The UK’s premier extreme metal antagonists Cradle Of Filth will release their new mini-album, entitled ‘Evermore Darkly’ on Peaceville Records on October 24 (US and Canada – October 18). This will be preceded by the single ‘Lilith Immaculate’, which will be available to download from October 3.
A follow-on from last year’s triumphant ‘Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa’ album, ‘Evermore Darkly’ will arrive as a CD/DVD package including new tracks and rarities, with a lengthy on-the-road documentary and ten songs filmed live at this year’s Graspop metal meet, as well as the video for Lilith Immaculate.
A trailer for ‘Evermore Darkly’ featuring footage from the DVD is now streaming at www.peaceville.com/cradleoffilth. Audio samples from the album are also on the mini-site.
The CD features brand new musical beast ‘Thank Your Lucky Stars’, plus a special remix of ‘Forgive Me Father’, courtesy of Rob C from Anthrax, an extended rendition of ‘Lilith Immaculate’, as well as tempered demo versions of three ‘Darkly, Darkly…’ songs. The mini-album closes with a special taster from Cradle Of Filth’s impending orchestral project, in the form of a haunting, classic reworking of fan-favourite, ‘Summer Dying Fast’.
The ‘Evermore Darkly’ DVD contains footage from Summer 2011, when Cradle Of Filth embarked on a rapid spat of tours, accompanied by two eager filmmakers. The resulting documentary, ‘You Can’t Polish A Turd, But You Can Roll It In Glitter’, combined with performance and interview footage culminates in a forty five minute film of the not so glamorous reality of life in a touring band at work and play, as they trawl their way across Europe over eight performances. The DVD includes an interview with ghoul-guide Dani Filth, interspersed and peppered with live footage and backstage shenanigans, culminating in the entire hour long set from this year’s highly anticipated Graspop festival appearance.
Dani states, “This is a much-loved musical stop-gap between albums, a pleasure treasure trove of wild and wicked wonders primed especially for fans. Something for them to sink their teeth into this Autumn as the Cradle invasion fleet is primed for future contagion…”
Paul Allender from the band will also be talking to fans about ‘Evermore Darkly’ in a special webchat that will take place at 8pm (UK) on Wednesday, October 19. 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.
‘Evermore Darkly’ will be packaged in a deluxe digi-book and can be pre-ordered from the mini-site. The mini-site also features the video for ‘Lilith Immaculate’, album info, downloads and more.
The Cradle Of Filth iphone app has also been updated and now features the ‘Evermore Darkly’ audio samples and artwork, news and videos. The app is available to download for free from the app store.
Watch the DVD trailer here.
For more information visit the official Cradle Of Filth website.