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


Ihsahn is a composer, producer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist, 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 ...


Vocals, Guitars (lead) (1991-2001, 2005-2007, 2013-2014, 2016-present), Keyboards (1991-2001), Bass (1999-2001)

1992 Wrath of the Tyrant (Demo) Vocals, Guitars, Songwriting (as "Ygg")
1993 Emperor (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting
1993 Emperor / Hordanes Land (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
1994 In the Nightside Eclipse Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Songwriting (tracks 1-9), Lyrics (tracks 3, 6, 7, 9)
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, Songwriting (tracks 1-7), Lyrics
1998 Emperor / Wrath of the Tyrant (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars (tracks 1-13)
1999 IX Equilibrium Vocals, Guitars (lead), Keyboards, Bass, Songwriting, Lyrics
1999 Thorns vs. Emperor (Split) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2000 True Kings of Norway (Split) Vocals, Guitars
2000 Emperial Live Ceremony (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (lead)
2000 Emperial Live Ceremony (Video) Vocals, Guitars (lead)
2001 Prometheus - The Discipline of Fire & Demise Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass, Programming, Songwriting, Lyrics
2003 Scattered Ashes: A Decade of Emperial Wrath (Compilation) Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Vocals, Guitars (lead)
2009 Thus Spake the Nightspirit / Inno a Satana (Single) Vocals, Guitars
2009 Live Inferno (Live album) Vocals, Guitars
2009 Live at Wacken Open Air 2006 - A Night of Emperial Wrath (Video) Vocals, Guitars
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God of Atheists



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

2006 The Adversary Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass, Lyrics
2008 Scarab (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2008 angL Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Lyrics
2010 Undercurrent (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2010 After Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Piano
2012 Arrival (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2012 Eremita Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2013 NaCl (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2013 Das Seelenbrechen Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2015 Mass Darkness (Single) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2016 Arktis. Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2018 Àmr Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards, Bass
2020 Telemark (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
2020 Pharos (EP) Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards
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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 (as "Ygg")
1991 Into the Woods of Belial (Demo) Vocals, Guitars (as "Ygg")
1997 Into the Woods of Belial (Compilation) Vocals, Guitars, Keyboards
2000 Somnium Vocals (lead), All instruments, Lyrics, Songwriting


As Vegard Tveitan:
Guitars, Bass, Vocals (1990-?)

1990 The Land of the Lost Souls (Demo) Guitars, Bass, Vocals, Songwriting (tracks 1, 2)


Vocals, Guitars, Programming

2007 Grimen Vocals, Guitars, Programming


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

1999 Strangling from Within Vocals, Guitars, Bass, Keyboards, Programming, Songwriting, Lyrics (track 3)
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

Revolution Harmony

Vocals (2013-2014)


As Vegard Tveitan:
Guitars, Keyboards (1990)

1990 Rehearsals '90 (Demo) Guitars, Keyboards


Keyboards (1995-1999)

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


Keyboards (1995)


2002 The Sham Mirrors Vocals (track 6)

Devin Townsend Project

2011 Deconstruction Vocals (track 3)


1993 Ildjarn (Demo) Vocals
1995 Det frysende nordariket (Compilation) Vocals (tracks 5-17)
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 (lead) (track 8), String arrangement (track 2)
2016 Live at Rockefeller Music Hall (Live album) Vocals, Guitars (track 14)


2015 Silence in the Snow Intro (track 1)


1995 Fjelltronen Keyboards, Grand piano


2012 Ønskediktet Keyboards, Organ
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")
2013 Coal Producer, Recording, Editing (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

1997 Into the Woods of Belial (Compilation) Liner notes
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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