In a press conference held at Wacken Open Air, Emperor announced that they will return to play live next year. The Norwegian band will be among the headliners at Wacken Open Air 2014 to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the release of "In the Nightside Eclipse". The band also announced that there will be no new album or worldwide tour. However, the band has been recently confirmed also for Hellfest 2014.
Bård G. "Faust" Eithun, who played drums on that album and is now the present drummer of Italian black metal band Aborym, announced that he will join the line-up for the reunion of Emperor. The current line-up also features guitarist Samoth (Tomas Thormodsæter Haugen).
Text by Herjann