Empiricism (album)

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Empiricism
Studio album by Borknagar
Released 22 October 2001
Recorded June - July 2001 at Fagerborg Studio and Toproom Studio
Genre Melodic black metal, progressive metal, folk metal
Length 49:59
Label Century Media
Producer Borknagar, Børge Finstad
Borknagar chronology
Quintessence
(2000)
Empiricism
(2001)
Epic
(2004)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Empiricism is the fifth studio album by Borknagar, and their first studio album to feature Vintersorg (known as the frontman of the band of the same name) on vocals, along with the addition of Tyr on bass. This would mark the last album appearance of Jens F. Ryland on guitar until 2010.

The album was recorded at Fagerborg Studio and Toproom Studio during June and July 2001, and was mixed and produced by the band and Børge Finstad.

Track listing[edit]

  • Arranged by Borknagar.

All songs written by Øystein G. Brun, except where noted.

No. Title Length
1. "The Genuine Pulse"   04:51
2. "Gods of My World"   04:25
3. "The Black Canvas" (Brun, Nedland) 05:18
4. "Matter & Motion" (Nedland) 02:30
5. "Soul Sphere"   06:40
6. "Inherit the Earth" (Brun, Mickelson) 05:29
7. "The Stellar Dome"   05:36
8. "Four Element Synchronicity" (Brun, Vintersorg) 05:51
9. "Liberated" (Brun, Nedland) 04:51
10. "The View of Everlast"   04:28
Total length:
49:59

Personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced & Mixed By Borknagar & Borge Finstad
  • Recorded & Engineered By Borge Finstad
  • Mastered By Ola Johansen

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