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Emperor

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Notodden
Status:
Split-up
Formed in:
1991
Genre:
Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Satanism (early), Nature, Mythology, Mysticism (later)
Last label:
Candlelight Records
Years active:
1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014
Emperor have sold over 500,000 albums worldwide over the course of their career as of 2003.
They 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 ...
Last known
Samoth Drums (1991-1992), Guitars (rhythm) (1992-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014)
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-Notodden All Stars
Ihsahn Keyboards (1991-2001), Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014), Bass (1999-2001)
See also: Ihsahn, ex-Hardingrock, ex-Peccatum, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, God of Atheists, Revolution Harmony, ex-Satyricon (live)
Faust Drums (1992-1994, 2013-2014)
See also: Blood Tsunami, Studfaust, Scum, ex-Decomposed Cunt, ex-Mongo Ninja, ex-Bomberos, ex-Death Fuck, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Aborym, ex-Hesperus Dimension, ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Dissection, ex-Thorns
Past
Mortiis Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Mortiis, Vond, ex-Cintecele Diavolui, ex-Fata Morgana
Tchort Bass (1993-1994)
See also: Green Carnation, The 3rd Attempt, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Carpathian Forest, ex-Satyricon (live)
Alver Bass (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Dødheimsgard
Trym Torson Drums (1996-2001, 2005-2007)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Last known (Live)
Secthdamon Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014)
See also: Myrkskog, Odium, ex-Zyklon, ex-1349 (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Einar Solberg Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014)
See also: Leprous, ex-Ihsahn (live)
Past (Live)
Hellhammer Drums (1992)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Dynasty of Darkness, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, Death of Desire, 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-Sort Vokter, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer
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)
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-Notodden All Stars
Ihsahn Keyboards (1991-2001), Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014), Bass (1999-2001)
See also: Ihsahn, ex-Hardingrock, ex-Peccatum, ex-Zyklon-B, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer, ex-Embryonic, ex-Xerasia, God of Atheists, Revolution Harmony, ex-Satyricon (live)
Faust Drums (1992-1994, 2013-2014)
See also: Blood Tsunami, Studfaust, Scum, ex-Decomposed Cunt, ex-Mongo Ninja, ex-Bomberos, ex-Death Fuck, ex-Stigma Diabolicum, ex-Aborym, ex-Hesperus Dimension, ex-Nattefrost (live), ex-Dissection, ex-Thorns
Mortiis Bass (1991-1992)
See also: Mortiis, Vond, ex-Cintecele Diavolui, ex-Fata Morgana
Tchort Bass (1993-1994)
See also: Green Carnation, The 3rd Attempt, ex-Blood Red Throne, ex-Carpathian Forest, ex-Satyricon (live)
Alver Bass (1995-1998)
See also: ex-Dødheimsgard
Trym Torson Drums (1996-2001, 2005-2007)
See also: ex-Ceremony, ex-Zyklon, ex-Paganize, God of Atheists, ex-Enslaved, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Imperium, ex-Notodden All Stars
Last known
Secthdamon Bass, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014)
See also: Myrkskog, Odium, ex-Zyklon, ex-1349 (live), ex-Dimmu Borgir (live)
Einar Solberg Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (2005-2007, 2013-2014)
See also: Leprous, ex-Ihsahn (live)
Past
Hellhammer Drums (1992)
See also: Age of Silence, Arcturus, Dynasty of Darkness, Mayhem, Mezzerschmitt, Winds, ex-Mortem, ex-Covenant, Death of Desire, 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-Sort Vokter, ex-Thou Shalt Suffer
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
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Added on: 2002-07-11 23:39:57 Last modified on: 2014-11-22 03:31:36
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