IHSAHN: New Empires

Becoming an unquestionable underground legend as a member of EMPEROR in your teens can be a hard act to follow. However, Ihsahn has taken on the task of continuing his musical legacy with his solo albums in addition to his work in PECCATUM and HARDINGROCK. Armed with the strong artistic vision he is known for, his new solo album, angL, is a further exploration of new sounds and places for Ihsahn. One of metal’s most relevant and potent artists shared his thoughts about his artistic vision, Rob Halford, and the challenge of continuing his musical legacy.
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PECCATUM: Finding Their Way

Who would have guessed that a little dwarf star named PECCATUM would blossom into a full grown star? Five years since their debut, Strangling From Within, one-half of the post-EMPEROR musical movements has grown far beyond anyone’s expectations. After exploring new musical territories (and stumbling a bit along the way), the band, consisting of former EMPEROR Metal God, Ihsahn, and his wife, Ihriel (who herself released the haunting gem, Iter.viator, under the moniker, STAR OF ASH), have blown it all open with their latest musical concoction, Lost In Reverie. APESHIT chatted with the man-half of PECCATUM, Ihsahn, to learn more about the methodology behind the madness.
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