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Name: Dani Filth

aka Lord Filth, Count Backwerdz, Daniel Lloyd Davey, Preach Litanies.

 

Eyes:

Yes.

Grey somedays, blue others.

 

Birthday:

25/07/73

 

Star sign:

Leo the Lion.

 

Married:

Yes, to Toni.

 

Children:

One Daughter, Luna Scarlett, fifteen, going on twenty five.

 

Places of residence:

Midian, Suffolk, England

The Astral Plane

Tour Bus

Hotels

Bed

 

Hobbies:

Writing stuff, watching scary movies, collecting (toys, books, DVD's, masks, antiques, unusual foreign objects), nature, driving, poetry, shopping, reading, partying, dining out, cinema, theme parks, castles, witchcraft, vacuuming (seriously!), washing my cars. Sports: go-karting, bowling, cycling, darts, football, video games (driving/shooting or driving and shooting), watching the grand prix, snowboarding (rarely-no mountains in Suffolk, just lots of small hillocks!).

 

Favourite sports team (if any):

Queens Park Rangers FC -'Up the R's or not at all!'

McClaren F1 racing team.

 

Musical background:

Used to sing for bands like Feast On Excrement, The Lemon Grove Kids, Carnival Fruitcake, PDA, Blez, back in the day before I was picky.

 

Musical Foreground:

Cradle Of Filth

Temple of the Black Moon

Devilment

 

Equipment:

Throat and wireless shure SM58 (live), Neumann (studio), great monitor engineers, X-ray vision contact lenses (they don't work on blokes)...

 

Idols in Life and Music:

Diamanda Galas, Berlioz, Liszt, Stravinsky, King Diamond and Hank Sherman, Jeff Wayne, Johnny Depp, Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Vincent Price, Yvonne De Carlo, Jane Seymour, Scarlet Johansonn, Bob Monkhouse, Danny Elfman, Wojciech Kilar, Charlize Theron, Hans Zimmer, Glenn Danzig, Tom Hardy, Doug Bradley, My Grandpa.

 

Best CoF show so far:

Los Angeles 04, Bulgaria '08, Czech Republic '11, Grasspop '11.

 

Fave CoF songs to perform live:

Funeral In Carpathia, Queen Of Winter Throned, A Gothic Romance, Born In A Burial Gown, The Death Of Love, Doberman Pharaoh, Nemesis, Under Huntress Moon, The Black Goddess Rises, Honey And Sulphur, Lilith Immaculate, Manticore, For Your Vulgar Delectation.

 

Songs you'd like to perform live:

Hell Awaits, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Bestial Lust, Sleepless, Death Comes Ripping, Haunted Shores, Devil To The Metal.

 

How do you kill time on tour:

Relaxing, shopping, sight-seeing, reading, poetry, shopping, meeting friends, sleeping, shopping, showering, watching movies, Indulging, playing neck-breaking metal concerts, dancing strangely.

 

Strangest experience on tour:

It's all fugging strange!

 

Place you would like to visit, but haven't:

Egypt, New Zealand, Maine, Iceland, the Serengeti, Tibet, Eden, R'lyeh, Mars

 

Pet hates:

Normality, insincerity, selfishness, litter, dust, sponge, baggy trousers on women, boring miserable people, people, nazis and religious zealots, bad remakes, women without balls (not literally, be disgusting), cruelty without purpose, Dr Who without Daleks, queuing, having my tongue torn out by the root, dry sandwiches, Immigration and lying fucking bastards (I've told you a trillion times, DO NOT exaggerate!).

 

Your fave bands:

Mercyful Fate, Danzig, Samhain, The Misfits,  King Diamond, Dissection, Immortal, Craft, Emperor, Bad Religion, Philip Glass, The Prodigy, Limbo, Iron Maiden, AC/DC, Judas Priest, Bathory, HIM, Morbid Angel, At The Gates, Paradise Lost, Ghost, The Doors, Godseed, Satyricon, Entombed, Fantomas, E.S Posthumus, Moonspell, Nachtmystium, Deathspell Omega, The Sisters, Hanzel und Gretel, Type O Negative, Wojciech Kilar, Diamanda Galas, Danny Elfman, Jeff Wayne, Faith No More, Autopsy, Infected Mushroom, GGFH, WASP, Rammstein, Rotting Christ etc, etc.

