Amon Amarth discography

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Amon Amarth discography
Johan Söderberg and Ted Lundström playing live.
Amon Amarth live at Tuska Open Air 2011
Releases
Studio albums 9
Compilation albums 1
EPs 1
Video albums 1
Music videos 6
Demos 3

This is a discography for the Swedish melodic death metal band Amon Amarth. The band is from Tumba, Sweden, and was founded in 1992. Their lyrics mostly deal with the Vikings, their mythology and their history. The band comprises vocalist Johan Hegg, guitarists Olavi Mikkonen and Johan Söderberg, bassist Ted Lundström and drummer Fredrik Andersson. Amon Amarth has released nine studio albums, one compilation album, one EP, one video album, and six music videos.

Studio albums[edit]

List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart positions Sales
SWE
[1]
UK
[2][3]
SWI
[4]
GER
[5]
AUT
[6]
FRA
[7]
BEL
(Vl)

[8]
BEL
(Wa)

[9]
FIN
[10]
US
[11]
1998 Once Sent from the Golden Hall
1999 The Avenger
  • Released: September 2, 1999
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2001 The Crusher
2002 Versus the World
  • Released: November 18, 2002
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
2004 Fate of Norns
  • Released: September 6, 2004
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
31 56
2006 With Oden on Our Side
  • Released: September 22, 2006
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
21 21 27
2008 Twilight of the Thunder God
  • Released: September 17, 2008
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
11 126 21 6 14 116 70 69 10 50
2011 Surtur Rising
  • Released: March 29, 2011
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
8 75 20 8 12 146 45 54 16 34
2013 Deceiver of the Gods
  • Released: June 25, 2013
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download
9 67 9 3 7 67 48 44 12 19
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album details
2010 Hymns to the Rising Sun
  • Released: September 8, 2010
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: CD, digital download

EPs[edit]

Year Album details
1996 Sorrow Throughout the Nine Worlds
  • Released: April 1996
  • Label: Pulverised
  • Formats: CD, MCD

Video albums[edit]

List of video albums, with selected chart positions
Year Album details Peak chart positions Certifications
SWE
[14]
GER
[5]
2006 Wrath of the Norsemen
  • Released: May 12, 2006
  • Label: Metal Blade
  • Formats: DVD
2 91

Music videos[edit]

Year Album Title Director
2003 Versus the World "Death in Fire" Michael Schneider
2004 Fate of Norns "The Pursuit of Vikings" Heiko Tippelt, Phillip Hirsch[17]
2006 With Oden on Our Side "Runes to My Memory" Bill Schacht[18][19]
2007 "Cry of the Black Birds"
2008 Twilight of the Thunder God "Twilight of the Thunder God" Dariusz Szermanowicz[20]
2009 "Guardians of Asgaard" Dariusz Szermanowicz, Pawel Krawczyk[21]
2011 Surtur Rising "Destroyer of the Universe" David Brodsky[22]
2014 Deceiver of the Gods "Father of the Wolf" Ramon Boutviseth[23]

Demos[edit]

Demo 1[edit]

Demo 1 is a demo self-released in 1991. It is extremely rare and only a few copies exist. The demo was released under the band's first name, Scum, as a grindcore band.

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Warriors of the Past"   6:13
2. "Epitaph"   4:02
3. "Light of Death"   4:20
Total length:
14:35
Credits
  • Puppe M. - Vocals
  • Olavi Mikkonen − guitar
  • Vesa M. − guitar
  • Petri T. − bass
  • Nico Kaukinen − drums

Thor Arise[edit]

Thor Arise is a demo recorded in 1993. The album was never initially released due to its low production standards. The album features "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath", a cover of the Black Sabbath song. The song "Thor Arise" was re-recorded as a bonus track on the Digipak version of The Avenger. "Risen from the Sea" was re-recorded on The Crusher. The entire album was re-released with the "Viking Edition" of Versus the World.

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Risen from the Sea"   5:43
2. "Atrocious Humanity"   5:54
3. "Army of Darkness"   5:26
4. "Thor Arise"   6:30
5. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" (Black Sabbath cover) 4:22
Total length:
27:55
Credits

The Arrival of the Fimbul Winter[edit]

The Arrival of the Fimbul Winter is a demo self-released in 1994. Its original release was limited and consisted of 1000 copies. The demo was released on three different colour tapes with different styles. The "labels" for the demo are not professionally made, and were created by the band for the release of the demo.

Track listing
No. Title Length
1. "Burning Creation"   4:48
2. "The Arrival of the Fimbul Winter"   4:38
3. "Without Fear"   4:42
Total length:
14:08
Credits

References[edit]

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  17. ^ "Music Video | The Pursuit of Vikings". MTV. MTV Networks. 2005-03-24. Archived from the original on 8 February 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  18. ^ "Music Video | Runes to My Memory". MTV. MTV Networks. 2006-10-06. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  19. ^ "Music Video | Cry of the Black Birds". MTV. MTV Networks. 2007-03-23. Archived from the original on 15 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  20. ^ "Music Video | Twilight of the Thunder God". MTV. MTV Networks. 2008-10-02. Archived from the original on 27 December 2008. Retrieved 2008-12-28. 
  21. ^ "Music Video | Guardians of Asgaard". MTV. MTV Networks. 2009-05-14. Retrieved 2009-05-19. 
  22. ^ "New Video || Amon Amarth- Destroyer of the Universe". Metal CallOut. 2011-06-28. Retrieved 2011-06-28. 
  23. ^ "New Video || Amon Amarth - 'Father Of The Wolf' Video Released". Metal Storm. 2014-01-18. Retrieved 2014-01-18.