Iubilaeum Anno Dracula 2001

A tribute to the historical character that has contributed to the creation of the myth of the vampire which gave inspiration to Bram Stoker for his famous novel. With these compositions we wish to celebrate the 570 years of the birth of an immortal myth, that has become for many, the main reference in the compiling of literary works as well as musical, theatrical and all other forms of art. A myth that will never die.

— Booklet of Iubilaeum Anno Dracula 2001

Iubilaeum Anno Dracula 2001 is the first EP by the Italian band Theatres des Vampires. The name of the album, as well as the logo in the cover art is a parody on the Great Jubilee of 2000 ("Iubilaeum Anno Domini 2000").

Iubilaeum Anno Dracula 2001
Iubilaeum Anno Dracula
EP by
ReleasedNovember 2001
RecordedJuly 2001 at Alfa Music Studio
GenreMelodic black metal
LabelBlackend Records
ProducerTheatres des Vampires
Theatres des Vampires chronology
Bloody Lunatic Asylum
Iubilaeum Anno Dracula 2001
Suicide Vampire

Track listing

All music is composed by Lord Vampyr and Necros.

1."Anno Dracula"Lord Vampyr
with quotes from Friedrich Nietzsche, Die Geschicht Dracole Waide
Lord Vampyr, Necros3:17
2."Love Never Dies"JustineLord Vampyr, Necros7:03
3."Vampyrica" (Theme for Vampyria)Lord VampyrLord Vampyr, Necros6:18
4."Dances with Satan" (Cut the Throat version)Lord Vampyr with quotes from E. A. PoeLord Vampyr, Necros5:48
5."Blutdivine"Lord VampyrLord Vampyr, Necros7:08
6."The Brides of Dracula" (Love Never Dies reprise)InstrumentalLord Vampyr, Necros2:46
7."Dracole Waide"Quotes from Pope Pius II, Mozart, Die Geschicht Dracole Waide, Bram StokerLord Vampyr, Necros6:47
Total length:39:07


  • Lord Vampyr − vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Necros − keyboards, samples, backing vocals
  • Incubus − lead guitar
  • Mortifer − rhythm guitar
  • Blutsauger − bass
  • Blasfemator − drums, backing vocals
  • Scarlet − backing vocals
  • Justine − backing vocals
Alessandro Nunziati

Alessandro Nunziati (born 16 September 1972), better known by his stage name Lord Vampyr, is an Italian musician, record producer and writer, famous for being the former vocalist of the gothic metal band Theatres des Vampires, as well as one of its founding members.

Anima Noir

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Bloody Lunatic Asylum

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Desire of Damnation

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Fabian Varesi

Fabian Varesi ("Necros") was the keyboardist and main composer of the Italian extreme gothic metal band Theatres des Vampires. He also performs backing vocals for the band, along with Zimon Lijoi and Gabriel Valerio. He joined the band in 1997. Fabian can also play the electric and bass guitars, but his skill in them is not strong enough to be on stage, so when composing he often only plays long enough to get the idea to the player who will take it to the stage. Fabian is also the general manager of an Action Figure Company named Kaustic Plastik, and this is his main work. He is composing several tracks for the sound track of Cult of Lamia, which Sonya Scarlet will be playing a vampire in this horror film.

Gabriel Valerio

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Militia Christi (band)

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Moonlight Waltz

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Is the moon tired? She looks so paleWithin her misty veil:She scales the sky from east to west,And takes no rest.Before the coming of the nightThe moon shows papery white;Before the dawning of the dayShe fades away.

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Nightbreed of Macabria

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It is a concept album dealing with the fictional world of Macabria. The album was highly influenced by the works of American film producer Tim Burton.

Nosferatu, eine Simphonie des Gravens

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All three songs were re-released on the 2003 bootleg compilation The (Un)Official History 1993-2003. A new version of the song "Dominions of the Northern Empire" was released on Bloody Lunatic Asylum, simply as "Dominions". The song "Kingdom of Vampires" was released as a bonus track on the album Vampyrìsme....

Ordo Militia Templi

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Pleasure and Pain (Theatres des Vampires album)

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Sonya Scarlet

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Suicide Vampire

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The Addiction Tour 2006

The Addiction Tour 2006 is the first live DVD by the Italian gothic metal band Theatres des Vampires. It features ten songs recorded during the tour in 2006 and also features an interview with Sonya Scarlet, as well as two music videos the band had recorded for the songs "Lilith Mater Inferorum" and "Angel of Lust". The live songs were also released as a live album in the band's next release, Desire of Damnation.

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Theatres des Vampires

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Vampyrìsme... is the fifth studio album by Italian band Theatres des Vampires, released on September 15, 2003 by Beyond... Productions. It is a re-recorded version of the band's 1996 debut album Vampyrìsme, Nècrophilie, Nècrosadisme, Nècrophagie. The album was re-recorded entirely by Theatres des Vampires with guest appearances from former Cradle of Filth guitarist Gian Pyres and Christian Death vocalist Valor Kand. The album has also four new bonus tracks.

"Kingdom of Vampires" is a re-recording of the eponymous song present in Theatres des Vampires' 1995 demo Nosferatu, eine Simphonie des Gravens.

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