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AMON AMARTH ARE NOT “SLAVES OF FEAR”

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Let’s keep this one simple: ANOTHER NEW AMON AMARTH TRACK! WHOO-HOO!!!

It’s called “Slaves of Fear,” and it’s streaming over at The Deciblog. The song’s main riff is insanely catchy, which is not unusual for Amon Amarth, but it’s also got a very buoyant quality, which I do find unusual for this band. It’s almost like a cock rock riff, or something that might appear in a training montage — an awesome, viking metal training montage (I don’t know what that might entail, but I’m guessing it would include lessons in rape, murder, and binge drinking). All of which is totally excellent.

Headbang here. Amon Amarth’s latest, Surtur Rising, comes out March 29 on Metal Blade. As Vince reported last week, the band will start a U.S. tour in April, during which they’ll play the entire new record during their first set and then play a SECOND set of old favorites. Get dates after the jump.

4/14/2011 The Bottom Lounge – Chicago, IL
4/15/2011 Station 4 – Saint Paul, MN
4/16/2011 Granada Theater – Lawrence, KS
4/17/2011 The Summit Music Hall – Denver, CO
4/19/2011 Wonder Ballroom – Portland, OR
4/20/2011 Showbox Sodo – Seattle, WA
4/22/2011 The Regency – San Francisco, CA
4/23/2011 Ace Of Spades – Sacramento, CA
4/24/2011 House of Blues – West Hollywood, CA
4/25/2011 Nile Theatre – Mesa, AZ
4/27/2011 White Rabbit – San Antonio, TX
4/29/2011 Culture Room – Fort Lauderdale, FL
4/30/2011 Beacham Theatre – Orlando, FL
5/01/2011 Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
5/02/2011 Jaxx – Springfield, VA
5/03/2011 Peabody’s – Cleveland, OH
5/05/2011 Best Buy Theater – New York, NY
5/06/2011 Paradise Rock Club – Boston, MA
5/07/2011 Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA

-AR

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