EMPEROR Kicks Off U.S. Tour; Setlist Revealed

Reunited Norwegian black metallers EMPEROR kicked off their three-date U.S. tour Wednesday night (May 30) at The Metro in Chicago, Illinois. The group's setlist was as follows:

01. Into The Infinity/Burning Shadows of Silence
02. Cosmic Keys To My Creations & Times
03. Thus Spake The Nightspirit
04. An Elegy Of Icaros
05. Curse You All Men!
06. With Strength I Burn
07. Towards The Pantheon
08. The Majesty Of The Nightsky
09. The Loss And Curse Of Reverence
10. In The Wordless Chamber
11. Inno A Satana
12. Opus A Satana Part 1
Encore
13. I Am The Black Wizards
14. Ye Entrancemperium
15. Opus A Satana Part 2

Remaining EMPEROR U.S. dates:

June 01 – B.B. King Blues Club - New York, NY
June 03 - Key Club - Los Angeles, CA

The three exclusive performances are set to include guitarist Samoth who was unable to travel with the band for last summer's performances due to visa issues. Samoth recently noted, "it's been nearly a year since the shows last summer. We have done several really memorable shows in Europe since the U.S. shows and I'm truly excited about EMPEROR's return to the U.S. The visa problems last year were a bummer, no doubt, but also an interesting turn of events. And even though the U.S. dates last year were a success with massive support from our ever loyal fan base, we felt that we should return again as a full band, to complete what we set out to do. These shows are a bonus for all of us. See you soon!"

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