Cradle of Filth unveil video history of the band
A new video blog from Cradle Of Filth is now streaming on the mini-site for the band’s forthcoming album, Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa, and can be seen below. The album will be released on 1st November, 2010.
Cradle of Filth talk about the history of the band from Peaceville Records on Vimeo.
In the new video Dani and the rest of the band discuss how they work, their history, their plans for the future and some of the controversy that has followed them through their career.
In addition to this video the mini-site features also info about the album, a gallery featuring new band pics and elements from the album artwork, a link to download a MP3 of the track Lilith Immaculate, downloads and more. The site is being updated on a weekly basis with new video blogs, fan competitions, promo videos, new downloads and more.
A preview of Deceiving Eyes, a new track from the album, is also streaming on the mini-site. The track is also playing on the band’s iPhone app. A different track from the album is added to the site every Wednesday in the lead up to release on November 1st (November 9th in USA).
Details of the special fan’s edition are also now online. The limited boxset is available exclusively from the Peaceville site. Dani has already stated, this is will be, ‘the best Cradle Of Filth release that we have ever created, the ultimate version of our ultimate album. For you, our loyal mortal appreciators.’
The fans’ edition comes packaged in a deluxe hard box containing:
· 2CDs – the album plus a disc of bonus tracks and demos (including Adest Rosa Secreta Eros, an exclusive track that will not be available on any other edition of the album)
· DVD – the promo video for Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned) plus a documentary on the making of the video
· A LP sized 64 page hard-back book. The book features hi-quality artwork and photos and a short story based around the album written by Dani. A sneak preview of some of the pages from the book, which will also house the 2CDs and DVD included in the set, is now on the band’s mini-site.
· An exclusive t-shirt available only in this box
· A stunning limited edition lenticular 3D image of the album cover art , ready for framing
· Five 8” x 6”photographic prints of members of the band.
· An official certificate of authenticity from the band
The set costs £49.95 (+ P&P).
The vinyl and 2CD special editions of the album are also now available to pre-order. The 2CD edition of the album features 4 bonus tracks and comes packaged in a 20 page digibook and costs £11.99.
The double, heavyweight (180gsm), coloured (1 disc on blue and 1 disc on red) vinyl edition is limited to 2000 numbered copies and comes packaged a gatefold sleeve with printed inner sleeves. The vinyl edition also comes with a dropcard with a unique code to download digital version the album. The vinyl edition costs £17.99
An album t-shirt is also available for £14.99.