TITLE: In The Nightside Eclipse
STYLE: Black Metal
LABEL: Candlelight Records
Emperors debut full length album, which set a new standard in extreme metal and has been the benchmark ever since, was released to universal acclaim in 1994. This is the album that introduced classical elements to the black metal sound and first made a wider audience take the genre seriously. Two decades later, it is still the album seen by many as the pinnacle of its kind, and has influenced an uncounted number of bands. This anniversary edition is presented in deluxe hardback Digibook packaging with restored cover artwork and featuring rare archive pictures and content.
Info : 20th Anniversary Edition released in a deluxe hardback digibook with 20 pages containing rare photos, lyrics for the album tracks, and an interview with the band members about the making of the album.
"In the Nightside Eclipse" was recorded in July 1993 at Grieghallen Studios.
"As the Shadows Rise" was recorded in December 1992 at Studio S.
The tracks on disc 1 were remastered in 2014.
1-1 Introduction 0:51
1-2 Into The Infinity Of Thoughts 8:13
1-3 The Burning Shadows Of Silence 5:33
1-4 Cosmic Keys To My Creations & Times 6:04
1-5 Beyond The Great Vast Forest 5:58
1-6 Towards The Pantheon 5:56
1-7 The Majesty Of The Nightsky 4:53
1-8 I Am The Black Wizards 6:00
1-9 Inno A Satana 4:47
Bonus Tracks: As The Shadows Rise 7"EP 1994
1-10 The Ancient Queen 3:39
1-11 Witches Sabbath 5:54
1-12 Lord Of The Storms 1:53
Disc 2 / In The Nightside Eclipse, Alternative Mix 1993 (Previously Unreleased)
2-1 Introduction 0:51
2-2 Into The Infinity Of Thoughts 8:13
2-3 The Burning Shadows Of Silence 5:33
2-4 Cosmic Keys To My Creations & Times 6:04
2-5 Beyond The Great Vast Forest 5:58
2-6 Towards The Pantheon 5:56
2-7 The Majesty Of The Nightsky 4:53
2-8 I Am The Black Wizards 6:00
2-9 Inno A Satana 4:47
The Akkerhaugen Tapes 1993
2-10 The Majesty Of The Nightsky (4-Track Pre-Prod 1993) 5:00
2-11 The Burning Shadows Of Silence (Pre-Prod Rehearsal 1993) 5:26
2-12 I Am The Black Wizards (Rehearsal 1993) 6:25