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IHSAHN: New Song Available For Streaming

Hilber, a brand new song from from EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn, was premiered last night (Monday, September 9) on BBC Radio 1‘s “Rock Show” with Daniel P. Carter. You can now listen to the program for the next seven days at BBC.co.uk. (Note: The Ihsahn track can be heard around the 21:45 mark.) Hilber comes off Ihsahn‘s fifth solo album, “Das [...]

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EMPEROR Frontman Explains Why Now Is Right Time For Band’s Return

EMPEROR FRONTMAN EXPLAINS WHY NOW IS RIGHT TIME FOR BAND’S RETURN

Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their “In The Nightside Eclipse” album by making a number of festival appearances next year. In addition to performing at Germany’s Wacken Open Air, the band will headline the 2014 edition of the the Bloodstock Open Air festival, set to take place next August at Catton Hall, Walton-On-Trent, West Midlands, [...]

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IHSAHN: ‘No One Has The Blueprint Of What Black Metal Is, And What It’s Not’

Radio Metal recently conducted an interview with former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. Radio Metal: The album is called “Eremita”, which is Latin for “hermit.” That’s quite an obvious question, but do you see yourself as a hermit? Ihsahn: I guess artistically, yes, I would say that. In [...]

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IHSAHN: ‘Eremita’ First-Week Sales Revealed

“Eremita”, the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, sold around 900 copies in the United States in its first week of release. The CD landed at position No. 32 on the Top New Artist Albums (Heatseekers) chart, which lists the best-selling albums by new and developing artists, defined as those who have never appeared in the Top 100 of [...]

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IHSAHN Interviewed On ‘Black Night Meditations’ (Audio)

WSCA 106.1 FM‘s “Black Night Meditations” recently conducted an interview with former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn. You can now listen to the chat using the audio player below. “Black Night Meditations” is a four-hour metal show focusing on black, death, thrash, folk, shred, prog and power metal. The program is broadcast every Tuesday night at 10 p.m. EST on WSCA 106.1 [...]

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IHSAHN: Entire New Album Available For Streaming

“Eremita”, the fourth album from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, can be streamed in its entirety at AOL Music. Due on June 19 in North America (one day earlier in Europe) via Candlelight Records, the CD was recorded and produced at Telemark’s Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at Notodden’s Juke Joint Studio and Seattle’s Envisage Audio. The effort was [...]

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IHSAHN: ‘I Try To Be As Honest And Authentic In My Work As I Possibly Can’

ShredderNet.com recently conducted an interview with former EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan). A couple of excerpts from the chat follow below. ShredderNet.com: I wanted to start by talking about the concept of the [new Ihsahn] album ["Eremita"]. I know you’ve named it with the Latin word for “hermit” and you have Friedrich Nietzsche on the cover there. [...]

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IHSAHN: New Song Featuring DEVIN TOWNSEND Available For Streaming

“Introspection”, a brand new song from former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn, can be streamed using the SoundCloud player below (courtesy of GuitarWorld.com). The track comes off Ihsahn‘s fourth album, “Eremita”, which will be released on June 19 in North America (one day earlier in Europe) via Candlelight Records. Recorded and produced at Telemark’s Ivory Shoulder Studios, with additional tracking completed at [...]

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