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Tag Archives: Johan Hegg

Amon Amarth finish work on new album

Posted by on January 7, 2019

Amon Amarth have recently wrapped up the recording sessions for their follow-up to 2016’s Jomsviking as they are aiming for a spring release via Metal Blade Records. Their overall eleventh studio effort (no title yet) was recorded at Sphere Studios in Los Angeles, CA and produced by Jay Ruston (Anthrax, Stone Sour). Revolver were lucky […]

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Amon Amarth’s ‘Jomsviking’ was almost a film

Posted by on January 3, 2017

The holidays are done, 2017 has kicked off and we have many things to look forward to in the world of metal. Slowly, as the gears of the industry start turning, we are starting to see how this year will play out. One such development (technically coming from 2016) comes from the Amon Amarth camp. […]

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Amon Amarth release music video for ‘At Dawn’s First Light’

Posted by on March 15, 2016

“At dawn’s first light, run for your lives.” Amon Amarth, the Swedish melodic death outfit known for their heavy use of viking imagery has released a music video for the song ‘At Dawn’s First Light.’ This is the second song to be released off their upcoming studio album Jomsviking, the first being ‘First Kill.’ The […]

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Interview: Johan Hegg talks new Amon Amarth album, internet trolls

Posted by on February 12, 2016

Although Amon Amarth don’t necessarily want to be known as a viking metal band, by naming their forthcoming album Jomsviking, the Swedish metal band all but promised that they’re going to continue to be known for it. There’s also the fact that frontman Johan Hegg looks enough like a Viking to have starred in Northmen: A Viking […]

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Criminally Slept-On: Amon Amarth

Posted by on January 14, 2016

In Criminally Slept-On, Schuler Benson takes a look at some of the most underrated tracks from his favorite prolific bands’ back catalogs. Even though multiple interviews have contained singer Johan Hegg stating that Amon Amarth don’t consider themselves a “viking metal” band, there’s simply no denying that’s exactly what they are. In the band’s early […]

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Amon Amarth start work on new album

Posted by on August 17, 2015

It’s been a bit over two years since we heard any new Amon Amarth but the wait seems to be over soon because frontman Johan Hegg just took over his twitter to let everyone know him and the rest of the Swedish vikings in the band are writing some new music in the woods, like […]

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Metal Insider Top 5: Karaoke performances from 70,000 Tons of Metal

Posted by on July 7, 2015

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. We are in summer now and that means a tons of news on the festival side of the metal scene, particularly in Europe who are about to go full-steam with their amazing fests all over the continent, but the US […]

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Northmen A Viking Saga gets US release date

Posted by on June 30, 2015

Northmen – A Viking Saga, featuring Amon Amarth’s frontman Johan Hegg finally has a date of July 31st to be released in select theaters and iTunes in the US. You can watch the trailer here and if you’re still not familiar with the film, you can read the description below: A band of Vikings are stranded […]

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Johann Hegg of Amon Amarth is axing you about Northmen

Posted by on April 29, 2015

When director Claudio Fäh was casting for Northmen – A Viking Saga, he turned to the closest thing he could get to an actual Viking – Amon Amarth’s Johann Hegg (who not only accepted, but also made his acting debut on the show). Being a fan of Amon Amarth not only made Fäh’s persuit of […]

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Huntress’ Jill Janus fills in for Johan Hegg at Amon Amarth show

Posted by on January 19, 2015

It ain’t easy being Johan Hegg. First of all, there’s gotta be a lot of beard upkeep happening, but as the frontman of Amon Amarth, he also has to maintain his voice. While on tour with opening act Huntress in Plymouth, England, Hegg blew out his voice, and was unable to sing for the set. […]

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