Former EMPEROR Frontman IHSAHN To Support OPETH In Norway

Former EMPEROR vocalist/guitarist Ihsahn will support Swedish progressive metallers OPETH on the following Norwegian dates:

March 10 - Oslo, NOR @ Rockefeller
March 11 - Trondheim, NOR @ Samfundet
March 12 - Volda, NOR @ Rokken
March 13 - Sogndal, NOR @ Meieriet
March 14 - Bergen, NOR @ USF Verftet
March 15 - Stavanger, NOR @ Folken
March 18 - Drammen NOR @ Union Scene

Commented Ihsahn: "I've been getting quite a few live offers for my solo stuff, but haven't found time to prioritize this until now. I feel this is an opportunity to try out the material live on my home ground and to travel with a great band like OPETH while doing it."

Ihsahn's second solo album, "angL", was released in May 2008 via Mnemosyne Productions/Candlelight Records. The CD features a guest appearance by OPETH frontman Mikael Ã…kerfeldt on the track "Unhealer" while Asgeir Mickelson and Lars Norberg (both of SPIRAL ARCHITECT) were responsible for laying down the drum and bass tracks on the album, respectively.

Ihsahn previously described the musical direction of the new CD as "a natural progression from 'The Adversary' [2006], but with a somewhat heavier touch."

"The Adversary" entered the Norwegian album chart at position No. 33 upon its release in 2006.


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