P. Emerson Williams Bio
P. Emerson Williams — Necrofuturist Highwire Artist – Dr. Hyatts Black Book Omega, The Original Falcon Press, 2009
P. Emerson Williams is a multi-media artist delving in music, art, writing, and video. He is also the driving force behind Choronzon and Veil Of Thorns, and is half of the core duo behind kkoagulaa. More people listen to the sounds of P. Emerson Williams every day than realize it. A visionary artist and an illustrator, his work takes projects spanning physical and digital media, genres and modes of performance to strange realms. With Choronzon, Williams straddles the worlds of industrial music and black metal, electronic dance to dark Americana to pure goth with Veil of Thorns as well as adding elements of his sonic alchemy as a spice to projects with Sleep Chamber, Manes and more extensively as half of the creative core of kkoagulaa with cern.th.skei from Manes. Upcoming collaborations include playing cello on UK black metal band Ethernal's upcoming third album and subverting the nature of guitar playing with industrial noise merchants Dead Skull.
As a core member of UK theatrical company FoolishPeople, P. Emerson Williams took on many roles in London produtions of The Basement - Ward 12 – in partnership with Secret Cinema, The Providence Experiments – co-produced with Mythos Media, A Red Threatening Sky, The Abattoir Pages – presented with Guerilla Zoo, Cirxus and Terra:Extremitas, performed at Amsterdam's NDSM-werf. These roles includes creating a score for choreographer Johan Stjernholm as part of the production A Red Threatening Sky and a solo musical performance at the famed Horse Hospital in London, creation of soundscapes and scores for every production on which he worked, as well as set and graphic design and on top of all this, Williams was in the cast as both voice actor and live actor.
With Veil of Thorns, P. Emerson Williams has shared the stage with Cruxshadows, Clan Of Xymox, This Ascension, One Of Us and many more. P. Emerson Williams is the host of the Necrofuturist Transmission on Nottingham's Nightbreed Radio, was the editor and producer for Music Tuesdays on Alterati.com, and art director for Weaponized , the publishing imprint of FoolishPeople. Articles and reviews by P. Emerson Williams can be read online at Terrorizer.com, Modern Mythology, Disinfo.com and Intravenous Magazine. He is also a visual artist whose work has graced book covers and interiors for Original Falcon, Weaponized and Westgate Press, the pages of magazines including Culture Asylum, Isten 'zine, Ghastly, and Esoterra , album and CD covers for Rat King, Primordial, Katatonia, Misanthropy Records, SLEEP CHAMBER, Veil of Thorns, Choronzon and kkoagulaa.
P. Emerson Williams is currently illustrating Bedlam Stories - The Battle for Oz and Wonderland Begins. Bedlam Stories - The Battle for Oz and Wonderland Begins is a novel set in the universe of Bedlam Stories, a twisted world of horror created by cult film director Pearry Teo (The Gene Generation, Necromentia, Witchville). Bedlam Stories is in development as a movie, iPad / Android app and a range of an innovative extensive transmedia experience. Audiences get to witness P. Emerson Williams on guitar and vocals with the kegendary Jarboe in a tour that will take them through the US, Australia, New Zealand, Western and Eastern Europe and winding up in Moscow in December.
"Given P. Emerson Williams extensive track record of cross-medium and genre art over the past thirty years, it is likely he will become an underground legend. This may have occurred already, yet given his reclusiveness, it’s unlikely he would notice." -James Curcio, author of Fallen Nation, Join My Cult and The Immanence of Myth