“The Silent Watcher” in Underground Music Culture

Outside of Aleister Crowley’s more distinguishable appearance as a Mr. Clean doppelganger on albums such as Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, he is also often found in his guise as “The Silent Watcher,” wearing a robe of the A..A.’. One example is Ritual Killer’s show poster for a gig in New Orleans with Goatwhore and Acid Bath.

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Joshua Sharp

Joshua Adam Sharp was the founding Master of Alombrados Oasis, the New Orleans-based body of the Ordo Templi Orientis. He has been an initiate of the Order since 2002 and has had an avid interest in Thelema, the discipline of Magick, and the method of Scientific Illuminism since 1999. He has also been an Aspirant to the A.’.A.’. since 2008 and continues to prosecute this Great Work. Joshua is a graduate of the University of New Orleans and holds a continuing interest in neuropsychology, philosophy, and the sciences in general.

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