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Release date:
May 1993
Catalog ID:
Version desc.:
Limited edition
Candlelight Records
12" vinyl (33⅓ RPM)
500 copies
13 reviews (avg. 83%)
Side A
1. I Am the Black Wizards 06:24   Show lyrics
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2. Wrath of the Tyrant 04:15   Show lyrics
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Side B
3. Night of the Graveless Souls 03:14   Show lyrics
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4. Cosmic Keys to My Creations and Times 06:22   Show lyrics
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Band members
Ihsahn Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting
Samoth Guitars, Songwriting
Mortiis Bass, Lyrics
Faust Drums
Miscellaneous staff
Christophe Szpajdel Logo
Ihsahn Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting
Samoth Guitars, Songwriting
Mortiis Bass, Lyrics
Faust Drums
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Two new songs, two Wrath of the Tyrant re-recordings.
The debut MLP. Issued in 1993 as one half of Emperor/Hordanes Land, a split-CD with Enslaved, and as a separate vinyl 12" EP. Re-released in 1998 with the Wrath of the Tyrant demo on the same disc.

This artwork is "Death on the Pale Horse (Revelation)" by Gustave Doré, painted in 1865.

Recording information:

Recorded under the December full moon anno 1992 at Studio S.
Produced by Emperor.


Matrix / Runout (Side A): CANDLE 002 MLP - A1 PR - M
Matrix / Runout (Side B): CANDLE 002 MLP - B1 PR - M

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