NORDLAND II ...The Viking saga Continues...
Part two of BATHORY’s Nordic masterpiece NORDLAND has landed.
Another full hour of grand and bombastic tales.
...Join The Legend...
”This is a marriage of epic and melancholy, which can be done by only few; remember, the true masterpieces are the ones who always present almost impossible combinations”. Massacre Mag (P)
”A marvelous epic picture in an audiovisual way” Vampire mag (NL)
”Nordland I is loaded with classic melodies and guitar harmonies that evoke strong emotions from the listener, making them hunger for the soon-to-be-released Nordland II” Jedd Beaudoin Ytsejam Com. (USA)
”It’s fantastically beautiful and roaringly well done.” B.T. (DK)
”Damned great - the Part I of a masterpiece called NORDLAND- we are looking forward to Part II, Viking Metal first class ...pearls and praise… ” Scream Magazin (NO)
”Worship….great chorus, incredible production , classical riffs…a fulfilling comeback! ” Sweden Rock Magazin (SE)
”BATHORY turned it out to all the doubters and turned out to all who have tried to plagiarize: with NORDLAND I Bathory is the untouched masters, no one can do it better - Nuclear Blast (D)
”The viking’s comeback! 12 years after Hammerheart made history by establishing once and for all the term ”viking metal” - Bathory strikes back with Part I of a masterpiece which has same vast dimensions like HAMMERHEART had at it‘s time - Metal Heart (D)
”Raise a glass of mead to this pleasant surprise: the old master returns to show the hungry young warriors he can still cut it on the battlefield… ” JIM MARTIN Terrorizer( GB)
”The best from BATHORY in many years…” SLAVE TO METAL
”Bathory comes back stronger than ever with the excellent ”Nordland 1”. A huge Viking Metal opus. Quorthon’s ability to create such masterpieces is not forgotten - because that’s what this is all about - the album is an hour of out-of-this-planet music, and this is just the first part of the incredible ”Nordland” saga, the sequel is scheduled for the beginning of 2003. (Album of the Month – December 2002) Heavy Metal Universe (CAN)
”One of the most legendary Black Metal bands has to be Bathory. Still as vibrant and epic as ever, their new masterpiece “Nordland” [Black Mark Records] is as eclectic as it is powerful. It’s not just Black Metal anymore.... ” Stranger Aeons Magazine (US)
Bathory made the biggest entry on the CMJ radio charts this week as it jumped immediatelly to #11!! CMJ radio charts, (US)