Theatres des Vampires Italy
Theatres des Vampires is a metal band from Rome, Italy, founded in 1994 by Alessandro "Lord Vampyr" Nunziati. They are mostly noted for the predominant theme of vampirism within their lyrics. The original genre of the band was melodic black metal, they gradually changed their style and evolved into gothic metal. 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.