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CRADLE OF FILTH TO KICKS OFF “CREATURES FROM THE BLACK ABYSS TOUR”

February 2nd, 2011

Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

Enter to win a Cradle Of Filth autographed guitar on FEARnet.com


ENGLAND – Britain’s legendary extreme heavy metal act, Cradle Of Filth, will kick off its first North American tour since 2009 tonight in Houston, as they embark on a headlining run on the “Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” presented by FEARnet and Decibel Magazine.  The infamous, Cradle Of Filth, will be joined by Nachtmystium, Turisas, and Daniel Lioneye on the 31-city trek in support of their ninth studio album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, which hit stores in November on Nuclear Blast Records.

Tickets for the “Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” are on sale now through all major ticket retailers.  A special VIP ticket package is also available exclusively through Artist Arena at: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cradleoffilth/, and includes one general admission ticket, a meet-and-greet with the band, a signed Cradle Of Filth poster, and a commemorative VIP laminate.  VIP tickets are limited, so fans are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity before it’s too late.

To celebrate Cradle Of Filth’s long-awaited return to North American shores, the band has teamed up with FEARnet.com for the “Cradle Of Filth” sweepstakes.  Fans can enter to win a Cradle Of Filth prize pack, which includes a newly redesigned PRS Paul Allender SE guitar autographed by the band, a copy of Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, a t-shirt, and more.  Head over to: http://www.fearnet.com/cradle-of-filth-sweepstakes/index.html for full details.

The band will also be checking in from the road via an exclusive tour blog on FEARnet.com.  The first post is now live at: http://www.fearnet.com/blogs/cradle_of_filth/index.html, so be sure to tune in for a special video message from Cradle Of Filth frontman, Dani Filth, on the set of the band’s recent music video shoot for the song, “Lilith Immaculate”.

Whether through their wildly elaborate and theatrical live shows (which have incorporated giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A C***’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their last told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Stay tuned to for more information on Cradle Of Filth and the “Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”.
“Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” presented by FEARnet and Decibel Magazine…

Feb. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
Feb. 4 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
Feb. 5 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater
Feb. 6 – Las Vegas, NV@ House of Blues
Feb. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live
Feb. 9 – San Francisco, CA@ Regency Ballroom
Feb. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre
Feb. 12 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
Feb. 13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center
Feb. 16 – Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom
Feb. 18 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
Feb. 20 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Feb. 21 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Feb. 22 – Columbus, OH @ Newport Music Hall
Feb. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo
Feb. 25 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s
Feb. 26 – Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Concert Theater
Feb. 27 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
Feb. 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec
Mar. 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Mar. 3 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
Mar. 4 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Mar. 5 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Mar. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom
Mar. 8 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre
Mar. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
Mar. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
Mar. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Firestone
Mar. 13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Cradle Of Filth is…
Dani Filth (vocals)
Paul Allender (guitar)
James McIlroy (guitar)
David Pybus (bass)
Martin Skaroupka (drums)
Caroline Campbell (keys)

Cradle Of Filth online…

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Cradle Of Filth – Dani Filth answers fans questions plus Paul Allender chats live online

December 16th, 2010
Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Following the release of their new album Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, Cradle Of Filth are currently on tour in South America playing dates in Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Argentina and Brazil. Before they set off Dani Filth was filmed answering some of the questions that were sent in by fans to Peaceville last month. The answers were split into two parts and both are now available on the album’s mini-site.

In addition to this Paul Allender from the band will be available for another live web chat at 8pm (UK time) on 23rd December after they return from the tour. The band are back on tour in the New Year with dates in El Salvador and Mexico followed by a full tour of the US and Canada (full details here).

The live web chat with Paul will stream on the Peaceville Records Livestream channel (www.livestream.com/peaceville) and fans will be able to submit questions using their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

This is the second in a series of chats that Paul will be participating in. The first, which took place last month, lasted for almost two hours and topics of conversation included everything from the band’s plans, the album’s recording process and the guitar he uses to his favourite movies, other bands he admires and his tattoos.

Metal Hammer have described Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa as:

“Yet another sumptuous and spectacular eruption of gothic melodrama, perverted sonic schlock and balls-out extreme metal bombast… a dazzling and dastardly display of destructive devilry.”

And Rocksound have stated that the album has:

“a masterful control over the multi-faceted Cradle of Filth sound; brutal vocal gymnastics, skull-rattling double-kicks, symphonic flourishes, dramatic narrative and balls-out axe-slinging all make their presence known, but in a manner which routinely serves to bolster the coherency of the greater whole…this fucking slays.” 9/10

For more details go to www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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Cradle Of Filth – statement from Dani Filth about cancelled gig in Ecuador

December 9th, 2010
NUCLEAR BLAST TO RELEASE NEW CRADLE OF FILTH ALBUM IN NORTH AMERICA

LORD DANI FILTH

Unfortunately Cradle Of Filth have had to cancel the first date of their South American tour which was due to take place in Ecuador on Friday night. Dani Filth has made this statement about the cancellation:

Everyone involved with the band, and especially the band themselves are deeply distressed over the cancellation of our show in Ecuador this Friday. This is the second time we have had to pull out of a concert in Ecuador (the last cancellation being due to airport closure as we were circling the runway!).

