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Cradle Of Filth Have Seven Songs Finished For New Album

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CRADLE OF FILTH frontman Dani Filth has posted the following message on the band's official website:

"Dear blood-feeders and readers,

Just a quick plunge into the darkness that is the C.O.F schedule of late, to let everybody know that the 'Viva La Bam' filming week near Philadelphia last month seems to have been a complete success, with a televised date of mid, to end of July in the U.S and then, (working on the premise that the show is then broadcast in Europe several weeks/months later), we are expecting an Autumnal airing of the show featuring none other than yours truly and his band of very merry men.

As an experience it was a great one, we became friends with Bam on the last American tour when he came out to see us on the road and so it was with high expectancy of partying for a week that Guitarist Paul A. and myself flew out early for me to film the first part of the show with Bam and his usual crew of miscreants. Not to give too much away, but we definitely pissed off his Uncle when we decided to rip a new......... ah, for the sake of the plot and a massive lawsuit pending on behalf on MTV i must refrain from saying any more at present!

Sorry!??!!! but suffice to say that along the way there were the usual misdemeanours and hi-jinks at bars and back at Bam's luxury pad. I was treated to a white-knuckle ride in his new Lamborghini V12 sports car, which Billy ------ (in a previous un-aired episode) had just ----- a tasteful ------ in to. Two nights all-expenses paid partying in New York at various well-to-do expensive gaffs off of Times Square; Being a guest on 'Radio Bam' which ended up in a fight between two of the hosts!; The opportunity to dump a VW Beetle on top of another car and basically just have a riotous week right up until the time when the rest of the band flew in and things just got that little bit crazier.

Put it this way, by the time Saturday morning rolled in i'd had about six hours shut-eye in three days and had to collapse in the safety of my hotel room whilst poor old Bam had to fly out to do a skating demo all that day. Subsequently the week was excellent fun and all the things that could be filmed i hope will make a really, really, pigs are squeal-y entertaining show. So thank you everybody involved with the programme for making myself and the band feel right at home, which in truth could've just been that one keg of beer, but of course the night only found it's humble beginnings there at that point....

As for other matters, the writing of our new album is going from strength to strength as six, almost seven songs finished are proudly testament to, meaning that the studio start date of around the end of August is looking spot-on.

Also, the aforementioned 'Gospel Of Filth-The Midian Bible' is now half way towards completion, with the chapters concerning faerytales and childhood nightmares and Gothicism having recently been polished to a ravening ebony gleam. Author Gavin Baddeley has some alarmingly good interviews and rare photography included and the special edition (which will precede the worldwide release of the coffee table book on this very website and might well be limited to just a few thousand copies...), as well as being bound in gilded leather and hand signed by both contributors alike, will also include an extra chapter by me on the erstwhile shennanigans of the band over the years in a warts'n'all / off the wall fashion. More on this as the release date looms on our ever-so bruising horizon...

And last but not least, on the subject of our forthcoming DVD... All the menu pages, concert footage, mixing and half of the backstage extras (including another lengthy behind-the-scenes shockumentary) are nearing completion, leaving just enough time to embellish this massive improvement on 2001's 'Heavy Left-handed and Candid', (which at the time of going to press has sold in excess of 100,000 copies worldwide): which means that we, as a band, have just about enough time to shit sometime in the latter half of July and finish wiping our arses in September at our going rate!

Carpe Noctem."

Source: siN's Metal News

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1. Veta writes:

This guy's a nut! He should give up this rock singer thing and be a writer. I know he'd have me in stitches all the time.

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 8:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Symbolic writes:

That is one hard working band, I hope this is a good year for the Filth, and i hope their next album is better than Nymphetamine.

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 8:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Dave writes:

f*** I HATE BAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HE"S FAMOUS FOR DOING NOTHING, AND WILL MAKE MORE MONEY AND GET MORE CHICKS THAN I CAN EVER DREAM ABOUT, JUST FOR BEING A f*** HEAD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! f*** BAM, f*** BAM, f*** BAM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
P.S. CRADLE RULE!

