Emperor
Emperor
http://www.emperorhorde.com
Formed in Fall '91 in Norway
Members are:
Ihsahn / Vegard Sverre Tveitan - vocals / bass (since 1991) - now in Peccatum, was in Thou Shalt Suffer, Wongraven and Zyklon B
Samoth / Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen - guitars (since 1991) - now in Zyklon, was in Arcturus, Thou Shalt Suffer and Zyklon B
Trym Torson / Kai Johnny Mosaker - drums (since 1995) - now in Zyklon, was in Enslaved, Imperium and Obnoxious
Previous members:
Alver - bass (1995-1998)
Tchort / Terje Vik Shei - bass (1994) - now in Green Carnation, Blood Red Throne, Saducismus Triumphatus and Servants Of The Realm, previously in Einherjer, Satyricon and In the Woods
Faust / Bård G. Eithun - drums (1992-1994) - now in Dissection, was in Thorns
Mortiis / Haavard Elefsen - bass (1991-1992) - now in solo-project Mortiis, Brighter Death Now, Cintecele Diavolui, Fata Morgana, Repturence and Vond
Ildjarn - bass (1994) - now plays in Thou Shalt Suffer
Session musicians:
Charmand Grimloch / Joakim - live keyboards (2000) - plays in The Thrill and Tartaros
Tyr / Jon Erik Torgersen - bass - plays in Borknagar, Grail, Morpheus Web, and Perished
Hellhammer - drums on demotrack - plays in Mayhem and Arcturus, was in The Kovenant
Sverd - keyboards on demotrack - was in Arcturus and The Kovenant
Dirge Rep / Per Husebø - drums - plays in Aura Noir and Enslaved, was in Gehenna, 122 Stab Wounds, Desspo Hallelujah and Neetzach
Band has broken up in 2001
Samoth has been in prison for burning churches
Faust has been in prison for murder


Wrath of the Tyrant (demo) (1992)
Wrath of the Tyrant (demo) 1. Introduction
2. Ancient Queen
3. My Empire's Doom
4. Forgotten Centuries
5. Night of the Graveless Souls
6. Moon Over Kara-Shehr
7. Witches Sabbat
8. Lord of the Storms
9. Wrath of the Tyrant

Call from the Grave (demo) (1992)
Call from the Grave (demo) 1. Ancient queen
2. Forgotten centuries
3. Moon over Kara-Shehr
4. Call from the grave
5. The usurper (Cover from Hellhammer)

Emperor (1993)
Emperor 1. I am the black wizards 6:25
2. Wrath of the tyrant 4:16
3. Night of the graveless souls 3:15
4. Cosmic keys to my creations & times 6:23
total time 20:19

As the Shadows Rise (ep) (1994)
As the Shadows Rise (ep) 1. Ancient queen 3:24
2. Lord of the storms 1:46
3. Witches sabbath 5:23
total time 10:33

In the Nightside Eclipse (1994)
In the Nightside Eclipse 1. ... 0:52
2. Into the infinity of thoughts 8:14
3. The burning shadows of silence 5:36
4. Cosmic keys to my creations & times 6:06
5. Beyond the great vast forest 6:01
6. Towards the pantheon 5:57
7. The majesty of the nightsky 4:54
8. I am the black wizards 6:01
9. Inno a satana 4:48
total time 48:29

Reverence (1997)
Reverence 1. The loss and curse of reverence 6:10
2. In longing spirit 6:00
3. Opus a satana 4:17
total time 16:27

Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk (1997)
Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk 1. Al svartr (the oath) 4:18
2. Ye entrancemperium 5:15
3. Thus spake the nightspirit 4:30
4. Ensorcelled by khaos 6:39
5. The loss and curse of reverence 6:09
6. The acclamation of bonds 5:54
7. With strength I burn 8:18
8. The wanderer 2:54
total time 43:58

Wrath of the Tyrant (1998)
Wrath of the Tyrant 1. I am the black wizards 6:25
2. Wrath of the tyrant 4:16
3. Night of the graveless souls 3:15
4. Cosmic keys to my creations & times 6:23
5. Introduction 2:15
6. Ancient Queen 3:10
7. My Empire's Doom 4:21
8. Forgotten Centuries 2:43
9. Night of the Graveless Souls 2:47
10. Moon Over Kara-Shehr 4:12
11. Witches Sabbat 5:24
12. Lord of the Storms 2:02
13. Wrath of the Tyrant 3:43

Thorns Vs. Emperor (1999)
Thorns Vs. Emperor 1. Exördium 3:00
Emperor
2. Æerie Descent 8:34
Thorns
3. I Am 5:04
Emperor
4. Ærie Descent 6:06
Emperor
5. Thus March The Nightspirit 5:40
Emperor
6. Melas Khole 6:31
Thorns
7. The Discipline Of Earth 7:40
Thorns
8. Cosmic Keys 6:12
Thorns
total time 48:47

