Borknagar stream "Up North"

2019-09-06 by Fernando Alves CONTRIBUTOR | 35 Comments
Norwegian progressive black metal band Borknagar are currently streaming the video for the new song "Up North" taken from their upcoming 11th album True North, which will be released on September 27th, via Century Media Records. New full-length was mixed by Jens Bogren / Fascination Street Studios (Opeth, Amon Amarth, Kreator).

Stream "Up North" new video here:



True North tracklist:

01. "Thunderous"
02. "Up North"
03. "The Fire That Burns"
04. "Lights"
05. "Wild Father's Heart"
06. "Mount Rapture"
07. "Into the White"
08. "Tidal"
09. "Voices"
10. "Wild Father’s Heart" (Instrumental Demo Version) Bonus Track
11. "Up North" (Demo Version) Bonus Track

Stream first single "The Fire That Burns" here:


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TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
14447 Comments


Great song.

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DungeonBoy
September 6th 2019
7824 Comments


oh hell yeah! this sounds like it could've come straight off Quintessence.

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Pikazilla
September 6th 2019
11376 Comments


Sounds better than anything off (t)urd already.

Nocte
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
12699 Comments


Another one for the list

DungeonBoy
September 6th 2019
7824 Comments


That section from 1:12 - 2:15

:0

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
14447 Comments


Yeah, rocks hard

This track is an absolute jam

Willie
Moderator
September 6th 2019
18809 Comments


This album is sitting at my number 1 for the year right now. It's definitely my favorite Borknagar album.

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Eakflanderyof
September 6th 2019
2756 Comments


Now I'm hyped. The other single was alright but this one is awesome

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
26770 Comments


oh shit

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Pikazilla
September 6th 2019
11376 Comments


This album is sitting at my number 1 for the year right now. It's definitely my favorite Borknagar album.

Let us not get ahead of ourselves, shall we

InFlamesWeThrash666
September 6th 2019
9743 Comments


why not

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Thalassic
September 6th 2019
4973 Comments


Only Borknagar albums I ever really return to are the first two tbh

Pikazilla
September 6th 2019
11376 Comments


Same

DungeonBoy
September 6th 2019
7824 Comments


First two are great, Quintessence and Empiricism are great, Winter Thrice is pretty.. prettty... prettty good. There are some lulls in their discog though for sure

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
14447 Comments


@Willie

I have a feeling there's a super review coming up...

Pikazilla
September 6th 2019
11376 Comments


First two are great, Quintessence and Empiricism are great, Winter Thrice is pretty.. prettty... prettty good. There are some lulls in their discog though for sure


Yes, the last three especially. This sounds like a return to form.

TheNotrap
Contributing Reviewer
September 6th 2019
14447 Comments


I think I've heard something from these guys over the years, but I honestly don't remember much. It looks like this album will be the one that gets me into these guys.

Eakflanderyof
September 6th 2019
2756 Comments


I like most of their albums but their early era and last couple are the strongest. Winter thrice is a great return to form

Willie
Moderator
September 6th 2019
18809 Comments


--Let us not get ahead of ourselves, shall we--

Ha ha. I'm not. I've had this for about a month, and it's definitely my tentative number one. Things may change, but if my list was done today... I don't really have a favorite Borknagar album because I've never been their biggest fan, but my other two favorites is Winter Thrice, and this is way better than that.

Voivod
Staff Reviewer
September 8th 2019
8784 Comments


I liked everything I heard from this band - especially The Olden Domain - will give this a go.

Beardog
September 8th 2019
3596 Comments


The two singles are amazing thus far, really like this one, feels very fresh and energetic

Eakflanderyof
September 8th 2019
2756 Comments


Cant stop listening to this song. Vortex sounds awesome

Hawks
September 8th 2019
73793 Comments


Band has always been amazing. Can’t wait for the album.

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Eakflanderyof
September 8th 2019
2756 Comments


I really like their early stuff and most recent stuff. They have a couple mid era albums I'm not super into though

Hawks
September 8th 2019
73793 Comments


I dig them all ahrd.

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
September 9th 2019
26770 Comments


I haven't listened to these dudes since Epic, but I really can't stop listening to these two songs. So so very good.

DungeonBoy
September 9th 2019
7824 Comments


Same dude, I've probably jammed Up North at least 10 times since it dropped. Very stoked to hear this album

WatchItExplode
September 9th 2019
8194 Comments


Both singles from this rule.

Flugmorph
September 12th 2019
22834 Comments


oh wait aren't these vocals kinda weird for borknagar?
they are, aren't they?
or is it me who is weird...?

Flugmorph
September 12th 2019
22834 Comments


anyways this is a really cool song lads



DungeonBoy
September 12th 2019
7824 Comments


depends on what Borknagar you've heard dude, they've had 3 main singers, but ICS Vortex has been the singer on the last few, before that it was Vintersorg, before that it was ICS Vortex, before that it was Garm so.. maybe (:

TheSpirit
Contributing Reviewer
September 12th 2019
26770 Comments


Wasn’t Vintersorg on the last one too? I always get who is on what confused.

Willie
Moderator
September 13th 2019
18809 Comments


Vintersorg and Vortex shared vocal duties on the last album with Vintersorg being the 'main' vocalist. Vortex and Lars (keyboardist for this band and vocalist (Etc) for Solefald) share vocal duties on this album, with Vortex being the main vocalist (on most songs, anyway. Lars is main vocalist on at least one).

Flugmorph
September 13th 2019
22834 Comments


oh good to know

Willie
Moderator
September 13th 2019
18809 Comments


Lars is one of my favorite vocalists. I love them on Solefald and Age Of Silence, so it was cool to hear them so much on this album. The song he takes the lead on is easily my favorite on this album: "Lights". I think there's a few other songs where he's the main vocalist, but it's honestly hard to tell sometimes because he and Vortex sound so similar sometimes on this.



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