AboutAmon Amarth is a Melodic Death Metal band, located at Stockholm.
Originary from Sweden they are formed in 1992 and still active on the metal scene. Previously years they were known with the name Scum (between 1988 until 1992).
Their lyrical themes involve Vikings, Warfare, Mythology and Destruction.
Current label is Metal Blade Records.
In J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings "Amon Amarth" is the Sindarin word for "Mount Doom", the volcano in Mordor where Sauron forged the One Ring.
Compilation appearances: - "The Eyes of Horror" on The Seven Gates of Horror - A Tribute to Possessed (Karmageddon Media, 2004). - "Guardians of Asgard" on Metal Hammer - Battle Metal VII (Metal Hammer, 2008). - "Children of the Grave" on The Metal Forge Volume Three: A Tribute to Black Sabbath (Metal Hammer. 2010).
Current Ted Lundström Bass (1992-present) Olavi Mikkonen Guitars (1992-present) Johan Hegg Vocals (1992-present) Johan Söderberg Guitars (1998-present) Jocke Wallgren Drums (2016-present)
Past Niko Kaukinen Drums (1992-1996) Anders Hansson Guitars (1992-1998) Martin Lopez Drums (1996-1998) Fredrik Andersson Drums (1998-2015)
Past (Live) Johan Bergebäck Guitars (2003) Steve Drennan Bass (2007, 2010) Jocke Wallgren Drums (2016)