BORKNAGAR announce “True North” European Tour

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Norway’s avant-garde Black Metal pioneers and innovators BORKNAGAR continue to promote their 11th and much acclaimed studio album, “True North”, released last Fall via Century Media Records…


Next to the previously announced tour across North America for next month, BORKNAGAR are now proud to announce an upcoming headlining run all over Europe for November-December 2020 with support by Saor and Cân Bardd. Here are the dates:


BORKNAGAR, Saor & Cân Bardd – European Tour:

21.11.2020 Warsaw (Poland) - Hydrozagadka

22.11.2020 Krakow (Poland) - Kwadrat

23.11.2020 Prague (Czech Republic) - Futurum

24.11.2020 Leipzig (Germany) - UT Connewitz

25.11.2020 Hamburg (Germany) - Logo

26.11.2020 Essen (Germany) - Turock

27.11.2020 Antwerpen (Belgium) - Kavka

28.11.2020 London (UK) - The Garage

29.11.2020 Sheffield (UK) - HRH Viking Fest

01.12.2020 Paris (France) - Petit Bain  

02.12.2020 Toulouse (France) - Le Rex

03.12.2020 Madrid (Spain) - Caracol

04.12.2020 Barcelona (Spain) - Bóveda

05.12.2020 Lyon (France) - CCO Villeurbanne

06.12.2020 Parma (Italy) - Campus Industry Music

07.12.2020 Monthey (Switzerland) - Pont Rouge

08.12.2020 Stuttgart (Germany) - Im Wizemann

09.12.2020 Munich (Germany) - Backstage      

10.12.2020 Vienna (Austria) - Viper Room

11.12.2020 Weinheim (Germany) - Café Central

12.12.2020 Eindhoven (The Netherlands) - Eindhoven Metal Meeting


BORKNAGAR’s Oystein G. Brun commented about the tour as follows: "We are truly proud and excited to finally announce the “True North” European tour 2020. With our fellow adventurers in Saor and Cân Bardd, we set sail in Wasaw on November 21st in order to head out for a journey that bring us throughout the whole of Europe, including two dates in the UK. And for the record, last time we played in UK was in 1998…22 years ago! Needless to say that we are very much looking forward to this tour and hope to see all our friends, fans and associates join in on the “True North” adventure across Europe!"


And here is a list of all other upcoming dates already announced for BORKNAGAR for this year:


BORKNAGAR with Rotting Christ, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams & Imperial Triumphant

“Devastation on the Nation” North American Tour

With Rotting Christ, Wolfheart, Abigail Williams and Imperial Triumphant

19.03.2020 Berkeley, CA @ Cornerstone

20.03.2020 Portland, OR @ Bossanova Ballroom

21.03.2020 Vancouver, BC @ Rickshaw Theatre

22.03.2020 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon

24.03.2020 Salt Lake City, UT @ Metro Music Hall

25.03.2020 Denver, CO @ The Roxy Theater

26.03.2020 Kansas City, MO @ The Riot Room

27.03.2020 Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre

28.03.2020 Chicago, IL @ Reggies – Sold out!

29.03.2020 Detroit, MI @ Sanctuary

31.03.2020 Toronto, ON @ Mod Club

01.04.2020 Montreal, QC @ Foufounes Electriques

02.04.2020 Quebec City, QC @ Le D’Auteuil

03.04.2020 Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus Bar – Second show added!

04.04.2020 Manchester, NH @ Jewel

05.04.2020 Baltimore, MD @ Ottobar

06.04.2020 Pittsburgh, PA @ Spirit Hall

07.04.2020 Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlies

08.04.2020 Asheville, NC @ The Grey Eagle

09.04.2020 Birmingham, AL @ Zydeco

10.04.2020 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

11.04.2020 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Hell)

13.04.2020 Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall

14.04.2020 Fort Worth, TX @ Rail Club Live

15.04.2020 Austin, TX @ Come and Take It Live

16.04.2020 El Paso, TX @ Rockhouse Bar

17.04.2020 Mesa, AZ @ Club Red

18.04.2020 San Diego, CA @ Brick By Brick

19.04.2020 Los Angeles, CA @ 1720


BORKNAGAR - Live 2020:

08.05.2020 Copenhagen (Denmark) - Amager Bio / Nordic Noise

17.-20.06.2020 Nummijärvi (Finland) - Nummirock Metal Festival

21.06.2020 Clisson (France) - Hellfest

30.07-01.08.2020 Wacken (Germany) - Wacken Open Air - Sold Out!

06.08.2020 Pula (Croatia) – Headbanger’s Holiday

07.08.2020 Obermehler (Germany) - Party.San Open Air

08.08.2020 Leeuwarden (The Netherlands) - Into The Grave

14.08.2020 Borre (Norway) - Midgardsblot Festival

29.08.2020 Thessaloniki (Greece) - Eightball

30.08.2020 Athens (Greece) - Kyttaro


And more dates are to be announced soon…

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Check out the singles launched for BORKNAGAR’s “True North” album, which was once again mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Kreator, etc.) at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden.

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Next to the Digital Download and the LP version, “True North” is available in Europe as limited CD Digipak (+2 additional bonus tracks) in its first pressing run. You can order “True North” here: https://Borknagar.lnk.to/TrueNorth

An album unboxing clip is here: https://youtu.be/D3zehTP6gjc


“True North” has been receiving raving reviews in the media and was elected “Album of the month” by publications like Metal Hammer (Germany), Legacy (Germany) or also Scream (Norway). The album also scored several international sales chart rankings upon release as follows: Germany: #31, Switzerland: #34, Finland: #42, Austria: #56, Sweden (Physical Albums): #46, USA (Billboard Heatseekers): #12, USA (Billboard Hard Rock): #22 as well as ITunes Charts: Canada: #70, Italy: #77, Germany: #86 and Finland: #94.

BORKNAGAR line-up, from left to right:
Øystein G. Brun – Clean and Electric Guitars
Lars A. Nedland – Keys & Vocals
I.C.S. Vortex – Bass & Vocals
Jostein Thomassen – Lead Guitars
Bjørn Dugstad Rønnow – Drums



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