Unfortunately this time has been due to several reasons, including severe weather conditions stranding half the band’s crew, deep ‘contractual’ problems, plus flight-booking f**k-ups. It is a regrettable situation to be in, but unfortunately an impossible one at this particular time to rectify.

Our sincere apologies go out to all the fans we have disappointed by this very well thought out decision, the band feeling even worse about it as we are all stuck in cold, redundant limbo for two days.

As for the rest of our South American tour, all other shows are definitely on, the first being on the twelfth at the Teatro Metropol, in Bogotá, Colombia, this very Sunday. We can’t wait, though once again, I’d like to apologise to all our loyal, disappointed fans in Ecuador. We are so pissed off that this has had to happen.

All the very best,

A deeply annoyed Dani Filth.

Fans who had bought tickets for the gig should contact the promoter to receive a refund.

Click here for details on the rest of the South American tour and the 2011 North American tour.

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Cradle Of Filth – new video of Dani answering fans questions now online plus fans to choose next single

December 1st, 2010

Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, the new album from Cradle Of Filth was released last month on the band’s own AbraCadaver imprint through Peaceville Records.

Part of the reason that the band decided to release the album through their own imprint was that they wanted to have more direct control over the artistic process. Dani has said that part of the reason for switching labels was the desire to be a ‘bigger fish in a smaller more creative pond and we’ve been able to choose who we want for booking press and stuff. We’ve got the best of both worlds really.’

This new found freedom has also allowed them to connect directly with their legions of devoted fans around the world and Dani has taken time out of the gruelling rehearsal schedule for their forthcoming South American tour to answer some of the questions that were sent in by fans to Peaceville last month. A video of him answering the first batch is now on the album’s mini-site and a second video will be added next week.

In addition the band have now decided to let the fans choose which track from the album they should next make a video for.

Dani explains ‘we are really happy with the way that the first video, for Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned), but couldn’t decide which track would best so we thought we’d let the fans decide as we trust their judgement totally...’

A poll has been set up on www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth which lists all the tracks from the album. The final choice will be made at the end of this year with the new video being filmed in January.

Metal Hammer have described Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa as:

“Yet another sumptuous and spectacular eruption of gothic melodrama, perverted sonic schlock and balls-out extreme metal bombast… a dazzling and dastardly display of destructive devilry.”

And Rocksound have stated that the album has:

“a masterful control over the multi-faceted Cradle of Filth sound; brutal vocal gymnastics, skull-rattling double-kicks, symphonic flourishes, dramatic narrative and balls-out axe-slinging all make their presence known, but in a manner which routinely serves to bolster the coherency of the greater whole…this fucking slays.” 9/10

The fans’ edition of the album (box set with 2CD + DVD, hard-back book and much more), plus the vinyl and 2CD special editions of the album, are now available to order from the band’s web store.

An album t-shirt is also available for £14.99.

www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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CRADLE OF FILTH VIP TICKET PACKAGE ON SALE NOW; “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” to kick off in February

December 1st, 2010
Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

ENGLAND – A special VIP ticket package is now on sale for Cradle Of Filth’s first US tour since 2009, a headlining run on the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”.  The VIP ticket package is available exclusively through Artist Arena at: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cradleoffilth/, and includes one general admission ticket, a meet-and-greet with the band, a signed Cradle Of Filth poster, and a commemorative VIP laminate.  VIP tickets are limited, so fans are encouraged to take advantage of this rare opportunity before it’s too late.

The “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” will kick off in Houston on February 1st. Nachtmystium, Turisas, and Daniel Lioneye will round out the tour’s impressive package on Cradle Of Filth’s long-awaited return to North American shores. General admission tickets are on sale through all major ticket retailers.

Cradle Of Filth is gearing up to hit the road in support of their recently released ninth studio album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, which hit stores on November 9th on Nuclear Blast Records.

The sinister concept album about Adam’s first wife, the lavish demoness Lilith, entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #99, selling nearly 6,000 copies in its first week. The record also debuted at #10 on the Independent chart and #7 on Hard Music.
Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is available in a multitude of formats and versions, and can be purchased online through the Nuclear Blast webstore at: http://store.nuclearblastusa.com/Artist/Cradle_Of_Filth/10533 or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398728607.  An iTunes exclusive limited edition version, featuring bonus tracks and artwork, can be downloaded at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398857303, while special Cradle Of Filth bundle packs, including a CD/t-shirt combo, a deluxe 2CD Digipak/t-shirt combo, and an LP/t-shirt combo, are available exclusively through the Nuclear Blast webstore.  A special 2LP version is also now available.

The track list for Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is…

1.) The Cult Of Venus Aversa

2.) One Foul Step From The Abyss

3.) The Nun With The Astral Habit

4.) Retreat Of The Sacred Heart

5.) The Persecution Song

6.) Deceiving Eyes

7.) Lilith Immaculate

8.) The Spawn Of Love And War

9.) Harlot On A Pedestal

10.) Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)

11.) Beyond Eleventh Hour

The Grammy nominated, Cradle Of Filth, continues to shock, excite, disgust, and inspire in equal measures. A loyal stalwart to the satanic horror ethos, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa was recorded at Monkey Puzzle Studios, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, and is the follow-up to 2008’s Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder. Artwork comes courtesy of Natalie Shau.

