Cradle of Filth
Cradle of Filth guitarist James McIlroy is scheduled to undergo surgery tomorrow (March 15) to fix a spinal injury which has kept him off the road. The extreme metal band just shared the details of McIlroy's upcoming procedure, skipping no gory detail and even posting a video of the surgery the guitarist will soon undergo.
British extreme goth band Cradle of Filth were recently forced to cancel their 2013 North American tour dates with the Faceless, Decapitated and the Agonist due to "immigration issues beyond the band's control." Needless to say, it was awful news for those looking forward to the powerhouse tour, but nobody took the hit harder than singer Dani Filth, who blogged about the cancellation details and the frustration that accompanied it.
Bad news for Cradle of Filth fans in North America … the British extreme metal band have been forced to cancel their upcoming tour with the Faceless, Decapitated and the Agonist. According to an official statement from Cradle of Filth, the cancellation is due to immigration issues that are "beyond the band's control."
For nearly two months, there has been speculation that British extreme metal heavyweights Cradle of Filth would be headlining a North American tour with support from The Faceless, Decapitated and The Agonist. Luckily for metal fans, the tour has been officially confirmed by Cradle of Filth, along with a full line of tour dates.
Tracking a band's progress throughout 10 studio albums is a long and complex process. The growth and change of a band, especially that of a cult phenomenon like Cradle of Filth, is forever branded within their many works, and without fail, shines the brightest of lights on an act's strengths and weaknesses.
Speaking with musicians such as Cradle of Filth vocalist Dani Filth is one of the true pleasures of music journalism. Although kind and soft-spoken, Filth always has some brilliantly deranged stories up his sleeve. Earlier, we posted a story where the vocalist was stalked by a woman who claimed to be the reincarnation of serial killer Elizabeth Bathory, along with Dani being trapped in a car with her estranged boyfriend in an unbelievable case of coincidence. Now, we bring you the full interview with Dani Filth, which is filled with additional gems from the extreme metal mastermind.
When your band becomes a cult phenomenon, it's impossible to avoid those few fans peppered within your audience that take their dedication to insane levels. Fans will cover their rooms with your posters, ink your lyrics into their skin, or in the case of Cradle of Filth singer Dani Filth, the reincarnation of serial killer Elizabeth Bathory will claim to have been your lover in a past life.
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