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Former AMON AMARTH Drummer Slams JOHAN HEGG For 'Hypocritical' Comments About Music-Streaming Payouts

Ex-AMON AMARTH drummer Fredrik Andersson says that it's "hypocritical" of singer Johan Hegg to complain about payouts from music-streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music. In a recent interview with Australia's Wall Of Sound, the AMON AMARTH frontman said that the music-streaming companies "are not paying the artists nearly enough." He added that "one of ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'Crack The Sky'

"Crack The Sky", the new video from Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Berserker", which will be released on May 3 via Metal Blade Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously ...

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AMON AMARTH To Release 'Berserker' Album In May; First Single, 'Raven's Flight', Now Available

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will release their new album, "Berserker", on May 3 via Metal Blade Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, URIAH HEEP and STONE SOUR. The album's first single, "Raven's Flight", can be streamed ...

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AMON AMARTH Teases New Song

An audio sample of a new AMON AMARTH song, apparently titled "Raven's Flight", is available below. The track, which is expected to make its online debut this Wednesday (March 20), is taken from the band's upcoming album, which is due this spring via Metal Blade Records. The disc was recorded at Sphere Studios in North ...

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AMON AMARTH To Film New Music Video Next Weekend

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH will film a new music video on February 23 and February 24 in the Los Angeles area. A casting call notice shows the band is seeking 10 fans with "normal heavy metal concert attire" for the Saturday shoot and 50 fans with the same wardrobe for the next day's filming. ...

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AMON AMARTH Completes Work On New Album With Producer JAY RUSTON

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have completed work on their new album at Sphere Studios in North Hollywood, California with producer Jay Ruston, who has previously worked with ANTHRAX, STEEL PANTHER, URIAH HEEP and STONE SOUR. The as-yet-untitled disc is tentatively due this spring via Metal Blade Records. AMON AMARTH vocalist Johan Hegg told

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AMON AMARTH's JOHAN HEGG: 'If I Don't Have The Connection With The Audience, I Feel That I Failed As A Frontman'

Ben of Australia's "The Moshpit Backstage" podcast recently conducted an interview with frontman Johan Hegg of Swedish death metal veterans AMON AMARTH. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how he prepares for an AMON AMARTH live show: Johan: "I think it's different for all of ...

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Swedish Death Metal Band VOMITORY Is Back

Swedish death metallers VOMITORY have reformed and will make their official comeback next year. The band says in a statement: "For 24 years, Swedish death metal legends VOMITORY laid waste to stages all over the world and released eight successful albums before laying down their arms in 2013. In 2017, they reunited for one show ...

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AMON AMARTH Is 'Halfway' Through Writing 'Amazing' New Album

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH are "halfway through writing" material for their next album. The follow-up to 2016's "Jomsviking" will mark the band's recording debut with drummer Jocke Wallgren, who joined AMON AMARTH two years ago. Speaking to Australia's Heavy magazine on Saturday (March 24), AMON AMARTH bassist Ted Lundström said (see video ...

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AMON AMARTH: Drum Gearcheck With JOCKE WALLGREN (Video)

Drummer Jocke Wallgren of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH offered a look at his touring kit to Music nStuff on November 19 in Munich, Germany. Check out the clip below. Wallgren was named AMON AMARTH's new permanent drummer in September. Jocke had been sitting behind the kit for all shows on the group's current "Jomsviking" ...

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Watch AMON AMARTH Perform In Dublin, Ireland

Fan-filmed video footage of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH performing the song "Deceiver Of The Gods" on November 2 at Vicar Street in Dublin, Ireland can be seen below. AMON AMARTH recently announced the addition of Jocke Wallgren as the band's new permanent drummer. Jocke has been sitting behind the kit for all shows on ...

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AMON AMARTH Names JOCKE WALLGREN New Permanent Drummer

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have announced the addition of Jocke Wallgren as the band's new permanent drummer. Jocke has been sitting behind the kit for all shows on the group's current "Jomsviking" world tour. AMON AMARTH comments: "We are happy to have Jocke with us as a permanent band member. He has done a ...

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Video Premiere: AMON AMARTH's 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH have released the official music video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip, which can be seen below, which features cameos from figures across metal, sports, television and horror cinema, including King Diamond, Zakk Wylde, Dave Mustaine, members of SLAYER, DISTURBED, MACHINE HEAD, BEHEMOTH, NIGHTWISH and many other bands, ...

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AMON AMARTH's JOHAN HEGG Dismisses 'Sellout' Accusations

Vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH was interviewed by Kerrang! magazine at this year's edition of the Download festival, which was held June 10-12 at Donington Park in Leicestershire, United Kingdom. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether any fans have accused ...

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AMON AMARTH's Success Has Nothing To Do With Vikings

Sam Dunn of Banger TV recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg and guitarist Johan Söderberg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. You can now watch the chat below. Asked how instrumental AMON AMARTH's knack for incorporating Norse mythology into the band's death metal stylings has been in their success ...

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You Can Be In AMON AMARTH's Video For 'Raise Your Horns'

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH are inviting fans around the globe to be a part of their forthcoming video for the song "Raise Your Horns". The clip will include footage of the band performing in multiple countries, plus the fans raising their horns to AMON AMARTH! Do you have a wall plastered with AMON AMARTH ...

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AMON AMARTH Frontman Has 'Good Feeling' Drummer JOCKE WALLGREN Will Become Permanent Member

EMP Rock Invasion recently conducted an interview with vocalist Johan Hegg of Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about the departure of drummer Fredrik Andersson and AMON AMARTH's decision to enlist a session drummer, Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY, CUT UP), during the recording sessions for the band's new album, ...

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Video: AMON AMARTH Kicks Off North American Tour In San Diego

Swedish death metallers AMON AMARTH kicked off their North American tour last night (Thursday, April 7) at House Of Blues in San Diego, California. Video footage of the concert can be seen below. AMON AMARTH's tenth studio album, "Jomsviking", debuted at No. 19 on The Billboard 200, having shifted 21,000 equivalent album units in the ...

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