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Real/full name:
Michael Locher
48 (born Jan 7th, 1969)
Place of origin:
Switzerland (Sion, Valais)


Vorph is one of the co-founders of the industrial/black metal band Samael, along with his brother Xytras and band's first drummer Pat Charvet.


The Estonian band Horricane published a cover version of the Samael song Rain, and credited Vorph as Michel (instead of "Michael") Locher.


Guitars, Vocals (1987-present), Bass (1991)

1988 Into the Infernal Storm of Evil (Demo) Lyrics, Songwriting, Guitars, Vocals (as "Vorphalack")
1988 Macabre Operetta (Demo) Songwriting, Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Vorphalack")
1988 Medieval Prophecy (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Effects, Songwriting, Lyrics (as "Vorphalack")
1989 Recordings '88-'89 (Compilation) Guitars, Vocals (as "Vorphalack")
1989 From the Dark to Black (Demo) Guitars, Vocals
1991 Worship Him Guitars, Vocals, Bass (as "Vorphalack")
1992 Blood Ritual Guitars, Vocals (as "Vorphalack")
1993 After the Sepulture (Single) Guitars, Vocals
1994 Ceremony of Opposites Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Vorphalack")
1995 Rebellion (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Vorphalack")
1996 Passage Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
1998 Exodus (EP) Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
1999 Eternal Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
2003 Black Trip (Video) Guitars, Vocals
2004 Telepath (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2004 Reign of Light Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
2005 On Earth (EP) Guitars, Vocals
2006 Era One Vocals
2007 Valkyries' New Ride (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2007 Solar Soul Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
2009 Illumination (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2009 Above Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics (as "Vorphalack")
2010 Antigod (EP) Guitars, Songwriting, Vocals
2011 Lux Mundi Guitars, Vocals, Lyrics
2017 Angel of Wrath (Single) Guitars, Vocals
2017 Hegemony Vocals, Guitars
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1990 Black Wedding (Demo) Vocals (track 4)

Flowing Tears

2008 Thy Kingdom Gone Vocals (track 5)

Rotting Christ

2016 Rituals Vocals (lead) (track 4)


1996 Down Vocals (harsh) (tracks 4, 5, 10)


2007 Sanguine Sky (Single) Vocals (track 3)
2007 Illumination Vocals (track 1)
2007 Illumination Vocals (track 10)


1988 Into the Infernal Storm of Evil (Demo) Engineering (as "Vorphalack")
1991 Worship Him Logo (as "Vorphalack")
2007 Aeonics - An Anthology (Compilation) Liner notes
2017 Hegemony Lyrics
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