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Borknagar

Country of origin:
Norway
Location:
Bergen
Status:
Active
Formed in:
1995
Genre:
Progressive Viking/Folk/Black Metal
Lyrical themes:
Nature, Science, Spirituality, Cosmos, Mythology
Current label:
Century Media Records
Years active:
1995-present
Logo by Christophe "Volvox" Szpajdel.

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 Molested. The band did not record a demo; once Øystein established the first line-up, they were offered a contract with Malicious Records pretty much straight ...
Current
Øystein Garnes Brun Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Cronian, ex-Molested
ICS Vortex Vocals, Bass (1997-2000, 2010-present)
See also: Arcturus, ICS Vortex, Lamented Souls, Artisan, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Lazare Keyboards, Vocals (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, ex-Masticator, Gravisphere, Waterclime, ex-Cosmic Death, ex-Havayoth, ex-Vargatron
Baard Kolstad Drums (2012-present)
See also: ICS Vortex, Leprous, Rendezvous Point, Solefald (live), ex-God Seed, ex-Hellhaven, Gaahls Wyrd, ex-Oceans of Time, ex-Ihsahn (live), ex-In Vain (live)
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-Örth, ex-Arvas, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Hell Awaits
Ivar Bjørnson Keyboards (1995-1998)
See also: Enslaved, Ivar Bjørnson & Einar Selvik, ex-Desekrator, ex-Inoculate Injure, ex-Phobia, ex-Trinacria, BardSpec, 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, Head Control System, Æthenor, ex-Arcturus
Kai K. Lie Bass (1996-1998)
See also: The Batallion, ex-Hunting League, ex-St. Satan
Jens F. Ryland Guitars (1997-2003, 2007-2018)
See also: ex-ICS Vortex
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (1999-2008), Bass (2004)
See also: Scariot, Spiral Architect, ex-Thornbound, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Abyssic, ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sarke, ex-Sturmgeist (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Arctic Thunder
Tyr Bass (2000-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Emperor (live), ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live), ex-Thornbound
David Kinkade Drums (2008-2011)
See also: ex-Insatanity, ex-Soulfly, ex-Arsis (live), ex-Malevolent Creation (live), ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-D.O.T.A.C., ex-Kastasyde, ex-Divine Empire, ex-Monarch
Current (Live)
Athera Vocals (2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Metadox, ex-Ringnevond, ex-Vanaheim, ex-Seven Sins, ex-Chrome Division, ex-Susperia, ex-Sarke (live), ex-JUJ
Past (Live)
Justin Greaves Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Crippled Black Phoenix, Se Delan, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Iron Monkey, ex-Khang, ex-Armour of God, ex-Earthtone9, ex-Hard to Swallow, ex-Silver Ginger 5, ex-The Varukers
Nicholas Barker Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Ancient, Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, Monstrance, 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-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Øystein Garnes Brun Guitars (1995-present)
See also: Cronian, ex-Molested
ICS Vortex Vocals, Bass (1997-2000, 2010-present)
See also: Arcturus, ICS Vortex, Lamented Souls, Artisan, God of Atheists, ex-Dimmu Borgir, ex-Ved Buens Ende (live), ex-Penthouse Petz
Lazare Keyboards, Vocals (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, ex-Masticator, Gravisphere, Waterclime, ex-Cosmic Death, ex-Havayoth, ex-Vargatron
Baard Kolstad Drums (2012-present)
See also: ICS Vortex, Leprous, Rendezvous Point, Solefald (live), ex-God Seed, ex-Hellhaven, Gaahls Wyrd, ex-Oceans of Time, ex-Ihsahn (live), ex-In Vain (live)
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-Örth, ex-Arvas, ex-Gorgoroth, ex-Immortal (live), ex-Hell Awaits
Ivar Bjørnson Keyboards (1995-1998)
See also: Enslaved, Ivar Bjørnson & Einar Selvik, ex-Desekrator, ex-Inoculate Injure, ex-Phobia, ex-Trinacria, BardSpec, 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, Head Control System, Æthenor, ex-Arcturus
Kai K. Lie Bass (1996-1998)
See also: The Batallion, ex-Hunting League, ex-St. Satan
Jens F. Ryland Guitars (1997-2003, 2007-2018)
See also: ex-ICS Vortex
Asgeir Mickelson Drums (1999-2008), Bass (2004)
See also: Scariot, Spiral Architect, ex-Thornbound, ex-Anesthesia, God of Atheists, H.E.A.L., ex-Abyssic, ex-Highland Glory, ex-Ihsahn, ex-Lunaris, ex-Sarke, ex-Sturmgeist (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Arctic Thunder
Tyr Bass (2000-2003, 2006-2010)
See also: ex-Emperor (live), ex-Koldbrann (live), ex-Satyricon (live), ex-Vintersorg (live), ex-Thornbound
David Kinkade Drums (2008-2011)
See also: ex-Insatanity, ex-Soulfly, ex-Arsis (live), ex-Malevolent Creation (live), ex-Council of the Fallen, ex-D.O.T.A.C., ex-Kastasyde, ex-Divine Empire, ex-Monarch
Current
Athera Vocals (2013, 2014-present)
See also: ex-Metadox, ex-Ringnevond, ex-Vanaheim, ex-Seven Sins, ex-Chrome Division, ex-Susperia, ex-Sarke (live), ex-JUJ
Past
Justin Greaves Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Teeth of Lions Rule the Divine, Crippled Black Phoenix, Se Delan, ex-Electric Wizard, ex-Iron Monkey, ex-Khang, ex-Armour of God, ex-Earthtone9, ex-Hard to Swallow, ex-Silver Ginger 5, ex-The Varukers
Nicholas Barker Drums (1998-1999)
See also: Ancient, Brujeria, Liquid Graveyard, Lock Up, Twilight of the Gods, Noctis Imperium (live), Nuclear Assault (live), ex-Monolith, ex-Catalepsy, Monstrance, 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-Criminal (live), ex-Exodus (live), ex-Gorgoroth (live), ex-Nightrage (live), ex-Possessed (live), ex-Testament (live), ex-Voices (live), ex-Cerebral Fix (live), ex-Old Man's Child, ex-Driven by Suffering
Added by: Runehammer Modified by: ColdVoice
Added on: 2002-07-21 18:03:31 Last modified on: 2018-09-22 08:05:10