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17/08/12

My Dying Bride

'A Map of All Our Failures' now available to pre-order

The latest opus from UK doom gods My Dying Bride is due to land on October 15th, & is now avialable to pre-order across multiple formats, including double gatefold vinyl & special edition CD/DVD featuring an exclusive band documentary with an insight into the workings of one the UK's most celebrated extreme metal acts. For pre-order information, formats & also exclusive t-shirt bundles, click HERE.

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17/08/12

Cradle Of Filth

'The Manticore & other Horrors' announced for Hallowe'en release

UK extreme metallers Cradle of Filth are set to release their new masterwork ‘The Manticore & other Horrors’ this Hallowe’en on Peaceville Records.

The title of this, Cradle Of Filth's tenth studio full-length, can be likened to a bestiary, a collection of stories on Monsters; personal demons, Chimeras, literary fiends and world-enslaving entities to blame but a few, Manticore being the ravening title track. It is a song about a beautiful mythological horror that comes to be feared as the disfigurehead of foreign occupation in the Indian provinces.

The songs Illicitus and Pallid Reflection bare the sweet ingredients of vampirism and lycanthropy; the wicked For Your Vulgar Delectation and Frost On her Pillow are woven perversely into grim fairytales, whilst classic, monumental tracks like The Abhorrent and Siding With The Titans both extol tentacular Lovecraftian values.

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08/08/12

Aura Noir

'The Merciless' & 'Hades Rise' on vinyl

2 classics of supreme Norwegian blackened thrash are coming to (heavyweight) vinyl on September 3rd. The Merciless contains the bonus track 'Sulphur Void' & can be pre-ordered HERE, & Hades Rise features a cover of the cult Bulldozer song 'Cut-Throat' & can be pre-ordered HERE.

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08/08/12

Anathema

'Alternative 4' coming to vinyl on September 17th

Undoubtedly one of the band's career highlights, & firm fan favourite of masterful emotional rock/metal, Alternative 4 will see a vinyl release on September 17th, & will be presented on 180gm vinyl. Pre-order HERE.

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27/07/12

My Dying Bride

'A Map of all our Failures' coming October

It has been revealed that UK doom heroes My Dying Bride will entitle their forthcoming opus ‘A Map of all our Failures’. It will be released October 15th (USA October 16th) on Peaceville Records on CD, double vinyl & special edition CD/DVD. The album recording & mix was recently completed at Futureworks Studios in Manchester UK, with long-standing production maestro Mags at the helm.

A step up from 2009’s ‘For Lies I Sire’ - which set & subsequently met new heights of expectation placed upon the legendary Yorkshire doom troupe - ‘A Map of all our Failures’ is a further voyage into the darkest depths of humanity, religion, folklore, love & death. My Dying Bride’s distinctively sumptuous dual guitar melodies effortlessly flood into juggernaut doom metal riffs, with the vocals of Aaron Stainthorpe weaving a rich tapestry of tragic tales into the accompanying soundscapes. ‘A Map of all our Failures’ is perhaps best & most effectively summarised by guitarist Andrew Craighan, who describes the album as “a controlled demolition of all your hopes”.

The tracklisting is as follows:

1, Kneel till Doomsday
2, The Poorest Waltz
3, A Tapestry Scorned
4, Like A Perpetual Funeral
5, A Map of all our Failures
6, Hail Odysseus
7, Within The Presence of Absence
8, Abandoned As Christ

My Dying Bride has been the leading force in the death - doom metal genre since their inception in the early 90’s and have gone on to forge a legacy of greatness in the field over the past 2 decades.


The band will also be embarking upon a European tour in December in support of the album, as well as a local appearance at the UK’s esteemed Damnation Festival in November, at which Peaceville will be a proud sponsor to coincide with the label’s 25th anniversary.

Nov 3 2012 – Damnation Festival, Leeds England
Dec 7 2012 - 02 Academy Islington, London England
Dec 8 2012 - Nouveau Casino, Paris France
Dec 9 2012 – Rockfabrik, Ludwigsburg Germany
Dec 11 2012 - Viper Club, Florence Italy
Dec 12 2012 - Magazzini Generali, Milan Italy
Dec 13 2012 - Z7, Pratteln Switzerland
Dec 14 2012 – Batschkapp, Frankfurt Germany
Dec 15 2012  - Eindhoven Metal Meeting Effenaar, Eindhoven Holland

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Live Dates

August 2015

  • 02/08, Kulttuuritalo - Helsinki, Finland
    Anathema
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    At the Gates
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Bloodbath
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Candlemass
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Napalm Death
  • 05/08, Vojenská pevnost Josefov - Jaroměř, Czech Republic
    Cradle Of Filth
  • 06/08, Catton Hall - Walton-on-trent, UK
    Opeth
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 06/08, Espaço Barro Preto - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
    Taake
  • 06/08, Flugplatz Obermehler - Schlotheim, Germany
    Behemoth
  • 07/08, John Bull Pub - Curitiba, Brazil
    Taake
  • 07/08, Unknown venue - Vagos, Portugal
    Bloodbath
  • 11/08, Vulkan Arena & Pokalen Pub - Oslo, Norway
    Obliteration
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Enslaved
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    At the Gates
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 12/08, Rockstadt - Braşov, Romania
    Taake
  • 12/08, Unknown venue - Dinkelsbuhl, Germany
    Bloodbath
  • 13/08, Lugnets Skistadion - Falun, Sweden
    Candlemass
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Ieper, Belgium
    Doom
  • 14/08, Unknown venue - Vannes, France
    Pentagram
  • 14/08, Sonic Blast Moledo - Caminha, Portugal
    Pentagram
  • 17/08, Forum Bielefeld - Bielefeld, Germany
    Paradise Lost
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 21/08, Unknown venue - Trondheim, Norway
    Opeth
  • 23/08, Shea's Tavern - Reno, NV, US
    Gehenna
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 27/08, Dante's - Portland, OR, US
    Pentagram
  • 28/08, The Chapel - San Francisco, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 29/08, The Catalyst - Santa Cruz, CA, US
    Pentagram
  • 31/08, Ebisu Liquid Room (リキッドルーム) - Tokyo, Japan
    Anathema

September 2015

  • 04/09, Unknown venue - Torcy, France
    Candlemass
  • 05/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 05/09, La Dynamo de Banlieues Bleues - Pantin, France
    Novembre
  • 06/09, The Underground Arts - Philadelphia, PA, US
    Lid
  • 09/09, Center Stage Theater - Atlanta, GA, US
    Anathema
  • 13/09, Clash Club - São Paulo, Brazil
    At the Gates
  • 18/09, Stora Scenen - Liseberg, Sweden
    At the Gates
  • 23/09, The Marble Factory - Bristol, UK
    Enslaved
  • 24/09, O2 Academy Islington - London, UK
    Enslaved
  • 25/09, The Slade Rooms - Wolverhampton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 26/09, Button Factory - Dublin, Ireland
    Enslaved
  • 27/09, Academy - Dublin, Ireland
    Paradise Lost
  • 27/09, Manchester Academy 3 - Manchester, UK
    Enslaved
  • 28/09, Limelight - Belfast, UK
    Paradise Lost
  • 28/09, Concorde 2 - Brighton, UK
    Enslaved
  • 30/09, Manchester Academy 2 - Manchester, UK
    Paradise Lost

October 2015