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Watch Amon Amarth deliver epic live version of Twilight Of The Thunder God

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Amon Amarth have released a live video showcasing their performance of Twilight Of The Thunder God.

It’s been taken from the band’s upcoming album The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm, which is set for release on November 16.

The live audio and video were captured over two separate sets at the 2017 Summer Breeze festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany, while the live package will also come with a documentary about the band which was produced by Alexander Milas and directed by Phil Wallis.

Milas says: “I think I first became conscious of Amon Amarth around the release of 2002's Versus The World

"It was a really transitional time for metal, and it seemed there wasn't a credible band on the heavier end of the scale that hadn't in some way responded to or been influenced by the pioneering sounds of the Swedish death metal scene.

“I distinctly remember thinking that there was something unique about these guys – the artwork, the thematic underpinnings, even that curiously timeless logo." 

The Pursuit Of Vikings is now available for pre-order (opens in new tab).

Amon Amarth - The Pursuit Of Vikings: 25 Years In The Eye Of The Storm

CD: Main Stage Show: August 17, 2017
1. The Pursuit of Vikings
2. As Loke Falls
3. First Kill
4. The Way of Vikings
5. At Dawn's First Light
6. Cry of the Black Birds
7. Deceiver of the Gods
8. Destroyer of the Universe
9. Death in Fire
10. Father of the Wolf
11. Runes to My Memory
12. War of the Gods
13. Raise Your Horns
14. A Dream That Cannot Be
15. Guardians of Asgaard
16. Twilight of the Thunder God

DVD Digipak and Blu-ray
Documentary
T-Stage Show: August 16, 2017
1. Twilight of the Thunder God
2. Free Will Sacrifice
3. With Oden on Our Side
4. The Last with Pagan Blood
5. For the Stabwounds in Our Backs
6. Thousand Years of Oppression
7. Gods of War Arise
8. Versus the World
9. Asator
10. Under the Northern Star
11. Fate of Norns
12. Varyags of Miklagaard
13. Live for the Kill
14. Victorious March

Main Stage Show: August 17, 2017
1. The Pursuit of Vikings
2. As Loke Falls
3. First Kill
4. The Way of Vikings
5. At Dawn's First Light
6. Cry of the Black Birds
7. Deceiver of the Gods
8. Destroyer of the Universe
9. Death in Fire
10. Father of the Wolf
11. Runes to My Memory
12. War of the Gods
13. Raise Your Horns
14. A Dream That Cannot Be
15. Guardians of Asgaard
16. Twilight of the Thunder God

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