Chinese black metal band Zuriaake, or Lake of Buried Corpses, perform in Beijing. Band members use pseudonyms and never speak at their concerts. Photo: AFP

Chinese metal band taps ancient poets, occult to ride nationalist wave

You’d need a dictionary to decipher the lyrics of Bloodfire, frontman of Zuriaake, or Lake of Buried Corpses, with their references to nobility, virtue and horror, but that doesn’t faze Chinese fans of the black metal veterans

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Chinese black metal band Zuriaake, or Lake of Buried Corpses, perform in Beijing. Band members use pseudonyms and never speak at their concerts. Photo: AFP
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