Featuring a cameo from WWE’s Erik Rowan and MMA fighter Josh Barnett
Amon Amarth aren’t messing about! On May 3rd the band release their 11th full length album Beserker, but today they have released a new video for Crack The Sky. The video is directed by Roboshobo who has previously directed videos for Metallica (All Nightmare Long), Ghost (Rats, Cirice), Mastodon, Disturbed and Alice In Chains, and is the second in a trilogy of videos. The first part of the trilogy was Raven’s Flight which was released 3 weeks ago.
The video features a host of appearances from various MMA fighters and WWE wrestlers –
- Tess Kielhamer of Slug Street Scrappers as the Demon Boss
- WWE’s Erik Rowan as Thor
- Bellator fighter and NJPW wrestler Josh Barnett as The Beserker
- Former MMA fighter Shanie Rusth as the Shield Maiden
- WWE’s Viktor as a demon
- Wrestler Erik Arevalo as a demon
- MMA fighter Victor Henry as a demon
Beserker will be available in the following formats as well as digitally:
- digipak CD
- deluxe box set [digipak CD, shield (~12″x12″), patch (~4″x4″) – limited to 500 copies in US]
- opaque white w/ black splatter vinyl (limited to 1200 copies)
- opaque white w/ silver haze vinyl (retail exclusive – limited to 1300 copies)
- clear w/ red splatter vinyl (webstore exclusive – limited to 750 copies)
- black w/ red haze vinyl (webstore exclusive – limited to 750 copies)
- Fafner’s Gold
- Crack The Sky
- Mjölner, Hammer Of Thor
- Shield Wall
- Raven’s Flight
- The Berserker At Stamford Bridge
- When Once Again We Can Set Our Sails
- Skoll And Hati
- Wings Of Eagles
- Into The Dark
In support of Berserker, Amon Amarth will head out on the road with Slayer, Lamb of God, and Cannibal Corpse in North America, starting May 2nd. Formerly Bloodstock Open Air headliners, Amon Amarth return to the UK to play Download Festival in June, performing on the main stage on Sunday. Earlier this week, the band announced September-October plans for a US headline trek with fellow Swedes Arch Enemy, At The Gates, and Grand Magus.
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Ex guitarist in Zenopede, ex vocals for a goth covers band that was hailed as the future of Welsh music, former DJ, promoter and nightclub director. Writer for Gear4Geeks’ Blog4Geeks and owner of Gear4Geeks ltd. First published music critique was Kerrang letter of the Week.
Definitely has never been the future, present or past of Welsh music.