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The Avenger

Amon Amarth

Type:
Full-length
Release date:
November 1st, 1999
Label:
Metal Blade Records
Reviews:
9 reviews (avg. 90%)
1. Bleed for Ancient Gods 04:31   Show lyrics
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2. The Last with Pagan Blood 05:39   Show lyrics
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3. North Sea Storm 04:55   Show lyrics
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4. Avenger 07:11   Show lyrics
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5. God, His Son and Holy Whore 04:00   Show lyrics
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6. Metalwrath 03:49   Show lyrics
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7. Legend of a Banished Man 06:08   Show lyrics
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Band members
Johan Hegg Vocals, Lyrics
Fredrik Andersson Drums
Ted Lundström Bass
Olavi Mikkonen Guitars
Johan Söderberg Guitars
Miscellaneous staff
Jens Bogren Remastering (2009 reissue)
Thomas Ewerhard Cover art, Layout
Peter in de Betou Mastering
Peter Tägtgren Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Lunah Lauridsen Photography (live, 2009 reissue)
Johan Hegg Vocals, Lyrics
Fredrik Andersson Drums
Ted Lundström Bass
Olavi Mikkonen Guitars
Johan Söderberg Guitars
Jens Bogren Remastering (2009 reissue)
Thomas Ewerhard Cover art, Layout
Peter in de Betou Mastering
Peter Tägtgren Producer, Engineering, Mixing
Lunah Lauridsen Photography (live, 2009 reissue)
Read Pride and glory in their... 90% Diamhea January 31st, 2014
Read Mighty Avenger. 90% Andromeda_Unchained November 28th, 2011
Read Vengeance Shall Be Theirs 87% JamesIII February 9th, 2010
Read Evoking seven storms 85% autothrall November 20th, 2009
Read A Bloody Sacrifice for... 90% Five_Nails August 17th, 2009
Read Amon Amarth's lesser self 84% Zaphod March 2nd, 2007
Read Wrath, hate, pain and death! 98% Symphony_Of_Terror March 21st, 2004
Read WAR TO US IS HOLY!! 82% Pyrus September 30th, 2003
Read Flawless 100% vonDread August 25th, 2002
Catalogue # 3984-14262-2

Recorded at Abyss Studio in March 1999.
Mastered at Cutting Room in Stockholm, April 1999.
All music by Olavi Mikkonen, except "God, His Son and Holy Whore" by Olavi Mikkonen and Martin Lopez.
All songs produced and arranged by Amon Amarth.

Limited edition digipak bonus track:
8. Thor Arise (05:07)

Also released on LP.

Reissued by Metal Blade Records in 2005 on picture LP limited to 500 handnumbered copies.

Reissued by Metal Blade Records on May 25th 2009 remastered in a digipak with the same bonus track as the limited edition digipak on Disc 1 and a bonus CD:
- Live - Zeche Bochum, Germany, Dec. 29, 2008 -
1. Bleed for Ancient Gods (04:28)
2. The Last with Pagan Blood (05:00)
3. North Sea Storm (05:12)
4. Avenger (07:14)
5. God, His Son and Holy Whore (04:08)
6. Metalwrath (03:56)
7. Legend of a Banished Man (06:03)

In the booklet it says (exact words):
"Any references made to implicate that there are cover bands out there that really sucks found in this recording are purely intentional".

This was part of a short lived feud with Hammerfall.
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