CRADLE OF FILTH Announces North American Headlining Tour

British extreme metallers CRADLE OF FILTH will embark on their first North American tour since 2009, a headlining run dubbed "FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour", in February 2011. Support on the trek will come from NACHTMYSTIUM, TURISAS and DANIEL LIONEYE.

Tickets for the "FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour" will go on sale on October 30, while special preorder tickets and VIP meet-and-greet ticket packages will go on sale tomorrow at 3:00 p.m. local market time exclusively through Artist Arena. Meet-and-greet packages are limited, so fans are encouraged to seize this rare opportunity before it's too late.

"FEARnet and Decibel Presents: Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour" dates:

Feb. 01 - Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
Feb. 02 - Dallas, TX @ Palladium Ballroom
Feb. 04 - Tempe, AZ @ Marquee Theatre
Feb. 05 - Pomona, CA @ Fox Theater
Feb. 06 - Las Vegas, [email protected] House of Blues
Feb. 08 - Los Angeles, CA @ Club Nokia Live
Feb. 09 - San Francisco, [email protected] Regency Ballroom
Feb. 11 - Seattle, WA @ Showbox Theatre
Feb. 12 - Spokane, WA @ Knitting Factory
Feb. 13 - Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
Feb. 15 - Edmonton, AB @ Edmonton Events Center
Feb. 16 - Calgary, AB @ MacEwan Hall Ballroom
Feb. 18 - Englewood, CO @ Gothic Theatre
Feb. 20 - Chicago, IL @ House of Blues
Feb. 21 - Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
Feb. 23 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Club Zoo
Feb. 25 - Detroit, MI @ Harpo's
Feb. 26 - Toronto, ON @ Sound Academy
Feb. 27 - Montreal, QC @ Metropolis
Feb. 28 - Quebec City, QC @ Imperial de Quebec
Mar. 02 - Philadelphia, PA @ Trocadero
Mar. 03 - New York, NY @ Best Buy Theater
Mar. 04 - Worcester, MA @ Palladium
Mar. 05 - Sayreville, NJ @ Starland Ballroom
Mar. 06 - Baltimore, MD @ Bourbon Street Ballroom
Mar. 08 - Norfolk, VA @ Norva Theatre
Mar. 09 - Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
Mar. 11 - Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Revolution
Mar. 12 - Orlando, FL @ Firestone
Mar. 13 - Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade

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The special fan edition of CRADLE OF FILTH's new album, "Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa", is only available at this location and will be strictly limited; once they sell out they will never be re-pressed.

As vocalist Dani Filth stated, this is will be "the best CRADLE OF FILTH release that we have ever created, the ultimate version of our ultimate album. For you, our loyal mortal appreciators."

The fan's edition comes packaged in a deluxe box containing:

* 2 CDs : the album plus disc of bonus tracks (including "Adest Rosa Secreta Eros", an exclusive track that will not be available on any other edition of the album).

* 1 DVD : the promo video for "Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)", plus a documentary on the making of the video.

* A 64-page hard-back book containing band photos, musings and artwork.

* An exclusive t-shirt.

* A lenticular 3D version of the album cover art ready for framing.

* Photographic prints.

* A certificate from the band.

The band are still putting the final touches to the designs for all of the box's contents. These will be revealed soon.

This special fan's edition is only available from this site and will be strictly limited. Once sold out, they will never be re-pressed.

Track listing:

Disc 1

01. The Cult Of Venus Aversa
02. One Foul Step From The Abyss
03. The Nun With The Astral Habit
04. Retreat Of The Sacred Heart
05. The Persecution Song
06. Deceiving Eyes
07. Lilith Immaculate
08. The Spawn Of Love And War
09. Harlot On A Pedestal
10. Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)
11. Beyond Eleventh Hour

Disc 2

01. Beast of Extermination
02. Truth And Agony
03. Adest Rosa Secreta Eros
04. Mistress From The Sucking Pit
05. Behind The Jagged Mountains
06. The Cult Of Venus Aversa (demo)
07. The Nun With The Astral Habit (demo)
08. Deceiving Eyes (demo)

DVD

* Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned) - promo video
* The Making Of "Forgive Me Father (I Have Sinned)"

"Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa" is scheduled for release on November 1 through Peaceville Records on the band's own AbraCadaver imprint (November 9 in North America via Nuclear Blast Records).

"Darkly, Darkly, Venus Aversa" is, in the words of Dani Filth, "without doubt the fastest and most brutal album we've created to date. As an acquaintance of the band so aptly noted, this is like 'IRON MAIDEN on crack in a graveyard of angels!' This album is CRADLE at our most sinister and darkened fairytale," continues Dani. "A gothic horror themed slay-ride of fervour and perversion; yet amidst the orchestral melodrama and lush, cinematic production, there sits stalwart a ravening beast of furious riffing, flesh ripping vocals and monstrous, unstoppable percussion."

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