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 10:23 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Veta writes:

I agree with you, Dave. I cannot believe Bam Margera. It's obvious his parents are idiots. If they really loved their son they wouldn't put up with any of his bulls**t, and teach him some respect for elders, especially parents. If he were my parents' kid, he would have his a$$ beaten within an inch of his life if he pulled any of that crap!

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 1:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. night_child6 writes:

f*** bam. I trully hate that moron. He and his tv buddies should be hang on nattional tv. I'll pay to see that. And Cradle of filth is a great band. they put on a great live show. if you haven't seen them live, man your missing a lot

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 9:00 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. thadeus writes:

bam =CRAP! C.O.F are bad ass.

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 10:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blondie writes:

Even though i don't like the Viva la Bam show at all, I will watch it to see COF. I also can't wait to hear the new album!!

# Jul 6, 2005 @ 10:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. faHt writes:

you guys odnt know what your talking about viva la bam is the best show of every time

# Jul 7, 2005 @ 2:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. DA COOL GUY writes:

Bam Margera can do something else stupid like blowing his d*** off for all i care and cradle of fith can go suck suck d***s because i f***ing hate bands who use too much organs and pianos also other sh** like that in their music.............not very metal!

# Jul 11, 2005 @ 3:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. death to trends writes:

Not to defend COF or anything, but "COOL GUY", you wouldn't know metal if it f***ed your mother. You're probably one of those people that claims, "there is no singing in metal". f*** off and die you trendy scum.

# Jul 11, 2005 @ 4:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. bradispissed writes:

cool guys point is quite f***tardish but on the same token


cradle of filth is the britney spears of "extreme metal" they do really blow mucho donkey scrotum

# Jul 11, 2005 @ 4:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. rancid_bloody_rotten_twat writes:

yeah. f*** cof. but more importantly f*** da coolguy, just cause he sucks and doesnt have any clue on what he is talkin about.

# Jul 13, 2005 @ 3:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. --------------- writes:

f*** you bradisp***ed and you bloodyrooten you two shall burn in hell mother f***ers cof rules

# Jul 15, 2005 @ 10:17 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. unearthed writes:

hahahahahahahaha!!!!!!!! You couldn't have said it any better, bradisp***ed!!!!!

# Jul 15, 2005 @ 12:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Mr. Metal 2005 writes:

To start out. Viva La Bam is f***ing staged. I've watched the first season by force. Me and a friend had a lemo ride to Virginia and thats all they wanted to watch. His f***ing mom always acts so f***ing shocked that this sh** is going to happen. And how many f***ing times is he going to kick his dads ass. Come on. And when it comes to cradle. I love them to death. And for the f***er that was complaining about organs and sh**. Did you know that black sabbath used organs in some of there songs? Did you know that most of black metal in the past has used organs. Oh yeah. When slayer used face paint they had a few keyboards involved in that? You might need to brush up on your history. Let me take it. You listen to a little metal and you become a f***ing scholar. See its people like you that make metal get disrespected. The reason that metal is not the most popular music is because closed minded f***s like you. If a good majority of metal heads were able to be open and respectful of the other kinds of metal instead of american the whole scene might be a bit better. Oh yeah. You've got bands like COF, Dimmu, Slipknot, Cannibal Corpse, Slayer and etc. If some dumbasses could just admit that their are different kinds of metal and quit being f***ing know it alls.

# Jul 15, 2005 @ 11:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. EroticGothicMetalFriek writes:

Mr. Metal 2005, yes there is a huge number of Metal Bands that use organs and such. There are just as many that don't use them as much as Filth though because they are much more than just your run of the mill Black Metal. Black Metal was first introduced by Gwar (mainly American) because of the sarcasm towards the courts and the Catholic Church. Death Metal is what you are primarly refering to, but Filth is Goth Metal. Goth music of all sorts uses organs and such as the primary instrument (none of the Slayer, Black Sabath, or other bands use the organ as the primary or lead instrument...it was the guitar).

I haven't been able to meet Filth, but I did meet Gwar, Slayer, Black Sabath, and also a few trully Underground American Goth and Death Metal bands through out the United States. I have met Exodus before Rickie passed away from who knows what...nobody could tell if he died from alcohol poisoning, drug od, other poisons, or the car accident. Most Death and Goth metal has now become very main stream. It is not very popular because you can't dance to it like hip hop and rap crap. Death Metal and Goth Metal also pushes the extreme limits on 'legal bulls$$$' and 'Taboo' and even 'Normal'. It has always been and always will be the most provocative types of music in the World.

