Nightmare Painting

by Haiku Funeral

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Deep, dark, seductively, bleak, ironic paradox. Pulsing, trippy, virtuoso bass and hoarse, snarling, savagely crazed voice.
Whilst the listener is drawn in like a moth to a flame, by the rhythms and textures of post-everything avant-garde, the darkest of messages is being whispered direct to the cortex, under the skin and echoing somewhere in the morbid depths of your soul. Such tender murder, indeed.

A blackened metal hybrid with ambient experimentation....


released October 31, 2012

Dimitar Dimitrov: vocals, electronics ,theremin
William Kopecky: basses, vocals,theremin, guitar on “Flags of A New Empire Burn”
Recorded and mixed at Daemonicreation Studio, Marseille, France 2010-2011



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Haiku Funeral Marseille, France

HAIKU FUNERAL was born in a smoke-filled recording studio in Marseille, France on Halloween night of 2008. The result is music that could be described as hallucinogenic, sinister, and visionary.

Dimitar Dimitrov (electronics, keyboards, vocals)
William Kopecky (bass, vocals)

They torment strange instruments and devices like theremin, e-bow, spring-drum, children’s harp...
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Track Name: Blacklight Amniotic Erotica
Blacklight Amniotic Erotica

Roaring lovesick nausea
Angels vomit despair
Blacklight amniotic erotica
The cracked chalice of your stare

And the chainsaw sings sweetly
Bloody lullabies
Nightmare-eyed lizard ascendant
Tortured evangelist with a knife

Gods descend
A guillotine of flies
Legs spread
Prostitute divine
Your breasts awash with crime
Punishment sublime

White dove in headless flight
Wings search an empty sky
We draw diagrams of crucifixions
Between the pages of your thighs
Track Name: Behemoth Rising
Behemoth Rising

Diamond-pink—wet book of sea and moon
A priest killed in a climax of debauchery
His eye stuffed in a hole of excrement bliss

A vision--
Drums in the belly of the thunder beast
Tearing the night to shreds—
The cries of wounded animals
caged in the back of your throat
Behemoth rising in the cemetery of terrible love

Breathing on the windows of shame
Lightning faltering at the altar
You offer your body to me—
Corpus Diavolis—
Brimming with blood
Boiling behind the curtains of forbidden love
Alchemy of glands--
Your hands, pallid pentagrams

So rises the behemoth in smoke
Venom buried alive
In the desecrated shrine
Blasphemy kisses you, licks the divine

Bleeding brutality
The vortex is screaming
Throwing its blood against the wall of sky
Tornado in your head
Praying our death
Hard in our erotic obituary
Opening and closing arteries of debauchery
A hot vein and sharp needle
Bring sleep in death’s-head dreams
Bat-faced jealousy

Behemoth rising in the black rain
Your mouth opens like a wound
The punctures of your eyes melting
Tears tears the lovely burn of them
Spiderwebs hear everything
All my poems to you
Those adorable mutants
Aching in the air between our lips

Behemoth rising in the cemetery of terrible love
Mutual suicide
Your mouth opens like a tomb
Planets dying, knives are smiling
The trip of tender torture
It shall be over soon
Track Name: Raining Nightbirds
Raining Nightbirds

You woke in the night
Screaming the thousand names of God
So I took you in my arms
And I saw your wings of lightning
Spreading storms, licking the air
All the clouds in your eyes

Raining nightbirds, beaks afire—
Sleek with the flames of the scars of your thighs

Your flesh split in a hissing kiss—
Jaws and teeth and bone—
Smiling death in the burning bed
The delirium tremens of your melting reds,
The lunar flesh your lips inspire—

God damn you for your beauty
I could just fuck you to death
Shove all this inside
the thundering dark of your nest

Your black waters rising beyond nightfall
Whispering cold poems
Epileptic ecstasies—
Such tender murder
O my love

They’re flying away now,
Our shadows in candlelit flight—
The lights of your body
Shaming the astonishing height
That my dream hascome to
For you, for you

All my fires are burning you
Track Name: The Flags Of A New Empire Burn
The Flags of A new empire burn

Veins opening—
nerves screaming as night cuts its throat
blood dripping off the moon
Wolves howl their nightmares
Across the scars of the stars
Staining the lights of grotesque constellations
Whirling galaxies
Storms of insects
Nebula gas chamber
Dark matter
Burning the witches as suns collapse

The dark opens its wings
An intelligent disease--
Genocide of the hive mind
Elevation by Fire

Prepare the earth, punctuate with graves
The seven-eyed Beast of the Air
Vibrates in his web of time
Priests the unholy disciples of Hell
Kiss the black hoof glowing fire red
Fall into the haunted house of God

And the black eyed seraphim
Pluck the string of the apocalypse
Fang and star, blood and smoke
Dream the dream of goat-headed hope
A phallus of lightning snakes the sky in a serpentine kiss
Thundering torment, crown of obsidian bliss
Nightmare cradling in sin

Burn! Fly the death flags!
Witness the mountain of bones
Burn! Fly the death flags!
The new shining horizon of the Empire

Eternity cut open and crucified
Dead man nailed to the screaming door of fate
Revelations – prophetic exhalations
The flags of a new empire burn

Burn! Fly the death flags!
Witness the mountain of bones
Burn! Fly the death flags!
It’s your funeral
Track Name: Death Poem
Death Poem

The heavy emptiness of his breath
Shall leave devastated landscapes
Of crimson thorns and impaled angels
Beneath the bleeding skies of heaven
Humiliated angels
Begging for death
With elephant voices and half-cut throats
No light will ever shine again
Upon the raped face of this holy realm
No light, no hope, no single soul
His word, vibrating the hidden frequency
Of the beginning and the end
Will erase all purpose of existence
The heavy emptiness of his breath
Carry black wings of devastating energy
Track Name: Your Heart A Black Tunnel
Your Heart A Black Tunnel

Your hair—dying birds in the night
Kills in the filthy light of falling leaves
The poem with a broken back
Bitch full of stitches
Sutras of sutures
Hospitalized in the black-feathered tomb of you

Your pelvis in the museum of demise
Anguish undulating—
A girl gone mad with the pull of the moon—
Her breasts, all eyes, torture smoothness
Biting fire—mouth bleeding rhyme—
Opening like a pink disease—
Door to the haunted cellar—
Womb-door, worm hole—
Plucking out the dreamer’s eye
in his final moment of failure—
Her gleaming teeth:
death machines

ghosts of gods fucking the sky

And where have you gone?
Your heart a black tunnel
Fluttering with the breath of bats—
Winged catastrophes—
Beauty pressing her broken lips
Bleeding the sweetest wine
Sweating her ruptures of time

The furrowed brows of assassins
Meditate in the red lights of crime