At The Gates Of Midian - Cradle Of Filth - Midian
Label: Music For Nations - CDMFN666 • Format: CD Album • Country: UK & Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Black Metal
Midian is the fourth studio album by English extreme metal band Cradle of Filth. It was released on 30 Octoberthrough Music for Nations. Midian is inspired by English author Clive Barker 's novel Cabal and his subsequent film version Nightbreed. Dani Filth explained to the magazine Empire in September That gave it an air of mystery: you should know who this is, but you don't. Midian kind of is and isn't a concept album : as a title, it just made perfect sense.
The central song, "Tortured Soul Asylum", is about Midian, and the characters in the rest [of the album] made up a sort of collective from this mythical place where the monsters live. Doug Bradleywho played the role of Lylesberg in Nightbreed but is better known as Pinhead from Barker's Hellraiser and its sequelsprovides narration on some tracks.
In the Bible, the "Midianites" are an Arab tribe descended At The Gates Of Midian - Cradle Of Filth - Midian Abrahamand Midian itself is where Moses spent his forty-year exile from Egypt. The Burning Down Your Life - Toxic Shock - Change From Reality Midianites take their name from Midian, a son of Abrahamand one of his concubines.
Today, the former territory of Midian is found through small portions of western Saudi Arabiasouthern Jordansouthern Israel and the Sinai. The people of Midian are also mentioned extensively in the Qur'anwhere the name appears in Arabic as Madyan.
The Midian of Cabal and Nightbreed is a hidden city west of Calgary in Alberta, Canadaoffering shelter for monsters away from humanity. The song "Cthulhu Dawn" invokes the character from horror writer H. Lovecraft 's Cthulhu Mythos. The opening line of "Lord Abortion" "Care for a little necrophilia? Midian was released on 30 October by record label Music for Nations. It reached number 63 in the UK Albums Chart. The album was reissued in by The End.
NME called it "one of the most ludicrous records you'll What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted - Smokie - MP3 Collection Часть 2 hear", though their review was favourable. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Cradle of Filth.
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