 

Eighties thrash- Destruction, Slayer, Razor, Death, Sabbat, Metallica, Annihilator, Sacrifice, Darkness, Forbidden,Testament, Voivod, Kreator, Suicidal Tendencies, Violent Force, Minotaur, Papsmear, Exorcist, Possessed, Agony, Bloodfeast, Dark Angel, Mace, Whiplash, Celtic Frost, Slaughter, Sodom, Venom, Agent Steel, Blood Money etc;

 

Classic American hardcore- Circle Jerks, Bad Brains, Gang Green, 7 Seconds, Dagnasty, Uniform Choice, Dr Know, Fear, Screeching Weasel, Bold, Youth Of Today, Cro-Mags, Gorilla Biscuits, DK etc; 

 

Pompous classical music, European darkwave, dark vampyric funeral marches, nocturnal war anthems and heart-rending melodrama.

 

And cheesy eighties pop (Phillip Davey's super eighties best-of-the-messed fest tapes)- Ultravox, Europe, Hot Butter, Visage, King, Village People, Queen, Stan Ridgeway etc,etc.

 

Soundtracks - Bram Stoker's Dracula, Sleepy Hollow, Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, Hellraiser 1 & 2, The Omen trilogy, Stargate, The Mummy, Interview With The Vampire, Children Of The Corn,  The Empire Strikes Back, The Forbidden Shadow, Drag Me To Hell, Event Horizon, Haunted, The Fountain, The Possession, Van Helsing, Death And The Maiden, The Dark Knight Rises, The Ninth Gate, Gladiator, 1492, Edward Scissorhands, Nightbreed, Dracula Rising, Legend, Brotherhood Of The Wolf, Candyman, Mythodea, X-men 3, The Fly, The Mephisto Waltz, The Lord Of The Rings Trilogy, Elizabeth, Pan's Labyrinth, The Horror Of Dracula, The Frighteners, The Woman In Black, Perfume, From Hell, Alien 3, Hallowe'en, The Grey, Snow White And The Huntsman, The Third Mother, Legion etc, etc.

 

Favourite films (as with all else, in no discernible order, plus possibly loads missing):

Curse Of The Demon, The Pit And The Pendulum, Coppola's Dracula, Shelley's Frankenstein, The Nightmare Before Xmas, Steven King adaptations, Underworld(s), Blade, The Howling, Dog Soldiers, Dracula Rising, Van Helsing, Alien(s), Sleepy Hollow, From Hell, The Masque Of The Red Death (in fact all Roger Corman's Poe renditions), Batman(s),The Omen trilogy, X-men films, The Ninth Gate, Pirates Of The Caribbean, An American Werewolf In London, Cradle Of Fear, Saw(s), Waz, A Company Of Wolves, Star Wars et al minus one, The Devils, Hellboy, Frontieres, Inside, Martyrs, Storm Warning, Haxan, House of 1000 Corpses/The Devil's Rejects, The Host, The Birds, The Hills Have Eyes, Avengers Assemble, The Exorcist, The Wicker Man, The Abominable Dr Phibes, La Sombra Prohibida, Rec. (1 and 2), I Spit On Your Grave, The Cabinet Of Dr Caligari, From Dusk Till Dawn, Deep Rising, V For Vendetta, Dagon, Candyman, 16 Tongues, Corpse Bride, The Ring, Ichi The Killer, Darkness, Brain Dead, Mama, Tales From The Crypt, Tenebre, Suspiria, I Saw The Devil, Dreams In The Witch House, The Fly, Fearless Vampire Killers, Event Horizon, In The Mouth Of Madness, Black Swan, The Hobbit, Hallowe'en, Ilsa-She Wolf, Interview With The Vampire, Psycho, The Spirit, Sin City, 28 Days Later, 28 Months Later, Seven, Troll Hunter, Super 8, Singapore Sling, Texas Chainsaw, Don't Look Now, 'The Girl With'… Trilogy, Murder Set Pieces, Drag Me To Hell, Invasion Of The Body Snatchers, Galaxy Quest, Antichrist, Constantine, Coraline, Cannibal Ferox, Charlie And The Chocolate Factory, The Wolfman, Brotherhood Of The Wolf, The Libertine, Lemony Snicket, Descent, Hostel, Snow White, Salon Kitty, Hitchcock, Perfume, Withnail and I, Rosemary's Baby, Nightbreed, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Bedknobs And Broomsticks, Toy Story(s), Watership Down, American Mary, Vile, Pan's Labyrinth, The Devil's Backbone, Hot Fuzz, 300, Silence, Hannibal, Rambo, Indiana Jones, Prince Of Darkness, The Thing, Hammer Horrors, Universal Monsters, Hellraisers 1and 2, Carry On movies, The Munsters, The Addams Family, James Bond, Dexter, Sherlock Holmes, good Zombie flicks, Fifties B-movies, giant monster films, modern B-movies and stylish, good looking nylon secretary porn.

