Amanethes

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Amanethes
Studio album by Tiamat
Released May 2, 2008
Recorded The Mansion, Studio Mega and Cue[1]
Genre Gothic metal, Gothic rock
Length 62:03
Label Nuclear Blast
Producer Johan Edlund[1]
Tiamat chronology
Prey
(2003)
Amanethes
(2008)
The Scarred People
(2012)

Amanethes is the ninth studio album by Swedish gothic metal band Tiamat. It was released on May 2, 2008. The album was more positively received than Tiamat's previous releases, in part because of its more extreme metal sound similar to that of the band's early work.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[3]
Exclaim! unfavorable[4]

All tracks by Johan Edlund except where noted

  1. "The Temple of the Crescent Moon" – 5:33
  2. "Equinox of the Gods" – 4:35
  3. "Until the Hellhounds Sleep Again" – 4:07
  4. "Will They Come?" – 5:13
  5. "Lucienne" – 4:41
  6. "Summertime Is Gone" – 3:53
  7. "Katarraktis Apo Aima" – 2:43
  8. "Raining Dead Angels" – 4:18
  9. "Misantropolis" – 4:13
  10. "Amanitis" – 3:21
  11. "Meliae" – 6:11
  12. "Via Dolorosa" – 4:06
  13. "Circles" – 3:48
  14. "Amanes" (Edlund, Anders Iwers) – 5:29
  15. "Thirst Snake" (digipack bonus track)[5]

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Chart (2008) Peak
position
Swedish Albums Chart[6] 13

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Amanethes". Church of Tiamat. Archived from the original on 21 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-01. 
  2. ^ [Amanethes at AllMusic "'Amanethes"]. Allmusic. Retrieved January 14, 2012. 
  3. ^ Henderson, Alex. "Amanethes:Overivew". Allmusic. Retrieved October 5, 2009. 
  4. ^ Taylor, Laura Wiebe (July 2008). "Aggressive Tendencies:Metal & Hardcore reviews". Exclaim!. Retrieved October 5, 2009. 
  5. ^ BLABBERMOUTH.NET - TIAMAT: 'Amanethes' Digipack To Include Bonus Track
  6. ^ Steffen Hung. "Swedish Charts Portal". swedishcharts.com. Retrieved 2012-01-14.