Amon Amarth

…And so we come to the main stage. Mayhem Fest, in a credit to its organizers, did a much better job this year of spacing the last second stage set (Children of Bodom) and the first main stage set. The crowd was settling in but present when Amon Amarth was revealed.

Over the past four or so years, no band has risen from underground to head-of-the-class faster than Amon Amarth.