, “The Fantastic Heathen Army”, through Metallic Blade Records. The LP was recorded with acclaimed British producer Andy Sneap, who previously labored with the band on 2013’s “Deceiver Of The Gods” and 2016’s “Jomsviking” albums.
This past February, AMON AMARTH produced a standalone single, “Place Your Again Into The Oar”, an ode to the epic Viking row. The keep track of was recorded and mixed in January 2021 at Fascination Avenue Studios in Sweden with producer Jens Bogren and was made accessible via the band’s own label Victorious Tunes.
The “Put Your Back again Into The Oar” online video was shot in England more than 3 days in October 2021. The atmospheric, cinematic clip was manufactured by Twin V and directed by Ryan MackFall at Crashburn Media.
AMON AMARTH will team up with Device HEAD for the “Vikings And Lionhearts” co-headlining European arena tour in September and Oct. A North American tour with CARCASS, OBITUARY and CATTLE DECAPITATION will comply with in November and December.
AMON AMARTH stands tall and unassailable: 30 years into a vocation that has seen them evolve from humble origins in the darkish, dank rehearsal rooms of their indigenous Tumba to their recent position as explosive competition headliners and just one of the steel world’s most broadly adored bands.
Shaped in 1992, AMON AMARTH turned contemporary metal greats the difficult way. Ruthlessly focused to producing new music and using it out on the highway, the Swedes steadily constructed a formidable popularity as a ferocious reside band and, as the decades passed, ended up significantly regarded for their recorded achievements also. Since the dawn of the millennium, AMON AMARTH has been unstoppable.
Breakthrough releases like 2006’s “With Oden On Our Aspect” and its now-famous follow-up, 2008’s “Twilight Of The Thunder God” additional cemented their popularity all over the metallic planet, even though the band’s stage clearly show advanced with each and every successive tour, reworking into just one of contemporary metal’s truly fantastic spectacles. “Berserker” brought with it an epic, historical past-earning trek across North America with fellow Swedes ARCH ENEMY, AT THE GATES and GRAND MAGUS and saw many provide-outs.