Whether through their wildly elaborate & theatrical live shows (which incorporate giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A Cunt’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their last told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Be sure to check out the Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa mini-site at: http://www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth for exclusive Cradle Of Filth media, including song previews, video blogs, an iPhone app, and more.

Stay tuned to for more information on Cradle Of Filth, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”, and Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.

“FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”…

Feb. 1 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

Feb. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

Feb. 4 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

Feb. 5 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater

Feb. 6 – Las Vegas, NV@ House of Blues

Feb. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live

Feb. 9 – San Francisco, CA@ Regency Ballroom

Feb. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre

Feb. 12 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

Feb. 13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center

Feb. 16 – Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom

Feb. 18 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre

Feb. 20 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

Feb. 21 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

Feb. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo

Feb. 25 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s

Feb. 26 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy

Feb. 27 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

Feb. 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec

Mar. 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

Mar. 3 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

Mar. 4 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Mar. 5 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Mar. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom

Mar. 8 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre

Mar. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Mar. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

Mar. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Firestone

Mar. 13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

Cradle Of Filth is…

Dani Filth (vocals)

Paul Allender (guitar)

James McIlroy (guitar)

David Pybus (bass)

Martin Skaroupka (drums)

Caroline Campbell (keys)

Cradle Of Filth online…

www.cradleoffilth.com
www.myspace.com/cradleoffilth
www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-of-Filth/6514209076
www.nuclearblastusa.com

www.myspace.com/nuclearblastusa

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Cradle Of Filth debuts in US Billboard top 100

November 17th, 2010

Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

CRADLE OF FILTH FIRST WEEK SALES NUMBERS: ‘DARKLY, DARKLY, VENUS AVERSA’ CRACKS US BILLBOARD TOP 100‘Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa’ in stores now

ENGLAND – The first week US sales numbers are in for Cradle Of Filth’s highly anticipated ninth studio album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.  The infamous extreme metal group entered the Billboard Top 200 chart at #99, selling nearly 6,000 copies in its first week.  The November 9th, Nuclear Blast Records release also debuted at #10 on the Independent chart and #7 on Hard Music.

The sinister concept album about Adam’s first wife, the lavish demoness Lilith, is available in a multitude of formats and versions, and can be purchased online through the Nuclear Blast webstore at: http://store.nuclearblastusa.com/Artist/Cradle_Of_Filth/10533 or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398728607.  An iTunes exclusive limited edition version, featuring bonus tracks and artwork can be downloaded at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398857303, while special Cradle Of Filth bundle packs, including a CD/t-shirt combo, a deluxe 2CD Digipak/t-shirt combo, and an LP/t-shirt combo are available exclusively through the Nuclear Blast webstore.  A special 2LP version will hit stores on November 22nd.

The track list for Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is…

1.) The Cult Of Venus Aversa

2.) One Foul Step From The Abyss

3.) The Nun With The Astral Habit

4.) Retreat Of The Sacred Heart

5.) The Persecution Song

6.) Deceiving Eyes

7.) Lilith Immaculate

8.) The Spawn Of Love And War

9.) Harlot On A Pedestal

10.) Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)

11.) Beyond Eleventh Hour

“devilishly catchy” – Decibel Magazine

“Awesome!” – Metromix.com

“a tightly constructed horror-movie-as-music tale.” – Washington Post Express

The Grammy nominated, Cradle Of Filth, continues to shock, excite, disgust, and inspire in equal measures. A loyal stalwart to the satanic horror ethos, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa was recorded at Monkey Puzzle Studios, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, and is the follow-up to 2008’s Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder. Artwork comes courtesy of Natalie Shau.

Cradle Of Filth will support Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa on a headlining North American tour early next year, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”. Nachtmystium, Turisas, and Daniel Lioneye will round out the tour’s impressive package on Cradle Of Filth’s long-awaited return to North American shores.

Tickets for the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” are on sale now. Special VIP meet-and-greet ticket packages are available exclusively through Artist Arena at: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cradleoffilth/. Meet-and-greet packages are limited, so fans are encouraged to seize this rare opportunity before it’s too late.

Whether through their wildly elaborate & theatrical live shows (which incorporate giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A C***’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their last told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Be sure to check out the Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa mini-site at: http://www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth for exclusive Cradle Of Filth media, including song previews, video blogs, an iPhone app, and more.

Stay tuned to for more information on Cradle Of Filth, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”, and Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.

“FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”…

Feb. 1 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

Feb. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

Feb. 4 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

Feb. 5 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater

Feb. 6 – Las Vegas, NV@ House of Blues

Feb. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live

Feb. 9 – San Francisco, CA@ Regency Ballroom

Feb. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre

Feb. 12 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

Feb. 13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center

Feb. 16 – Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom

Feb. 18 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre

Feb. 20 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

Feb. 21 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

Feb. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo

Feb. 25 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s

Feb. 26 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy

Feb. 27 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

Feb. 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec

Mar. 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

Mar. 3 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

Mar. 4 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Mar. 5 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Mar. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom

Mar. 8 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre

Mar. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Mar. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

Mar. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Firestone

Mar. 13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

Cradle Of Filth is…

Dani Filth (vocals)

Paul Allender (guitar)

James McIlroy (guitar)

David Pybus (bass)

Martin Skaroupka (drums)

Caroline Campbell (keys)

Cradle Of Filth online…

www.cradleoffilth.com

www.myspace.com/cradleoffilth

www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-of-Filth/6514209076

www.nuclearblastusa.com

www.myspace.com/nuclearblastusa

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CRADLE OF FILTH FRONTMAN UPDATES BLOG ‘Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa’ in stores now

November 16th, 2010

NUCLEAR BLAST TO RELEASE NEW CRADLE OF FILTH ALBUM IN NORTH AMERICA

LORD DANI FILTH

ENGLAND – Cradle Of Filth’s infamous frontman, Dani Filth, has posted a blog update on the band’s official website, chronicling the group’s full schedule of activities following the release of their highly anticipated ninth studio album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.  From a live performance on MTV Germany, to rooftop parties, and hundreds of interviews, the blog post can be read in its entirety at: http://www.cradleoffilth.com/profiles/blogs/14112010-blog.

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa hit stores on November 9th, courtesy of Nuclear Blast Records.

The sinister concept album about Adam’s first wife, the lavish demoness Lilith, is available in a multitude of formats and versions, and can be purchased online through the Nuclear Blast webstore at: http://store.nuclearblastusa.com/ or on iTunes at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398728607.  An iTunes exclusive limited edition version, featuring bonus tracks and artwork can be downloaded at: http://itunes.apple.com/us/album/darkly-darkly-venus-aversa/id398857303, while special Cradle Of Filth bundle packs, including a CD/t-shirt combo, a deluxe 2CD Digipak/t-shirt combo, and an LP/t-shirt combo are available exclusively through the Nuclear Blast webstore.  Finally, a special 2LP version will hit stores on November 22nd.

The track list for Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is…

1.)    The Cult Of Venus Aversa

2.)    One Foul Step From The Abyss

3.)    The Nun With The Astral Habit

4.)    Retreat Of The Sacred Heart

5.)    The Persecution Song

6.)    Deceiving Eyes

7.)    Lilith Immaculate

8.)    The Spawn Of Love And War

9.)    Harlot On A Pedestal

10.)  Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)

11.)  Beyond Eleventh Hour

“…(Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa) is a well-crafted, rewarding album that explores the corners of metal’s potential” – BloodyGoodHorror.com

Cradle Of Filth will support Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa on a headlining North American tour early next year, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”.  Nachtmystium, Turisas, and Daniel Lioneye will round out the tour’s impressive package on Cradle Of Filth’s long-awaited return to North American shores.             Tickets for the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” are on sale now.  Special VIP meet-and-greet ticket packages are available exclusively through Artist Arena at: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cradleoffilth/.  Meet-and-greet packages are limited, so fans are encouraged to seize this rare opportunity before it’s too late.

The Grammy nominated, Cradle Of Filth, continues to shock, excite, disgust, and inspire in equal measures.  A loyal stalwart to the satanic horror ethos, Cradle Of Filth’s forthcoming, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, was recorded at Monkey Puzzle Studios, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, and is the follow-up to 2008’s Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder.  Artwork comes courtesy of Natalie Shau.

Whether through their wildly elaborate & theatrical live shows (which incorporate giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A C***’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their last told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Be sure to check out the Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa mini-site at: http://www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth for exclusive Cradle Of Filth media, including song previews, video blogs, an iPhone app, and more.

Stay tuned to for more information on Cradle Of Filth, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”, and Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.

“FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”…

Feb. 1 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

Feb. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

Feb. 4 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

Feb. 5 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater

Feb. 6 – Las Vegas, NV@ House of Blues

Feb. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live

Feb. 9 – San Francisco, CA@ Regency Ballroom

Feb. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre

Feb. 12 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

Feb. 13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center

Feb. 16 – Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom

Feb. 18 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre

Feb. 20 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

Feb. 21 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

Feb. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo

Feb. 25 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s

Feb. 26 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy

Feb. 27 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

Feb. 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec

Mar. 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

Mar. 3 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

Mar. 4 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Mar. 5 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Mar. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom

Mar. 8 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre

Mar. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Mar. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

Mar. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Firestone

Mar. 13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

Cradle Of Filth is…

Dani Filth (vocals)

Paul Allender (guitar)

James McIlroy (guitar)

David Pybus (bass)

Martin Skaroupka (drums)

Caroline Campbell (keys)
Cradle Of Filth online…

www.cradleoffilth.com

www.myspace.com/cradleoffilth

www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-of-Filth/6514209076

www.nuclearblastusa.com

www.myspace.com/nuclearblastusa

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Cradle Of Filth – live web chat on Monday 15th November

November 10th, 2010
Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth have just released their new album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa and Paul Allender from the band will be available to discuss the album in a live web chat on Monday 15th November at 8pm (UK time).

