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Ember to Inferno

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Ember to Inferno
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Studio album by Trivium
Released October 14, 2003
Recorded June - July, 2003
Length 48:58
Label Lifeforce
Trivium chronology
Trivium EP
Ember to Inferno
Alternative cover

Ember to Inferno is the debut album from American heavy metal band Trivium. It was released on October 14, 2003 on Lifeforce Records.


The album seems to follow a theme of tyranny, oppression, and freedom, with songs covering guerilla warfare and overthrowing evil.

Frontman Matt Heafy was 17 years old when the album was written and recorded.

Corey Beaulieu toured in support of the album, but did not play on the album according to the re-release booklet.

The 2004 reissue of the album includes early versions of "The Deceived" and "Blinding Tears Will Break the Skies". Both songs were re-recorded for Ascendancy, with the latter appearing only on the 2006 special edition. "Demon" is taken from the Trivium "blue demo" EP.

"Inception the Bleeding Skies" is "A View of Burning Empires" played in reverse.

On December 2, 2014 it was announced by Matt Heafy on Twitter that Ember to Inferno will be re-released again with new artwork along with the band's early demo EPs.[2]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Sputnikmusic 2.0/5 [3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Matt Heafy. All musical arrangement by Heafy and Travis Smith

No. Title Length
1. "Inception the Bleeding Skies" (instrumental) 0:35
2. "Pillars of Serpents"   4:35
3. "If I Could Collapse the Masses"   4:42
4. "Fugue (A Revelation)"   4:21
5. "Requiem"   4:53
6. "Ember to Inferno"   4:11
7. "Ashes" (instrumental) 0:53
8. "To Burn the Eye"   7:01
9. "Falling to Grey"   5:37
10. "My Hatred"   4:34
11. "When All Light Dies"   6:23
12. "A View of Burning Empires" (instrumental) 1:48
Total length:


Additional musicians