Initially started as a one-man band, Nightborn and all its music was created by Arda K. The main musical inspiration came from the old school thrash scene and a variety of other genres. The aim from the start has been to ignite the lost thrash scene in Sweden.
"Skyless" is the first step in this journey.
The album was composed, arranged, recorded and mixed by Nightborn throughout 2016 and 2017. The recording process was so much fun but also painful at times. The outcome really pleased us, and hopefully it will be intriguing to you too as much as it was to us.
The final touches, additional mixing, engineering and mastering was done by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Sweden. The cover artwork was done by Eliran Kantor and additional artwork was done by Maximillian Mende.
The inspiration for this album came from our journeys into the dark depths of the human psyche and the acceptance of evil within everyone. Each song tries to capture in its own unique way different types of darkness that we all have inside.
Unrelenting Thrash Metal
Founded in 2012, NIGHTBORN has just recently released its debut album: "Skyless". Inspired by the old school bay area thrash scene, the album tries to bring modern elements and darker melodic sections into its music by borrowing from a range of genres, from doom to melodic-technical death metal. But in its essence NIGHTBORN aims to capture fast and unyielding thrash moments to bang your head to without any pause. Check it out!