Twilight of the Thunder God

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All Music Guide - Greg Prato
If extreme metal existed back in the days of Vikings, Sweden's Amon Amarth would undoubtedly be the musical choice of vessels sailing rough and treacherous seas. And on the seventh full-length studio effort overall by the quintet, Amon Amarth sticks closely to the same sound and approach that got them this far in the first place. But unlike their prior studio efforts, several renowned names within the metal community drop by to lend a heavy hand, including Entombed vocalist Lars-Göran Petrov on "Guardians of Asgaard." Children of Bodom guitarist Roope Latvala provides a guitar solo on the title track, while Apocalyptica is heard on "Live for the Kill." As evidenced by such ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Greg Prato
If extreme metal existed back in the days of Vikings, Sweden's Amon Amarth would undoubtedly be the musical choice of vessels sailing rough and treacherous seas. And on the seventh full-length studio effort overall by the quintet, Amon Amarth sticks closely to the same sound and approach that got them this far in the first place. But unlike their prior studio efforts, several renowned names within the metal community drop by to lend a heavy hand, including Entombed vocalist Lars-Göran Petrov on "Guardians of Asgaard." Children of Bodom guitarist Roope Latvala provides a guitar solo on the title track, while Apocalyptica is heard on "Live for the Kill." As evidenced by such ditties as "Varyags of Miklagaard" and "Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags" how's that for two snappy song titles?!, technically demanding musicality, Godzilla-like growls, and rhythms/tempos compared to horses galloping into war are all proudly on display throughout Twilight of the Thunder God. [A CD/DVD was also released.]
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/30/2008
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • UPC: 039841469325
  • Catalog Number: 14693
  • Sales rank: 10,802

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Twilight of the Thunder God - Roope Latvala (4:08)
  2. 2 Free Will Sacrifice (4:08)
  3. 3 Guardians of Asgaard (4:23)
  4. 4 Where Is Your God? (3:11)
  5. 5 Varyags of Miklagaard (4:18)
  6. 6 Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags (4:30)
  7. 7 No Fear for the Setting Sun (3:52)
  8. 8 The Hero (4:01)
  9. 9 Live for the Kill (4:09)
  10. 10 Embrace of the Endless Ocean (6:44)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Intro
  2. 2 Valhall Awaits Me
  3. 3 Runes to My Memory
  4. 4 Cry of the Black Birds
  5. 5 Asator
  6. 6 Pursuit of Vikings
  7. 7 Fate of Norns
  8. 8 Without Fear
  9. 9 With Oden on Our Side
  10. 10 Where Silent Gods Stand Guard
  11. 11 An Ancient Sign of the Coming Storm
  12. 12 Victorious March
  13. 13 Death in Fire
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Amon Amarth Primary Artist
Ted Lundström Bass
Fredrik Andersson Drums
Johan Hegg Vocals
Olavi Mikkonen Guitar
Johan Söderberg Guitar, Soloist
Roope Latvala Guitar, Soloist, Guest Appearance
Ronny Milianowicz Horn, Choir, Chorus, Brass
Technical Credits
Tom Thiel Cover Art
Amon Amarth Composer
Jens Bogren Producer, Engineer, Mastering
Peter Damin Drum Technician
Achim Koehler Engineer
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