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    Posted: June 06 2006 at 11:55
Any fans in here? Where are they from?? I went to their site, and found it to be of little help....
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 06 2006 at 12:12
Nevermind- did not know they were on this site/prog related Embarrassed
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 06 2006 at 17:09
I believe they are Norweigen, and include members of many great black metal bands such as Vintersorg (from VintersorgLOL), Lars Nedland from Carpathian Forest and formerly Grim from Immortal (RIP Cry.)
If anyone knows where I can get a copy of some Flute and Voice (Indo-Prog/Raga Rock) albums please PM me! Many thanks!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 06 2006 at 19:27
Indeed.  They started off as a fairly straightforward black/viking metal band with Krystoffer Rygg (Garm) from Ulver on vocals, Ivar Bjornson from Enslaved on keyboards, the aforementioned Erik Brodreskift (Grim) from Immortal on drums, Roger Tiegs (Infernus) from Gorgoroth on bass, and their one consistent member, ystein G. Brun from Molested, on guitar.  They gradually evolved their sound and lineup, Simen Hestnaes (ICS Vortex) from Dimmu Borgir/Arcturus had a stint as vocalist and bassist, they grew more ambitious and proggy.  Their current lineup consists of the aforementioned Andreas Hedlund (Vintersorg) on vocals, the aforementioned Lars Nedland from Solefald and Carpathian Forest on keyboards and Sprial Architect drummer Asegir Mickelson behind the kit (he also played bass on their most recent album), alongside ystein G. Brun who remains their guitarist.  If you're into more ambitious viking/folk-type metal they're worth a listen, I'm not such a huge fan of either album I've heard from them (Quintessence and Epic).  Tough to argue with their personnel roster though.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 06 2006 at 21:15
I only have one of their albums ("Quintessence").  I like the vocal arrangements, they're different from a lot of the Nordic metal crowd.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2006 at 12:38
Epic black metal Thumbs Up

Love The Archaic Course and Epic!
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2006 at 17:00

Great band! I have all their albums. The ones I like most are 'Quintessence' and 'Epic'. Lars Nedland's other band Solefald is highly recommended too.

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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 07 2006 at 17:06
Ah, Borknagar. If you enjoy them you might like an album called The Sham Mirrors by Arcturus. Excellent style of music :)
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 08 2006 at 00:29
Originally posted by AngelRat AngelRat wrote:

Great band! I have all their albums. The ones I like most are 'Quintessence' and 'Epic'. Lars Nedland's other band Solefald is highly recommended too.

 
I agree with all of the above.
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Direct Link To This Post Posted: June 08 2006 at 01:18
I like Borknagar a lot, I just need to listen to them more.
 
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