Norwegian black metallers Borknagar have announced the addition of new drummer Baard Kolstad to the band. Baard will take over duties replacing David Kinkade, who parted ways with the band last year. He joins, having been discovered by Vortex in the spring of 2011 while recording in Toproom Studio with a band. After this, both Borknagar and ICS Vortex were asked to participate in the anniversary recording of Metallica's Black Album, and as Asgeir Mickelson was unavailable, Vortex called up Baard and asked him to play on the song.

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Posted: 22.02.2012 by BudDa


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SymphonyImpaled - 22.02.2012 at 21:00  
And here I thought I was going to get to read more. Well (real)metal bands tend to cover Metallica songs better than metallica can play them, and I quite enjoy Vortex. May have to check it out.

Yes this is about a new borknagar drummer, oh well. I'd be lying if I said I gave a fock about that.
Unhealer - 22.02.2012 at 21:47  
Another Black Album tribute? I didn't know about that...
Wonder what song these guy covered
Westvann - 23.02.2012 at 00:09  
Thats great! Baard is one of the most talented young Norwegian drummers out there I'm really looking forward to hear what he has to offer

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