On March 15, Aniruddh “Andrew” Bansal of Metal Assault conducted an interview with Øystein G. Brun of Norwegian avantgarde metallers BORKNAGAR. You can now listen to the chat using the Mixcloud player below.
BORKNAGAR‘s new album, “Urd”, will be released on March 26 in Europe and March 27 in North America via Century Media Records. The CD was recorded with Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios (OPETH, PARADISE LOST, KATATONIA) in Örebro, Sweden.
The “Urd” artwork was designed by Brazilian artist Marcelo Vasco, who has not only already worked on BORKNAGAR‘s previous “Universal” release but also with artists such as SOULFLY, BELPHEGOR, EINHERJER and KEEP OF KALESSIN.
“Urd” track listing:
03. The Beauty Of Dead Cities
04. The Earthling
05. The Plains Of Memories
06. Mount Regency
08. The Winter Eclipse
09. In A Deeper World
BORKNAGAR recently recruited Baard Kolstad (ICS VORTEX) as its new drummer.
BORKNAGAR 2012 is:
* Øystein G. Brun (Cronian, ex-Molested) – Clean and Electric Guitar
* Vintersorg (VINTERSORG, FISSION) – Grim Vocals, Clean Vocals and Choirs
* Lars A. Nedland (SOLEFALD, ex-CARPATHIAN FOREST) – Keyboards, Clean Vocals, Choirs
* Jens F. Ryland (ICS VORTEX) – Lead Guitar
* ICS Vortex (ex-DIMNMU BORGIR, ARCTURUS, ICS VORTEX) – Bass, Clean Vocals and Choirs
* Baard Kolstad – Drums
Drums and percussion on “Urd” were performed by David Kinkade (SOULFLY, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION).
“Roots” audio stream: