This bootleg was released in 1997 and is dedicated to Dead and Euronymous from Mayhem.
Dead's first band was Morbid. With him on vocals they recorded demo "December Moon" in 1987. Later he left the band and joined Mayhem. 08.04.1991 he commited suicide. Euronymous took some photos of corpse (one of them was used on infamous cover of "Dawn of the Black Hearts") and made neclace from pieces of his skull. Mayhem's bassman Necrobutcher was displeased with this and left the band. He was replaced by Varg Vikernes (Count Grishnackh from Burzum). With him band recorded in 1993 their masterpiece "De Mysteriis Dom, Sathanas". Before release of album conflict between Varg and Euronymous started. 10.08.1993 Vikernes killed Euronymous.
First four tracks are Morbid's part. It's their demo "December Moon" from 1987. Among members were Uffe Cederlund and LG Petrov (both lated played in Nihilist and later Entombed).
Mayhem's part is a little compilation. Track 6 "Necrolust" is from great demo "Deathcrush", recorded in 1987 before Dead joined the band. Track 7 "Funeral Fog" is from "Live in Leipzig", recorded in 1990. Tracks 5 and 6: "Freezing Moon" and "Carnage" were recorded in 1990. They are Mayhem's only studio recordings with Dead.
Morbid / Mayhem "A Tribute to the Black Emperors"
01. My Dark Subconcious [04:29]
02. Wings of Funeral [03:47]
03. From the Dark [06:01]
04. Disgusting Semla [03:21]
05. Freezing Moon [06:18]
06. Necrolust [03:40]
07. Funeral Fog [06:19]
08. Carnage [03:47]