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EMPEROR

Majestic black metal, if you haven't heard of Emperor you must have been dead for the last couple of years. Newer material strays away from black metal but origins are still there.

Country: Norway
  1. I Am The Black Wizards
  2. Wrath of the Tyrant
  3. Night of the Graveless Souls
  4. Cosmic Keys to My Creations & Times
  5. Introduction
  6. Ancient Queen
  7. My Empire's Doom
  8. Forgotten Centuries
  9. Night of the Graveless Souls
  10. Moon Over Kara-Shehr
  11. Witches Sabbath
  12. Lord of the Storms
  13. Wrath of the Tyrant
  • Ihsahn - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Samoth - drums (guitar on tracks 1-4)
  • Mortiis - bass
  • Faust - drums on tracks 1-4
US 1998 reissue of 1992 "Wrath of the Tyrant" demo with the 1993 "Emperor" EP (originally released as a split CD with Enslaved) as a bonus.
"Emperor" recorded December 1992 at Studio S
"Wrath of the Tyrant" recorded on 4-track home studio in May 1992
EMPEROR - EMPEROR/WRATH OF THE TYRANT | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Intro
  2. Into the Infinity of Thoughts
  3. The Burning Shadows of Silence
  4. Cosmic Keys to My Creations & Times
  5. Beyond the Great Vast Forest
  6. Towards the Pantheon
  7. The Majesty or the Night Sky
  8. I Am The Black Wizards
  9. Inno A Satana
  • Ihsahn - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Samoth - guitar
  • Faust - drums
  • Tchort - bass
Recorded July 1993
Music by Samoth and Ihsahn
Lyrics by Samoth, Ihsahn, and Mortiis
EMPEROR - IN THE NIGHTSIDE ECLIPSE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Length: 48:24
  1. Al Svartr (The Oath)
  2. Ye Entrancemperium
  3. Thus Spake The Nightspirit
  4. Ensorcelled By Khaos
  5. The Loss and Curse of Reverence
  6. The Acclamation of Bonds
  7. With Strength I Burn
  8. The Wanderer
  • Ihsahn - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Samoth -guitar
  • Trym - drums
  • Alver - bass
US release contains Reverence EP and a live track
EMPEROR - ANTHEMS TO THE WELKIN AT DUSK | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. The Loss and Curse of Reverence
  2. In Longing Spirit
  3. Opus A Satana
  • Ihsahn - vocals, guitar, keyboards
  • Samoth -guitar
  • Trym - drums
  • Alver - bass
  1. Curse You All Men!
  2. Decrystallizing Reason
  3. An Elegy of Icaros
  4. The Source of Icon E
  5. Sworn
  6. Nonus Aequilibrium
  7. The Warriors of Modern Death
  8. Of Blindness & Subsequent Seers
  • Ihsahn - vocals, lead guitar, keyboards, bass
  • Samoth - rhythm guitar
  • Trym - drums
Recorded at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio
EMPEROR - IX EQUILIBRIUM | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
  1. Exordium (Emperor)
  2. Aerie Descent (Thorns)
  3. I Am (Emperor)
  4. Aerie Descent (Emperor)
  5. Thus March the Nightspirit (Emperor)
  6. Melas Khole (Thorns)
  7. The Discipline of Earth (Thorns)
  8. Cosmic Keys (Thorns)
split CD with Thorns
  1. Data track for "I Am the Black Wizards" video
  2. Curse You All Men!
  3. Thus Spake the Nightspirit
  4. I Am The Black Wizards
  5. An Elegy of Icaros
  6. With Strength I Burn
  7. Sworn
  8. Night of the Graveless Souls
  9. Inno A Satana
  10. Ye Entrancemperium
  • Ihsahn - vocals, lead guitar
  • Samoth - guitar
  • Trym - drums
  • Charmand Grimloch - keyboards, backing vocals
  • Tyr - bass, backing vocals
Recorded live at LA2, London (UK) April 14, 1999
Video also available
  1. The Eruption
  2. Depraved
  3. Empty
  4. The Prophet
  5. The Tongue of Fire
  6. In the Wordless Chamber
  7. Grey
  8. He Who Sought the Fire
  9. Thorns on my Grave
  • Ihsahn - vocals, lead and main guitars, bass, keyboards
  • Samoth - additional guitar
  • Trym - drums
Wayfaerer's #1 Album of 2001
Recorded at Symphonique Studios winter 2000-spring 2001
Mixed at Akkerhaugen Lydstudio
Produced by Ihsahn
Mixed by Thorbjorn Akkerhaugen and the Emperors
All music, lyrics, and arrangements by Ihsahn
Artwork by Johan Hammerman
EMPEROR - PROMETHEUS: THE DISCIPLINE OF FIRE AND DEMISE | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
Disc 1:
  1. Infinity Burning (medley)
  2. Cosmic Keys to my Creations & Times
  3. Thus Spake the Nightspirit
  4. An Elegy of Icaros
  5. Curse You All Men!
  6. Wrath of the Tyrant
  7. With Strength I Burn
  8. Towards the Pantheon
  9. The Majesty of the Nightsky
  10. The Loss and Curse of the Reverence
  11. In the Wordless Chamber
  12. Inno a Satana
  13. I am the Black Wizards
  14. Ye Entrancemperium
  15. Opus a Satana
Disc 2:
  1. Infinity Burning (medley)
  2. Cosmic Keys to my Creations & Times
  3. Thus Spake the Nightspirit
  4. An Elegy of Icaros
  5. Curse You All Men!
  6. With Strength I Burn
  7. Towards the Pantheon
  8. The Majesty of the Nightsky
  9. The Loss and Curse of the Reverence
  10. In the Wordless Chamber
  11. I am the Black Wizards
  12. Inno a Satana
  • Ihsahn - Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
  • Samoth - Guitars
  • Trym Torson - Drums
  • Secthdaemon - Bass (live member)
  • Einar Solberg - Keyboards (live member)
Disc 1: Inferno Festival
Disc 2: Wacken Open Air
EMPEROR - LIVE INFERNO | Harm.us - Death, Black, Doom and Gothic Metal WebZine, bandlist, cd reviews, interviews, mp3 and forum
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