Borknagar – Winter Thrice

When a previous record of a band is close to perfection in your opinion, the follow-up has some high expectations to live up to. This was the case with the previous record of the progressive Norwegian metal band Borknagar and their upcoming release: Winter Thrice. The enthralling effort Urd ended up high on the year list of yours truly back in 2012 and especially the majestic song Frostrite seems to be a hard one to top. With both excitement and dread I took it upon myself to review Winter Thrice, expecting something similar to Urd. What I underestimated were the skills of this group to create a dynamic album within their own sound.. Read all!

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