- Fate of Norns
Infobox Album |
Name = Fate of Norns
Type = studio
September 6, 2004
Recorded = May/June, 2004 Berno Studios,
Melodic death metal, Viking metal
Length = 40:03
45:00 (bonus disc)
Metal Blade Records
Producer = Berno Paulsson
Reviews = *
AllmusicRating|4|5 [http://www.allmusic.com/cg/amg.dll?p=amg&sql=10:difrxqysldke link]
The Metal Observerrating-10|9.5 [http://www.metal-observer.com/articles.php?lid=1&sid=1&id=7697 link]
Last album = "Versus the World"
This album = "Fate of Norns"
Next album = "
With Oden on Our Side"
"Fate of Norns" is the fifth full-length
studio albumby the melodic death metalband Amon Amarth, released on September 6, 2004by Metal Blade Records. This album continued their slower, heavier sound which started on the previous album "Versus the World". Before "Fate of Norns" was officially released by Metal Blade, promo copies were distributed with CD-ROMextras including pictures, biographies, sheets and logos. The album was released in conventional LP format as well as a limited digipakedition. The latter includes a live bonus DVD, "Amon Amarth Live at Grand Rokk", which features live recordings and three-camera footage of a live performance in Reykjavík, Icelandon March 5, 2004. "The Pursuit of Vikings" was also made into a music video.
When asked to comment on the album, lead vocalist
Johan Hegg, remarked: cquotetxt|The sound is more mature than on previous albums. I think the foundation for this sound started when we changed studios from Abyss to Berno when we got to working with Berno Paulsson. We improved the sound a lot for this album. We were able to make all the instruments work better together and still make them prominent one by one in the production as well. We were also able to keep the heaviness and brutality we need to be Amon Amarth.|Johan Hegg|color=gray|size=360%
# "An Ancient Sign of Coming Storm" − 4:38
# "Where Death Seems to Dwell" – 4:58
# "The Fate of Norns" – 5:58
# "The Pursuit of Vikings" – 4:30
# "Valkyries Ride" – 4:57
# "The Beheading of a King" – 3:24
# "Arson" – 6:48
# "Once Sealed in Blood" – 4:50
Bonus DVD disc (limited edition only)
Amon Amarth live at Grand RokkReykjavík at
# "Death in Fire"
# "The Last with Pagan Blood"
# "For the Stabwounds in Our Backs"
# "Masters of War"
# "The Sound of Eight Hooves"
# "Versus the World"
# "Victorious March"
* Mixed and mastered at Berno Studio by Berno Paulsson.
* Horn on "Arson" by Udo Schlangschnabel.
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