In the footage below from Sweden’s Access: Rock, AMON AMARTH break down their new album, Deceiver Of The Gods, track-by-track:
The release of Deceiver Of The Gods has broken Amon Amarth’s previous sales records around the world. The album landed at #19 on the Billboard Top 200 Chart and #19 on the Top Current Albums Chart. The band’s last album, Surtur Rising, entered the Top 200 Chart at #34 making Deceiver Of The Gods the band’s highest charting record to date.
In Germany, Deceiver Of The Gods entered the Top 100 Chart at #3, the official Media Market/Saturn Chart at #3 and the German Media Control Weekend Trend Chart at #2.
Deceiver Of The Gods came in at #9 on Canada’s Top 200 Chart, #2 on the Hard Music Charts and #21 on the Digital Music Chart. Additionally, the record came in at #2 on the iTunes Metal Chart, #2 on the iTunes Rock Chart and #7 on the iTunes Top 200.
In the UK, the record entered the official Album Charts at #67, the Rock/Metal Chart at #4 and the Independent Chart at #14 marking the highest UK chart placements for the band yet.
Elsewhere, Deceiver Of The Gods came in at #9 on the Top 100 Album Chart in Switzerland, #7 on the Austrian Top 100, #9 in Sweden, #27 in Denmark, #51 in France, #34 in Czech Republic and #51 in Hungary.
Comments the band of their latest triumph: “The fan reaction to Deceiver of the Gods around the globe is both amazing and overwhelming. Our fans are strong and true and we are humbled by the support. We look forward to visiting everyone on the road.”
Deceiver Of The Gods was recorded at Backstage Studios in Derbyshire, UK, and produced, mixed and mastered by Andy Sneap (OPETH, MEGADETH, EXODUS, ARCH ENEMY, KILLSWITCH ENGAGE). The cover art was, once again, completed by Tom Thiel and depicts a mythical battle between the Norse Gods Loki & Thor.
Deceiver Of The Gods tracklisting:
‘Deceiver Of The Gods’
‘As Loke Falls’
‘Father Of The Wolf’
‘We Shall Destroy’
‘Coming Of The Tide’
The title track is streaming below:
Amon Amarth recently posted a short trailer for their new video, for ‘Father Of The Wolf’:
More information about Amon Amarth can be found on Amonamarth.com.