Borknagar is a black metal band from Bergen, Norway, founded in 1995 by Øystein Garnes Brun. The band's style combines folk metal andblack
metal with progressive and melodic elements. Borknagar's lyrics often deal with philosophy, paganism, nature, and the cosmos. Thename
Borknagar is an anagram of "Ragnarök", with a B thrown in to make it pronounceable (however, Øystein Brun stated once that the namewas
inspired by a Scottish legend about a man who climbed Lochnagar, a mountain in Scotland).