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News : Emperor touring Australia in April 2019; second Melbourne show added

By on December 14, 2018

Norwegian symphonic black metal masters, Emperor, have confirmed they will be touring Australia in April 2019 for two exclusive shows in Melbourne and Sydney to perform the classic 1997 release ‘Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk’. Soundworks Direct, the touring company responsible for this once in a lifetime tour have confirmed these shows will be exclusive to our region and will never be repeated again!

April 2nd – Sydney, Metro Theatre
April 3rd – Melbourne, 170 Russell
April 5th – Melbourne, 170 Russell – SECOND SHOW

Tickets on sale now! Click here to secure yours today.M

Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk’ is Emperor’s second full-length album and received critical acclaim upon its release reaching #28 on the Finnish album charts. The album is considered by many as one of the greatest, if not, the greatest black metal album of all time.

Lead vocalist, Ihsahn shares his thoughts on the making of the band’s second full-length release on a recent interview with Kerrang!

Update: 14/12/2018

Soundworks Direct are pleased to confirm a second Melbourne show has been added on Friday, 5th April at 170 Russell in which the band will perform their 1997 classic release ‘Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk’ in its entirety. Tickets on sale now. Click here to secure your tickets today.


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook