Amon Amarth is a melodic death metal band from Tumba, Sweden founded in 1992. It takes its name from the Sindarin name of Mount Doom, a volcano in J. R. R. Tolkien′s Middle-earth. Their lyrics mostly deal with the Vikings, their mythology and their history. The band comprises vocalist Johan Hegg, guitarists Olavi Mikkonen and Johan Söderberg, bassist Ted Lundström and drummer Fredrik Andersson. Amon Amarth has released eight studio albums, one EP, one DVD, and seven music videos.
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“Ramses knelt beside Amon ... and He took one end of His skirt and wiped all that was black from the Gods face, kissing the God on the lips even though His own mouth blossomed at once into two great blisters which He wore in combat.”
—Norman Mailer (b. 1923)