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Northmen: A Viking Saga feat. AMON AMARTH's Johan Hegg Gets US Release Date

Is there anything Johan can't do?

Is there anything Johan can't do?

We've been talking about this movie for two years now, and we finally have a chance to see it.

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Northmen: A Viking Saga is described as "a band of Vikings cross enemy lines and a panicked race begins; the losers will pay with their lives." Why is this relevant to metal? Well, other than vikings being super-metal, the most recognizable of all metal vikings, Amon Amarth frontman Johan Hegg has a featured role in the film. Here's the full synopsis:

A band of Vikings are stranded behind enemy lines on the coast of Alba as their longboat goes down in a dreadful storm. Their only chance of survival is to find a path to the Viking settlement, Danelagh, traversing an unfamiliar and hostile land they have never known. The journey becomes a race for their lives when the King of Alba sends his most feared mercenaries after them. But when the Vikings meet a kind Christian Monk who preaches with his sword, the hunters become the hunted as the Vikings set deadly traps, mercilessly decimating their pursuers one by one, culminating in a final and deadly encounter.

The film will have a US release date of July 31st via iTunes and other digital retailers. You can watch the trailer here:

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