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Monday, December 24, 2012

AMON AMARTH Release NEW Album Update!

According to Blabbermouth, Sweden's Metal maniacs AMON AMARTH have recruited British producer Andy Sneap (MEGADETH, EXODUS, MACHINE HEAD, ARCH ENEMY, ACCEPT) to take command of the board for what is to be their ninth studio album, tentatively due in June 2013 via Metal Blade Records.

This is what the bands guitarist Olavi Mikkonen told Decibel magazine about the production of the follow up to 2011's critically acclaimed 'Surtur Rising', which saw the band performing two sets on what they dubbed as "An Evening With AMON AMARTH" tour.

"We are still in the writing process, and are right now working on finishing the last pieces".

Regarding AMON AMARTH's decision to work with Sneap after utilizing Jens Bogren for the band's last three studio efforts - 2006's 'With Oden On Our Side', 2008's 'Twilight Of The Thunder God' and 2011's 'Surtur Rising' - Mikkonen said, "We were looking for a change, and Andy has been in our thoughts for some years now. After meeting with him, we felt a good connection. We think this is going to be a ripper."

Stay tuned for more updates on AMON AMARTH!

Related links:
Amon Amarth's Official Site
Amon Amarth on MySpace
Amon Amarth on Facebook
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