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Oranssi Pazuzu - Valonielu

Oranssi Pazuzu – Valonielu

Genre bending cosmic warlords from Finland release their latest opus. We reflect on the past to make sense of the present.
Industrial Chaos: Combing through the ruins of a lost scene

Industrial Chaos: Combing through the ruins of a lost scene

An obscure American industrial compilation yields a few pearls in the muck, and serves as a foggy window into a (justly) forgotten moment in the evolution of extreme music.
Schopenhauer, Pessimism & Black Metal

Schopenhauer, Pessimism & Black Metal

A reworking of our Schopenhauer & black metal piece. An attempt to elucidate the similarities between black metal and the famous pessimist.
Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London: a recap

Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London: a recap

Visual artifacts from Bosse-De-Nage and Sump live in London.
Horse Latitudes - Black Soil

Horse Latitudes – Black Soil

Horse Latitudes return with a new record full of low end occult doom metal which shrugs off the cliches of the genre and serves up a powerful encompassing listen.
Endless Bliss: In conversation with Mories de Jong on Seirom

Endless Bliss: In conversation with Mories de Jong on Seirom

Prodigious in output, singular in sound: Mories de Jong of Gnaw Their Tongues returns with a new sound, a new project and a new album. We catch up with the man himself to see how his landscape has changed since our 2010 interview.
Night Sky Transform: Cosmic musings with Dephosphorus

Night Sky Transform: Cosmic musings with Dephosphorus

Beneath Dephosphorus's debut album lies a whole other universe of ideas.
UKBM: Myrrdin

UKBM: Myrrdin

The second post in our series on British Black Metal looks at another unsung mastermind, Dorset's Myrrdin.
UKBM: Oubliette

UKBM: Oubliette

The first of several posts covering some of the best, and often criminally ignored, Black Metal bands to come out of the UK. LURKER is proud to begin by introducing Oubliette, a dead but thankfully not forgotten project, to a new generation of fans.
Marduk, 1349, Withered, Weapon: New York, 03/06/12

Marduk, 1349, Withered, Weapon: New York, 03/06/12

Drawing blood for Satan on the front line.
Post-prison Burzum

Post-prison Burzum

With the advent of Burzum's new album Umskiptar, LURKER looks back on how the project has developed since the Count's release and considers some of the flak he's taken in the process.
Classic Albums: Dissection - Reinkaos

Classic Albums: Dissection – Reinkaos

In the first of our "Classic Albums" columns, we defend the occult mysteries concealed within Dissection's Reinkaos.