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Usurper: Skeletal Season CD/LP (Necropolis Records, USA 1999) Kalmah: Swampsong CD (Spikefarm Records, Finland 2003) Hooded Eagle: Nightscapes from the Abyssal Plane CD (Swamp Metal Records, USA 2015) Autopsy: Torn from the grave CD cover art Through the storm (acrylic on canvas)  © J. Vuorma Kalmah: Seventh Swamphony CD cover art (Spinefarm Records 2013)

Juha Vuorma is an underground artist from northern Finland.
His paintings have been widely published on album covers by underground metal bands worldwide: about 100 published covers for bands or labels in more than 20 countries. [ map ]

He has done album cover paintings for bands such as Autopsy, Whiplash, Usurper, Edge of Sanity, Kalmah, In the Woods, Unholy, Denial of God, Sabbat, Morningstar, Denominate, Sadistik Forest, Dew-Scented, Nagelfar, My Silent Wake, Aghor etc.

Besides album cover art his works have been exhibited in galleries, he has illustrated a 22-card left hand path Tarot deck, created the artworks for Ghoultown's Drink with the Living Dead motion art video, is one of the original illustrators of Mortiis: Secrets of My Kingdom book, and has released 20 comic books.

His comics have been published in Finland and USA. His newspaper strip Kaapuveikko (Blue Hood) is published regularly.

COMMISSIONS: I'm interested in commissions based on themes similar to past works found on this website.
CONTACT EMAIL: jvuorma[at]gmail.com
All art and comics © J. Vuorma.


I'm one of the artists featured in "Arte Arcana" book (Heavy Music Artwork, UK). https://heavymusicartwork.bigcartel.com/product/arte-arcana

> Raivotar - comic review (Kulttuurimedia Nousu, FIN, 2018)
> Darkadya 2 book feature (Darkadya Books, USA 2016)
> Nousu.net artist profile [1/4], [2/4], [3/4], [4/4] FIN, Nov 2015
> Zero Tolerance Magazine artist profile
(Zero Tolerance Magazine, UK, issue 054, August 2013).
> HeavyMusicArtwork.com Interview
(January 2013).
> Rock Tribune feature article
(Rock Tribune Magazine, BEL, issue 117, July/August 2012).
> comic review
(Kaleva, FIN, 2.2.2010).
> Inferno magazine feature article
(Inferno Magazine , FIN,issue 40, September 2006).
> Interview By Chronicles of Chaos (CoC gathers the insight of metal graphic artists) 2002
> Interview
By Scott Crinklaw, USA. (Originally published in THE ZODIAC CHRONICLE webzine 1999).
> Encyclopaedia Metallum

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