AMON AMARTH Perform Title Track ‘Deceiver Of The Gods’Monday, 3rd June 2013
AMON AMARTH performed at Fortarock XL festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, The Netherland yesterday, unleashing the title track of their ninth studio album, Deceiver Of The Gods, live for the first time. Fan-filmed video footage of the performance can be seen below. The Swedish death metal quintet will release Deceiver Of The Gods on June 24 in Europe, June 25 in North America and the following day in Japan.
Recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, United Kingdom, and produced, mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap (OPETH, MEGADETH,EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE), the follow-up to the band’s critically acclaimed 2011 effort, Surtur Rising full-length delivers ten fiery battle hymns made of buzzsaw riffs and epic harmonies all driven by vocalist Johan Hegg’s commanding Viking roar and absorbing accounts of Norse crusades and treachery.
Deceiver Of The Gods comes adorned with another outstanding Tom Thiel-created cover portraying a mythical battle between the Norse Gods, Loki and Thor. As an added bonus, Messiah Marcolin (CANDLEMASS) makes an appearance as guest vocalist on eighth track, ”Hel”.
Following a run of European festival dates, AMON AMARTH will open the main stage of this year’s edition of the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival, set to commence June 29 in San Bernardino.
Deceiver Of The Gods track listing:
1. Deceiver Of The Gods
2. As Loke Falls
3. Father Of The Wolf
4. Shape Shifter
5. Under Siege
6. Blood Eagle
7. We Shall Destroy
9. Coming Of The Tide
10. Warriors Of The North