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Emperor - Wrath of the Tyrant

Wrath of the Tyrant

GenresSymphonic Black Metal
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Comments :  5
Total votes :  5
Rating :  81 / 100
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Submitted by level 15 김한별 (2007-05-23)
Last modified by level 17 Besi Karat (2014-07-04)
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Wrath of the Tyrant Information

Track listing (Songs)

2.Ancient Queen3:17-0
3.My Empire's Doom4:34-0
4.Forgotten Centuries2:51-0
5.Night of the Graveless Souls2:56-0
6.Moon over Kara-Shehr4:25-0
7.Witches Sabbath5:41-0
8.Lord of the Storms2:10-0
9.Wrath of the Tyrant3:58-0

Line-up (members)

  • Ihsahn : Guitars, Vocals, Synth
  • Mortiis : Bass
  • Samoth : Drums
One of only three Emperor outputs to feature Mortiis on bass (the other being the Emperor MLP and the "As the Shadows Rise" EP which features re-recordings of some songs off this demo).

First release is a self production by Emperor. Was re-released by Wild Rags Records in 1994 with two bonus tracks from the 1994 7" "As the Shadows Rise":
10. Witches Sabbath (5:55)
11. Ancient Queen (3:43)
(The picture is from the Wild Rags version)

Original version:
- Cover folded out.
- Recorded onto studio tapes.
- Hand numbered and autographed.

Wild Rags version:
- Professionally printed covers and tapes.
- Two extra songs.

The original cover is the chimaira pictured below.

Released in 1995 by Pagan Folk with the original tracklist.

Also released by Head Not Found in 1995 on vinyl with a red cover 1000 copies pressed.

Re-released in 2004 by Candlelight Records. Bonus material includes very rare, exclusive footage of pre-Nightside rehearsals plus live outtakes from the band's first tour.

Also released as a picture disc by Damnation Records including one bonus song:
10. The End

Reissued by Candlelight Records in 2007 as a numbered limited edition boxed set.
2007 reissue includes the "Emperor" EP.

Released in 2012 on picture LP by Hammerheart Records - HHR2012-36 Pic-LP. Limited to 500 on 180 grams picture disc.

Wrath of the Tyrant Comments

level 12   (90/100)
심포닉이 빠진 원초적인 엠퍼러의 사운드를 들려준다
level 10   (85/100)
엘범커버보고 엠퍼러를 몰랐을땐 개그작품인가 했는데 내용물은 수준급
level 17   (90/100)
첫 데모앨범 치곤 수준급의 블랙메탈이다. 마치 LLN을 연상케하는 Raw한 사운드가 매력적인데 키보드를 쓰지않고 이렇게만 나아갔으면 어땠을까하는 생각을 해본다.그럼 물론 1집의 영광은 없었을테지만...상당히 이 앨범을 흡족하게 들은 터였다.
level 10   (90/100)
노르웨이 중딩 클라스... 참 기가막힐 노릇이다. 조악한 음질이 아쉬울뿐
level 17   (50/100)
klasické priemerné a nie moc kvalitné demo, ale je na ňom už pár zaujímavých náznakov

Emperor Discography

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EP 60 10
EP 83.3 30
Studio 91.6 863
EP 75 10
Studio 89 293
Studio 82.6 193
Live 85.5 42
Studio 87.7 273
Live 85 50
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