Emperor is without a doubt one of the most important bands from the Norwegian black metal scene. The band started in 1991 and already the following year they released the now legendary demo tape “Wrath of the Tyrant”. Four amazing albums, “In the Nightside Eclipse”, “Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk”, “IX Equilibrium” and “Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire and Demise”, was released before the band disbanded in 2001 because they felt they had lived up to everything they wanted to with Emperor. Luckily for us the band has continued to tour on rare occasions to keep the spirit of Emperor alive. This is one of those occasions and we are happy to have them back with us at Inferno Metal Festival 2023! Emperor did their first complete concert after the reunion in 2006 at Inferno – a gig that was made eternal at the live album “Live Inferno” released in 2009. We are counting that the upcoming gig will be just as legendary!