Twilight of the Thunder God

Amon Amarth - Twilight of the Thunder God
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Based on 6 reviews
2008 Ratings: #233 / 789
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Based on 51 ratings
2008 Ratings: #108
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Viking metal in it's purest form. Mixing melo-death and power metal together creates an effective listening experience. My enjoyment of this record is only marred by the "norse bros" that swarm all over this shit, and to me they are just bearded posers. Even still separating this record from that, you'll have a good time.


Ok this one is not that bad. I like it actually. The pop formula inspired death metal record suits them well.


Twilight of the Thunder God is Amon Amarth at the peak of their songwriting powers.

Looking back on their career from the brink of the 2020s, this seems to be an obvious and near-unanimous conclusion. The band's most complete and impactful album by a safe distance, it is a resounding statement of what they were truly capable of before they lost some of their inner fire for this music. The songs sound powerful and incredibly well-produced, each riff dropping with the ironclad weight of Thor's ... read more

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Track List

  1. Twilight of the Thunder God (ft. Roope Latlava)
  2. Free Will Sacrifice
  3. Guardians of Asgaard (ft. Lars Göran Petrov)
  4. Where Is Your God?
  5. Varyags of Miklagaard
  6. Tattered Banners and Bloody Flags
  7. No Fear for the Setting Sun
  8. The Hero
  9. Live for the Kill (ft. Apocalyptica)
  10. Embrace of the Endless Ocean
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Added on: June 24, 2013