Tag Archives: Ihsahn

Ihsahn unveils “Pilgrimage To Oblivion;” new solo album arriving in February

Posted by on November 16, 2023

    Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Ihsahn, known for his work with Emperor, is set to release his self-titled solo album on February 16, 2024 via Candlelight Records. To coincide with the announcement, Ihsahn has unveiled a video for his latest single, “Pilgrimage To Oblivion.”    Ihsahn comments: “‘Pilgrimage To Oblivion’ serves as a rather immediate introduction […]

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URM Academy introduces “How It’s Done” production course featuring Jens Bogren and Ihsahn

Posted by on June 12, 2023

URM Academy has launched its groundbreaking How It’s Done production course, featuring the legendary Swedish music producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Dimmu Borgir) and Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Ihsahn (Emperor). This comprehensive series was executive produced by URM’s CEO and co-founder Eyal Levi (founding member of Dååth), and delves into Bogren’s production, engineering, and mixing techniques in unprecedented […]

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New & Noteworthy: the other releases – 03/24/2023

Posted by on March 24, 2023

  New & Noteworthy is Metal Insider’s weekly column highlighting some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. Check out the releases from March 24th. Which one’s your favorite? Don’t forget to check out the playlist below. Enjoy!   Acid King, Beyond Vision (Blues Funeral)             […]

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Ihsahn shares “Contorted Monuments” single; new EP arriving in March

Posted by on January 23, 2023

  Ihsahn has announced The Fascination Street Sessions EP is scheduled to arrive on March 24th via Candlelight Records. The upcoming three-track EP will feature two new songs and one cover version with producer/engineer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Arch Enemy, Powerwolf) of Fascination Street Studios. Drummer Tobias Ørnes Andersen and keyboardist Øystein Aadland have […]

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Trivium’s Matt Heafy releases new Ibaraki track “Rōnin” featuring Gerard Way of My Chemical Romance

Posted by on March 25, 2022

  Trivium’s Matt Heafy (vocals/guitar) has revealed “Ronin,” a new track from his Ibaraki project. My Chemical Romance vocalist Gerard Way appears on the track with Heafy. Emperor’s Ihsahn is also involved in the project providing production and guidance as well as vocals for “Susanoo No Mikoto.” Behemoth vocalist/guitarist Nergal also appears on the previously […]

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7 heavy new songs to listen to – 1/27/22

Posted by on January 27, 2022

  From Trivium’s Matthew Kiichi Heafy’s long awaited new project Ibaraki to King Diamond appearing on the new HammerFall single; here are seven new songs to listen to.     01) Voivod drop new single “Synchro Anarchy”   Voivod have shared a video for their new song, “Synchro Anarchy.” The single is the title track from […]

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Metal Insider’s Zenae Zukowski’s Top 50 Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 24, 2020

    2020 kicked off with a bang. Beginning with another successful year at 70000tons of Metal to seeing Heilung, Vader, and Opeth live, what could go wrong? The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the music industry to the point that I don’t know where things will stand in a post-pandemic world. This year felt like […]

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Metal Insider’s Jeff Podoshen’s Top 20 Metal Albums of 2020

Posted by on December 1, 2020

    Well, thankfully 2020 is coming to a close. Good riddance. And while the year itself was awful, the music wasn’t. Lots of great records in 2020 and I listened to a lot of them while staring into the backyard. Here are my top 20 records for 2020. Register your complaints in the comments […]

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A conversation with Ihsahn on ‘Pharos,’ new music, Taylor Swift, 70000tons, and livestreams

Posted by on October 8, 2020

    Norwegian multi-instrumentalist Ihsahn has released two EPs this year with Telemark back in February and Pharos in September. Metal Insider contributor Jeff Podoshen called Pharos the yin to Telemark’s yang as they explore the dark and lighter side of the Emperor singer’s evolving style. We caught up with the mastermind to discuss Pharos, […]

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Metal By Numbers 9/30: Ace Frehley flies up the charts

Posted by on September 30, 2020

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   I already made an “Aces High” pun the last time Ace Frehley put out an album, so the title took me a minute to come up with. Sixteen debuts is pretty hefty but […]

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