Amon Amarth Stump For Vikings In Bloody Video; Plus Isis, The Sword & More News That Rules, In Metal File

'Vikings are misunderstood. They were very sophisticated people,' frontman Johan Hegg says.

Metallica's Lars Ulrich Really Did Like The Sword; Plus Velvet Revolver, Divine Heresy & More News That Rules, In Metal File

The guys didn't quite believe that the drummer was a fan — and now they'll be on tour with him.

Metal File: Daughters, Dark Funeral, DragonForce, Kylesa & More News That Rules

'I have no hopes of anything good happening in music at all, other than us,' frontman A.S.F. Marshall says.

New Releases: Matchbook Romance, Tori Amos, Jaheim, The Sword, Veronicas & More

Also due Tuesday are releases by Bullet for My Valentine, Shawn Mullins, John Fahey.

Metal File: Sepultura, Iron Maiden, The Sword & More In This Week's Hard News

Dante's 'Divine Comedy' inspired the heavy-metal legends to sound like Massive Attack.