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IHSAHN's indelible impression upon the world of heavy metal is undeniable. Initially making a name for himself as EMPEROR's driving force through to his solo career, he has been a groundbreaking leader in both black and progressive metal. His eponymously titled eighth solo album is arguably his most...
February 12, 2024
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IHSAHN Still Believes Making New EMPEROR Album Would Be Lose-Lose Situation: 'You Can't Compete With Nostalgia'

In a new interview with Sam Acevedo of El Planeta Del Rock, EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) was asked if he thinks the prospect of him and his bandmates writing and recording a new album is " a lose-lose situation." He responded (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): "Yes....
January 30, 2024
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IHSAHN Shares New Single 'The Distance Between Us' From Upcoming Self-Titled Album

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn will release his new self-titled album on February 16, 2024 via Candlelight. The Norwegian progressive metal visionary has dared to push the realms of creative expressionism even further with his eighth studio offering. The release will embody two melodically interlinked vers...
January 18, 2024
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IHSAHN Shares New Single 'Twice Born' From Upcoming Self-Titled Album

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn will release his new self-titled album on February 16, 2024 via Candlelight. The Norwegian progressive metal visionary has dared to push the realms of creative expressionism even further with his eighth studio offering. The release will embody two melodically interlinked vers...
December 14, 2023
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IHSAHN To Release New, Self-Titled Album In February

Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Ihsahn (EMPEROR) will release his next solo LP, "Ihsahn", on February 16 via Candlelight Records. In addition to the traditional album version, Ihsahn's new album will also include an orchestral version. The first single from the forthcoming album, "Pilgrimage To Obli...
November 16, 2023
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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY To Score Horror/Comedy Sequel 'Deathgasm 2: Goremageddon'

In a thrilling development for fans of horror and heavy metal alike, renowned musician and songwriter Matthew Kiichi Heafy has just been confirmed as the composer for the upcoming horror/comedy film "Deathgasm 2: Goremageddon". Following the massive success of the original 2015 "Deathgasm" which gar...
October 4, 2023
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IHSAHN: 'At This Point, It Doesn't Look Like' There Will Be New EMPEROR Music

In a new interview with GRIMM Gent, EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) has once again spoken about the possibility of him and his bandmates writing and recording a comeback album. EMPEROR's last studio LP, "Prometheus – The Discipline Of Fire & Demise", was released in 20...
September 13, 2023
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EMPEROR Black Metal Legend IHSAHN Finds His Inner 'Geek' By Embracing Modern Recording Technology

By David E. Gehlke Vegard Sverre Tveitanm, otherwise known as Ihsahn, has been a solo artist longer than a member of the legendary Norwegian black metal act EMPEROR. His solo ventures embody a creative pursuit that stretches well beyond black metal, dabbling in avant-garde, jazz and progressive musi...
June 29, 2023
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IHSAHN On EMPEROR Making New Studio Album: 'I Can't Say That It Will Never Happen'

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) has once again said that he would be open to the idea of him and his bandmates writing and recording a comeback album under the right set of circumstances. EMPEROR's last studio album, "Prometheus – The Discipline Of Fire & Demise", was...
April 21, 2023
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IHSAHN Says He Would Be Open To Making New EMPEROR Album Under Right Set Of 'Circumstances'

EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn (real name: Vegard Sverre Tveitan) says that he would be open to the idea of him and his bandmates writing and recording a comeback album under the right set of circumstances. EMPEROR's last studio album, "Prometheus - The Discipline Of Fire & Demise", was released in 200...
April 8, 2023
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Fascination Street Sessions

Vegard Sverre Tveitan, better known to most metalheads by his pseudonym IHSAHN, needs little introduction for those well-versed in extreme metal. The 47-year-old musician is of course the frontman and primary composer for the legendary Norwegian black metal band EMPEROR, whose albums helped define t...
March 21, 2023
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EMPEROR Announces First U.S. Tour In Over 15 Years

Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR will embark on their first U.S. tour in over 15 years this summer. All work visas for the "Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk" 2023 tour are already issued and the band is excited to finally return to the North American shores. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 17 at 1...
February 13, 2023
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IHSAHN Announces 'Fascination Street Sessions' EP

Norwegian progressive metal pioneer Ihsahn (EMPEROR) will release a new EP, "Fascination Street Sessions", on March 24 via Candlelight Records. The first single from the effort, "Contorted Monuments", can be streamed below. Known as a constantly evolving artist who loves to transcend boundaries, Ihs...
January 20, 2023
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TRIVIUM's MATT HEAFY To Release 'Ibaraki And Friends', A Young Reader's Guide To Japanese Folklore

This June, TRIVIUM vocalist and guitarist Matt Heafy, Z2 Comics and illustrator Half Sumo will debut "Ibaraki And Friends", a rhyming picture book featuring the myriad Japanese folktales and rich mythologies that inspired Heafy as a child. This vibrant guide, designed by Matt's wife Ashley Heafy, of...
April 19, 2022
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TRIVIUM Frontman's IBARAKI Project Releases New Song Feat. MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE's GERARD WAY

TRIVIUM singer and guitarist Matthew Heafy has shared another song from "Rashomon", the long-awaited album from his IBARAKI project. Watch the video for the song "Rōnin", which features MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE singer Gerard Way and EMPEROR frontman Ihsahn, below. "'A rōnin is a masterless warrior," stat...
March 25, 2022