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Bathory - Nordland I

8.4 | 368 votes |
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

Additional info
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 windů

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 (6)

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08.04.2010 - 14:44

This is a great viking metal album Mother earth father thunder was my favorite track
15.06.2010 - 22:30
Oerath Windsoul

Greetings all of the Bathory/Quorthon fans! Be sure to check my review of this album if it gets published.
- Oerath.
24.05.2011 - 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.

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RIP Juhani Palomaki (1977-2010)
10.01.2012 - 01:02
Rating: 8

This album has some of the best riffs ever written by quorthon himself. Fucking ace\m/
30.01.2014 - 22:38
Bad English
Tage Westerlund
Epic one, those who are living in Nordland will understand what mean, even Quorthon was from Stockholm, but still, epic album
Life is to short for LOVE, there is many great things to do online !!!

Stormtroopers of Death - ''Speak English or Die''

I better die, because I never will learn speek english, so I choose dieing
17.09.2015 - 20:37
Rating: 9

Honestly I prefer this and Nordland 2 over Hammerheart. Every song differs from the others some way.
"Soon its tail raises the mud
The beast is ready for attack
The reel screams the line beings to run
And the struggle shall begin"
29.11.2018 - 14:12
Rating: 7
i c deaf people
Two things I like the most concerning this album:
1. "Ring Of Gold" (my favorite track of both Nordland albums)
2. Quorthon signed the Digipak I own

Can someone confirm that all Digipaks (catalogue-no.: BMDP 666-19) have been signed before delivery or was I just very lucky?
signatures = SPAM

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