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See Amon Amarth's Violent New Video "The Way Of Vikings"

See Amon Amarth's Violent New Video

Amon Amarth have unveiled an epic visual for "The Way of Vikings," off last year's record Jomsviking. Directed by Polish production studio Grupa 13 (who previously oversaw videos for the album's singles "First Kill" and "Dawn's First Light"), the cinematic clip pays homage to the 1920's crime drama "Peaky Blinders." Here, in the seedy underbelly of Birmingham, England, the five-piece — clad in dapper period garb, as opposed to their typical all-black attire — serve up the sountrack to a grueling, bloody cage match. As Amon Amarth tear through the Jomsviking highlight in a boxing gym, we see a litany of shady characters (gamblers, grifters, gentlemen and gangsters), and of course, one hell of a fight, complete with slow-motion action sequences. (Alas, the band don't get in on the brawl.) Watch below.

Amon Amarth's latest video arrives one day before they hit the road for another run of shows behind Jomsviking. The trek kicks off in their native Sweden, with an appearance at Gefle Metal Festival. From there, they'll head out to play Chicago Open Air festival (the only North American date on their itinerary) before finishing the leg in Europe and the U.K.



Jul. 14 - Gavle, Sweden - Gefle Metal Festival
Jul. 16 - Chicago, IL - Chicago Open Air
Jul. 25 - Tolmin, Slovenia - Metaldays Festival
Jul. 27 - Tel Aviv, Israel - Theatre Club
Jul. 29 - Istanbul, Turkey - Rock Off Festival
Aug. 02 - Vienna, Austria - Jolly Roger Festival
Aug. 04 - Kostrzyn nad Odra, Poland - Przystanek Woodstock
Aug. 05 - Wacken, Germany - Wacken Open Air
Aug. 06 - Colmar, France - Foire Aux Vins
Aug. 07 - Majano (Udine), Italy - City Festival
Aug. 09 - Villena, Spain - Leyendas Del Rock
Aug. 11 - Derbyshire, UK - Bloodstock Open Air
Aug. 12 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands - Into The Grave
Aug. 13 - Kortrijk, Belgium - Alcatraz Festival
Aug. 17 - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany - Summer Breeze
Aug. 18 - Moravsky Krumlov, Czech Republic - Rock Heart Festival
Aug. 19 - Zvolen, Slovakia - More Than Fest
Aug. 21 - Pratteln, Switzerland - Earshaker Day
Aug. 23 - Budapest, Hungary - Barba Negra Open Air Show
Aug. 25 - Giessen, Germany - Kultursommer
Aug. 26 - Sulingen, Germany - Reload Festival
Aug. 28 - Kiev, Russia - Sentrum
Aug. 29 - Minsk, Russia - Re:Public
Aug. 30 - St. Petersburg, Russia - A2
Aug. 31 - Krasnodar, Russia - Arena Hall
Sept. 02 - Yekaterinburg, Russia - Tele Club
Sept. 04 - Samara, Russia - Zvezda
Sept. 05 - Moscow, Russia - Yotaspace



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