More confirmed dates are beginning to surface for AMON AMARTH's forthcoming North American headlining tour with support from ENSIFERUM, BELPHEGOR, and THE ABSENCE.
The routing for the trek is shaping up as follows:
Oct. 01 - Anaheim, CA
Oct. 02 - Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 03 - San Francisco, CA
Oct. 04 - Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theatre
Oct. 05 - Seattle, WA
Oct. 06 - Vancouver, BC
Oct. 08 - Edmonton, AB
Oct. 09 - Calgary, AB
Oct. 10 - Regina, SK
Oct. 11 - Winnipeg, MB
Oct. 12 - Minneapolis, MN
Oct. 13 - Chicago, IL
Oct. 15 - Toronto, ON
Oct. 16 - Montreal, QC
Oct. 17 - Quebec City, QC
Oct. 18 - Worcester, MA @ The Palladium
Oct. 19 - Philadelphia, PA
Oct. 20 - New York, NY @ The Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza
Oct. 21 - W. Springfield, VA @ Jaxx
AMON AMARTH has been added to "The Unholy Alliance: Chapter III" tour alongside the previously announced bands SLAYER, TRIVIUM and MASTODON. AMON AMARTH will play after MASTODON and before TRIVIUM and SLAYER in Germany and Sweden. AMON AMARTH will play before MASTODON in all other territories.
AMON AMARTH has set "Twilight of the Thunder God" as the title of its seventh full-length album, due in Europe on September 22 via Metal Blade Records (September 19 in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Italy). The CD title was revealed by AMON AMARTH frontman Johan Hegg during an interview with the "Tinitus" radio show, which airs on Norway's P3.
"Twilight of the Thunder God" was recorded at Fascination Street Studio in Örebro, Sweden and will include such songtitles as "Guardians of Asgaard", "Live for the Kill" and "Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags".
AMON AMARTH will play four shows at Zeche in Bochum, Germany in late December under the banner "Bloodshed Over Bochum". The band will play one of the first four albums in its entirety each night along with a "best-of" mix from "Fate Of Norns" (2004), "With Oden On Our Side" (2006) and the upcoming album.
The details are as follows:
Dec. 28 - "Once Sent From The Golden Hall" (1998)
Dec. 29 - "The Avenger" (1999)
Dec. 30 - "The Crusher" (2001)
Dec. 31 - "Versus The World" (2002)
The shows will also include:
* Meet-and-greet with the band
* Special merchandise sold at each show
* New Year's Eve Party on December 31