Emperor performed the entire of In the Nightside Eclipse at Bloodstock Open Air 2014. Emperor performed a cover of Bathory’s ‘A Fine Day To Die’ at Bloodstock Open Air 2014. Emperor owned Bloodstock Open Air 2014.
There are multiple artists with this name:
1) Emperor is a Norwegian black metal band formed in 1991, regarded as highly influential by critics and emerging black metal bands. They dissolved in 2001, but reunited in 2006 and again in 2007 for a few festival dates and brief US tours. The group was founded by Samoth (guitar) and Ihsahn (guitar, vocals). Emperor have sold over 500,000 albums worldwide over the course of their career as of 2003.
In their youth, Ihsahn and Samoth met at a rock music seminar. Read more on Last.fm
Emperor on Thrash Hits
August 11th, 2014
You know the drill by now. This is the Thrash Hits Festival Splash Page and this is where you’ll find some of the most comprehensive photo galleries of Bloodstock Open Air 2014 that you don’t have to pay for. It’s here!
August 3rd, 2014
There’s less than a week to go until the Midlands once again plays host to the UK’s biggest outdoor unabashed metal festival. Make no mistake – Bloodstock Open Air carries no caveats about being a “rock” festival. It is about being the heaviest fully-camping festival the UK has to offer, and their 2014 line-up – stuffed to the guts with death, black, and extreme metal – sets the festival apart from the larger Download and Sonisphere Festivals. That’s not a bad thing – a little variety goes a long way in the saturated UK festival market – so naturally this week’s Sunday Spotify Slaylist is all about the Bloodstock 2014 line-up.
February 27th, 2012
With Sunday just past marking the 20th anniversary of the release of Darkthrone’s A Blaze In The Northern Sky (and therefore being pretty much the closest thing to a birthday that black metal can claim to have), over the coming week we’re letting Tom Dare off the leash to run his mouth about one of metal’s most controversial off-shoots. But instead of rehashing the same-old same-old tales from the genre’s torrid history, we thought we’d get him to look at how the genre’s evolved since those first, frosty releases two decades ago. Take it away, Mr. Dare…
February 26th, 2012
Today marks the 20th anniversary of the release of Darkthrone’s seminal second album, A Blaze In The Northern Sky. As this pretty much makes today the closest thing to a birthday that black metal can claim to have (for the sake of clarity we’ll ignore the first wave, yeah?), we’re going to be marking the occasion in with a Spotify Slaylist seeped in old necro evil.