The chat will stream on the Peaceville Records Livestream channel (www.livestream.com/peaceville) and fans will be able to submit questions using their Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The ultimate fans’ edition of the album has now arrived and shall be shipping later this week. Click here for more details including a video showing the box and its contents.

Metal Hammer have described Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa as:

“Yet another sumptuous and spectacular eruption of gothic melodrama, perverted sonic schlock and balls-out extreme metal bombast… a dazzling and dastardly display of destructive devilry.”

And Rocksound have stated that the album has:

“a masterful control over the multi-faceted Cradle of Filth sound; brutal vocal gymnastics, skull-rattling double-kicks, symphonic flourishes, dramatic narrative and balls-out axe-slinging all make their presence known, but in a manner which routinely serves to bolster the coherency of the greater whole…this fucking slays.” 9/10

For more details go to www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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CRADLE OF FILTH ANNOUNCES HEADLINING NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

October 25th, 2010
Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

Cradle Of Filth announces February 2011 headlining North American tour

“FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” to kick off in February

ENGLAND – Britain’s world-renowned extreme heavy metal act, Cradle Of Filth, has announced dates for the band’s first North American tour since 2009, a headlining run on the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”, set to kick off in February.  Nachtmystium, Turisas, and Daniel Lioneye will round out the tour’s impressive package on Cradle Of Filth’s long-awaited return to North American shores.
In lieu of this exciting news, the band’s infamous frontman, Dani Filth, has left a special video message for the legions of patiently waiting Cradle Of Filth fans exclusively on FEARnet.com.  Head HERE for more details.

Tickets for the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour” will go on sale on October 30th, while special preorder tickets and VIP meet and greet ticket packages will go on sale tomorrow at 3:00 PM local market time exclusively through Artist Arena at: http://tixx1.artistarena.com/cradleoffilth/.  Meet and greet packages are limited, so fans are encouraged to seize this rare opportunity before it’s too late.

The Grammy nominated, Cradle Of Filth, continues to shock, excite, disgust, and inspire in equal measures. Their forthcoming studio album – and ninth overall – Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, will hit stores on November 9th on Nuclear Blast Records.

A loyal stalwart to the satanic horror ethos, Cradle Of Filth’s forthcoming, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, is a concept album based on Adam’s first wife, the lascivious demoness Lilith. It was recorded at Monkey Puzzle Studios, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, and is the follow-up to 2008’s Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder. Artwork comes courtesy of Natalie Shau.

Whether through their wildly elaborate & theatrical live shows (which incorporate giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A C***’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their last told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Be sure to check out the Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa mini-site for exclusive Cradle Of Filth media, including song previews, video blogs, an iPhone app, and more.

Stay tuned to for more information on Cradle Of Filth, the “FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”, and Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa.

“FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour”…

Feb. 1 – Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live

Feb. 2 – Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom

Feb. 4 – Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre

Feb. 5 – Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater

Feb. 6 – Las Vegas, NV@ House of Blues

Feb. 8 – Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live

Feb. 9 – San Francisco, CA@ Regency Ballroom

Feb. 11 – Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre

Feb. 12 – Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory

Feb. 13 – Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom

Feb. 15 – Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center

Feb. 16 – Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom

Feb. 18 – Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre

Feb. 20 – Chicago, IL @ House of Blues

Feb. 21 – Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave

Feb. 23 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo

Feb. 25 – Detroit, MI @ Harpo’s

Feb. 26 – Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy

Feb. 27 – Montreal, QC @ Metropolis

Feb. 28 – Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec

Mar. 2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero

Mar. 3 – New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater

Mar. 4 – Worcester, MA @ Palladium

Mar. 5 – Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom

Mar. 6 – Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom

Mar. 8 – Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre

Mar. 9 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel

Mar. 11 – Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution

Mar. 12 – Orlando, FL @ Firestone

Mar. 13 – Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

Cradle Of Filth is…

Dani Filth (vocals)

Paul Allender (guitar)

James McIlroy (guitar)

David Pybus (bass)

Martin Skaroupka (drums)

Caroline Campbell (keys)

Cradle Of Filth online…

www.cradleoffilth.com

www.myspace.com/cradleoffilth

www.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-of-Filth/6514209076

www.nuclearblastusa.com

www.myspace.com/nuclearblastusa

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Cradle Of Filth – new single out today; 2CD and vinyl editions also available to pre-order

October 18th, 2010

Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned), the first single to be lifted from Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, the forthcoming album from Cradle Of Filth, is now available to download from iTunes, Amazon and all major download stores.

The video for the track is streaming on the mini-site for the album, which is released on November 1st (November 9th in USA).

Click here for more info about the fans’ edition.

In addition to the video, the mini-site also features info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track Lilith Immaculate, downloads and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with video blogs, fan competitions, previews of different tracks from the album and more.