Oh and Cool Guy, if you don't like all the pianos and organs being used as the lead instruments then you will like many of the other Metal bands out there...though I do not know any of the bands or names...maybe you'll know more on them. But my opinion, stop your f$$$ing belly aching and stop pi$$ing on other people who DO LIKE IT. And though I sound very polite, I just woke up (just about 11:00 p.m.) and am still a bit grogy waiting for the coffee to wake me up. AND IF ANYONE SAYS THAT COF SUCKS OR ANYTHING THEN LET THEM LISTEN TO THE PARTRIGE (SP??) FAMILY COLLECTION FOR ALL ETERNITY IN HELL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! For 'Main Stream' Goth Metal Bands, COF is the greatest. Now if I can just find some of the Exodus tapes that I'm missing...I'll have my collection back up to date!!!!!!!!!!!! Also, I do agree BAM F***ING SUCKS, he is only spinning of the original GWAR....he needs to get something original....A FREAKING LIFE.

# Jul 16, 2005 @ 12:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Mr. Metal 2005 writes:

EroticGothicMetalFriek. There is a chance that you could be right. Not sure. But atleast we do agree on cradle and f***ing dumbass coolguy. This is what i think. If you don't like something don't listen to it. I mean cool guy you must really torture yourself by listening to stuff you don't like. Maybe you and bam need to go buy a life or something. Unlike a lot of other people that are on this site i can admit when i'm wrong. I can also tell you what is bullsh**. Such as good charlotte saying that they are punk rock. Which is not true at f***ing all. But cool guy you need to get your hand stuck in a large jar of pickles and then let your a$$ swallow them. And again for EroticGothicMetalFriek not sure if you are right. But if you are thanks for the info.

# Jul 16, 2005 @ 3:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Symbolic writes:

First black metal was Gwar???, What the hell?? What about Venom, Bathory, Mayhem and Burzum, I cant say that their is many bands that have been influenced by Gwar, and Black metal aint just about Sarcasm towards the Catholic Church. And im pro cradle of filth, but i just dont think their new stuff is up to their standards. And what coolguy said was f***ing Dumb, sure you might not like cradle of filth, But what about the greats that have used organs and and keyboard etc, Like Emperor and Limbonic Art?. f***ing dumbass!

# Jul 16, 2005 @ 9:41 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Gothafella writes:

Wow!!!! its starting to sound like a hip hop show... look my thing is to each is own, if you dont like that such of person,then dont listen, or watch them. nobodys paying you to like them anyway. Besides I dont think they really care if you cant stand them anyway, there not doing it for you! Look, just enjoy what you love, f*** everthing else. Leave whos the best artist for the adward show.

# Jul 16, 2005 @ 5:57 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Mr_Metal_2005 writes:

Symbolic is right about those greats. I'm pro cradle, dimmu, darkthrone, mortis, etc. Coolguy might just not know too much about black metal in general.

# Jul 18, 2005 @ 3:42 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Mr_Metal_2005 writes:

Can't be mad at him for being born stupid. You should feel bad for the punk a$$.

# Jul 18, 2005 @ 3:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Joe Dub writes:

I don't get it.

Everytime I read one of these letters of COF, someone is always talking s h i t about them.
If you don't like them, then why are you reading this letter and posting comments?


HONESTLY.

# Jul 18, 2005 @ 6:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Joe Dub writes:

Who does that?

# Jul 18, 2005 @ 6:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. rancid_bloody_rotten_twat writes:

gwar suxx. i think they are talentless. and goths are gay.dont get me wrong. i love black metal and death metal, and some grind. but cof suxx. dani filth hangs out with michael jackson.

# Jul 19, 2005 @ 1:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. deshieldstim@ writes:

CRADLE OF FILTH IN RULE. ALL U RS CAN GO SUCK SOME FAGGIT RAPPERS d***.

