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EMPEROR

EMPEROR

EMPEROR (1992–2001; 2005–PRESENT). Ihsahn, real name Vegard Sverre Tveitan (vocals, guitar, keyboards); Samtoh, real name Tomas Haugen (guitar, drums, replaced by Bard Faust, replaced by Trym Torson, aka Kai Johnny Mosaker); and Mortiis, real name Ha˚vard Ellefsen (bass, replaced by Tchort, replaced by Jonas Alver, replaced by Tyr, aka Jan-Erik Torgersen, replaced by Sechtdaemon “Odd Tony”), Charmand Grimloch, real name Joachim Rygg (keyboards, replaced by Einar Solberg). Emperor Read more [...]
DISMEMBER

DISMEMBER

DISMEMBER (1988–PRESENT).Robert Sennback (vocals/bass), Richard Cabeza (bass, later Sharlee d’Angelo), David Blomqvist (guitars), Fred Estby (drums). Dismember are a long-running Swedish death metal band who have been grinding out the real death sound since their inception. The band started as a power trio, but after some personal turmoil, which included Sennback leaving the band for a while, the band regrouped in 1991 with new bassist Cabeza and Sennback handling vocals. The promise of Read more [...]