The Manticore And Other Horrors (Nuclear Blast Records)
release date: 10/30/2012
by Mike Delano
Deathless British black metallers Cradle of Filth have been piling on the releases for the past few years, with new music popping up with incredible frequency. “Manticore” is prime latter-day COF, bringing a rock ‘n’ roll sensibility that sets it far apart from more “true” (and oftentimes lifeless) black metal recordings.