Today Metal Hammer Germany premieres “For Victory Or Death,” the seventh track off Amon Amarth’s eagerly anticipated new full-length ‘Surtur Rising’. Scheduled for release in the U.S. via Metal Blade on March 29, 2011, the record marks the eighth studio offering from the kings of epic, melodic death metal.
To hear “For Victory Or Death” visit THIS LINK. On the same site you can find a video of Johan Hegg and Olavi Mikkonen talking about the track. Check out the Surtur Rising landing page, where you can find pre-order options, videos and a stream of “War Of The Gods,” the record’s opening track. Check it out HERE.
‘Surtur Rising’ is Amon Amarth’s eighth studio offering in a winding discography that’s helped shape the very face of epic, Viking-inspired death metal. Named in tribute to Surtur, leader of the fire giants of Muspelheim (“flame land”) and the oldest being in the nine worlds of Norse mythology, the record was recorded, mixed and mastered at Fascination Street Studios Örebro, Sweden with Jens Bogren and bears the striking cover art by Tom Thiel.
For more information, please visit: www.amonamarth.com.