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Cradle Of Filth Shirt Lands Man In Court

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Dale Wilson, 35, of Northfields, Norwich, was arrested by two police officers in The Avenues as he walked to a local newsagent to buy some tobacco on Halloween wearing a T-shirt promoting Ipswich-band Cradle of Filth.

The front of the T-shirt showed a sexual image of a nun while the back carried an extremely offensive reference to Jesus.

He pleaded guilty to the charge and also admitted possession of a Stanley knife when he appeared at Norwich Crown Court yesterday.

Sentencing was adjourned for reports until March 11 and Judge Simon Barham warned him that all sentencing options would be open.

Wilson was given conditional bail pending the next hearing.

Source: EDP24

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1. Veta writes:

Goodness me! I hope that man gets the most severe punishment allowed by law. I'll be soooo glad to see him go to jail for minding his own business (except for the knife). Nevermind the idiots on the streets who rob people at gunpoint or hurt children.

# Feb 3, 2005 @ 9:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. MiKeY LoVeS StAcIe writes:

What the f**k is up wit people these days. they cant even catch bin-landen but they manage 2 arrest a man wearing a sh** wit sum shi*ty images on it.

fuc* the police and i say we all buy cradle of filth shirts.

LONG LIVE CRADLE OF FILTH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!also SLIPKNOT RULE

# Feb 3, 2005 @ 11:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Myke writes:

f*** that cop......CRADLE!!!!!!!!!! HIMSA!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 3, 2005 @ 11:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. cantspeak writes:

Man, the poor guy gets arrested for wearing a shirt. You'd think it he was in the US or something. hehehe!

# Feb 4, 2005 @ 8:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. I dodge bathing products writes:

Yer, man, like he was bad and stuff, they should throw the book at him and then make him eat his own rotting spleen too , as for the stanley knife, I carry one too, just in case I need to cut some lino or lay a carpet, and it comes in handy at the Cathouse in Glasgow too :)

# Feb 4, 2005 @ 1:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. me writes:

The report fogot to mention that all dave was wearing was the T shirt and had `come to papa` tattoed on his p***s , which was erect at that very moment. What a strange world we live in!!!!!

# Feb 4, 2005 @ 1:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. irishkid114 writes:

hi

# Feb 4, 2005 @ 8:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. blake writes:

hey eveeyone, i hope that guy is given a medal, devotion to my favoreite band cradle of filth is awsum, they are sooo awsum and their best cds are midien dusk and her embrace, damnation and a day and theyre new one nyphatamine is great, chek it out beayatch and black metal RULES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 6, 2005 @ 12:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. RememberMetal? writes:

man this world is spiraling into some inescapable conservative nexus in which everyone without a purely wholesome wardrobe are arrested and (con)fined BLAH...I'm glad that people are that easy to offend, so long as A SHIRT can upset people with a vulgarity on it can upset the world, people will turn a blind eye to the bloodshed and havoc of preemptive wars.......

EVERYONE GET OUT THERE AND HUG A CONSERVATIVE IF U WANT 5 MONTHES TO 20 YEARS FOR OFFENDING SOME HYPER-PROPER SNOOTY "WELL I NEVER..." TYPE...i struggle to call them people...

we're so ashamed of our human nature be it dark and bizare or just plane nudity...horrific carnage and gore is "okay" by comparison.....people are fukked up....

once i saw a zebra arrest another zebra for being naked...oh...oh wait that was a human, nvm.....zebras dont do that.....they dont know of that all to cival HUMAN fault known as shame...

now if u'll excuse me im going to go eat chicken pot pie in front of a gym window and watch the deluded obese suffer

# Feb 6, 2005 @ 9:03 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. dead writes:

what the fuc* is this man.
guys, i think we should all wear the same T as the guy did and roam the streets freely.
lets juzz see how many of us can the cops handle.

!!!!CRADLE OF FILTH TILL DEATH!!!!

# Feb 7, 2005 @ 10:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. PAULOKKFILTHFROMCHILE writes:

JESUS IS A c*** !!!!!....LONG LIVE CRADLE OF FILTH...NYMPHETAMINE IS A INCREDIBLE ALBUM

# Feb 8, 2005 @ 4:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. thadeus writes:

yeah bro,the new filth is BADASS! METAL IS RELIGION!

# Feb 8, 2005 @ 9:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. ill-nino RULZ writes:

DUDE!!! ..thats just F***ed up.....it was'nt indecent exposure or anything ....and WHAT THE HELL!!!!!...evryone should should be allowed to speak their mind!...if he hates jesus or doesnt beleive in him ...it shouldnt care to anyone ....its his life his shirt his opinion ...dont arrest the guy !!! ..

