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Borknagar - The Olden Domain FLAC album

Performer: Borknagar
Genre: Rock
Title: The Olden Domain
Style: Black Metal, Avantgarde
FLAC version ZIP size: 1778 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1345 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1435 mb
Rating: 4.7
Votes: 151

Borknagar - The Olden Domain 44:23. Top 100 Black Metal Albums by AndrewSutton86.

The Olden Domain is the second studio album by the Norwegian band Borknagar, and their first to feature English lyrics. It also marks the beginning of the band's transition to their trademark ck metal sound featured on later records. This would be the band's last studio album to feature Kristoffer Rygg on vocals. It is also their first album to feature Kai K. Lie on bass, replacing Infernus.

The Olden Domain is an expansion of defining themes from Borknagar's first album. The characteristic elements are further developed in a widening of the band's sound, which achieves a vast atmosphere and a further reach into the epic and melodic. The old ways are not fundamentally useless to us now, and indeed can steer us back to a purer way of life than the celebrated technological progression of this time. There will forever be this ancient tongue Primal wisdom from nature's own lung". The Olden Domain is a triumphant approach to epic black metal.

Borknagar is the debut studio album by the Norwegian band of the same name. The album was recorded at Grieghallen Studios (frequented by other black metal bands such as Burzum, Emperor and Gorgoroth).

Borknagar's first . album, The Olden Domain, is an impressive, highly musical black metal outing; the typical Norwegian blasts of sound are largely eschewed in favor of detailed arrangements employing electric and acoustic guitars, keyboards, piano, and vocals that range from the typical growl to an almost James Hetfield-like quality. Echoes of Metallica and Mercyful Fate permeate the record, but Borknagar is undeniably carving out its own territory. Studio album by. Borknagar.


1 The Eye Of Odin 6:01
2 The Winterway 7:51
3 Om Hundrede Aar Er Alting Glemt 4:12
4 A Tale Of Pagan Tongue 6:12
5 To Mount And Rove 4:55
6 Grimland Domain 6:19
7 Ascension Of Our Fathers 3:53
8 The Dawn Of The End 5:06

Companies, etc.

  • Copyright (c) – Magic Arts Publishing
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Century Media Records
  • Recorded At – Woodhouse Studio
  • Pressed By – Sonopress – T-8806


  • Arranged By – Borknagar (tracks: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8), Ivar Bjørnson (tracks: 3)
  • Bass – Kai K. Lie
  • Drums – Grim
  • Engineer – Matthias Klinkmann
  • Guitar [All], Music By, Lyrics By, Photography By [Layout] – Øystein G. Brun
  • Keyboards [Synths And Organic Fx] – Ivar Bjørnson
  • Mixed By – Eroc
  • Photography By [Close-Up Pics] – Oliver Recrez
  • Producer – Borknagar
  • Vocals – Fiery G. Maelstrom


This version comes with a red motive on the disc.

This album was recorded between 29th of May - 13th of June and between 4th - 8th of July 1997 at Woodhouse Studios, Hagen.
Mix conducted 10th - 12th of July by Eroc.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7277017717525
  • Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS T-8806/ 77175-2 A
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0790
  • Label Code: LC 6975

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
77175-2 Borknagar The Olden Domain ‎(CD, Album) Century Media 77175-2 1997
FO342CD Borknagar The Olden Domain ‎(CD, Album) Фоно FO342CD Russia 2004
7895-2 Borknagar The Olden Domain ‎(CD, Album, RP) Century Media 7895-2 US Unknown
77175-2 Borknagar The Olden Domain ‎(CDr, Album, Unofficial) Century Media 77175-2 Russia Unknown
CKC038 Borknagar The Olden Domain ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, RE) Cosmic Key Creations CKC038 Netherlands 2018