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 […]

EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Release ‘Das Seelenbrechen’ In October

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn will release his new solo album, “Das Seelenbrechen”, on October 22. The cover artwork for the CD can be seen below. “Das Seelenbrechen” track listing: 01. Hiber 02. Regen 03. NaCl 04. Pulse 05. Tacit 2 06. Tacit 07. Rec 08. M 09. Sub Ater 10. See 11. Entropie (limited-edition bonus track) […]

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 […]

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, […]