IX Equilibrium (1999)
IX Equilibrium 1. Curse you all men! 4:41
2. Decrystallizing reason 6:23
3. An elegy of icaros 6:39
4. The source of icon E 3:43
5. Sworn 4:30
6. Nonus aequilibrium 5:49
7. The warriors of modern death 5:00
8. Of blindness & subsequent seers 6:48
9. ... 0:28
10. Curse you all men (live at the Astoria - London July 1999) 4:34
Bonus
11. Sworn (revamped by Ulver at Endless Studios) 5:39
Bonus
total time 44:01
(Digipack 54:09)

Emperial Live Ceremony (2000)
Emperial Live Ceremony 1. Curse You All Men 5:43
2. Thus Spake The Nightspirit 4:25
3. I Am The Black Wizards 5:34
4. An Elegy Of Icaros 6:11
5. With Strength I Burn 7:48
6. Sworn 4:31
7. Night Of The Graveless Souls 3:10
8. Inno A Satana 5:07
9. Ye Entrancemperium 6:09
10. I Am the Black Wizards 96 Mb
video (MPG)
total time 48:38

Emperial Vinyl Presentation (2001)
   
1. Emperor / Wrath of the Tyrant picture disc
2. In the Nightside Eclipse picture disc
3. Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk picture disc
4. IX Equilibrium picture disc
5. Emperial Live Ceremony picture disc

Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire and Demise (2001)
Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire and Demise 1. The eruption 6:28
2. Depraved 6:33
3. Empty 4:16
4. The prophet 5:41
5. The tongue of fire 7:10
6. In the wordless chamber 5:13
7. Grey 5:05
8. He who sought the fire 5:29
9. Thorns on my grave 5:56
total time 51:51

Scattered Ashes - A Decade of Emperial Wrath (2003)
Scattered Ashes - A Decade of Emperial Wrath 1. Curse You All Men! 4:41
2. The Tongue of Fire 7:11
3. The Majesty of the Nightsky 4:48
4. Cosmic Keys to My Creations and Times 6:21
5. Wrath of the Tyrant 4:13
6. The Loss and Curse of Reverence 6:10
7. An Elegy of Icaros 6:39
8. I am the Black Wizards 6:01
9. Thus Spake the Nightspirit (Live) 4:20
10. Ye Entrancemperium 5:14
11. In the Wordless Chamber 5:13
12. With Strength I Burn 8:13
13. Inno A Satana 4:51
--- Disc Two ---
1. A Fine Day to Die 8:26
(Bathory cover)
2. Ærie Descent 5:59
(Thorns cover)
3. Cromlech 4:14
(Darkthrone cover)
4. Gypsy 2:55
(Mercyful Fate cover)
5. Funeral Fog 5:12
(Mayhem cover)
6. I Am 5:06
7. Sworn (Ulver remix) 5:40
8. Lord of the Storms 2:08
9. My Empire's Doom 4:31
10. Moon Over Kara-Shehr (rehearsal) 5:11
11. Ancient Queen 3:41
12. Witches Sabbath 5:57
13. In Longing Spirit 5:56
14. Opus A Satana 4:19
total time 143:10


A Midsummer Night's Dream (1995)
A Midsummer Night's Dream 1. Into the infinity of thoughts
2. I am the black wizards
3. The burning shadows of silence
4. Night of the graveless souls
5. Towards the pantheon
6. Cosmic keys to my creations & times
7. Wrath of the Tryant
8. Inno a satana
9. Beyond the great vast forest

Wrath of the Tyrant (1995)
Wrath of the Tyrant 1. Introduction 2:15
2. Ancient Queen 3:10
3. My Empire's Doom 4:21
4. Forgotten Centuries 2:43
5. Night of the Graveless Souls 2:47
6. Moon Over Kara-Shehr 4:12
7. Witches Sabbat 5:24
8. Lord of the Storms 2:02
9. Wrath of the Tyrant 3:43
10. Witches Sabbath (remix) 5:32
11. Ancient Queen (remix) 2:21
total time 39 min

Witches Sabbath (vinyl) (1997)
Witches Sabbath (vinyl) 1. Witches sabbath 5:22
2. Ancient queen 3:25
total time 8:46

Conquering Europe (1997)
Conquering Europe 1. The Loss and Curse of Revenence 5:53
2. Ye Entrancemperium 5:54
3. Thus spake the Nightspirit 4:41
4. I am the black Wizards 5:53
5. With Strength I burn 8:17
6. Night of the Graveless Souls 3:31
7. Ensorcelled by Khaos 5:55
8. Intermezzo 4:08
9. The Majesty of the Nightsky 4:19
10. A fine Day to die 7:07
11. Inno a Satana 4:36

Live in Frostland (1997)
Live in Frostland 1. The Loss and Curse of Reverence 6:18
2. Ye Entrancemperium 5:42
3. Thus Spake the Nightspirit 4:55
4. I Am the Black Wizards 5:01
5. With Strength I Burn 8:04
6. Ensorcelled by Khaos 9:18
7. The Majesty of the Nightsky 4:40
8. A Fine Day to Die 6:50
9. Inno a Satana 4:37
10. Witches Sabbath 5:56
11. Ancient Queen 3:41
12. The Usurper (hellhammer cover. reh. '92) 3:22