The crusher

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GenreMelodic Death Metal
Media formatLP
Media PackagingStandard
Available since 19.05.2017
Product code355460

Reissued from the ‘Original Collection’ on coloured vinyl (orange brown marbled). This version is limited to 500 copies. Includes a 400 g cover (inside-out print), 250 g insert and large poster.

If you can listen to ‘Master Of War’ without the urge to tie a pelt around your waist and pillage the bar, you’re probably beyond all help anyway. Amon Amarth’s third album ‘The Crusher’ provides perfect melodic death metal for a living room party complete with headbanging.

  • 1Bastards Of A Lying Breed
  • 2Masters Of War
  • 3The Sound Of Eight Hooves
  • 4Risen From The Sea
  • 5As Long As The Raven Flies
  • 6A Fury Divine
  • 7Annihilation Of Hammerfest
  • 8The Fall Through Ginnungagap
  • 9Releasing Surtur's Fire
  • 10Eyes Of Horror
Eugen Legatby Eugen Legat (18.11.2005)

The drunkards around the huge frontman Johann Hegg are one of the few constants of Swedish Death cult and don't even think of escaping their natural limitation of their unique sound. Alone the use of their beloved Abyss Studios or the use of repolished deomo-material ("Risen from the sea") stands for pride and sense of tradition. Similar to Manowar (apart from some excursions of over-estimation of oneself), Amon Amarth's songs will catch your heart and soul by majestic monumentality rather than packed detail. To a Dane magazine, guitarist and main songwriter Olli Mikonnen described "The crusher" not a logical successor to the predecessor but rather to the debut "Once sent from the golden hall". And there are some facts that reason that, like the return to some ultra-fast speed shells, as well as some simple solos apart of flowing meloy-lines.

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Written on: 24.06.2017

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Man every time metal blade announces a new reissue I'm excited. They always put out quality products and this one is a great example. Sounds great looks great and price is great. Buy this

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