 

Fave food/drink:

Green Lovecraftian smoothies, traditional English Sunday roast, the Princess Diana ray of hope 'Full English' breakfast, German meat banquets laden hosen with red cabbage and dumplings;  Sushi, pickled mer-fruits and most seafood, vanilla soya milk; Indian, Thai restaurant food, children-burgers, pepsi max;  Salmon, scrambled eggs and garlic-fried spinach. Parma violet sweets, pickled onion space raiders, vanilla ice-cream. No seriously, ice cream!

Absolutely anything my wife cooks (she's really good at it. Cooking too).

 

And favourite books to take with you on a desert island:

 

The Gospel Of Filth

Baudelaire's Fleur Du Mal

Blood And Roses - Various vampire stories

Black Magic Stories - Dennis Wheatley

The Best Of Hustler

Through A Glass Darkly - Sheridan Le Fanu

The War Of The Worlds -H.G Wells

How To Get Off A Desert Island -Robinson Crusoe/Tom Hanks

The Bible - Various (will need something for a fire!)

 

Your religion: 
Luciferianimal

 

Any favourite drug:

Madcap rollercoasters, air, laudanum and absinthe.

 

Where do you gain sexual pleasure from:

My erogenous zones and my Wife

 

With which character out of literary and cinematic history could you identify with the most:

Roderick Usher, The Daleks, Darth Vader, (Capt) Jack Sparrow, H.G Wells, Elizabeth Bathory, Lord Byron, Dracula, Charlie Bucket, Frankenstein's Monster and Me, yesterday.

 

If you had a time machine into which epoch would you travel:

The Victorian era, the late Cretaceous period, the Ramses dynasty, future  mutant vampire world.

 

Which inscription would you like to see on your tombstone one day:

'Gone But Not Forgiven', 'I Told You I Was Sick' or 'Denn Die Toten Reiten Schnell'. 

My name.

 

And which albums do you take with you into eternity:

 

Jeff Wayne -The War Of The Worlds

Wojciech Kilar -Bram Stoker's Dracula

Emperor - In The Night side Eclipse

Mercyful Fate - Don't Break The Oath

Destruction - Infernal Overkill

Iron Maiden -Somewhere back In Time

Rammstein -Mutter

AC/DC -Back In Black

Slayer -Reign In Blood

Suicidal Tendencies -How Will I laugh Tomorrow…

Berlioz    -Symphonie Fantastique

Christopher Young -Hellraiser

Type O Negative -Extended Bloody Kisses

Danzig -IV

Bathory- The Return

Judas Priest -Painkiller

Bad Religion -Private compilation album, 2 days long
Message to the fans:
Stay filthy!


Instead of sending me e-mails, please leave me comments as I don't have much time to go through them all!

 

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Update 8th August 2013



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At 7:25 on July 25, 2014, Christine said…

Hey Dan, happy birthday to you! I hope you'll have a great day, get many presents and celebrate like the Metalgod that you are... xx

At 17:00 on July 23, 2014, VampireFilth said…
Your latest album has very good development in the songs
At 8:09 on July 23, 2014, VampireFilth said…
Hello dani filth
At 18:44 on July 20, 2014, renegab said…

Hi Dani! 

