Best Amon Amarth Songs

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21Gods of War Arise

Awesome lyrics...
The song depicts the true viking nature of the band...
The lyrics, the riffs along with the guitar solos, thundering drums and awesome vocals just takes your breath away...
An addictive song... Must be in top 5 or top 7

So flawless I enjoy every second

This needs to at least be above varyags of miklagaard since that song steals the riff from this one.

22Blood Eagle

An awesome song describing the old Viking way of revenge

23Live for the Kill

This song is sick, and Apocalyptica's part in it sends shivers down my spine. - sirbradford

This is one of the best song though I can say it can't be because apocalyptica has a part of it

24Doom Over Dead Man

20? I think I've got some issues with my sight! This song is one great masterpiece that will leave you shaken for a few minutes after it ends. Definitely one of the best, if not the best. The regretful feelings of a man is turned into music with all its emotional power. A masterpiece at its worst.

Where is that song... M... Great missing

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25Free Will Sacrifice

This Song should be under the top ten for sure! Just listen to the first 10 seconds and your head will go BANG BANG BANG! I guarantee it. The guitars are just brilliant!

I can't understand why this song is so underrated, it's a masterpiece! By far the best song of Amon Amarth!

Don't know why this is so low on the list, but the chorus just speaks to me. We. Shall. DIE!

Is there truly another song of any band better than this one?

This needs to be higher! It's too good not to be.

26For Victory or Death

Are you serious? A song like this should be at a higher spot. The beginning of the song is so beautiful! Hell the entire thing is so beautiful! It definitely beats Death in a Fire!

The whole song is just flatout eargasmic and makes me want to conquer my day

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27The Hero

My favorite by far. Such powerful lyrics and an amazing story of standing honorably no matter the repercussions.

I'm just voting so this gets a higher ranking honestly. The top 10 is fine the way it is. - Timmah

SO epic, might not be their best but it deserves to be higher in the ranking for sure

Top 10 in my opinion.

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28The Beheading of a King

Why in the name of oden is this song this low? This song should be in the top tens, it truly is, a sad, remarkable song, indeed. For example when he sings "But it was too late to save his son! " I am just so enraged on how low this song is just wow! So dissapointing.

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29Metalwrath

I'm surprised this one isn't on more AA setlists. It's short, fast, and probably the most brutal thing ever. This song could rip your head off and swallow it whole if it wanted too. Basically, it's just a bunch of references to their past songs, with lines like "See us ride for vengeance, friends of the Suncross, see us riding down the Amon Amarth... "
And that's not to mention the subtle message in the chorus, 'We... Made the false hammer fall... " What does that mean? Turns out Amon Amarth had a short lived feud with Hammerfall, and kicked their asses.

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30Thousand Years of Oppression

... This one. Thousand Years is unique among AA songs, building slowly but steadily before halting into an almost crooning Johan, who whispers with his guttural voice about the sacrifice of Odin. Almost as suddenly, he explodes back into the heavy thundering of Olavi's guitar. Screaming in rage and admiration for the lost age of Berserkers and Pagan Gods, this is undoubtedly one of Amon Amarth's most emotional songs.

This is definitely top 3. Much better than cry of the blackbird. Sucks that its all the way down here.

This song definitely deserves the top tens, when I first heard this song I almost broke to tears, it's filled with anger, sadness, and pain things that make metal, metal.

Loved this song from the very first time I heard it.

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31Victorious March

Ever since their first album, Once Sent From the Golden Hall, was released, Victorious March has been a staple of every live show Amon Amarth has put on. Ever. You won't find another AA song so full of righteous fury and burning hatred, loaded with bitter aggression against the hypocrite Christians, except maybe...

Really love the guitar riffs. Very melodic tune and it just keeps getting better by the minutes.

This is the Amon Amarth song for me! A melo-death masterpiece and the song that started my love for this amazing band

The riffs in this song is like an epic march beat, and it sounds godly. Should be top 15 at least.

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32Amon Amarth

Easily their best song on their best album. Simply amazing finale, all their live recordings of this one are insane. Check it out on their DVD Wrath of The Norsemen.

The Greatest and most epic song by Amon Amarth. Johans personal favorite I feel like crying with joy every time I hear it.

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33At Dawn's First Light

One of the best off their new album!

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34An Ancient Sign of Coming Storm
35We Shall Destroy

Although recent this is a fine addition to any playlist, certainly top 10 material, short but certainly sweet.

36Bloodshed

Why this one is not on top 10 come on people!

37For the Stabwounds In Our Backs

Following in the vein of Thousand Years of Oppression, Stabwounds starts off slow, mournful, and melodic, before turning into a punch in the face. The brutality levels on this one are well over nine thousand, and the drummers bass pedal feels like it's using your stomach as a bass drum. My only complaint: it feels like it could have been a really good as a ten-minute epic ballad.

Feels like Stabwounds in the back! Stellar work! My current headbanger

38...And Soon the World Will Cease to Be
39The Last Stand of Frej

At 01:35 there's a sad melodic sound which is simply breathtaking

Ending brings tears so much honor and glory

This song has has a unreal depth in it.

40Coming of the Tide

Guys, really: How is this down here at FORTY!? There is almost no other Amon Amarth song as "headbang-able" as Coming of the Tide. This melodic display of anger, sorrow and vengeance compares to none of its kind.

Warning: TRY NOT TO HEADBANG!

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