German pioneers of European gothic metal, CREMATORY, showcase another facet of their manifold spectrum with the release of their heart-wrenching cover version of “When The Children Cry”, along with an atmospheric audio-visual.
CREMATORY is well known for their harsh wave of industrial metal and gothic dimness – but this cover version proves that they are maintaining versatility in the latest stage of their long career. Connie Andreszka’s powerful vocal range combined with soft plugging guitar lines, make this offering a real stunner. Especially in dark times, the popular track originally performed by WHITE LION regains significance, reveals a light in the night and appeals to the people’s hope.
The black and white music video presents both their passion for music and the melodic side of CREMATORY’s musical identity. Their latest release Unbroken connects all shades - on the one hand underlining the significance of strength and determination, while on the other, remaining faithful to the darker and existential roots of the scene the band was born in in the 90s. CREMATORY pursue their conquest towards the dark Parnassus of gothic metal finesse, their spirit unbroken ready to face the challenges of life.
CREMATORY about “When The Children Cry”:
"To shorten the time without live music caused by the Coronavirus, we recorded this cover version of White Lion's "When The Children Cry", to show that we are still here for our fans and supporters. A beautiful addition to our recently released album Unbroken (release date: march 6th via Napalm Records)!”
Watch “When The Children Cry” HERE:
CREMATORY are touring heavily next year – get the chance to see them live on stage:
w/ Vlad in Tears, Elephants in Paradise, Dust in Tears
15.01.21 DE – Berlin / Nuke Club
16.01.21 DE – Leipzig / Hellraiser
17.01.21 DE – Frankfurt a.M. / Nachtleben
29.01.21 DE – Munich / Backstage Club
30.01.21 DE – Lindau / Club Vaudeville
31.01.21 CH – Bern / Gaskessel
13.02.21 DE – Zwickau / Club Seilerstrasse
14.02.21 DE – Trier / Mergener Hof
26.02.21 DE – Kaiserslautern / Kammgarn
27.02.21 DE – Erfurt / From Hell
12.03.21 DE – Hagen aTW / Stocks
13.03.21 DE – Hamburg / Logo
14.03.21 DE – Cologne / Helios37
One of the pioneering acts of the potent European goth metal scene in the 1990s, CREMATORY began as a strict death metal unit in 1991 before adding goth and industrial elements into their arsenal. During their 28-year-long career, the band around Markus Jüllich has released 14 studio albums, three live albums, various compilations and splits, has played hundreds of shows around the globe – and they are still hungry for more.
Felix Stass – Lead Vocals
Markus Jüllich – Drums
Katrin Jüllich – Keyboards
Rolf Munkes – Lead Guitar
Connie Andreszka – Guitars, Vocals
Jason Matthias – Bass