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Suffolk, United Kingdom (1991 – present)

Cradle of Filth is an 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)


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  • ikdkj

    "it's so good to have Total Fucking Darkness available in a version that isn't a messed-up amateurish tape-rip. Hope the other demos get the same treatment." Especially Darkly Erotic.

    19 Jul 8:36am Reply
  • GhostFame

    Gilded Cunt is one of the best song names ever invented

    11 Jul 11:18pm Reply
  • TwiSentinel

    Thats true :/

    10 Jul 8:31pm Reply
  • FjordSweetFjord

    seriously sad that Paul is out of the band...

    7 Jul 8:35pm Reply
  • spineshank155

    People care too much that this isn't true black metal that they can't see there are some good albums from this band. With that being said Midian is probably my favorite album.

    30 Jun 4:14pm Reply
  • ketamineface

    I don't give a fuck what people think of this band. They are entertaining and therefore enjoyable to listen to.

    29 Jun 1:13am Reply
  • huiaka

    меня больше всего прикалывает, когда попсовики и педокорщики, наслушавшись речей "авторитетных" товарищей трындят о продажности кредлов, видимо желая этим самым поднять свои котировочки в среде взрослых дяденек, что указывает на их жалкую и ничтожную натуру болотного слизняка, испытывающего душевные страдания от осознании своей полнейшей никчёмности и уёбищности

    25 Jun 1:17pm Reply
  • ChapelOfBlood

    ну Abhorrent, Her Ghost и From The Cradle To Enslave то вкусняшки, а так ниочём хотя уверен, что много вопящих, что "коф-кал" в свою говнарскую молодость их заслушивали)

    24 Jun 4:54pm Reply
  • huiaka

    их можно уважать только за то как они рвут задницы всякому быдлу, формирующему свой музыкальный вкус посредством поедания говна с лурки и прочих параш :)

    22 Jun 10:27am Reply
  • KillYourselff

    Первые три альбома годнота, а всё остальное зашквар

    21 Jun 5:45pm Reply
  • turbovivaldi

    Usually disinclined to care about this band these days, but it's so good to have Total Fucking Darkness available in a version that isn't a messed-up amateurish tape-rip. Hope the other demos get the same treatment.

    14 Jun 8:41pm Reply
  • Post-romantic

    Есть пара интересных вещей, а так в целом ерунда...

    13 Jun 9:51pm Reply
  • Barney9

    I am hooked on heavy metal of all genre's, but Cradle of Filth are just total fucken crap.

    13 Jun 9:29am Reply
  • Aggelos7

    Cradle Of Filth – Total Fucking Darkness [Re-Issue] (Mordgrimm) -

    11 Jun 11:32am Reply
  • Harry_147

    Блядь, у них ничего, кроме композиции From the Cradle to Enslave, нормального нету. Почему так? Они что, все силы потратил на одну песню, а всё остальное вышло говном? Разочаровался я как-то.

    9 Jun 4:29am Reply
  • gunslinger_93

    Stay \\m/

    4 Jun 8:32pm Reply
  • arrobafaustao

    Ô loco meu, metau negro

    2 Jun 12:58am Reply
  • ZombieXBoy

    To this day, after listening to COF for 8 something years I still do not understand why they get so much hate! I am not much of a metal head these days, I just listen to music that speaks to me, regardless of what genre they are or how popular and mainstream they are. COF actually has talent, and a drive to make different music instead of sounding like a constant gutted pig looped, and their lyrics are one of the finest I have ever came across, and I listen to thousands of different bands spanning many, many genres. That is why I can not fuck with metal heads anymore, they are too close minded and judgmental, they try to hard to be hardcore and dark like they have something to prove. And I am not saying that is how every metal head is, just my first hand experience when I was huge into metal. Don't let labels dictate you, and stop jumping on the bandwagon, it is cringe worthy.

    1 Jun 3:27pm Reply
  • moorogan

    cradle of filth are actually one of the best contemporary darkwave bands in the world

    30 May 7:09am Reply
  • hailcthulhu666

    CoF is black metal influenced extreme Glam metal that tries way to hard to be edgy, but it does have a couple of decent songs.

    27 May 2:47am Reply
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