The gates of Hell are wideopen to reveal Cradle Of Filth’s 13th manifesto “Existence Is Futile”

The gates of hell have finally opened up again, to reveal Cradle Of Filth’s 13th manifesto, recorded during the lockdown periods of 2020 and entitled “Existence Is Futile”, out via Nuclear Blast on October 22nd, 2021.

Pieced together in isolation, at Grindstone Studios in Suffolk with studio guru Scott Atkins, the album is pitch-black, perverse and at times absurdly brutal, following a nihilistic concept both evocative and relentless. Now poison your eyes and ears with the most brutal new album track, accompanied by an infernal music video directed by Vicente Cordero.

“The stunning new album is everything you can expect from the many shades of black that go to discolor a Cradle Of Filth release and far, far, worse,” frontman Dani Filth said.

This past December, Dani said that isolation and lack of live touring amid the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to making Cradle Of Filth‘s upcoming LP “our best album of current years, if not all time.” He wrote on Cradle Of Filth‘s Facebook page: “There was absolutely no pressure to turn the album in. In fact, there really was nothing better to do than indulge our creative juices and thus a huge swathe of the year was spent in the sultry depths of the Suffolk countryside polishing and perfecting our latest musical excretion.

“It’s an absolute killer of an album (if you forgive my self-flattery), with an immense production courtesy of Scott Atkins and Grindstone studios once again, and I’d like to be able to describe it to you but there is so much bubbling intently in this album,” he continued. “Fast and slow parts (and faster still), new delectable flavours and those reminiscent of earlier COF albums galore, massive choruses and melancholic drop-downs, old skool melodic NWOBM amid furious, scathing black metal amid apocalyptic groove and we as a band can’t wait for everyone to hear it…. And more importantly, experience our birthed monster live.”

Tracklist:

  1. The Fate Of The World On Our Shoulders
  2. Existential Terror
  3. Necromantic Fantasies
  4. Crawling King Chaos
  5. Here Comes A Candle… (Infernal Lullaby)
  6. Black Smoke Curling From The Lips Of War
  7. Discourse Between A Man And His Soul
  8. The Dying Of The Embers
  9. Ashen Mortality
  10. How Many Tears To Nurture A Rose?
  11. Suffer Our Dominion
  12. Us, Dark, Invincible
  13. Sisters Of The Mist (Bonus track)
  14. Unleash The Hellion (Bonus track)

Get your hands on your copy: HERE

Cradle Of Filth, 2021 A.D., are:

  • Dani Filth – Vocals
  • Richard Shaw – Guitar
  • Ashok – Guitar
  • Daniel Firth – Bass
  • Martin ‘Marthus’ Skaroupka – Drums
  • Anabelle – Female vocals, keys, lyre and orchestration

The gates of Hell are wideopen to reveal Cradle Of Filth’s 13th manifesto “Existence Is Futile”

July 30, 2021

The gates of hell have finally opened up again, to reveal Cradle Of Filth’s 13th manifesto, recorded during the lockdown periods of 2020 and entitled “Existence Is Futile”, out via Nuclear Blast on October 22nd, 2021. Pieced together in isolation, at Grindstone Studios in Suffolk with studio guru Scott Atkins, the album is pitch-black, perverse and at times absurdly brutal, following a nihilistic concept both evocative and relentless. Now poison your eyes and ears with the most brutal new album track, accompanied by an infernal music video directed by Vicente Cordero. “The stunning new album is everything you can expect from the many shades of black that go to discolor a Cradle Of Filth release and far, far, worse,” frontman Dani Filth said. This past December, Dani said that isolation and lack of live touring amid the coronavirus pandemic has contributed to making Cradle Of Filth‘s upcoming LP “our best album of current years, if not all time.” He wrote on Cradle Of Filth‘s Facebook page: “There was absolutely no pressure to turn the album in. In fact, there really was nothing better to do than indulge our creative juices and thus a huge swathe of the year was spent in the sultry depths of the…

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