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As the Shadows Rise


Release date:
August 1994
Catalog ID:
Version desc.:
Limited edition
Nocturnal Art Productions
7" vinyl (45 RPM)
1000 copies
4 reviews (avg. 77%)
Side A
1. The Ancient Queen 03:42   Show lyrics
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2. Lord of the Storms 01:57   Show lyrics
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Side B
3. Witches Sabbath 05:56   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ihsahn Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
Samoth Guitars
Mortiis Bass
Faust Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Christophe "Volvox" Szpajdel Logo
Ihsahn Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
Samoth Guitars
Mortiis Bass
Faust Drums
Read As the Shadows Rise 85% Noctir October 8th, 2012
Read Some Nice Second Drafts 80% CrimsonFloyd June 8th, 2012
Read Darkness follows everywhere 73% autothrall November 10th, 2011
Read Get it some way or another 70% firebee1 August 17th, 2005

Hand-numbered, included an Emperor sticker.

A re-recording of some songs from the Wrath of the Tyrant demo with better production and different vocal style.

Re-released in 2000 on digiCD by Spikefarm Records as part of the True Kings of Norway split with Immortal, Dimmu Borgir, Ancient and Arcturus. This version switches the order of "Lord of the Storms" and "Witches Sabbath", and the former is a remixed version.

Cover art is "The Death of Mary Magdalene" by French artist Gustave Doré.

Recording information:

Created at Studio SS in December Anno 1992.


Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): R̶T̶D̶ ̶-̶ ̶1̶7̶6̶.̶1̶8̶3̶1̶ ECLIPSE - 001 A
Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): ECLIPSE - 001 B

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