Cradle of Filth
Damnation And A Day
6/26/2003 - Review by: Greg Watson
Cradle Of Filth - Damnation And A Day reviewed by: Chaoslord
I must admit that I too was skeptical about them being picked up by a major label and how that would affect their music, but they have proven all the skeptics wrong with this release. This is the best CD that these Evil Englishmen have put out since "Vempire" in my opinion. Not only is this CD incredibly heavy, but it is more guitar oriented like older Cradle of Filth.
With it being a concept album, based on the story of Satan, that is just another element that adds to the greatness of this CD. There are the creepy choral elements that have reared their little heads on the last few Cradle releases. The music on this album is just kick ass. The drumming is some of the best I've heard from Cradle since blast master Nick Barker was behind the kit. And Paul has come up with some kick ass guitar riffs, some of which remind me of old Maiden. Dani has those freakish howls down to a science and his growling is deeper than ever. Any fan of Cradle needs to go out and pick up this CD, for they will not be disappointed.
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