# Feb 9, 2005 @ 11:56 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. flothenator writes:

that is funny as f*uck

# Feb 10, 2005 @ 11:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. flothenator writes:

that is funny as f*uck

# Feb 10, 2005 @ 11:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Emperor Evil writes:

I agree that the man shouldnt have been arrested for simply wearing a CoF shirt, but you have to agree that Cradle shirts(and the music itself) are F*cking disgusting. I like CoF, but i think they should take thier heads out of their asses and stop bashing things that don't concern them, such as religion, and they should write music about REAL things not all this Antichrist, raping, apocalypse bullsh*t. They seem to constantly shock us with the same crap over and over. Every album seems to be about rape, the apocalypse and anti religion.
PS.This doesn't only apply to Cradle of Filth, pretty much all death/black metal out there
CHILDREN OF BODOM RULE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 12, 2005 @ 12:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. metal luver writes:

hmmm. this goes back to my theory of genocide. let's help Sudan out. But what about the genocide right here in the U.S.? You don't notice it, but it is there, and you can't stop it. Let's arrest the man in the weird shirt. What if at that exact moment a man was killing someone just up the street? And the cops were too busy with this guy. f***in eh man.

# Feb 12, 2005 @ 5:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Andrew writes:

I like Cradle of filth but nymphetamine f***ing sucked, dani filths voice is atrocious he could never hit the demonic screeches and the deep growls he could back in the dusk days, dont belive me? listen to devil woman on www.roadrunnerrecords.com if you listen to the song funeral in carpathia and then listen to devil woman its just depressing that such talent has turned into this, although i will keep my faith hopeing they will release something more like there old school stuff, if you like this try carpathian forest, emperor, behemoth, Dimmu Borgir and Gorogoroth.

# Feb 12, 2005 @ 8:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Ray5316 writes:

I think that was f***ing stupid. How could you just get arrested for doing nothing. That is just freakin retared. I also like their new album. CRADLE RULES!! I'M A NEMESIS!!!

# Feb 13, 2005 @ 1:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. ?? writes:

the shirt just spoke wht some find as the truth JESUS IS A c***

# Feb 13, 2005 @ 1:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. COF Fan writes:

That is just typical...
You live in democracy, you can do and say what you like.......
As long as it is what 'we' want you to do.
Talk about nanny states ffs
This probably comes from the same idiots who want to ban Christmas cards as offensive ( true )

# Feb 14, 2005 @ 2:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Gods_Death writes:

Cradle of Filth rules and Jesus is a c***

# Feb 17, 2005 @ 9:07 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Raven writes:

Bloody f*cking hell...what the f*ck is wrong with these Christian a**holes....Its just a bloody t-shirt....

# Feb 19, 2005 @ 12:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. mwitherow writes:

oh yeah that vestal masturbation shirt? i love that shirt. f***ing idiots./ i hope they all get a$$ cancer

# Feb 19, 2005 @ 6:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. metdallisha07 writes:

I don't think that's a crime? confiscating a dude wearing a shirt, that's bullsh**. Athey telling us to walk around topless? ha, f***en pigs. if they want to protect their religion DO IT IN A f***EN CHURCH GODDAMN IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
peace!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Feb 19, 2005 @ 8:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Shamnera writes:

WTF? I can't believe this has happened. *Shivers*

# Feb 19, 2005 @ 10:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. gothika writes:

WTF its just a f**king COF shirt ............ DANI FILTH is bad

# Feb 22, 2005 @ 6:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. rocker147 writes:

That is f***ing ridiclous, i live near norwich...i'm gonna f***ing get that t-shirt and go in every church around! f***ing cops!

# Feb 22, 2005 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. DeathX writes:

Wtf man its only a t-shirt people have differnt reliigions and thoughts about others dont deseve to be areseted for it f***sake

# Feb 22, 2005 @ 1:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Walpurgiss1988 writes:

this is the gayest bullsh** i ever heard. let him wear wat he wants. if he wore a shirt that had a hot angel and said "f*** satan" on it he probably would have been the man of the year. yeah, laws my f***in ass. this judge needs to f*** his own hand.

# Feb 23, 2005 @ 6:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Ethelred Mountfitchett writes:

As a committed pagan I find Christian images offensive. They are a constant reminder of how Christianity has treated pagans down the ages. If Prince Harry can be berated for dressing as a Nazi then public images, or references to, Christianity should be subjected to the same outrage as it has been responsible for more deaths & suffering than Nazism was.
Also, how many thousands, or even millions, of Christians supported Salman Rushdie when moslem clerics issued a fatwa against him? "Freedom of speech!", they all cried. Yeah, right - freedon of speech so long as that freedon doesn't allow people to make a stand against their own religion.

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 11:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. lisa filth writes:

woah, i have the special eddition of nymphetomine & it rocks so much! :D i love you dani thanks for giveing me a reason to carry on liveing, your beautifull self & awsome music

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 4:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. luna filth writes:

i was just reading the comment above mine & i completely agree!!!! that is so very true, a more deep & meaningful comment to mine, yes! completely agree 150%!

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. luna filth writes:

yes, i did actually wear that tee in a graveyard without realiseing, oops! because then i realised that many people were giveing me the most evill looks you have eaver seen & then some guy came up to me and said "shame on you!" and then my sn*****ing friend told me that i was wearing my jesus is a c**t tee....... ooooops! he was p***ing himself because i had'nt realised! i laughed then & went and sat on my nans grave and told her what i had done, she would have laughed so much if she was still alive......

# Mar 2, 2005 @ 4:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. luna filth writes:

holy sh**, i neaver realised that people were stabbed at a cradle gig! oh dude, should i be scared, i have tickets for cradle on april! oh sh**, realy? who? what, how come i had'nt heared anything about that before????

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