Ihsahn - Biography
IHSAHN comes from Notodden, Norway, where he at the age of 13 started playing in what developed into one of the world's most influential black metal bands, Emperor. At only 17 he recorded and performed In The Nightside Eclipse, which has been many times over voted one of the top metal albums of all time. Since then, IHSAHN has divided his time between the metal and avant-garde worlds in projects like Emperor, Thou Shalt Suffer, Peccatum, Hardingrock and last but not least his ongoing solo vessel, IHSAHN. In addition to his work as a musician, he teaches guitar, writes columns for Guitar World and is together with partner Heidi S. Tveitan running Mnemosyne Productions and Symphonique studio.