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Real/full name:
Vegard Sverre Tveitan
39 (born Oct 10th, 1975)
Place of origin:
Norway (Notodden)


Ihsahn is a composer, producer, singer and multi-instrumenatlist, mostly known as the frontman of Emperor.
These days he writes and performs music as a solo artist.


Ihsahn is married to Ihriel, with whom he founded Peccatum.
They also performed together in Hardingrock, and run Mnemosyne Productions.

In December 2002, he won the "Notodden Kommunes Kulturpris." This is a cultural prize given by his home city, Notodden, which has around 12,500 inhabitants. He won the prize because he is considered the most well known inhabitant of Notodden and a great ...

God of Atheists



Bass (2005-2007, 2012-present), Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards (2005-present)

2006 The Adversary Guitars, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
2008 Scarab (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2008 angL Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals
2010 Undercurrent (Single) Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards
2010 After Guitars, Keyboards, Piano, Vocals
2012 Arrival (Single) Guitars, Vocals, Bass, Keyboards
2012 Eremita Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals
2013 NaCl (Single) Guitars, Vocals, Keyboards, Bass
2013 Das Seelenbrechen Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Vocals

Revolution Harmony

Vocals (session) (2013-present)

Thou Shalt Suffer

Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards (1991-?)

1991 4-track rehearsal (Demo) Vocals, Guitars
1991 Open the Mysteries of Your Creation (EP) Vocals, Guitars
1991 Into the Woods of Belial (Demo) Vocals, Guitars (as "Ygg")
2000 Somnium All instruments, Vocals


As Vegard Tveitan:
Guitars, Bass, Vocals

1990 The Land of the Lost Souls (Demo) Guitars, Bass, Vocals


Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014), Keyboards (1991-2001), Bass (1999-2001)

1992 Wrath of the Tyrant (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Synthesizer
1993 Emperor (EP) Vocals, Keyboards, Guitars, Songwriting
1993 Emperor / Hordanes Land (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1994 In the Nightside Eclipse Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Lyrics, Songwriting
1994 As the Shadows Rise (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1997 Reverence (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1997 Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk Vocals, Guitars (lead), Keyboards
1999 IX Equilibrium Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
1999 Thorns vs. Emperor (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2000 Emperial Live Ceremony (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2000 True Kings of Norway (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2000 Emperial Live Ceremony (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (lead)
2001 Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire & Demise Lyrics, Vocals, Bass, Programming, Guitars, Keyboards
2009 Thus Spake the Nightspirit / Inno a Satana (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2009 Live Inferno (Live album) Guitars, Vocals (lead)
2009 Live at Wacken Open Air 2006 - A Night of Emperial Wrath (Video) Guitars, Vocals
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Guitars, Programming, Vocals

2007 Grimen Vocals, Guitars, Programming


Bass, Guitars, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals (1998-2006)

1999 Strangling from Within All instruments, Songwriting, Vocals, Lyrics
2000 Amor Fati Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming
2000 Oh, My Regrets (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming
2004 Lost in Reverie Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming
2005 The Moribund People (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming


Guitars, Keyboards (?-1990)



1995 Blood Must Be Shed (EP) Keyboards
1996 Blood Must Be Shed / Wraths of Time (Split) Keyboards
1999 Necrolust / Total Warfare (Split) Keyboards




2002 The Sham Mirrors Vocals (track 6)

Devin Townsend Project

2011 Deconstruction Vocals (additional) (on track 3)


1993 Ildjarn (Demo) Vocals
2001 Son of the Northstar (EP) Vocals
2005 Ildjarn 93 (EP) Vocals

Jeff Loomis

2012 Plains of Oblivion Vocals (track 7)


2011 Bilateral Vocals (track 4)
2013 Coal Vocals (additional) on "Contaminate Me"


2015 Silence in the Snow Intro (track 1)


1995 Fjelltronen Keyboards, Grand piano


2013 Et land i en sang (Single) Hammond Organ (Track 1)


1996 Total Death Lyrics (track 4)


1997 Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk Producer, Mastering
1999 Thorns vs. Emperor (Split) Producer, Engineering
2001 Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire & Demise Producer


2006 The Adversary Producer, Engineering, Mixing, Editing
2008 angL Producer, Mixing, Mastering
2010 Undercurrent (Single) Producer, Engineering
2010 After Producer, Engineering
2012 Arrival (Single) Producer, Engineering
2012 Eremita Producer, Recording


2011 Bilateral Recording (as "Vegard Tveitan")
2015 The Congregation Recording (vocals) (as "Vegard Tveitan")


1999 Strangling from Within Engineering
2000 Amor Fati Engineering
2000 Oh, My Regrets (EP) Producer, Mixing, Mastering
2004 Lost in Reverie Producer, Engineering
2005 The Moribund People (EP) Engineering, Mixing

Thou Shalt Suffer

2000 Somnium Mastering


2015 Silence in the Snow Recording (track 1)


2012 Livets frø / Profeten (Single) Producer
2013 Et land i en sang (Single) Producer
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