FIELDS OF THE NEPHILIM ANNOUNCE NEW RELEASE DATE FOR 'CEROMONIES' 22nd March 2012
Fields Of The Nephilim have unveiled the details of the Ceremonial Fan Edition of their forthcoming 'Ceromonies' live album and DVD. A unique and highly collectable boxset, it comes packaged in a bespoke and branded handmade wooden box.
The entire boxset has been personally designed, created and overseen by Carl McCoy who states; "The 'Ceromonies' boxset is a commemoration of a particular time in the Nephilim's history, and as such I wanted to ensure it was a chance for our fans to own some truly special artefacts. We are pleased to offer this collector's piece which is the best item of memorabilia we have ever created."
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The contents include:
Handmade wooden case: A bespoke wooden case with the 'Ceromonies' emblem individually branded upon it.
Two CDs: 'Ad Mortem, Ad Vitam', recorded over two sell-out shows at London's Shepherds Bush Empire and featuring 17 songs from all stages of Fields Of The Nephilim's career from their earliest recordings such as 'Trees Come Down' to their most recent studio album 'Mourning Sun'.
'Ceromonies' DVD: A beautifully edited concert film directed by Carl McCoy at his audio and visual production company, Sheerfaith. The DVD is a striking example of why this most elusive and mysterious of bands has been revered for so long. It represents a breath-taking visual document of the band's musical dominance over metal, gothic and industrial music for the past three decades.
Double vinyl album: 'Ad Mortem, Ad Vitam' in gatefold sleeve and heavyweight blood-red vinyl.
Exclusive special edition booklet: featuring high-quality artwork, graphics and photos designed by Sheer Faith.
Brushed metal Pendant: A 50mm pendant on a 21-inch chain etched with the 'Ceromonies' emblem.
Flag/Altar cloth: a 100cm x 70cm 'Ceromonies' cloth banner.
Limited edition signed print: An exclusive print photographed by internationally renowned music photographer Paul Harries and autographed by Carl McCoy.
Artist pass (Laminate): From the London's Shepherds Bush Empire 'Ceromonies' concerts.
This is an exquisite piece of Fields Of The Nephilim history, which retails at £106.66 and is strictly limited. It will not be sold in shops and is available to purchase solely through Fields Of The Nephilim's official online merchandise store at:
Due to the complex nature of the manufacturing process the release date for the entire 'Ceromonies' project has had to move to April 9th.
Fields Of The Nephilim have also been confirmed as the Saturday night headline act on the Bohemia stage at the UK Sonisphere Festival on July 7th, bringing their singular brand of dark magick to close proceedings, after the demonic double-header of Ghost and Katatonia in support. This will be one of the most-talked about performances of the entire weekend.
Fields of the Nephilim have also just been nominated as Best British Band at the Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards which take place at London's Indigo2 on Monday June 11th. To vote for them, go to http://goldengods.metalhammer.co.uk/
You can watch the 'Penetration' video at the bottom of this page.
'Ceromonies' is released as a 3-disc digipack, featuring the double CD live album and DVD; a two-disc vinyl album; a digital download album featuring the bonus track 'Last Exit For The Lost'; and as the limited 'Ceremonial Edition' as described above. Availability will commence from April 9th 2012.
Fields of The Nephilim will be announcing details of brand new material later this year with further European and UK shows to be announced shortly.