In order to further promote BORKNAGAR’s much acclaimed current album Urd, which was voted “album of the month” in the Germany’s Metal Hammer Magazine as well as Norway’s Scream Magazine upon release, a video clip for the outstanding song “The Earthling” has recently been finalized. Decibel Magazine.com proudly announces its North American premiere here:
BORKNAGAR’s mastermind Øystein G. Brun comments on the video as follows:
“The lyrical core-theme of BORKNAGAR has always been to portray the primal encounter between man and Nature, to project the poetry of Nature and to profess pondering about man’s existence therein.
Over the last couple of months we have been working with Twitchy Films to produce a video for the song ‘The Earthling‘. Thematically, this song really grips onto the backbone of the album ‘Urd‘ and the band in general. As with our music, we wanted to do something really unique and special- and not a typical metal video. You won’t see a raging metal band in dim lights with scary effects, but rather a video that sophistically portray the beauty, magnitude and power of the Nature. Kjetil Kolbjørnsrud and David Solbjørg at Twitchy Films spent allot of time and effort to get the right shots and the perfect vibe. They spent hours and days in the Norwegian wilderness to make this video a reality. As you know, Nature is untamable. Hands down for their efforts and the great work! Enjoy, folks!”
The track-listing for Urd is as follows:
3. The Beauty Of Dead Cities
4. The Earthling
5. The Plains Of Memories
6. Mount Regency
8. The Winter Eclipse
9. In A Deeper World
To purchase Urd, please head over to CM Distro.
BORKNAGAR Line-Up 2012:
Øystein G. Brun – Clean & Electric Guitars (CRONIAN, ex-MOLESTED)
ICS Vortex – Bass, Clean Vocals & Choirs (ARCTURUS, ICS VORTEX, ex-DIMMU BORGIR)
Vintersorg – Grim Vocals, Clean Vocals & Choirs (VINTERSORG, FISSION)
Jens F. Ryland – Lead Guitars (ICS VORTEX)
Lars A. Nedland – Keys, Clean Vocals & Choirs (SOLEFALD, ex-CARPATHIAN FOREST)
Baard Kolstad – Drums
* Drums and percussion on Urd were performed by David Kinkade (SOULFLY, ex-MALEVOLENT CREATION).