GWAR DOES SUCK

# Jul 20, 2005 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. deshieldstim@ writes:

CRADLE OF FILTH F U C K I N RULE. ALL YOU RS CAN GO SUCK A FAGGIT RAPPER LIKE TUPACS (RAPPERS PERIOD) d***

GWAR IS GAY

# Jul 20, 2005 @ 3:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Veta writes:

So what type of metal is COF? I read Dani in an interview say they are Black Metal but some here say Goth. Which are they? Thank you.

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28. bradispissed writes:

the first traces of black metal was a rock band back in the early 70's by the name of coven.


and to answer your question: cof is sh** metal. also in this catagory

sabbath had a keyboardist for a short while who they kept hidden behind the stage so nobody would be the wiser.

# Jul 20, 2005 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. Mr_Metal_2005 writes:

you know Joe Dub you kinda have a point there. If you don't like someone why waste you're clicking on their topic and talking about them. Oh yeah. If cradle sucked so damn much why do their albums sell like hotcakes. And for some of you that think that since they are popular now they suck? I've got a news flash for you. COF started from the bottom. They never sold out at all. They still do everything they did from the beginning. The thing is mroe and more people started liking them which made them popular. Just like a good majority of bands. I hate dumbasses like da cool guy. If this was your favorite band you would be all on their coc-k.

# Jul 20, 2005 @ 10:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. rancid_bloody_rotten_twat writes:

there albums sell like hotcakes cuz of little mall rat goth kids. and the answer to what kind of metal they are......there vampiric fa**ot metal. how did they not sell out? there on f***ing roadrunner records which i would say means your a sell out. and if you listen to their old sh** like vempire... and then listen to their new sh**. its a big difference in heaviness.they were good back when vempire came out, ill give them that. but their new sh** is so weak. how can you not realize their sell outs?

# Jul 21, 2005 @ 2:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. soulfearfactory writes:

the way i see it is, its all a matter of opinion. not everyone is going to agree on what bands are "cool" so no one needs to rag on ppl about a band they like. just because you dont like doesn't mean it sux or whatever. its all opinion. but i do believe you shouldnt go to a board dedicated to them and rag them and everyone who listens to them. go to a site that asks for your opinion on them. i absolutely hate the newer korn albums(i love the 1st two) but i am not going to go out of my way and go to a message board dedicated to them and talk sh** about them to their fans. thats there business if they like them. I am a big fan of cof. yes there is a slight difference in their old stuff and new stuff, it dont mean they sold out. everyone needs a little change sometimes to keep it feeling new. its not like they went from metal to pop or something. give them some time, they will probably put out an album to please everyone.

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32. EroticGothicMetalFriek writes:

Coven was the name of the amateur band, most stopped and new players came in. They became Exodus after that. Gwar was first out in 1969 (sorry, they were the first). They were young kids then and only played from the Garage but some knew about them. Vempire was a different group all together and not Cradle (sorry get the bands straight...reason I say that is Vempire STILL IS AROUND MORON). Black Metal is a new name that refers to Gothic/Darkwave Grunge Metal which does define Cradle very well. Gothic Vampire is not the same at all, Gothic music that has songs about or referring to Vampires is Gothic Vampire..according to the industry producers.

Goth is not gay at all, and whoever says that is a true moron. Goth describes people that celebrate life in death (reason why they use the Catholic Church so much...'Jesus' death bringing life and so on.

Black Sabbath did not "hide" the keyboard player... I guess you haven't seen many of the concerts. For whatever reason, they moved the keyboard player to the right and almost equal to their drummer (so they can see each other better by what THEY CLAIMED). All you had to do was look. Black Sabbath also had LIVE symphonies and other items, just depending on the concert.

Mr. Metal, though I love Cradle and think they rule...they did sell out; they softened up a bit and even started doing some remixes that almost sound hiphop dance (listen to the bonus cds and you will hear it). Rancid....GOTH 'KIDS' DON'T LISTEN TO CRADLE IN MOST OF THE CITIES I HAVE BEEN IN. Most of the "kiddies" that you refer to Goth are usually wanna be Goths and listen to mainly GOTH music not Dark Metal, Heavy Metal, Grunge Metal, Death Metal, or any other type. 65 percent of all real Goths are industrial Goth and almost all of them are not kids. These Goths are the ones who love Cradle's bonus CDs with the techno sound in them. I am Classic Goth that loves Death Metal, "Dark Metal", etc...

