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Release date: November 2002
Style: Viking black metal


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01. Prelude
02. Nordland
03. Vinterblot
04. Dragons Breath
05. Ring Of Gold
06. Foreverdark Woods
07. Broken Sword
08. Great Hall Awaits A Fallen Brother
09. Mother Earth Father Thunder
10. Heimfard

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Produced by Boss & Quorthon
Recorded in Nordland under the Northstar
Album cover design by Quorthon
Album front cover exclusive painting by Kristian Wåhlin

The beginning of BATHORY's Nordic saga and released together with NORDLAND II as a gatefold double LP. Also released as a DigiPack

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All male nine by nine hanging, gently swaying in the wind…

It's cold, and you are walking alone through the primeval forest of what will become modern day Sweden. The sounds of your footfalls are broken by the soft creaking of rope on wood. You step into a ring of torches, casting flickering shadows upon the base of a mighty Ash tree. From the great tree's branches hang the lifeless forms of men, horses, dogs, and a mighty ox. The moonlight smiles down on the grim scene laid before you. You fall to your knees and offer your own blood, a sacrifice for the return of the Sun. This is what Nordland I is about, Viking imagery plain and simple.

published 24.10.2010 | Comments (4)

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JohnWayneGacy666 - 08.04.2010 at 14:44  
  This is a great viking metal album Mother earth father thunder was my favorite track
Oerath Windsoul - 15.06.2010 at 22:30  
  Greetings all of the Bathory/Quorthon fans! Be sure to check my review of this album if it gets published.
- Oerath.
Tetravirulence - 24.05.2011 at 16:43  
Written by Oerath Windsoul on 15.06.2010 at 22:30

Greetings all of the Bathory/Quorthon fans! Be sure to check my review of this album if it gets published.
- Oerath.

musicalkaratekid - 10.01.2012 at 01:02  
Rating: 8 This album has some of the best riffs ever written by quorthon himself. Fucking ace\m/
Bad English - 30.01.2014 at 22:38  
  Epic one, those who are living in Nordland will understand what mean, even Quorthon was from Stockholm, but still, epic album
Pikemaster - 17.09.2015 at 20:37  
Rating: 9 Honestly I prefer this and Nordland 2 over Hammerheart. Every song differs from the others some way.

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