Twilight of the Thunder Gods – Amon Amarth


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Need some music to sword fight and pillage to? Check out my Amon Amarth favorite. Yes, yes I know this song came out back in 2008, but I love it so much that I decided it must be spread on the internet like a 13th century plague. Okay! Bad example! But I digress. The Twilight of the Thunder Gods album as a whole stood out to me more than the other Amon Amarth albums. As vikings they upgraded from raiding monastaries, to pillaging the Vatican and burning the pope’s underwear. Okay, bad example again!

Yet there is definitely something different about this album. Could it be that they got the guitarist Roope Latvala from Children of Bodom to play a solo track on this song? Could it be that they got the Cello metal folks from Apocalyptica and the vocalist, Lars Petrov from Entombed to contribute to other songs on the album. Nah. I just think they were a little extra viking the day they made this album.

Side note: apparently the sword fighting in this video is not that accurate – but is the sword fighting in any metal video that realistic?

4 responses

  1. Reblogged this on Asatru / Heathen South Africa: Ramblings by Karl Andresson.

    September 11, 2012 at 7:02 am

  2. Yay! So glad I found your blog. I love metal, especially Death Metal, pagan influenced, and yes even some black metal. I was so glad to see your post about Arkona and now this. I have to follow your blog now. 😀

    September 17, 2012 at 11:53 pm

    • Thank you so much! Will definitely follow your blog as well!

      September 18, 2012 at 10:19 am

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