With trapeze artists, fire-twirling, demons crawling across the stage and their own version of Iron Maiden's Eddie, you could be forgiven for thinking you've entered a circus of horror, or possibly that the panto season's started early. However, it is indeed the Filth playing their second "homesoil" show following their fan club warm-up gig at the Colchester Arts Centre. Dani Filth Criticising metal's fixation with the devil and the occult is like trying to order the tide to stop. The heritage goes back to Black Sabbath, mushroomed during the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal in the late s and arguably it can be traced back to the early blues singers such as Robert Johnson and his alleged deal with the devil at the crossroads and the hellhounds on his trail. Whether Cradle Of Filth are "for real" is beside the point - they put on a show to entertain their following and they give them an evening of escapism and a chance to dress-up. See the picture gallery for evidence
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