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The Shadow of The Tower (full work in progress version)

by Mortiis

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Work in Progress. Aired twice at the online East Coast Dungeon Siege Festival.

This is the full 8 minute version. An earlier, heavily edited version was available to stream publically.


released June 8, 2020
All music written by Havard Ellefsen. All rights reserved. Omnipresence Productions.


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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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