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Norwegian metal festival books Emperor, Satyricon… and Blink 182

Posted by on November 22, 2016

Headed to Norway next summer for the Tons of Rock Festival? It’ll be a rager. Emperor will be performing Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk in it’s entirety, and Sabaton will be performing Carolus Rex in it’s entirety exclusively at the fest. Also, Satyricon and Taake will be playing as well as Sodom and Candlemass. They’ve also […]

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My First Metal Shirt: Riley McShane of Allegaeon reps Emperor

Posted by on June 28, 2016

  My First Metal Shirt is a regularly-occurring feature on Metal Insider where we talk to people involved in metal about the first-ever metal T-shirt they owned, their memories about it,  and hopefully, a picture of them in it. This week’s installment comes from Allegaeon vocalist Riley McShane. “The first metal shirt I got was an Emperor shirt with […]

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Former Emperor guitarist’s band The Wretched End release new album stream

Posted by on April 20, 2016

If you’re an Emperor fan, you should know about its guitarist Samoth and his project The Wretched End. The band has been active for a few years already and now they are ready to release their newest album in four years titled In These Woods, From These Mountains via Indie Recordings. Samoth comments about the new […]

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Report: Candlelight Records acquired by Spinefarm

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Spinefarm Records has been adding some pretty cool names to its roster. However, the label’s next big move involves acquiring another label, Candlelight Records. Edward Christie and Steve Beatty, owners of the U.K. based label Candlelight, have reportedly sold the company’s assets to Spinefarm (who are owned by Universal Music Group). Blabbermouth obtained an email […]

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Emperor releasing 24-album box set

Posted by on December 7, 2015

What to get the ultimate Emperor fan for the holidays? Why not “The Complete Works” box set? Going on sale later this week via Blood Records, it contains a hell of a lot of stuff, especially if you buy the set now. Limited to222 copies, the centerpiece of the collection is a 24LP box set. […]

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Dave Grohl, Ryan Adams represent metal at Grammys

Posted by on February 10, 2015

While we know that metal wasn’t particularly well represented at the Grammy awards this year, Dave Grohl and Ryan Adams found a way to represent the genre by their fashion choices. And while it might not have been a birthday suit or a baseball outfit, both of them wore denim and shirts from metal bands […]

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Foo Fighters aren’t done with corpse paint yet

Posted by on November 21, 2014

On Halloween, Foo Fighters continued to build anticipation for their Sonic Highways album and Sonic Highway HBO series by playing a show in Nashville while wearing corpse paint. It turns out that’s not the last you’ve seen of the band and corpse paint. The band are joining the ugly holiday sweater craze and releasing two sweatshirts that […]

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Ihsahn recording new music, picking new live backing band

Posted by on November 11, 2014

2014 has been a pretty big year for Ihsahn. Emperor played some 20th anniversary shows in support of In the Nightside Eclipse, shortly after last year’s Ihsahn album Das Seelenbrechen was released. And the singer is showing no signs of slowing down. In fact, he’s been working on a new album all year, and probably is working on […]

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Footage from official Wacken Open Air stream surfaces on YouTube

Posted by on August 4, 2014

This year’s Wacken Open Air has come to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to. For those who can’t attend, the festival has begun streaming the festival live, and while there is video filmed, there are people uploading it to the YouTube. As you can see from the above video, Devin Townsend […]

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Watch Emperor’s first live performance in seven years

Posted by on June 9, 2014

This year, Emperor’s first studio album In the Nightside Eclipse turns 20, and to celebrate, the Norwegian black metal standard-bearers have reunited for the first time since 2007 to play a handful of shows. The band’s first performance was this past weekend (7) at Solvesborg, Sweden’s Sweden Rock Festival. The 2014 incarnation of the band features Vegard […]

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