Cradle of Sloth 🦥 @CaseyExplosion Internet sloth, and gigantic nerd. Avatar by @skutchdraws banner by @LiquidAzalea. She/her. Streaming Tues/Wed/Thurs/Sun at: twitch.tv/caseyexplosion Jan. 05, 2020 1 min read

Reliving my teenage obsession with Cradle of Filth, how about you?

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OTr1xh-wy2A 

In my teen years I adored bands like Cradle of Filth, Paradise Lost, My Dying Bride, Fields of the Nephelim, and Type O Negative, gothy metal vibes all round.

And you know what? They hold up.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MPl0vvGwP7Q 

I got into a lot more extreme metal in my 20's and kinda thought the likes of Cradle were cringey and I was embarrassed by them, but a lot of the Black/Death metal bands I liked at the time I just wouldn't have the time of day for nowadays.

The cheeseball teen stuff though? ❤️

I was gonna watch a movie, but I'm here watching old metal videos on Youtube and having a nostalgia trip.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-4tSW1zy3M 

2000 seemed to be the sweet spot year where I was getting into heavier bands, and it was a load of melodeth and stuff, and you know, this holds up as well. It's a bop.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mruugwHX1YQ 

Jesus, that song is 20 years old now. 😵

Cradle of Filth's Midian is 20 years old!? 😬

Wait a second, Nightwish's Wishmaster is 20 years old?!? Ohh... I gotta sit down... 😖

...

Mer de Noms is 20 years old!?!

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTgKRCXybSM 


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