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Favorite song for me has to be The Last With Pagan Blood off the Avenger album.... sends chills down my spine! About 3 years ago, my fiancee tracked down an original copy of their first mini album Sorrow Throughout The Nine Worlds..... even more awesome of her, she got me backstage to meet them on my birthday when they played Cardiff last year. Got it signed and drank mead. Have to say, of all the bands I've met, they were the most down to earth. \m/

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Great live band. I didn't like them until VS the world came out. That's when they started getting good. All their stuff is pretty interchangable but they're still good.
I would agree that their style has remained largely unchanged. Some albums are better than others, but if you like one, there's no reason not to like them all.

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I would agree that their style has remained largely unchanged. Some albums are better than others' date=' but if you like one, there's no reason not to like them all.[/quote'] You'd think that, and yes that should make logical sense, but their song writing just got better on that album. Their over all sound, guitar tones, etc... is still just as it was when they started but something happened on their 4th album.

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You'd think that' date=' and yes that should make logical sense, but their song writing just got better on that album. Their over all sound, guitar tones, etc... is still just as it was when they started but something happened on their 4th album.[/quote'] No, that's probably their most boring album. Everything sounds like it was simply trying to follow their own pattern, streamlined down to where there isn't any emotion or intensity left, Amon Amarth by numbers if you will. Sure, it's still good and not really different, but it had no fire and no fury. Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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Music good, lyrics are rubbish. Lyrically, the impression I get from Amon Amarth lyrics is that Vikings are brave right up until they get their asses kicked by those mean ol' monotheists, at which point they compose whiny elegies waxing lyrical about the memories in an unsuccessful attempt to make their butthurt poetic.

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Music good, lyrics are rubbish. Lyrically, the impression I get from Amon Amarth lyrics is that Vikings are brave right up until they get their asses kicked by those mean ol' monotheists, at which point they compose whiny elegies waxing lyrical about the memories in an unsuccessful attempt to make their butthurt poetic.
Looks like the butthurt's contagious... Sent from my HTC PH39100 using Tapatalk 2

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