Best Emperor Songs

Emperor was an influential Norwegian Black Metal (Symphonic Black Metal) band formed in 1991 by guitarist/vocalist Ihsahn and drummer Samoth. With only 5 studio albums they have established a landmark in the history of Black Metal and were one of the biggest acts of the genre.
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1 I Am the Black Wizards

My favourite black metal song, from my favourite black metal album, by my favourite black metal band. WHY IS THIS NOT #1?

Best Emperor song.

No exception, this is the ultimate Emperor track and kills in every way possible

The ultimate black metal song. Definitely one of their best songs they have ever done!

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2 Inno a Satana

So Evil and Beautiful

Inno A Satana! Inno A Satana! Amazing ending song of a magical album. I like In the Nightside Eclipse a lot more than Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk. - metalfan1999

Awesome song. Just getting into Emperor and black metal in general and this one stood out among the youtube playlist.

I just adore this song. Peace out.

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4 With Strength I Burn

Something elese

All Emperor's songs, from all theirs albums are not form this word... I really like them all and very much...
However, With Strength I Burn is simply the first one and after Ye Entrancemperium...

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5 Ye Entrancemperium UListen to Sample
6 Towards the Pantheon UListen to Sample
7 Thus Spake the Nightspirit

A real symphonic masterpiece. The symphonic breakdown towards the end really makes you wanna band your head. Long Reign the Emperor!

Greatest Song by in my opinion the best black metal band to ever walk this earth - PsychoSandman33

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8 Beyond the Great Vast Forest UListen to Sample
9 Cosmic Keys to My Creations and Times

Evil! Those long vocal pauses in the background sounds really creepy plus I love Ihsahn's duck vocals.

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10 I Curse You All Men

First black song I've heard - Rhapsody

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The Contenders

11 In the Wordless Chamber

Pure art and virtuosity, it is the best song ever create in this genere.

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12 The Burning Shadows of Silence UListen to Sample
13 Wrath of the Tyrant

Great song

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14 The Loss & Curse of Reverence

4:15 in to the song. m/

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15 The Majesty of the Nightsky

Probably the most powerful song of this amazing band. This song is the symbol of the legend of Emperor

How can this one be rated so low! This is probably my favourite track on In The Nightside Eclispe - metalfan1999

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17 Ensorcelled by Khaos
18 Alsvartr (The Oath)

I am the Emperror! Love that part.

19 Ancient Queen

Very Underrated

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20 An Elegy of Icaros UListen to Sample
21 Decrystallizing Reason

This song is underrated.

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22 Witches Sabbath UListen to Sample
23 A Fine Day to Die

This one must be on the list

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24 The Acclamation of Bonds UListen to Sample
25 The Wanderer UListen to Sample
26 The Tongue of Fire UListen to Sample
27 The Eruption UListen to Sample
28 The Prophet UListen to Sample
29 Thorns On My Grave UListen to Sample
30 Sworn (Remix)

Super heavy, not really classic Emperor style but a great cover of Ulver and a unique spin on an amazing song. Addicting.

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31 Lord of the Storms UListen to Sample
32 The Source of Icon E UListen to Sample
33 Nonus Aequilibrium UListen to Sample
34 The Warriors of Modern Death UListen to Sample
35 Of Blindness & Subsequent Seers UListen to Sample
36 Depraved UListen to Sample
37 Grey UListen to Sample
38 He Who Sought the Fire UListen to Sample
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Top Remixes (8)

1. I Am the Black Wizards
2. Cosmic Keys to My Creations and Times
3. Towards the Pantheon
1. Inno a Satana
2. Into the Infinity of Thoughts
3. I Am the Black Wizards
1. With Strength I Burn
2. I Am the Black Wizards
3. Into the Infinity of Thoughts

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