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, released on the band’s own AbraCadaver imprint through Peaceville Records and through Nuclear Blast in the USA, is the band’s ninth studio album and has been described by Rocksound as displaying:

“a masterful control over the multi-faceted Cradle Of Filth sound; brutal vocal gymnastics, skull-rattling double-kicks, symphonic flourishes, dramatic narrative and balls-out axe-slinging all make their presence known, but in a manner which routinely serves to bolster the coherency of the greater whole…this fucking slays.” (9/10)

And by Metal Hammer as:

“Yet another sumptuous and spectacular eruption of gothic melodrama, perverted sonic schlock and balls-out extreme metal bombast… a dazzling and dastardly display of destructive devilry.”

The vinyl and 2CD special editions of the album are also now available to pre-order.

The double, heavyweight (180gsm), coloured (1 disc on blue and 1 disc on red) vinyl edition is limited to 2000 numbered copies and comes packaged a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves. The vinyl edition also comes with a dropcard with a unique code to download digital version the album. The vinyl edition costs £17.99

The 2CD edition of the album features 4 bonus tracks and comes packaged in a 20 page digibook.

An album t-shirt is also available for £14.99.

www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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Cradle Of Filth – new video blog & track on

October 13th, 2010
Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

A new video blog from Cradle Of Filth is now streaming on the mini-site for the band’s forthcoming album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, at www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth.

In the new video Dani and the rest of the band discuss how they work, their history, their plans for the future and some of the controversy that has followed them through their career.

In addition to this video the mini-site features also info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track Lilith Immaculate, downloads and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with new video blogs, fan competitions, promo videos, new downloads and more.

A preview of Deceiving Eyes, a new track from the album, is also streaming on the mini-site. The track is also playing on the band’s iPhone app. A different track from the album is added to the site every Wednesday in the lead up to release on November 1st (November 9th in USA).

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, released on the band’s own AbraCadaver imprint through Peaceville Records and through Nuclear Blast in the USA, is the band’s ninth studio album and has been described by Rocksound as displaying:

“a masterful control over the multi-faceted Cradle Of Filth sound; brutal vocal gymnastics, skull-rattling double-kicks, symphonic flourishes, dramatic narrative and balls-out axe-slinging all make their presence known, but in a manner which routinely serves to bolster the coherency of the greater whole…this fucking slays.” (9/10)

Details of the special fan’s edition are also now online. The limited boxset is available exclusively from the Peaceville site. Dani has already stated, this is will be, ‘the best Cradle Of Filth release that we have ever created, the ultimate version of our ultimate album. For you, our loyal mortal appreciators.’

The fans’ edition comes packaged in a deluxe hard box containing:

  • 2CDs – the album plus a disc of bonus tracks and demos (including  Adest Rosa Secreta Eros, an exclusive track that will not be available on any other edition of the album)
  • DVD – the promo video for Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned) plus a documentary on the making of the video
  • A LP sized 64 page hard-back book. The book features hi-quality artwork and photos and a short story based around the album written by Dani. A sneak preview of some of the pages from the book, which will also house the 2CDs and DVD included in the set, is now on the band’s mini-site.
  • · An exclusive t-shirt available only in this box
  • · A stunning limited edition lenticular 3D image of the album cover art , ready for framing
  • · Five 8” x 6”photographic prints of members of the band.

  • · An official certificate of authenticity from the band

The set costs £49.95 (+ P&P).

The vinyl and 2CD special editions of the album are also now available to pre-order.  The 2CD edition of the album features 4 bonus tracks and comes packaged in a 20 page digibook and costs £11.99.

The double, heavyweight (180gsm), coloured (1 disc on blue and 1 disc on red) vinyl edition is limited to 2000 numbered copies and comes packaged a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves. The vinyl edition also comes with a dropcard with a unique code to download digital version the album. The vinyl edition costs £17.99

An album t-shirt is also available for £14.99.

www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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Fans to interview Dani Filth plus fans’ edition of new album now available to pre-order

October 5th, 2010
NUCLEAR BLAST TO RELEASE NEW CRADLE OF FILTH ALBUM IN NORTH AMERICA

NUCLEAR BLAST TO RELEASE NEW CRADLE OF FILTH ALBUM IN NORTH AMERICA

The fans’ edition of Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is now available to pre-order from the album mini-site at www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth .  Dani has stated that this is will be, ‘the best Cradle Of Filth release that we have ever created, the ultimate version of our ultimate album. For you, our loyal mortal appreciators.’

This special fans’ edition is only be available from this site and will be strictly limited; once they sell out they will never be re-pressed.

The fans’ edition comes packaged in a deluxe hard box containing:

  • 2CDs – the album plus a disc of bonus tracks and demos (including  Adest Rosa Secreta Eros, an exclusive track that will not be available on any other edition of the album)
  • DVD – the promo video for Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned) plus a documentary on the making of the video
  • A 64 page hard-back book containing band photos, musings and artwork

  • · An exclusive t-shirt available only in this box

  • · A stunning limited edition lenticular 3D image of the album cover art , ready for framing

  • · Five photographic prints

  • · An official certificate of authenticity from the ban

The set costs £49.95 (+ P&P).  Click here to pre-order.

The band are still putting the final touches to the designs for all of the box’s contents and the rest will be revealed in regular email updates. Click here to sign up for these emails.

