My Dying Bride

My Dying Bride

British doom band, formed sometime in 1990 as some "slower-than-usual" death metal act by Calvin Robertshaw (guitars), Aaron Stainthorpe (vocals), Andrew Craighan (guitars) and Rick Miah (drums). What they played was soon to become the first example of the second wave of doom metal, which mixed elements of other uber-heavy genres such as death and black metal.

"Towards The Sinister" was the band's first recording ever, an early demo which immediately got them a deal for their first real release, the classic EP "Symphonaire Infernus Et Spera Empyrium". "As the Flower Withers", the band's very first full length, followed in 1992, allowing the group to gain more popularity. "Turn Loose The Swans" and "The Angel And The Dark River" (released in 1994 and 1996 respectively) followed the original album's success, but took the band's style further, mixing all sorts of different musical styles together.

Despite My Dying Bride's quite evident commercial success the band never stopped experimenting (1998's "34.788%...Complete" demonstrating this more than any other release) and has now settled with it's own original style which differs quite a lot from other band's, even though it has given birth to many pioneers (and some say a whole subgenre!).

On June 27, 2008, the band announced that due to Sarah Stanton's pregnancy she has been replaced by Katie Stone. Stone left the band only a year later, she was replaced by Shaun Macgowan.
On June 6, 2014, the band announced the departure of Hamish Glencross, and that Calvin Robertshaw would rejoin the band 15 years after he left My Dying Bride.

My Dying Bride Discography


Vile 32 CD My Dying Bride As The Flower Withers (Album) Peaceville, Peaceville Vile 32 CD US 1992 Sell This Version
NE 170 My Dying Bride Turn Loose The Swans (Album) Peaceville NE 170 Malaysia 1993 Sell This Version
11086-4 My Dying Bride The Angel And The Dark River (Album) Peaceville 11086-4 US 1995 Sell This Version
MASS CD 0380 My Dying Bride Like Gods Of The Sun (Album) Peaceville MASS CD 0380 Poland 1996 Sell This Version
210245-4 My Dying Bride 34.788%... Complete (Album) Peaceville 210245-4 Czech Republic 1998 Sell This Version
210301-4 My Dying Bride The Light At The End Of The World (Album) Peaceville, Peaceville 210301-4 Czech Republic 1999 Sell This Version
CDVILED90 My Dying Bride The Dreadful Hours (Album) Peaceville CDVILED90 UK 2001 Sell This Version
CDVILE117, 611172 My Dying Bride The Voice Of The Wretched (Album) Peaceville CDVILE117, 611172 UK 2002 Sell This Version
CDVILEF 110 My Dying Bride Songs Of Darkness, Words Of Light (Album) Peaceville CDVILEF 110 UK 2004 Sell This Version
CDVILEF150P My Dying Bride A Line Of Deathless Kings (Album) Peaceville, Peaceville CDVILEF150P UK 2006 Sell This Version
CDVILEF207X My Dying Bride An Ode To Woe Peaceville CDVILEF207X UK 2008 Sell This Version
CDVILEF 245 My Dying Bride For Lies I Sire (Album) Peaceville CDVILEF 245 Russia 2009 Sell This Version
CDVILEF324 My Dying Bride Evinta (Album) Peaceville CDVILEF324 UK 2011 Sell This Version
CDVILEF407 My Dying Bride A Map Of All Our Failures (Album) Peaceville CDVILEF407 UK 2012 Sell This Version
MZR CD 735 My Dying Bride Feel The Misery (Album) Peaceville MZR CD 735 Russia 2015 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

VILE 27T My Dying Bride Symphonaire Infernus Et Spera Empyrium (EP) Peaceville VILE 27T UK 1991 Sell This Version
POSH 0001 My Dying Bride God Is Alone(7", EP, Ltd, Num) Listenable Records POSH 0001 UK 1991 Sell This Version
VILE 37T My Dying Bride The Thrash Of Naked Limbs (EP) Peaceville VILE 37T UK 1992 Sell This Version
WW 1 My Dying Bride Unreleased Bitterness.(Flexi, 7", Single, S/Sided, Ltd, Num) Unbridled Voyage WW 1 UK 1993 Sell This Version
Vile 44T My Dying Bride I Am The Bloody Earth (EP) Peaceville, Rough Trade Vile 44T UK 1994 Sell This Version
CC5 My Dying Bride Sexuality Of Bereavement(7", Single, Ltd, Club) Peaceville CC5 UK 1994 Sell This Version
CDPRO-086 My Dying Bride The Cry Of Mankind (Edit)(CD, Single, Pro) Peaceville CDPRO-086 US 1995 Sell This Version
CDVILES158 My Dying Bride Deeper Down(CD, Single) Peaceville CDVILES158 UK 2006 Sell This Version
CDVILES270 My Dying Bride Bring Me Victory(CD, EP, Enh) Peaceville CDVILES270 UK 2009 Sell This Version
VILELP359 My Dying Bride The Barghest O’ Whitby (EP) Peaceville VILELP359 UK 2011 Sell This Version