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.