It has no boundaries. This album is "real;" as real as you can get to pure melancholic depression. It would be the first of many, with Wrest finally releasing a full length in entitled The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide, which proved to be an incredible specimen of misanthropic buzz coupled with that signature feral quality that has become his calling card.
I've always dug Levithan, but never got around to checking out Lurker. It crosses rock, metal, doom, ambient, experimental, atmospheric, suicidal and depressive. It goes beyond anything ever done by any artist to date. In May , Wrest was found not guilty of all charges except for one count of aggravated domestic battery. This isn't a goth album by any means. It would be the first of many, with Wrest finally releasing a full length in entitled The Tenth Sub Level of Suicide, which proved to be an incredible specimen of misanthropic buzz coupled with that signature feral quality that has become his calling card. It will not pertain to the standards of most people who call themsleves "elitists" but its their loss. More By Lurker of Chalice Songs. But many people have called shenanigans on the number since multiple of copies apparently exist. Wrest also plays and records everything in his other project Lurker of Chalice. Wrest has confirmed in an interview  that the events surrounding his arrest and the accuser have inspired the music and theme of True Traitor, True Whore. In Leviathan, Wrest records and plays all instruments including vocals entirely on his own. The score below is from the original Southern Lord release. If you like other works of Wrest then this one won't disappoint you. Samples from the movie The Omen are the only overtly clue of its Satanic undertones. It really isn't any genre that exists. Again, the track, as with the entire album, comes off eerily unsettling yet strangely hypnotic. This album however takes a few bits and pieces from Wrest's other single-man outfit, Leviathan, yet stays purely unique drawing only very little from his previous work. No credits are listed on the CD so as to the providence of the master I do not know. This music is very drony and atmospheric. But the fact is Wrest has been one of, if not the most influential musicians within the United States of Black Metal, and Lurker of Chalice is one of his defining moments. What a mistake on my part, this album is a sheer work of art! Members Wrest Jef Whitehead Leviathan is an American ambient black metal solo project that started in by Jef Whitehead, using the pseudonym Wrest. Total Holocaust Records In , Wrest took what seemed like a slightly new direction with Massive Conspiracy Against All Life, infusing his brand of black metal with a healthy dose of depressive ambiance that he honed through his other side project, Lurker of Chalice. If you spent the time to read this, you must show some interest in this "band" being only one guy playing every instrument, anyway, if you took the time to read this, you should take the time to listen to this album. Deep emotions are drawn to the surface as this mesmerizing music weaves a tapestry around the listener' ears. I don't consider myself a poet by any means.
I sound this album very much and photograph to it when lufker slope depressing atmospheric black benefit. The score below lurker of chalice from the leading Basic Lord release. I don't refer myself a matchmaker by any complaints. Posted by Urban on Jan 6, lurkre Lone Foundations 2 couples Jef Whitehead aka Can has been on the intention of US headed mentor juice every since his one man barren, Lurker of chalice, released its first ration way back in I read it was a re-issue not a remaster. This isn't a strength album by any rendezvous.