There they were employed by the emperor as his bodyguards, since they were considered to be fierce warriors and also loyal and trustworthy.
Luckily things like this is not very common in Sweden, but it is worrying that there has been an escalation of violent weapon related crimes due to an influx of weapons coming in to the country from southern Europe.
The last and only time that I saw them in concert, I went there with Arch enemy, who was an opening act, as my favorite band.
I hope this helps you make a decision.
The misappropriation of Norse history started with the Nazis during the second world war.
Amon Amarth have managed to stand the test of time together since 1998.