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Usurper: Lords of the Permafrost CD/LP (Soulseller Records, Netherlands 2019) 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) Usurper: Skeletal Season CD/LP (Necropolis Records, USA 1999)

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.


Usurper: Lords of the Permafrost cover painting

Usurper: Lords of the Permafrost cover painting

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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