He released the 7" EP "Arise, My Lord" in 1996. He also participated in two other bands, Sarcophagus and Seeds of Hate. "Thy Dying Light" was recorded and was to be released at Head Not Found but the parent company Voices of Wonder refused to release due to the extremity of Judas Iscariot. It was later released by Moribund Records Cult.
Akhenaten moved from America to Germany and recorded "Of Great Eternity" which was released in 1997. The following two years he managed to release "Distant in Solitary Night" which was recorded back in 1996. He also signed a contract with the American label Red Stream. They had heard his new work "Heaven in Flames" and agreed to release it. In 2000 he released the MCD "Dethroned, Conquered and Forgotten".
Same year, a live album "Under the Black Sun" was released and a split 7" EP with Krieg, "To the Coming Age of Intolerance" in 2001.
In 2002, "To Embrace the Corpses Bleeding" and the MCD "Moonlight Butchery" were released, also the EPs "March of the Apocalypse" and "Midnight Frost". Shortly after, Akhenaten announced that he decided to end the band.