Cradle of Filth

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2014

    11 Kickass Heavy Metal Videos for Halloween

    Our society has turned the Halloween season into a time that's all about embracing your dark and wild side. There's countless Zombie Walks, masquerade parties, Dia de los Muertos festivals, haunted houses designed to make you fear for your life -- after all, the holiday is rooted in dedication to ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Record Store Day's Hot Heavy Metal Vinyl Releases

    It looks like all these Record Store Days are paying off. In 2012, global sales for vinyl records hit $171 million, their highest point since 1997--the same year that Hanson's "MMMBop" topped the charts. This Saturday, April 20, marks the sixth annual Record Store Day, when artists and labels dish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Cradle of Filth's Dani Filth on the Role of Satanism in Metal

    For as long as metal has been around, people have associated the sound with "The Devil" and "Satanism." Locally, it's slim pickins' finding an actual Satanic metal band to chat with. I'm not talking "dressed in black" here; I'm talking blood-guzzling, church-burning, javelina-murdering dudes donning ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2013

    Top Metal Festivals of 2013

    When the lineup for Rock on the Range was announced last week, a flurry of emails between myself and three other of my fellow chick metal journalists/enthusiasts ensued regarding flights, hotels, and tickets. We had all attended the weekend festival together in 2012, and relished the thought of a he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    10 Stories Behind Our Favorite Hard Rock Stage Names

    Rebellious personas are to rock 'n' roll what cocaine was to the eighties: in high demand, deliciously indulgent, and a way to catch a buzz that makes it okay for men to rock garishly colored neon outfits. Stage names are a huge part of those heavy metal, punk, and rock personas, In fact, more music ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    The Most Anticipated Heavy Metal Releases of the Fall

    See also: The 10 Hottest Chicks in Metal See also: Six Desert Metal Bands You Need to Hear See also: A Closer Look at KUPD's MILF Contest 2012Long running alt-metal combo The Deftones have announced that Tuesday, November 12, will be the release date for Koi No Yokan, their first collection of new m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    Is Heavy Metal Really The Devil's Music?

    See also: Rob Zombie and Marilyn Manson to Headline KUPD's Desert Uprising See also: Megadeth's Dave Ellefson: "Why I'm Trying to Become a Pastor" Last week, I found myself in an awkward conversation with douchebag with a popped collar and frosted tips. He asked me if I worshipped "the Devil," lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    What's Selling: Zia Record Exchange (Phoenix) Top 10 Selling Albums of the Week

    ​Want to know what new release discs and platters are moving across the Valley at local record stores? We've got you covered with another installment of What's Selling. It's been a little over a month since we last scoped out Zia Record Exchange's list of top sellers. Since then only one arti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    From Print: Blogs Teased in Our 1/27 Issue

    ​This week, New Times ran a list in our print publication highlighting some of the most interesting posts published at Up On The Sun over the past week. Here are links to those posts. When will "The Morning Mayor" Dave Pratt be back on the air? What happens when you ask two metal bands with very ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2010

    What's Selling Faceoff: Stinkweeds vs. the Zia Records chain

    ​What's Selling is now a battle of the best, a local music duel of sorts. Stinkweeds and Zia are going head to head with indie versus hard rock, rap and hip-hop.Which of two record stores had the best compilation of top 10 albums this week?

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Incoming: Styx, Ozzy Osbourne, The Temptations, Cradle of Filth, Wu-Tang Clan

    These guys: ain't nothin' to fuck with​She's a real mixed bag, this week's just announced shows. As we head toward the holidays, the shows start to become more scarce and, oddly enough, full of more popular, well-known acts. Case in point: Ozzy Osbourne, The Tempations and Alice Cooper's annual Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    Concert Calendar for This Weekend: The Non-All-Star Edition

    As our blogger Yvonne Zusel noted a couple days ago, there's plenty of things to see and do in the Valley this weekend that have absolutely nothing to do with the hoopla surrounding the 2009 NBA All-Star Game. And here's the proof to back up said statement: our regular weekly round-up of all the no ... More >>

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    February 12, 2009
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    February 12, 2009
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    October 25, 2007

    Heavy Meddle

    Watering the Tree of Rock

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2007

    Future Shock: She Wants Revenge, The Donnas, CKY, and more

    We’re debuting a new feature with Up on the Sun where every Friday we’re gonna give you the heads up and 411 on any just announced kick-ass or big-ass concerts that will be visiting Valley venues in the coming months.

  • Music

    January 5, 2006

    Heady Metal

    In 2005, longhairs got more progressive than ever

  • Best of Phoenix

    September 30, 2004
  • Music

    February 26, 2004

    Retail in Blood

    Phoenix's Metal Devastation fills the hole in the Valley death metal lover's heart

  • News

    January 1, 2004

    METAL - Balls to the Wall

    Grab an athletic supporter and clear the kids from the room as we count down the year's best hard rock and metal albums

  • Music

    November 20, 2003

    Borgir Kings

    There's more to black-metal exporters Dimmu Borgir than upside-down crosses

  • Music

    July 10, 2003

    Young Love

    Valley bar performers pool resources for a night to worship Neil Young without blaspheming his music