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12 hours ago, FatherAlabaster said:

Septicflesh has just released a video for a track from their upcoming album, too. Should make Requiem happy. :)
 

 

My god - I'm out at the monent and in no position to hear it yet. The anticipation!! 

Already the title is a good sign. 

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On 17/06/2017 at 8:12 AM, True Belief said:

New Cradle of Filth on its way...

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Ok let me analyse what I see here. 

Firstly, we clearly have a perverted version of Botticelli's Birth of Venus, which isn't too bad an idea I guess. I'm not huge on the tiny coffin she is standing on in place of a shell. Those top hat blokes don't look very aristocratic either. They look like actors at a theatre restaurant. I'm glad that they've gone with the photo base (like 'Nymphetamine') and not another one of those terrible drawings (like 'Darkly Darkly Venus Aversa'). So that's good. 

I like the title and its play on 'Victoriana', as the Victorian period is my favourite in history I think. I'm looking forward to Dani's exploration of Victorian era deviance. 

So I guess I think this could be cool, but I also think it has a risk of going off the rails though when compared with the glorious 'Hammer of the Witches' which had an amazing cover, perfectly executed (musical) thematic direction. This has a worrying touch of 'Aversa' going on. 

Overall I'm going to have to withhold judgement until I hear the music. I'm not in love with this cover, but I don't hate it. 

 

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1 minute ago, FatherAlabaster said:

September 1st.

My youngest daughter's birthday. It's a sign!!

12 minutes ago, deathstorm said:

@Requiem and @FatherAlabaster do you guys have a release date for the new septicflesh album

Here's my analysis on what we know of this album so far. 

Album title sounds ok. I like the words Codex and Omega, and I guess putting them together is cool. The book of the end type of thing. That's cool. 

The first track 'Dante's Inferno' is pretty good but not changing my life. I need to read the lyrics so that it makes better sense. I'm a huge fan of the Dante's work by the way, so I'm down with this. I'm not 100% happy that they've released the opening track to the public. I would have much preferred they release another song so that the opener is more of a surprise. Just a personal thing. 

The album cover really isn't doing it for me. It looks amazing of course, but it's just too overboard. I felt this way about Seth's cover for Moonspell's 'Extinct' album as well. it goes too far for what it needs. 

Overall though I'm super excited about the whole thing and can't wait to get stuck into the album lyrics to orientate the whole project. 

On 2017-6-14 at 11:59 PM, True Belief said:

 

Around November apparently.

Paradise Lost releasing the album artwork 6 months before the release date... does that seem a bit early to you? It seems a bit early to me. 

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7 hours ago, JadedErotika said:

I am just ecstatic about COF's new album coming out in 2017!!!! This is the best news I have heard in a very long time!!! WOWZA!!!! 8-]]]]] 

Me too, but I'm always a bit nervous about each release too. I'm excited to see if they've kept up the amazing quality that was found on 'Hammer of the Witches'! 

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4 hours ago, True Belief said:

 

Thanks Deathy. As Req mentioned, I'd heard that and shot him a message.

Ok tb thanks to it sounds good I'm definitely picking up medusa 

5 hours ago, Requiem said:

Yeah we saw that. Well, TB saw it and dutifully informed me like the good bloke he is. 

Ok req i didn't know you where already informed about it 

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There's really not much time for checking out nu bands with so many great established bands putting out albums this year. By the time I've gone around and picked them all up the year's ended and we're on to 2018! 

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3 hours ago, Requiem said:

There's really not much time for checking out nu bands with so many great established bands putting out albums this year. By the time I've gone around and picked them all up the year's ended and we're on to 2018! 

 That's for reminding me I will make a thread about that in December 

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On 08/07/2017 at 0:26 AM, deathstorm said:

@Requiem paradise lost medusa comes out the same day on September 1st the same day as septicflesh s new one comes out

My youngest daughter's birthday, and two of my favourite bands putting out albums - and it's the first day of Spring in Australia! 

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