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Borknagar

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Bergen
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1995
Genre:
Black Metal (early), Progressive Viking/Folk Metal (later)
Lyrical themes:
Nature, Science, Cosmos, Mythology
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1995-present
Compilation appearance(s):
"The Quest" (early version of "Ascension of Our Farthers") on Darkness We Feel CD (Century Media, 1997; also bundled with US pressing of Rotting Christ's A Dead Poem)

Formed by Øystein Garnes Brun in 1995 as an outlet to create more melodic music and to push the boundaries of "traditional" black metal after growing tired of the simple brutality of his previous band ...
Current
Øystein Garnes Brun Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Cronian, ex-Molested
Jens F. Ryland Guitars (1997-2003, 2007-present)
See also: ex-ICS Vortex
ICS Vortex Vocals, Bass (1997-2000, 2010-present)
See also: Arcturus, ICS Vortex, ex-Lamented Souls, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Lazare Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1999-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Solefald, ex-Old Words New, ex-Silent, ex-Carpathian Forest, ex-Ásmegin
Vintersorg Vocals (2000-present)
See also: Cronian, Fission, Otyg, Vintersorg, Waterclime, ex-Masticator, Gravisphere, ex-Cosmic Death, ex-Havayoth, ex-Vargatron
Baard Kolstad Drums (2012-present)
See also: ICS Vortex, Leprous, Oceans of Time, God Seed (live), Ihsahn (live), In Vain (live), Solefald (live), ex-Hellhaven, Rendezvous Point
Past
Infernus Bass (1995-1996)
See also: Gorgoroth, ex-Desekrator, Norwegian Evil, ex-Orcustus
Grim Drums (1995-1998)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Emptor, ex-Arvas, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Immortal (live)
Ivar Bjørnson Keyboards (1995-1998)
See also: Enslaved, ex-Desekrator, ex-Inoculate Injure, ex-Phobia, ex-Trinacria, Dream of an Opium Eater, ex-Mysticum, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Taake (live), ex-Bloodflowers, ex-Obnoxious, ex-Vulcana
Garm Vocals (1995-1997)
See also: Ulver, Æthenor, ex-Head Control System, ex-Arcturus
Kai K. Lie Bass (1996-1998)
See also: The Batallion, St. Satan
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (1999-2008), Bass (2004)
See also: Thornbound, ex-Scariot, ex-Spiral Architect, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sarke, ex-Testament (live), ex-Sturmgeist (live)
Tyr Bass (2000-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Thornbound, ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live), ex-Emperor (live)
David Kinkade Drums (2008-2011)
See also: ex-Insatanity, ex-Kastasyde, ex-Soulfly, ex-Arsis (live), ex-Malevolent Creation (live), ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-D.O.T.A.C., ex-Divine Empire, ex-Monarch
Current (Live)
Athera Vocals (2013, 2014-present)
See also: Chrome Division, Susperia, ex-Metadox, ex-Ringnevond, ex-Vanaheim, ex-Seven Sins
Past (Live)
Nicholas Barker Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Ancient, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Brujeria (live), Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Driven by Suffering
Justin Greaves Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Iron Monkey, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Crippled Black Phoenix, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Khang, ex-Armour of God, ex-Earthtone9, ex-Hard to Swallow, ex-Silver Ginger 5, ex-The Varukers
Øystein Garnes Brun Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Cronian, ex-Molested
Jens F. Ryland Guitars (1997-2003, 2007-present)
See also: ex-ICS Vortex
ICS Vortex Vocals, Bass (1997-2000, 2010-present)
See also: Arcturus, ICS Vortex, ex-Lamented Souls, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Lazare Keyboards, Vocals (backing) (1999-present)
See also: Age of Silence, Solefald, ex-Old Words New, ex-Silent, ex-Carpathian Forest, ex-Ásmegin
Vintersorg Vocals (2000-present)
See also: Cronian, Fission, Otyg, Vintersorg, Waterclime, ex-Masticator, Gravisphere, ex-Cosmic Death, ex-Havayoth, ex-Vargatron
Baard Kolstad Drums (2012-present)
See also: ICS Vortex, Leprous, Oceans of Time, God Seed (live), Ihsahn (live), In Vain (live), Solefald (live), ex-Hellhaven, Rendezvous Point
Infernus Bass (1995-1996)
See also: Gorgoroth, ex-Desekrator, Norwegian Evil, ex-Orcustus
Grim Drums (1995-1998)
(R.I.P. 1999) See also: ex-Emptor, ex-Arvas, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Immortal (live)
Ivar Bjørnson Keyboards (1995-1998)
See also: Enslaved, ex-Desekrator, ex-Inoculate Injure, ex-Phobia, ex-Trinacria, Dream of an Opium Eater, ex-Mysticum, ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Taake (live), ex-Bloodflowers, ex-Obnoxious, ex-Vulcana
Garm Vocals (1995-1997)
See also: Ulver, Æthenor, ex-Head Control System, ex-Arcturus
Kai K. Lie Bass (1996-1998)
See also: The Batallion, St. Satan
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (1999-2008), Bass (2004)
See also: Thornbound, ex-Scariot, ex-Spiral Architect, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sarke, ex-Testament (live), ex-Sturmgeist (live)
Tyr Bass (2000-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Thornbound, ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live), ex-Emperor (live)
David Kinkade Drums (2008-2011)
See also: ex-Insatanity, ex-Kastasyde, ex-Soulfly, ex-Arsis (live), ex-Malevolent Creation (live), ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-D.O.T.A.C., ex-Divine Empire, ex-Monarch
Current
Athera Vocals (2013, 2014-present)
See also: Chrome Division, Susperia, ex-Metadox, ex-Ringnevond, ex-Vanaheim, ex-Seven Sins
Past
Nicholas Barker Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Ancient, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Brujeria (live), Noctis Imperium (live), Possessed (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, United Forces, ex-Atrocity, ex-Cradle of Filth, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Leaves' Eyes, ex-Sadistic Intent, ex-Anaal Nathrakh (live), ex-Anathema (live), ex-Benediction (live), ex-Cancer (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-God Seed (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Driven by Suffering
Justin Greaves Drums (1998-1999)
See also: ex-Iron Monkey, ex-Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Crippled Black Phoenix, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Khang, ex-Armour of God, ex-Earthtone9, ex-Hard to Swallow, ex-Silver Ginger 5, ex-The Varukers
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Added on: 2002-07-21 18:03:31 Last modified on: 2014-10-22 21:23:10
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