Cradle of Filth premiere new video


UK’s finest purveyours of extreme metal release first video from forthcoming album


Barbarous hellhounds Cradle Of Filth recently announced the completion, release and cover artwork for their opus nocturne and 11th studio album entitled ‘Hammer Of The Witches’. Having been three years since the release of their previous album – this has been the longest gap in the band’s murky history…and the wait is nearing completion! Fans can get the first taste of the new album in the form of the official video for new track ‘Right Wing Of The Garden Triptych’, which has premiered online. Watch the video over on Metal Hammer’s website:

Or watch the uncensored version over on Vimeo:

The video was directed by Sam Scott-Hunter (Devilment, Sipknot, The 69 Eyes), who also took the band’s promotional photos. As well as featuring Dani and his troop of reprobates, model and Kinbaku enthusiast Gestalta also makes an appearance.

Front man Dani Filth commented on the making of the video: “The video for ‘Right Wing Of The Garden Triptych’ was an immense thrill to film as it was undertaken in a jet-engine testing hangar at a former U.S. Military base close to my home town of Ipswich, followed by an equally surreal afternoon spent under the aerobatic flightpath of the Imperial War Museum. Directed by Sam Scott-Hunter, the video is a realised phantasmagoria of horror and hell-bound heartistry, fully encapsulating the beautality of the first single from ‘Hammer Of The Witches’, and if my flagrant play-on-words doesn’t pique your interest, then the fact that it features a renowned rope bondage queen and the band in full swing just possibly might.”

The band’s highly anticipated and caliginous creation was brought to fruition in Britain’s Witch County, in darkest rural Suffolk at the reputedly haunted Grindstone Studios. The album’s title is named after the ‘Malleus Maleficarum’, a medieval document of guidelines regarding the persecution and torture of witches – but Cradle Of Filth’s title version is more retributory.

It’s the Hammer Of The Witches; the hammer is in the witches’ hands. It’s payback time.

‘Hammer Of The Witches’ is due for global release on 10th July and will be the first Nuclear Blast album to have a global release date. ‘HAMMER OF THE WITCHES’ IS AVAILABLE TO ORDER IN A VARIETY OF FORMATS:

Limited Edition Dark Green Vinyl Gatefold Vinyl available exclusively from the Nuclear Blast UK webstore:

Order ‘Hammer Of The Witches’ from to receive a signed insert with your order:

‘Hammer Of The Witches’ Mail Order Edition including Limited Digipack CD + 30cm x 60 cm artwork canvas print: ‘HAMMER OF THE WITCHES’ TRACK LIST:

Limited Edition Digipak CD

01. Walpurgis Eve

02. Yours Immortally…

03. Enshrined In Crematoria

04. Deflowering The Maidenhead, Displeasuring The Goddess

05. Blackest Magick In Practice

06. The Monstrous Sabbat (Summoning The Coven)

07. Hammer Of The Witches

08. Right Wing Of The Garden Triptych

09. The Vampyre At My Side

10. Onward Christian Soldiers

11. Blooding The Hounds Of Hell Bonus Tracks:

12. King Of The Woods

13. Misericord

2LP vinyl gatefold

Side A

01. Walpurgis Eve

02. Yours Immortally…

03. Enshrined In Crematoria

04. Deflowering The Maidenhead, Displeasuring The Goddess

Side B

01. Blackest Magick In Practice

02. The Monstrous Sabbat (Summoning The Coven)

03. Hammer Of The Witches

Side C

01. Right Wing Of The Garden Triptych

02. The Vampyre At My Side

03. Onward Christian Soldiers

04. Blooding The Hounds Of Hell

Side D (Bonus Tracks)

01. King Of The Woods

02. Misericord

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