Amon Amarth Plot 2014 Fall North American Tour

2014-06-02

Story by Anne Erickson

Viking metal band Amon Amarth will bring their show this fall to the U.S.

Swedish melodic metal band Amon Amarth will make their way back to North America this fall with a bill of heavy sounds that also includes Sabaton and Skeletonwitch. The trek launches Sept. 25 in Riverside, Calif.

Amon Amarth are known for their dramatic Viking ship set, which they rocked at the Rockstar Energy Drink Mayhem Festival last summer. The guys promise to bring the set out for their Oct. 18 show in New York City.

“Yes, we are coming back to North America, and this time we’re doing Canada and the U.S. together with our friends in Sabaton and Skeletonwitch,” the band said in a statement. “We can also announce that we’ll be bring the Viking ship to the show in New York City! So get ready North America, this time we’ll take no prisoners!”

Amon Amarth have been on an upward trajectory as of late. The group‘s latest album, 2013’s “Deceiver of the Gods,” debuted at #19 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, making it the outfit’s highest-charting album to ever.

For more on Amon Amarth, including show details, visit the band’s official website.

Amon Amarth 2014 North American Tour Dates:

09/25 — Riverside, Calif. — Riverside Municipal Auditorium
09/26 — Santa Cruz, Calif. — The Catalyst
09/27 — Sacramento, Calif. — Ace of Spades
09/29 — Portland, Ore. — Wonder Ballroom
09/30 — Seattle, Wash. — El Corazon
10/01 — Vancouver, British Columbia — Commodore Ballroom
10/03 — Edmonton, Alberta — Union Hall
10/04 — Calgary, Alberta — Flames Central
10/05 — Saskatoon, Saskatchewan — Louis’ Pub
10/06 — Winnipeg, Manitoba — The Garrick
10/07 — Thunder Bay, Ontario — Crocks
10/10 — Toronto, Ontario — The Sound Academy
10/11 — Montreal, Quebec — Metropolis
10/12 — Quebec City, Quebec — Imperial
10/14 — Burlington, Vt. — Higher Ground
10/15 — Hartford, Conn. — Webster Theatre
10/17 — Albany, N.Y. — Upstate Concert Hall
10/18 — New York, N.Y. — Best Buy Theatre *no Skeletonwitch
10/19 — Columbus, Ohio — Newport Music Hall
10/21 — Chattanooga, Tenn. — Track 29
10/22 — Knoxville, Tenn. — Bijou Theater
10/24 — Charlotte, N.C. — The Fillmore
10/25 — Jacksonville, Fla. — Freebird
10/26 — Birmingham, Ala. — Iron City
10/27 — New Orleans, La. — The Civic
10/29 — St. Louis, Mo. — The Pageant
10/30 — Joliet, Ill. — Mojoes
10/31 — Detroit, Mich. — Royal Oak
11/01 — Milwaukee, Wis. — The Rave
11/02 — Des Moines, Iowa — Wooly’s
11/04 — Lincoln, Neb. — Bourbon Street
11/05 — Oklahoma City, Okla. — Diamond Ballroom
11/07 — Austin, Texas — Fun Fun Fun Fest
11/08 — El Paso, Texas — Tricky Falls
11/09 — Tucson, Ariz. — Club XS

Photo by Anne Erickson