What do you actually do as a 15-year-old? The boys in Emperor quickly decided to turn the entire Black Metal scene on its head. Ihsahn and Samoth did not focus on school or socialising but simply on their music - fortunately for us! Throughout their existence, they did not disappoint with any of their albums.

Their first demo tape "Wrath of the Tyrant" already made a huge impact and strongly influenced the whole scene. The members of the band had to be Black Metal naturals, but that's only plausible since they came from Norway.

Their debut "In the Nightside Eclipse" is a cult staple nowadays, even beyond Black Metal circles. If you love the genre, there's no dodging Emperor. In case you want to learn about their legacy, check out our EMP Emperor Online Shop. We have shirts and CDs for you. Stay frosty!

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