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Wrath of the Tyrant

Emperor

Type:
Demo
Release date:
July 11th, 1992
Catalog ID:
N/A
Label:
Independent
Format:
Cassette
Reviews:
7 reviews (avg. 83%)
Side A
1. Introduction 02:20   instrumental
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2. Ancient Queen 03:17   Show lyrics
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3. My Empire's Doom 04:34   Show lyrics
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4. Forgotten Centuries 02:51  
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5. Night of the Graveless Souls 02:56   Show lyrics
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6. Moon over Kara-Shehr 04:25   Show lyrics
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7. Witches Sabbath 05:41   Show lyrics
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8. Lord of the Storms 02:10   Show lyrics
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9. Wrath of the Tyrant 03:58   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ihsahn Guitars, Vocals, Synth
Samoth Drums
Mortiis Bass
Miscellaneous staff
Christophe Szpajdel Logo
Tchort Cover model
Ihsahn Guitars, Vocals, Synth
Samoth Drums
Mortiis Bass
Christophe Szpajdel Logo
Tchort Cover model
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Read Poorly produced quality BM 82% Mourningrise August 21st, 2003

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.

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