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Discussion in 'Borknagar' started by Walter_Langkowski, Aug 6, 2007.

  1. Walter_Langkowski

    Walter_Langkowski Neuroses Facilitator

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    A fellow UM poster hooked me up with a copy of "The Archaic Course" and I am quite impressed with every single thing on this album, especially the clean vocals. I will definitely be investing a lot more time into getting to know this band.

    Have they ever toured the U.S. before?
     
  2. George

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    Yes, however, that was many moons ago. It doesn't seem like the band will be heading over here anytime soon as well. Congratulations on finding the band I hope you enjoy their progression.
     
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    Zephyrus Tyrants and Slaves

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    Your investment in Borknagar will pay off big time for you, my friend. Now march on down to that record store and pick up Quintessence, A-S-A-P!
     
  4. Walter_Langkowski

    Walter_Langkowski Neuroses Facilitator

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    In my excitement over the new album I was salivating over, I fucked up the name because I was reading an old Metal Maniacs article about Borknagar.:erk:

    The album that I have is actually "Empiricism". :rolleyes:


    It still IS a great album though! And I actually have a track from TAC on a Century Media sampler I dug up ("Oceans Rise") so know I've heard both singers. Great stuff!
     
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    Interesting mistake, but fine nevertheless. I believe “Empiricism” to be the band’s finest work to day, but the other albums are enjoyable as well.
     
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    ^^^^
    what he said!! Quintessence is a masterful album.
     
  7. Hatebreeder

    Hatebreeder Pizzicato Heartstrings

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    I personally find Empiricism to be their best effort, followed closely by The Olden Domain. Get that one next.
     
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    I'm the same way as the thread-maker pretty much, I never thought I'd enjoy much of Borknagar past the ST and Olden Domain, but now I'm considering getting me one of the first 3(Oceans Rise from The Archaic Course was really good).
     
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    Det Som Engang Var Viking Bastard

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    You're in for a treat because Empiricism is Borknagar's second worst.
     
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    Pick The Olden Domain and Epic.

    then the Self-titled, Quintessence and The Archaic Course.
     

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