Eventually, there comes a time when the hype on a band becomes superfluous, and their status alonespeaks volumes. Such is
the case with Emperor, the black metal gods hailing from Telemark, Norway,who are without a doubt the most influential and
respected band within their genre, having launched ascene that now threatens to burn its way out of the underground's charnel
pit and engulf mainstreamAmerica in the blackest of flames.