Venom, Bathory, Mayhem and Burzum all have stated in Interviews that they were influenced in some ways by Gwar. Gwar was the very first Gothic Grunge Metal that is now called Dark Metal. Gothic Grunge Metal and Darkwave were usually put together. I'm not saying that Gwar started something totally original but was the first band in a very long time to get a real riot with the "proper" ladies and gentlemen and was used in the Supreme Court on why they wanted to censor Rock and Roll of all forms...using "p***y", "cock", "p***s", and other "Vulgar" language and scenes in their music and videos. They took after some of the great rock bands and the Doors on revealing themselves during concerts and took the plunge into the controversial unknown. Most of the songs sucked, but it was the risk and slightly new twists in the music for combining Goth/Darkwave with Grunge Metal that made them great.

Rancid...Dani does not hang out with Micheal Jackson and if he did...before making such a slanderous remark...maybe you need to have evidence of such. Dani is racist against blacks...according to Dark Music Arts magazine (Brittish magazine that has almost all forms of Goth, Death Metal, Black Metal, etc...)

Veta...I hope I answered your question of type of metal COF is. Goth Rock is Goth music with a Gothic flare (usually referring to the dead, dying, vampires, etc...) while Black metal is only slightly Gothic but more Darkwave with a Grunge Metal sound. COF would be Black metal according to the industry producers and many other areas. Some music people still do not know the difference between Gothic and Darkwave, Gothic Rock, and Black Metal so they combine them all as Goth.

sorry for long post...but really had to speak my mind about things. By the way, I have all the papers, comments, albums, cassette tapes of all bands so far mentioned...any more I may have them too and then some. I have now found (thanks to Ebay) the rest of Exodus that I needed to replace to complete my collection again (and now have it all on CD) :)

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33. brokenwings13 writes:

Yes, there is a difference between Goth and Dark metal. Although both are similar.

You could say that Type O Negative is either, that's how it gets confused. That and those fake Goth mallrats who think HIM and Good Charlotte are Goth.

Give me a f***ing break. Even AFI is heavier than Good Charlotte.

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34. rancid_bloody_rotten_twat writes:

when i was speaking of vempire i was speaking of cof's cd "vempire or dark faerytails in phallustien". not vempire the band.......erotic, when i said dani filth hangs out with michael jackson i was just meaning hes a fag. not that he really hangs out with michael jackson....and about people slandering bands on their page blah blah blah....who gives a sh**? everybody is allowed to speak their mind.

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35. Reaper The Squirrel writes:

Seriously 2nd from the right "Backstreet Boy" from gay hell
lol i agree with brokenwings13
Hahahahahahahaha
:):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):):)its a bulet from the matrix

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36. Mr_Metal_2005 writes:

This is what i have to say about cof. They are probably although some of you don't like them. They are the most well known and probably most popular black metal bands ever. Have you took the time to listen to their lyrics? Dark. I'm a big cof fan. i actually prefer Dimmu Borgir but i can say that the both of them are probably the two best black metal bands out. Other damn good black metal bands are children o the bodom, Darkthrone. And about talking sh** about bands on their own page. Yeah its your right. But you must liket hem a little to be on their page to talk sh** about them. And if not you're just wasing your own f***ing time. Also have you seen them in concert. I've seen them live in California, New York, Florida, and Texas. And trust me. You don't really run accross too many shows that are better than theirs. especially their night shows. With a lot of bands you can down their album. But when you see them live sometimes it makes you gain a new respect for them. Oh yeah. And Dani f***ing Filth being gay? He probably gets more p***y than anyone on this page, on this website, online. I hate how some dumbasses are quick to call someone a fag if they have not witnessed someone with a c*** in their mouth. All that talking about people being gay might mean that you might have something hiding in the f***ing closet. GAY=GUY f***ING OR SUCKING A GUY. And if its not witnessed or proven in some kind of way, why call them gay. Some of you are just f***ing punk asses. I don't like limp bizkit for anything. But i'm not going to go around and call punk a$$ fred durst a homo. Stupid f***s.

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