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Cradle of Filth

Cradle of Filth

Cradle of Filth Biography

Biography

Cradle of Filth is an extreme metal band, formed in Suffolk, United Kingdom in 1991. The band consists of Dani Filth (vocals), Paul Allender (guitars), Charles Hedger (guitars), Dave Pybus (bass), Sarah Jezebel Deva (backing vocals), Rosie Smith (keyboards), and Martin Skaroupka (drums). In 1994, Cradle of Filth was signed to Cacophonous Records, on which they released their first album "The Principle of Evil Made Flesh". Cacophonous also pressed the "Vempire or Dark Faerytales In Phallustein" EP in 1996. After this the band were signed to Music For Nations, for whom they produced three of their most prominent full length CD's to date: "Dusk and Her Embrace", "Cruelty and the Beast", and "Midian". The "From the Cradle to Enslave" EP and a compilation dubbed "Bitter Suites to Succubi" also featured many original songs, as well as some covers and re-recordings of old songs. Then in 2003, they signed to Sony and released only one album on this record label, "Damnation and a Day". At the beginning of 2004 however, they left Sony and signed to Roadrunner records, through which they released the albums "Nymphetamine" (2004) and their latest "Thornography" (2006). They also have their own label Abracadaver on which "Bitter Suites to Succubi" was released. They hope to sign bands to this label in the near future. On Sept 27th 2008 Roadrunner Records and Cradle of Filth made available an MP3 download for "Tragic Kingdom" the first sample of the upcoming album "Godspeed on the Devil's Thunder" due to be released in October (available here) Cradle of Filth is also known for doing covers such as: Hallowed Be Thy Name, Sodomy and Lust, Black Metal, For Those Who Died,No Time to Cry, Bestial Lust (Bitch), Sleepless, Devil Woman, Mr. Crowley, Temptation,Death Comes Ripping and Halloween 2. Official site: www.cradleoffilth.com

Cradle of Filth Metal Albums

Damnation and a Day Thumbnail Image
★★★★½

Ninth studio album & first for Sony Music. 17 tracks of furious black metal. 2003. Damnation and a Day is the first album from Cradle of Filth [...]

The Principle of Evil Made Flesh Thumbnail Image
★★★★½

1994 album by Britain’s top dark metal band with a hidden & untitled bonus track. 13 tracks total. The cover art features explicit horrific/ pornographic violence. [...]

Midian Thumbnail Image
★★★★½

Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.It would be easy to bridle at Midian’s relentless bombast and obsession with [...]

Dusk and Her Embrace Thumbnail Image
★★★★½

Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.

Godspeed On The Devil's Thunder Thumbnail Image
★★★★☆

After 8 menacing albums, the kings of black metal return with their most dastardly tale yet. Chronicling the story of the world’s first serial killer, French [...]

Nymphetamine Thumbnail Image
★★★★☆

The 2 LP limited edition re-issue album was originally released in 2004. Roadrunner Records. 2005.

Cruelty and the Beast Thumbnail Image
★★★★½

Limited Edition Japanese pressing of this album comes housed in a miniature LP sleeve. 2007.

Thornography Thumbnail Image
★★★½☆

And so to 2006, where Cradle Of Filth find themselves in the enviable position of being in a league and class of their own. Having long [...]

Vempire or Dark Fairytales in Phallustein Thumbnail Image
★★★½☆

1996 album by Britain’s premier black metal act. A fullcolor picture CD, it contains explicit pornographic/horrific cover art & photos inside the booklet. 40 minuteslong, the [...]

Live Bait for the Dead Thumbnail Image
★★★★★

Disc one features 13 tracks recorded in concert at Nottingham’s Rock City in April 2001. Disc two is packed with surprises including four new remixes, a [...]

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