AMON AMARTH – Berserker

Amon Amarth Berserker

At some points, one can admire a band like Amon Amarth. Not only has the band retained a core lineup but they have found a sound and niche that will always be understandable to veteran fans and new listeners. Amon Amarth exists for a reason and that reason seems to work with many people. It is not difficult to see why as the band’s mixture of gruff vocals and understandable lyrics center around an expected subject material and is a heavy metal band for people who want to listen to…

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AMON AMARTH – Deceiver of the Gods

Listen. I understand why Amon Amarth is popular. This melodic death band not only has the benefit of being from Sweden but also solely concentrates their imagery around Vikings. The result is an easy to understand bridge for people wanting to journey into harsher realms of metal. Scandinavian viking metal. Okay. I got it. The vocals are gruff but not without the easy backing support of choruses, and driving drum kick, and harmonized guitar solos. The imagery is expected and never veers off course from assumed tradition. For all intents…

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