Dani has just posted a new blog on the Cradle site where he describes the work that is going into the album and the gruelling schedule of interviews the he is currently undertaking in the run up to the album’s release on November 1st. (November 9th in US)

Peaceville have decided to add to this schedule by inviting fans to submit questions which Dani will be filmed answering. The band’s answers will be filmed and posted on the Peaceville YouTube channel and the album mini-site in the lead up to the release date.

If you have a question you’d like us to ask the band please email competition@peaceville.co.uk and we’ll ask the Dani as many as we can. Please note we can’t guarantee that Dani will have time to answer all questions submitted.

Deadline for questions is 4pm (UK time) on Thursday 7th October. Can you please include your name and where you are from with all questions.

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CRADLE OF FILTH LAUNCHES “FORGIVE ME FATHER (I HAVE SINNED)” MUSIC VIDEO PREMIERE ON FANGORIA.COM‘; Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa’ due out this November on Nuclear Blast Records

September 29th, 2010
Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

ENGLAND – Extreme metal’s most infamous act, Cradle Of Filth, has teamed up with America’s horror magazine, Fangoria, to premiere the band’s latest music video for the new track, “Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)”.  The video was directed by Dani Jacobs, and the song comes from the forthcoming full-length, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, to be released on Nuclear Blast Records on November 9th.  In the words of Cradle’s iconic frontman, Dani Filth, the band’s ninth studio album is their “most sinister and darkened fairytale.”  The music video for “Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)”, the album’s first single, does nothing to dispute that statement.  Head over to Fangoria.com now to see for yourself.

The Grammy nominated, Cradle Of Filth, continues to shock, excite, disgust and inspire in equal measures.  A loyal stalwart to the satanic horror ethos, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is a concept album based on Adam’s first wife, the lascivious demoness Lilith.  It was recorded at Monkey Puzzle Studios, near Bury St. Edmunds in Suffolk, England, and is the follow-up to 2008’s Godspeed On The Devil’s Thunder.  Artwork comes courtesy of Natalie Shau.
A preview of a new track from Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, “The Cult Of Venus Aversa”, is now streaming on the album’s mini-site at: www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth.

The track is also playing on the band’s new iPhone app, which launched last week, and can be downloaded at: http://mobileroadie.com/apps/cof-app.  The free app contains audio samples, videos, pics, and allows users to keep up with all the latest news from the band.  It also has a “Top Users” function, which awards points every time the app is used (i.e. write on the fan wall, post photo, share items to Facebook and Twitter, listen to tracks).  The band will award a special prize of a unique signed art print of the album’s artwork, plus a signed copy of the album to whoever is the top user at midday (UK time) on the day of the UK release (November 1st).  Full terms and conditions are on the mini-site.

In addition to the new track preview and iPhone app, the mini-site also features a video blog, info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track “Lilith Immaculate”, other downloads, and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with exclusive content, including a preview of a different track from the album every Wednesday, so be sure to check back often.            Whether through their wildly elaborate & theatrical live shows (which incorporate giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary ‘Jesus Is A Cunt’ t-shirt), breathtaking artwork, or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their latest told the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc before embarking on a horrific killing spree), Cradle Of Filth is a band whose uncompromising stance has been rewarded with legions of fans around the world, making them the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden.

Stay tuned to www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth for more info. Cradle Of Filth is…Dani Filth (vocals)Paul Allender (guitar)James McIlroy (guitar)David Pybus (bass)Martin Skaroupka (drums)Ashley Ellyllon (keys) Cradle Of Filth online…www.cradleoffilth.comwww.myspace.com/cradleoffilthwww.facebook.com/pages/Cradle-of-Filth/6514209076www.nuclearblastusa.comwww.myspace.com/nuclearblastusa

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Cradle Of Filth – New Track Streaming

September 22nd, 2010

Cradle of Filth reveals artwork for 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle of Filth - 'Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa'

Cradle Of Filth – new track streaming on  Peaceville plus IPhone app launches with fan competition

A preview of a new track from Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, the forthcoming album by Cradle Of Filth is now streaming on the album’s mini-site . The track, titled The Cult Of Venus Aversa, is also playing on the band’s new iPhone app which launched this week.

The free app contains audio samples, videos, pics and allows you to keep up with all the latest news from the band. The app also has a top users function which awards users points every time they use the app (i.e. write on the fan wall, post photo, share items to Facebook and Twitter, listen to tracks) and then ranks these users. The band are offering a special prize of a unique signed art print of the album’s artwork plus a signed copy of the album to whoever is the top user at midday (UK time) on the day of release (1st November 2010) Full terms and conditions are on the mini-site.

In addition to the new track the mini-site also features a video blog, info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track Lilith Immaculate, downloads and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with new video blogs, fan competitions, promo videos, new downloads and more. We shall also be adding previews of a different track from the album every Wednesday.

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, released on the band’s own AbraCadaver imprint through Peaceville Records on November 1st and in the USA through Nuclear Blast on November 9th, is the band’s ninth studio album and in the words of Cradles infamous frontman Dani Filth is ‘without doubt the fastest and most brutal album we’ve created to date. As an acquaintance of the band so aptly noted, this is like Iron Maiden on crack in a graveyard of angels!’

