Label: Scarlet - SC 153-2 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Europe • Genre: Rock • Style: Black Metal, Death Metal, Prog Rock, Thrash, Heavy Metal, Stoner Rock, Hardcore
Theatres des Vampires is an Italian gothic metal band with strong black metal influences,  mostly noted for the New World Disorder - Various - Anno X - 10 Years Of Scarlet Records theme of vampirism within their lyrics. By the band had a stable lineup, and recorded The Vampire Chronicles as a group effort.
The promotion for which saw Theatres des Vampires employing movie effects to create spectacular live shows. The band's members expressed a fascination with vampires and anything connected to them, earning themselves and their music the title "vampiric metal" from their contemporaries.
The band created an image of vampirism in their stage performance and within the lyrical themes and atmospheres of their music, which contributed heavily to the gaining of their fanbase. The band has produced ten albums in ten years with the English label Plastic Headand has gained more recognition within the metal scene in Europe, South America and Russia, partially because of the band's participation in various festivals around the world.
Since Sonya Scarlet has remained the solo vocalist and front of the band, replacing her previous role as backing vocals. Scarlet sometimes cuts herself with razors at performances, freely letting fans drink her blood. In several English clubs forbade her performing the display of bloodletting, because it violates English laws against the incitement to commit suicide. On 19 March they released Desire of Damnation.
It is a double CD, with live songs from The Addiction Tour and some new studio songs and remixes. Moonlight Waltz is the ninth studio album. A music video for the song "Carmilla" was filmed on August 28 and 29, directed by David Bracciwho worked on most of Dario Argento 's films in the past decade, and has also directed the "Lilith Mater Inferorum" music video.
On 14 October the band released its tenth studio album, Candylandvia Scarlet Recordswhich counted with a guest appearance by Fernando Ribeirothe vocalist of Portuguese gothic metal band Moonspell. Theatres des Vampires is noted for the vast spectrum of styles they have encompassed during their career.
At the beginning of their career Theatres des Vampires were widely regarded as melodic black metal. On their album, The Vampire Chronicles they began to introduce a more gothic approach to their New World Disorder - Various - Anno X - 10 Years Of Scarlet Records. Along with Moonspell and Cradle of FilthTheatres des Vampires is often regarded as one of the pioneers in combining gothic and black metal. The album, Anima Noir Follow The Flow - Valami Baj Van Az Éggel (File) the biggest change in the band's style with the introduction of electronic sounds.
Their most recent album Moonlight Waltz took a turn in the symphonic direction, utilising a full orchestra, resulting in the most bombastic sound in the band's history. One of the most distinguishable features of the band is the vocal style of Sonya Scarletranging from her unique emotive tones to her use of lyric soprano.
Male and female vocals are often used together, creating the familiar beauty and the beast effect. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Theatres des Vampires. Archived from the original on Retrieved Rock eyez. Iubilaeum Anno Dracula Cult of Lahmia. Nosferatu, eine Simphonie des Gravens. Authority control MusicBrainz : fd-f73addb5a Categories : Theatres des Vampires Italian gothic metal musical groups Italian black metal musical groups Symphonic black metal musical groups Vampires in music Musical groups established in Namespaces Article Talk.
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