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Emperor

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Notodden
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1991
Genre:
Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Nature, Mythology, Mysticism (later)
Current label:
Candlelight Records
Years active:
1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present
Played their first gig on 13 April 1992, alongside Enslaved, Algol and Infinite Decay.

Emperor were one of the bands somewhat involved in the church burnings during the mid 1990s. Samoth was jailed 16 months for taking part in church burnings with Varg Vikernes (Burzum), along with other members of the Norwegian black metal scene. Drummer Faust was jailed for church burning and for the stabbing ...
Current
Samoth Drums (1991-1992), Guitars (rhythm) (1992-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: The Wretched End, Scum, ex-Zyklon, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, ex-Arcturus, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Satyricon, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Notodden All Stars
Ihsahn Keyboards (1991-2001), Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present), Bass (1999-2001)
See also: Ihsahn, ex-Hardingrock, ex-Peccatum, ex-Wongraven, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, God of Atheists, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Revolution Harmony
Trym Torson Drums (1996-2001, 2005-2007, 2016-present)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Past
Mortiis Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Mortiis, Vond, ex-Cintecele Diavolui, ex-Fata Morgana
Faust Drums (1992-1994, 2013-2014)
See also: Blood Tsunami, Studfaust, Scum, ex-Bomberos, ex-Decomposed Cunt, ex-Mongo Ninja, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Aborym, ex-Hesperus Dimension, ex-Thorns, ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Dissection
Tchort Bass (1993-1994)
See also: Green Carnation, The 3rd Attempt, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Carpathian Forest
Alver Bass (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Dødheimsgard
Current (Live)
Secthdamon Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: Grimfist, Myrkskog, Odium, ex-Zyklon, ex-1349 (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Einar Solberg Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: Leprous, Ihsahn (live)
Past (Live)
Hellhammer Drums (1992)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora
Ildjarn Bass (1993)
See also: ex-Ildjarn, ex-Ildjarn-Nidhogg, ex-Sort Vokter, ex-Nivlheim, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Myristic
Mark Allen Keyboards (1993)
Sverd Keyboards (1994-1995)
See also: Arcturus, ex-Mortem, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Ulver, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Covenant
Tyr Bass, Vocals (backing) (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Borknagar, ex-Thornbound, ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live)
Charmand Grimloch Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Souls Domain, ex-Tartaros, ex-The Thrill
Trym Torson Drums (Japan tour) (2014)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Samoth Drums (1991-1992), Guitars (rhythm) (1992-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: The Wretched End, Scum, ex-Zyklon, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, ex-Arcturus, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Satyricon, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Notodden All Stars
Ihsahn Keyboards (1991-2001), Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present), Bass (1999-2001)
See also: Ihsahn, ex-Hardingrock, ex-Peccatum, ex-Wongraven, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, God of Atheists, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Revolution Harmony
Trym Torson Drums (1996-2001, 2005-2007, 2016-present)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Mortiis Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Mortiis, Vond, ex-Cintecele Diavolui, ex-Fata Morgana
Faust Drums (1992-1994, 2013-2014)
See also: Blood Tsunami, Studfaust, Scum, ex-Bomberos, ex-Decomposed Cunt, ex-Mongo Ninja, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Aborym, ex-Hesperus Dimension, ex-Thorns, ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Dissection
Tchort Bass (1993-1994)
See also: Green Carnation, The 3rd Attempt, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Carpathian Forest
Alver Bass (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Dødheimsgard
Current
Secthdamon Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: Grimfist, Myrkskog, Odium, ex-Zyklon, ex-1349 (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Einar Solberg Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present)
See also: Leprous, Ihsahn (live)
Past
Hellhammer Drums (1992)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, ex-Den Saakaldte, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Nidingr, ex-Shining, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Troll, ex-Umoral, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Mysticum (live), ex-Tritonus (live), ex-Carnivora
Ildjarn Bass (1993)
See also: ex-Ildjarn, ex-Ildjarn-Nidhogg, ex-Sort Vokter, ex-Nivlheim, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Fast Breeder, ex-Myristic
Mark Allen Keyboards (1993)
Sverd Keyboards (1994-1995)
See also: Arcturus, ex-Mortem, ex-The Kovenant, ex-Ulver, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Covenant
Tyr Bass, Vocals (backing) (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Borknagar, ex-Thornbound, ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live)
Charmand Grimloch Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1998-2001)
See also: ex-Souls Domain, ex-Tartaros, ex-The Thrill
Trym Torson Drums (Japan tour) (2014)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Added by: Greb Modified by: Caliginosity
Added on: 2002-07-11 23:39:57 Last modified on: 2016-12-01 21:40:49