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Amon Amarth Releases "Destroyer Of The Universe" Music Video

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BlankTV has premiered Amon Amarth's new video for "Destroyer of the Universe," which is off the band's latest release "Surtur Rising." The live video was shot on the band's May 6th stop in Philadelphia, PA at the Theatre Of Living Arts by director David Brodsky of MyGoodEye.

“This time around we wanted to catch the energy and atmosphere of a live show, so we simply went for a live video. We look forward to get back to North America in August to continue and fulfill the ‘Evening’ tour, meanwhile enjoy the video.” comments guitarist Olavi Mikkonen.

AMON AMARTH returns to North America for the second leg of the “An Evening with AMON AMARTH” tour in August. Scheduled to kick off in Vancouver on August 4, the trek will ravage its way through 21 cities, including several Canadian venues, and come to a close in Boise, ID on September 3. The first set will again feature the band performing the recently-released, critically-acclaimed "Surtur Rising" album in its entirety while the second will offer up mixed bag of tunes from their extensive catalog.

An Evening with AMON AMARTH
8/04/2011 Commodore Ballroom – Vancouver, BC
8/06/2011 MacEwen Hall – Calgary, AB
8/07/2011 Edmonton Events Centre – Edmonton, AB
8/08/2011 Odeon – Saskatoon, SK
8/09/2011 The Garrick Centre – Winnipeg, MB
8/12/2011 The Phoenix Theatre – Toronto, ON
8/13/2011 Metropolis – Montreal, QC
8/14/2011 Imperial de Quebec – Quebec City, QC
8/16/2011 Mr. Small’s – Millvale, PA
8/17/2011 St. Andrew’s Hall – Detroit, MI
8/19/2011 Ram’s Head Live – Baltimore, MD
8/20/2011 Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ
8/21/2011 Water Street Music Hall – Rochester, NY
8/23/2011 Expo Five – Louisville, KY
8/24/2011 The Rave – Milwaukee, WI
8/26/2011 House of Blues – Houston, TX
8/27/2011 House of Blues – Dallas, TX
8/29/2011 Sunshine Theatre – Albuquerque, NM
8/31/2011 House of Blues – Anaheim, CA
9/01/2011 House of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
9/02/2011 The Complex – Salt Lake City, UT
9/03/2011 The Knitting Factory - Boise, ID

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1. TheMidnightCowboy writes:

Awesome, i was at this show!

# Jun 27, 2011 @ 5:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. TheMidnightCowboy writes:

HOLY SH!T I'M IN THE VIDEO!! 45 seconds in, wearing my slayer shirt, throwing up the horns with my bass player!!!

# Jun 27, 2011 @ 5:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. spiral_architect writes:

this song is better than i thought it would be. the video is great too. as long as they aren't twirling their long hair in unison, i'm ok with it.

# Jun 27, 2011 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. ZMA writes:

TMC Cool sh!t bro!! It'd be kick a$$ to be in a music vid. This was a sick vid too. I don't know why I don't have this album on actual cd yet. I need to get it.

# Jun 27, 2011 @ 7:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. deathbringer writes:

That's awesome, TheMidnightCowboy. I love this song, and even more live as it's a nice pickup in tempo from the rest of the album/set.

# Jun 27, 2011 @ 9:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Jenny writes:

Amon Amarth always plays material better live. Good vid.

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