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Cry for Silence

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Also known as  CFS
Active until  2008
Albums  The Glorious Dead
Years active  1999–2008
Members  Alessandro Venturella
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Labels  Mighty Atom Records, Visible Noise
Associated acts  Slipknot Krokodil First Signs of Frost Spycatcher
Origin  Watford, United Kingdom (1999)
Genres  Metalcore, Progressive metal
Similar  Krokodil, Slipknot, Hexes, Dan Foord, Daniel P Carter

Cry for silence cold unholy shores

Cry for Silence were a British heavy metal band. They influenced and toured with a number of other bands.



Cry for Silence was formed in 1999 by guitarist Alessandro Venturella. He later recruited Steve Sears (guitar), Ali Gordon (drums), Andy C Saxton (bass) and Adam Pettit (vocals).

In their 8 years together, Cry For Silence have been cited as influences by many bands including Enter Shikari, Gallows and Your Demise. They have toured with bands including The Black Dahlia Murder, The Bled, Caliban, The Distillers, From Autumn to Ashes, Funeral For A Friend, The Haunted, The Hope Conspiracy, Hopesfall, My Chemical Romance, Nora, Poison the Well, Shai Hulud, Sepultura, Sikth, and Strung Out.

Cry For Silence have played festivals including Give it a Name 2007 at Earls Court and Download Festival 2008. They also performed live radio sessions for BBC Radio One.

After releasing two EPs, Cry For Silence released their debut album in 2008, entitled The Glorious Dead, with album artwork by Dan Mumford.

Following the breakup of Cry For Silence, Alessandro Venturella went on to join Slipknot.


  • Through The Precious Words (2001)
  • The Longest Day Mighty Atom Records (2004)
  • The Glorious Dead Visible Noise (2008)
  • Songs

    Cold Unholy ShoresThe Glorious Dead · 2008
    Beneath the StormThe Glorious Dead · 2008
    Some Kind of WonderfulThe Glorious Dead · 2008


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