The Crusher (album)

album by Amon Amarth

The Crusher was the third full-length album by the Death Metal band Amon Amarth. It was released on May 8 2001 by Metal Blade Records. A deluxe edition was released in 2009, remastered by Jens Bogren.

The Crusher
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 8, 2001
RecordedNovember 2000 at The Abyss in Pärlby
GenreMelodic death metal
Length45:59
LanguageEnglish
LabelMetal Blade
ProducerPeter Tägtgren, Amon Amarth
Amon Amarth chronology
The Avenger
(1999)
The Crusher
(2001)
Versus the World
(2002)

Track listingEdit

No. Title Length
1. "Bastards of a Lying Breed"   5:33
2. "Masters of War"   4:35
3. "The Sound of Eight Hooves"   4:50
4. "Risen from the Sea (2000)"   4:26
5. "As Long as the Raven Flies"   4:04
6. "A Fury Divine"   6:36
7. "Annihilation of Hammerfest"   5:03
8. "The Fall Through Ginnungagap"   5:21
9. "Releasing Surtur's Fire"   5:30
10. "Eyes of Horror" (Possessed cover) 3:34
Total length:
49:42

ReviewsEdit

About.com gave the album 4 stars, saying that "Amon Amarth are, simply put, one of the best metal bands of this generation." [1] Allmusic also gave the album three and a half stars saying that "listeners who enjoy this kind of metal should certainly check out Amon Amarth, and The Crusher would be a good place to start." [2]

Band MembersEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Review of "The Crusher" by Amon Amarth". Posted 2009-09-01
  2. "Review of The Crusher by Jason Anderson". AllMusic.

Other websitesEdit