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Emperor - Wrath of the Tyrant

Wrath of the Tyrant

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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.

Emperor Discography

Album titleTypeRelease dateRatingVotesReviews
EP 60 10
EP 85 30
Studio 91.8 853
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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