Tag Archives: Johan Hegg

Amon Amarth’s ‘Deceiver of the Gods’ video is viking-y

Posted by on September 19, 2014

Given that Amon Amarth’s Deceiver of the Gods is another vintage blast of Swedish viking metal, the band’s stage set was a Viking ship and that frontman Johan Hegg appears in the fortthcoming film Northmen – A Viking Saga, you might have an idea of what the video for the title track would look like. You […]

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Trailer for Johan Hegg-starring ‘Northmen – a Viking Saga’ released

Posted by on May 8, 2014

Earlier today, Deadline unveiled the international trailer for Northmen – A Viking Saga. As you might remember, one of the stars of the film is Amon Amarth frontman Johan Hegg, but thanks to this trailer, you now have a chance to see him in action. The film will first be released in Germany before rolling out throughout the […]

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Here’s what Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg looks like as a viking

Posted by on February 4, 2014

Considering that Amon Amarth is touring with a Viking ship, many of their songs are about Norse mythology and frontman Johan Hegg has an epic beard, it’s not that much of a stretch to imagine him as a Viking. And while we’ve already known that he’ll be playing one in the forthcoming Northmen: A Viking Saga, […]

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Photos/Contest: Win Jeremy Saffer’s top 21 portraits of the year!

Posted by on December 23, 2013

For the past decade or so, Jeremy Saffer has staked out a claim as one of the best metal photographers in the business. Having shot countless acts, from up and comers to the biggest in the business, he’s as close to a household name in photography as there is. Saffer was gracious enough to share […]

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Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg cast in Viking film

Posted by on September 18, 2013

Amon Amarth frontman Johan Hegg can finally fully live out his Viking heritage. The Swedish heavy metal master has landed a lead spot in a new movie, Northmen – A Viking Saga, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Hegg is set to play the role of Viking warrior Valli. Actors from True Blood (Ryan Kwanten) and Game of Thrones (Ed […]

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Fredrik Andersson On How Amon Amarth Views Mayhem Fest As A Chance To Play “Outside The Box”

Posted by on August 6, 2013

When Mayhem Fest announced its lineup for 2013, Amon Amarth was the name that had us most intrigued. For one thing, it’s always nice to have a little Viking metal at any festival (especially from the Swedish gods themselves). But on the other hand, Amon Amarth isn’t exactly the type of band you get to […]

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Amon Amarth’s New Album Available for Streaming

Posted by on June 22, 2013

Deceiver Of The Gods, the ninth studio album from Amon Amarth, this Tuesday (June 25) via Metal Blade Records. However, Ultimate Guitar is streaming the Viking metal gods’ album in its entirety in advance! We were already impressed by the number of singles from the highly anticipated album, and pretty much sold by Johan Hegg’s exclusive preview. But now […]

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Amon Amarth Release Another Track

Posted by on June 20, 2013

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 […]

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Exclusive: Amon Amarth’s Johan Hegg Gives ‘Deceiver of the Gods’ Album Preview

Posted by on June 17, 2013

In a little over a week, Amon Amarth’s ninth album, Deceiver of the Gods, will be released, but you don’t have to wait until then to hear what the album sounds like. In a Metal Insider exclusive, vocalist Johan Hegg gives us a track by track breakdown of the album. Not surprisingly, given the band’s amazing album cover and […]

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Amon Amarth Proves To Be A “Shape Shifter” With New Song

Posted by on May 28, 2013

Need a little pick-me-up after a long weekend off? Then take a listen to a new song by Amon Amarth. The almighty Viking metal gods have premiered a new song called “Shape Shifter” via Stereogum. That sentence should be enough to make you stop reading, scroll down and listen to the song via the player […]

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