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Viking Legends Amon Amarth Head Into Battle With New Single “The Great Heathen Army”

Viking legends Amon Amarth release the title track for their upcoming new album “The Great Heathen Army.” Check it out here.



Undisputed kings of Viking heavy metal, Amon Amarth have dropped new single, “The Great Heathen Army”. The new song is the title track from their recently announced twelfth studio album and is accompanied by an official music video directed by Pavel Trebukhin and shot in Riga, Latvia.

Check out the video here:

Speaking on the announcement of their new album, the band say:

“The armada of the Great Heathen Army is at sea on the way to raid, but before we land at distant shores on August 5th we have a new single and video for you to feast on. This is the title track from the new album with a video we shot with the talented Pavel Trebukhin in Riga, Latvia. Who will you choose to fight with? The Vikings or the Saxons? Choose well and the Gods will decide your fate.”

Following the release of the album, the band head out on the “Vikings and Lionhearts” Tour with US metal legends Machine Head.

Tour Dates:

09/08 – NOTTINGHAM – Motorpoint Arena
09/09 – CARDIFF – Motorpoint Arena
09/10 – LONDON – The SSE Arena, Wembley
09/12 – MANCHESTER – AO Arena
09/13 – DUBLIN – 3Arena
09/16 – ZURICH – Hallenstadion
09/17 – VIENNA – Stadthalle
09/18 – KRAKOW – Tauron Arena
09/20 – TALLINN – Saku Arena
09/21 – HELSINKI – Ice Hall
09/23 – OSLO – Spektrum
09/24 – STOCKHOLM – Hovet
09/26 – COPENHAGEN – Forum Black Box
09/27 – HAMBURG – Barclays Arena
09/28 – FRANKFURT – Festhalle
09/30 – OBERHAUSEN – König Pilsener Arena
10/01 – BERLIN – Velodrome
10/02 – AMSTERDAM – Afas Live
10/04 – MILAN – Lorenzini District
10/06 – BARCELONA – Sant Jordi
10/07 – MADRID – Vistalegre
10/08 – LA CORUNA – Coliseum
10/09 – LISBON – Campo Pequeno
10/12 – PARIS – Zenith
10/14 – MUNICH – Olympiahalle
10/15 – LEIPZIG – Arena
10/16 – PRAGUE – Tipsport Arena
10/18 – BUDAPEST – Barba Negra
10/20 – ESCH SUR ALZETTE – Rockhal
10/21 – BRUSSELS – Forest National
10/22 – STUTTGART – Schleyerhalle

The new album will be released on Friday, August 5th, 2022 via Metal Blade Records. Pre-orders are available now here.

Artwork for “The Great Heathen Army” by Amon Amarth

Artwork for ‘Viking and Lionhearts’ Tour 2022

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