Amon Amarth Announced To Headline Defenders Of The Faith IV Tour

Viking Metal icons Amon Amarth have been announced as headliners of the fourth Metal Hammer Defenders Of The Faith Tour which storms it's way across the UK in November.

The lineup for the tour is filled out from top to bottom by a variety of metal which looks as if it will combine into a massive, venue destroying metal force. The reactivated Carcass who have their first album in 17 years out in September of this year (here) will take the position of sub-headliners. Further support comes from Scotland's Bleed From Within and the cult mid 80's band Hell.

Amon Amarth guitarist Olavi Mikkonen spoke to Metal Hammer magazine recently about the tour:

"November has never felt this far away and we can’t wait to storm your shores again with the Defenders Of The Faith tour. We’re bringing an epic ‘Deceiver of The Gods’ stage set and our good friends in Carcass will be with us to create mayhem across your lands. See you soon…”

Metal Hammer Presents Defenders of the Faith IV Tour Dates November 2013:

  • Tues 12 Birmingham, O2 Academy
  • Weds 13 Manchester, Academy
  • Thurs 14 Glasgow, Barrowland
  • Fri 15 Bristol, O2 Academy
  • Sun 17 London, The Forum

Tickets are on sale now priced at £18.50 regionally and £19.50 in London (Subject to per ticket charge Plus order processing charge) and are available from and

To get a taste of what is heading for our shores why not head over to Amon Amarth's Metal Blade page and check out selected tracks from their new album "Deceiver of the Gods"

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