From the moment we saw the cover art of Amon Amarth’s new album, Deceiver of the Gods, we knew they meant business. The title track and “Shape Shifter” helped confirm that, and before the album is released on Tuesday (25), there’s another song for you to sink your teeth into. “Father of the Wolf” really shows the band embracing their power metal side. This could be a Judas Priest song if Rob Halford was singing instead of Johan Hegg. Earlier this week, Hegg told us that the song is :the story of how the fearsome nemesis of Oden, the wolf Fenris, was born.” We’re in. Way in.
Deceiver of the Gods comes out on Tuesday (25) on Metal Blade.