Nordland II

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Nordland II
Studio album by
Released31 March 2003
RecordedJuly–September 2002
GenreViking metal
Length63:23
LabelBlack Mark
ProducerBorje Forsberg, Quorthon
Bathory chronology
'Nordland I
(2002)
Nordland II
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[1]
Chronicles of Chaos5/10[2]

Nordland II is the eighth studio albumby the Swedish extreme metal band Bathory. It was released on 31 March 2003 through Black Mark Productions. The album is mainly viking metal, so the songs have lyrics about Norse mythology. The album was the second in a planned four-album long set. Quorthon only lived long enough to complete two albums in the set.

Track listing[change | change source]

No. Title Length
1. "Fanfare"   3:37
2. "Blooded Shore"   5:46
3. "Sea Wolf"   5:26
4. "Vinland"   6:39
5. "The Land"   6:23
6. "Death and Resurrection of a Northern Son"   8:30
7. "The Messenger"   10:02
8. "Flash of the Silverhammer"   4:09
9. "The Wheel of Sun"   12:27
10. "Outro"   0:24
Total length:
63:23

People[change | change source]

  • Quorthon – all instruments
  • Kristian Wåhlin – album cover artwork

References[change | change source]

  1. Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Nordland II - Bathory : Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards : AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
  2. Kalis, Quentin (21 September 2003). "CoC : Bathory - Nordland II : Review". Chronicles of Chaos. Retrieved 9 September 2012.