The Battle of Baton Rouge (Live 1999)

by Mortiis

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Recorded in Baton Rouge, USA, 1999, during the "The Stargate Tour".

Track Listing:

1. Towards the Gate of Stars
2. I am The World
3. Army of Conquest/The Warfare
4. Army of Conquest/The Warfare (continued)
5. Spirit of Conquest/The Warfare


released November 29, 2019

All music and lyrics by Mortiis / Havard Ellefsen
Restored and Mastered by Jules Seifert, at Epic Audio Media, London
Artwork by Christopher Ashley
Photography by Anna Kallberg
Artwork direction: Mortiis / Havard Ellefsen
All music/lyrics Published by Earache Songs Ltd.
All rights in the recording by Omnipresence Productions
Female Vocals: Sarah Jezebel Deva
Percussion 1 & Male Spoken Vocals: Mortiis / Havard Ellefsen
Timpani: Fredrik Bergström
Percussion 2: Erik Lundberg


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Mortiis Oslo, Norway

Joined Emperor 1991.
Fired from Emperor on grounds of a "bad attitude" late 1992.
Formed Mortiis next day.
Planned recordings in Transylvania 1993.
That did not happen.
Released several solo albums in the 90´ies & weirding out the music industry with his prosthetic mask.
Oh those yonder days of media hypocrisy.
Became band. Band died.
Broke ribs, dreams and industry shackles, but remained free.
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