A reworking of our Schopenhauer & black metal piece. An attempt to elucidate the similarities between black metal and the famous pessimist.
A diligent acolyte’s struggle with the ever-shifting Deathspell Omega.
Edging closer to the end of this enlightening discourse, with Part III Rob and LURKER discuss the preternatural power and emotion of music that keeps us all spellbound.
Lose yourself in the qliphothic corridors of Belgium’s Adustum, whose stunning debut is out now on World Terror Committee.
Experimental French outfit Nooumena leave this LURKER speechless with their debut venture into the realm of experimental, avant-jazz/rock. Stream the album here.
LURKER’s first moral dilemma: to sing along or not to sing along?
An exploration of the themes at play in the 777 trilogy and the ideological background of this acclaimed entity.
Heartfelt misanthropy. The sound of conviction. Orthodox black metal of its own calibre. LURKER discusses Vermin to the Earth with Thrall.
Following on from Rob’s article last month about the subliminal workings of Grand Belial’s Key, here’s another slightly hidden nuance about another of LURKER’s favourite bands.
“The size and age of the Cosmos are beyond ordinary human understanding. Lost somewhere between immensity and eternity is our tiny planetary home. In…
Considering the value and validity of Nietzsche’s philosophy in modern black metal projects and the striking similarity therein.
It has taken some time, but Black Metal has almost returned full circle to the ideas and beliefs that kick started the early Norwegian…