Sunday, February 17, 2013

NEWS : Cradle of Filth Announce Australian Tour!

Goth metal legends Cradle of Filth return to Australia in May in support of their brand new album 'The Manticore & Other Horrors'.

Cradle of Filth formed in Suffolk in 1991. The band have gone on to become one of the UK’s most successful metal acts, known for their dynamic symphonic style of gothic black metal, along with the dark poetic lyrics from the hand of enigmatic front-man Dani Filth.

The Manticore & Other Horrors, Cradle of Filth’s tenth studio full-length, can be likened to a bestiary, a collection of stories on Monsters; personal demons, Chimeras, literary fiends and world-enslaving entities to blame but a few, Manticore being the ravening title track. It is a song about a beautiful mythological horror that comes to be feared as the disfigurehead of foreign occupation in the Indian provinces.

Singer Dani Filth had this to say on the new album:

‘This is our tenth commandment in metal. We have diversified and kept alive the spirit of this band and breathed it into something that I can proudly say, slays like an absolute motherfucker. The Manticore is coming… Long live the filth!’

Thursday 9 May HiFi. Brisbane
Friday 10 May Palace Theatre. Melbourne
Saturday 11 May UNSW Roundhouse. Sydney
Sunday 12 May Metropolis. Fremantle

Tickets on sale Monday Feb 25

Official Cradle Of Filth merch available here:

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