A thinking To Lucio Fulci...

Respect from France

Bye   DSCN4714.JPG      DSCN4720.JPG

At 13:23 on July 20, 2014, Andrey Kovalev said…

Hello!
Thank You for add!!

At 9:51 on July 20, 2014, Mari said…

Nikolas wtf are you are talking about? You always seem to go off on tangents and make little sense.

At 21:20 on July 16, 2014, VampireFilth said…
Hello my master
At 22:56 on July 15, 2014, Temptress Ruby said…

P.S. I almost forgot you had a birthday this month.....I will wish you a wonderful "Happy Birthday" right now....((= 

At 22:54 on July 15, 2014, Temptress Ruby said…

Hey Dani---Thanks so much for accepting my friend request...((= 

At 20:58 on July 15, 2014, Christine said…

Hey Dan, you make an amazing DJ, please keep KERRANG radio forever?! xx

At 21:49 on July 7, 2014, Nickolaus A. Pacione said…

You want to get that graphic novel out there -- use Createspace.com.  Lulu.com -- they're fucking assholes who are part of that double standard.  They allow a book about a boy wearing a pink shirt and a doll, but pull an account over an antinovel that a Boy Scout criticized the current leadership of this country in a very dark and brutal way.  They don't like to hear raw truth -- it disturbs them so this tool I am going give you to work with it's a free tool and if you want to work in a size where I can help you walk through the formatting with createspace.com is use a 300 pdi with the images.  This program allowed me to transition from Createspace.com to lulu.com and challenge Lulu.com.
       That tool I gave you is going to help you in a huge way -- and I am working on getting a 28% discount on my namesake title so you guys can get it for what I paid for my lulu.com titles.  I am fighting Lulu.com for my back catalog as an editor and a publisher so I can move it to createspace.com.   I am going to show you my copyright page for Tabloid Purposes IV for the CS version in a private message.It's tone is going to be even more duniciatory than when I did when I was with lulu.com.   If you need any help with wraparound -- ask Robert because helped with Legend Keeper and I figured out the namesake versions and my five year memoir.  It takes a few tries with graphic intensive titles.  Lulu.com well I was able to do high resolution and will be teaming up with LSI directly (Lightning Source with Lake Fossil Press just trying to figure out my costs for the ISBN batches so I can move the magazine to there.)   Lulu.com pulled my storefronts all together over Legend Keeper.  When I get my discount code -- it will be posted on your comment era and pass this on to the filthings.  The reason I want to help you is because you made my personal friend welcome with you guys and he might feel homesick man so get the project for him because I wrote Ghosts In The Tornado from the apartment. 

At 22:32 on July 3, 2014, Mari said…

Look at that handsome english face

At 22:32 on July 3, 2014, Mari said…

At 5:18 on July 3, 2014, Mari said…

Well it is. It wasn't tehe

At 5:18 on July 3, 2014, Mari said…

It's not july yet lol

At 3:46 on June 27, 2014, Mari said…

Happy bday handsome!

At 2:52 on June 26, 2014, Eve said…
Happy birfday Dani!!
At 21:43 on June 22, 2014, Nickolaus A. Pacione said…

I was wondering if you ever pissed off your longtimers in your hometown -- as this happened with me when I finished Legend Keeper. (Dude that one has a lot of controversy when I wrote it and when it was finally published.  I responded to the torch and pitchfork party from the longtimers -- the aging townees who saw it still as the fucking Mayberry of the 1970s.  I was there when the gangs emerged.)  I am going to pull out Twilight Zone: The Movie for you guys to watch on here -- it's up to you if you want to own it via youtube.com or rent it but I think this would be a hoot to watch on the road.  Especially when you are on a plane -- you will have to figure out why later. 

At 9:37 on June 21, 2014, Dusa said…

Greetings from Finland and cheerfull midsummer..Man you sure have a sense of humour. .Tombstone inscription "Gone but not forgiven":D

At 8:40 on June 3, 2014, William said…
I Thank you for accepting my friend and hope you will be granted permission to tour the States again have a fantastic day 666!!!!!!
 
 
 

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