‘This album is Cradle at our most sinister and darkened fairytale’, continues Dani. ‘A gothic horror themed slay-ride of fervour and perversion; yet amidst the orchestral melodrama and lush, cinematic production, there sits stalwart a ravening beast of furious riffing, flesh ripping vocals and monstrous, unstoppable percussion.’

Grammy nominated Cradle of Filth have been pioneers of extreme music since their debut in 1994 and have continued to evolve with each of their subsequent releases. Unafraid of ruffling a few feathers, the band have continually refused to bow to convention or to conform to prevalent trends and fads. Yet despite this uncompromising stance the band are still the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden, with legions of fans around the globe.

Never shy of embracing the epic, Cradle have constantly sought to push the boundaries of their art. Whether through elaborately theatrical stage shows (incorporating giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers from the notorious Circus Of Horrors), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary Jesus Is A C*** t-shirt), breathtaking artwork or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their previous one was a concept album telling the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc, before embarking on a horrific killing spree), this is a band who have refused to be confined by the labels that have been placed on them.
The band (comprising of Dani Filth-vocals, Paul Allender and James McIlroy-guitars, David Pybus-bass, Martin Skaroupka-drums and Ashley Ellyllon-Keys) recorded Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, the follow up to 2008s Godspeed on the Devil’s Thunder, at Monkey Puzzle studios near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Cradle of Filth remain stalwarts to the satanic horror ethos by again composing a fully blown concept album, this time based on Adam’s first wife, the lascivious Demoness Lilith; throwing Medieval nuns, Knights Templars, Greek mythology and lashings of sex, occult lore and violent bloodshed into the smelting pot, to create a darkly erotic nightmare set to their unique scope of supreme vampyric metal. And with an as-near-as-dammit release date of All Hallows Eve 2010, Cradle of Filth are snarling at the leash to get out to all of their fans across the world. ‘We can’t wait to play this shit live’, admits Dani.

www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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Cradle Of Filth – new video blog

September 16th, 2010

Cradle Of Filth – Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa

New video blog added to www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

A new video of Cradle Of Filth discussing their forthcoming album Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is now streaming on the album’s mini-site at www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth. The album is released through Peaceville Records on the bands own AbraCadaver imprint on November 1st 2010.

In the new video Dani and the rest of the band discuss the recording process, the meaning behind the title, the album artwork and more. In addition to this the mini-site features also info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track Lilith Immaculate, downloads and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with new video blogs, fan competitions, promo videos, an Iphone app, new downloads and more. From September 22nd we shall also be adding previews of a different track from the album every Wednesday.

Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa is the bands ninth studio album and in the words of Cradles infamous frontman Dani Filth is without doubt the fastest and most brutal album we’ve created to date. As an acquaintance of the band so aptly noted, this is like Iron Maiden on crack in a graveyard of angels!

This album is Cradle at our most sinister and darkened fairytale, continues Dani. A gothic horror themed slay-ride of fervour and perversion; yet amidst the orchestral melodrama and lush, cinematic production, there sits stalwart a ravening beast of furious riffing, flesh ripping vocals and monstrous, unstoppable percussion.

Grammy nominated Cradle of Filth have been pioneers of extreme music since their debut in 1994 and have continued to evolve with each of their subsequent releases. Unafraid of ruffling a few feathers, the band have continually refused to bow to convention or to conform to prevalent trends and fads. Yet despite this uncompromising stance the band are still the most successful British heavy metal band since Iron Maiden, with legions of fans around the globe.
Never shy of embracing the epic, Cradle have constantly sought to push the boundaries of their art. Whether through elaborately theatrical stage shows (incorporating giant lumbering puppets, fire-breathing dancers, freaks and stilt-walkers from the notorious Circus Of Horrors), provocative merchandise (including the now legendary Jesus Is A C*** t-shirt), breathtaking artwork or the weighty subject matter of their albums (their previous one was a concept album telling the story of a French Lord who fought alongside Joan Of Arc, before embarking on a horrific killing spree), this is a band who have refused to be confined by the labels that have been placed on them.
The band (comprising of Dani Filth-vocals, Paul Allender and James McIlroy-guitars, David Pybus-bass, Martin Skaroupka-drums and Ashley Ellyllon-Keys) recorded Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, the follow up to 2008s Godspeed on the Devil’s Thunder, at Monkey Puzzle studios near Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Cradle of Filth remain stalwarts to the satanic horror ethos by again composing a fully blown concept album, this time based on Adam’s first wife, the lascivious Demoness Lilith; throwing Medieval nuns, Knights Templars, Greek mythology and lashings of sex, occult lore and violent bloodshed into the smelting pot, to create a darkly erotic nightmare set to their unique scope of supreme vampyric metal. And with an as-near-as-dammit release date of All Hallows Eve 2010, Cradle of Filth are snarling at the leash to get out to all of their fans across the world. We can’t wait to play this shit live, admits Dani. Long live the Filth!

www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth

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