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The gates are open and the GAME begins ...
So the time has begun for things to get a little more complex! Imagine that the VBB, as a band, was a front for a bunch of vampires (and other para-dimesionals) to travel around the globe (undetected by the powers that be) in search of gateways to another dimension. Imagine that this ragged band of misfits FINALLY GOT THROUGH!
This is where the VBB story opens a new chapter, and “The Baron Marcus Project” (as named after a joint CIA-Vatican paranormal investigation file) begins...
The VBB Team
Click here for great pix from THE DAMNED show at Whitby Gothic Weekend 2006 in England (what a great time!)
Fresh from the Grave...
Hello fans and friends – so much has happened in studio and band life throughout the past year that it will take a bit of time to catch up with you all. But let us start by saying that there are some of the most exciting tracks cut to date dying to escape the VBB vaults – and break free they will with not one but two exciting releases scheduled for 2010. Stay tuned – more details soon!
The VBB Team
Friday August 3rd, 2007
ALIVE!! On the battlefield (battle-stage) again - and loving it...
We have the privilege to be playing with Theo and the Skyscrapers form NYC next week at the legendary El Mocambo in Toronto.
Theo was lead vox for one of the hardest working bands in the biz called The Lunachicks - they gigged hells half acre (and hit the Warped tour twice over)!! Her new band Theo and the Skyscrapers is a mind-blowing blend of Banshees-like dark wave and pure hot Glam. Glam-Noir (my fave) plain and simple. Absolutely not to be missed.
The El Mocambo (in Toronto Canada) opened it's doors as a tavern in 1850. Just after WW II it became known as an infamous ballroom dancehall. Since then, here are a few of the personalities who performed there:
Marilyn Monroe (1958)
SO - of course it is the proper place for a few ol' ethereal
vamps like us to haunt don't you think? Let's rock...
Angels, demons and all friends alike, we are pleased to announce...
VAMPIRE BEACH BABES
Wednesday May 30th, 2007
BACK FROM THE UNDERWORLD...
Well, hitching a ride back with Persephone we made our return to the land of the living – shiny new album master files in our undead clutches – yes yes, the new album “DEATH AND THE DANCEFLOOR” is finished.The next step is to simply let those tunes loose far and wide across this big bad world. Hang around for details…
Sunday February 25th, 2007
VBB music on TV series THE BEST YEARS...
The music business is so strange – it seems that you work at it so long and hard with very little recognition or reward, to a point (for us, 10 years later!) that you forget that there ever might be recognition or reward, then, of course, it all comes together. You fans have made it all such a rewarding experience lately. Around the world every one of you fans has made a big difference for us – your encouragement and involvement has helped us keep the faith.
The latest in VBB news is that Instinct Entertainment has set us up with the TV series THE BEST YEARS – they are using some of our music in their Halloween episode (to be aired later this year throughout North America).
Preparations continue for the release of our new album in April – stand by for more news on that soon!
Vampire Beach Babes
Monday January 8th, 2007
There is something BIG happening...
There is a magic coming to life in the glam-noir scene. Fashion, music, events and characters about town are at a new level of inspiration. From Manhattan US to London UK (all of which the Vampire Beach Babes had their solid share of last year) there is something big happening.
I believe that we are entering a new pop era – of mythic proportions. The dice are rolling, friends. I think there is some great music to come in 2007!
Vampire Beach Babes
Thursday October 12th, 2006
Elegance, camaraderie and decadence...
great events are approaching for the Vampire Beach Babes. On Saturday October
21st we will be performing a specially written ‘dark-operetta’ for the finale of
Northbound Leather gala fashion show
at the Docks in Toronto. This huge fetish fashion event is one of the most grand
of its kind..
Monday September 18th, 2006
A Great Honour For Us...
Awesome show last Saturday
night at EDGE 102.1 FM! Thank you everyone - especially the EDGE staff who have
been an incredible support for the band from day one.
Saturday August 12th, 2006
Home Again Home Again...
you everyone for your support! What an awesome tour - with all the rock-star
high points and road-dog low points accounted, the tour was a resounding
success. Thank you to Ground Sphere in Allegan, High Five in Columbus, Garfield
Artworks in Pittsburgh, The Penny Arcade in Rochester, Bottom's Up in Queens and
the Conduit in Trenton - thank you all for hosting us on our journey. A special
thanks to the awesome fans in Pittsburgh who bought up all of our t-shirts (in
one night) - you are a town that knows how to party! It was a great privilege to
meet so many fans and supporters in the USA, we really look forward to visiting
many of you again soon.
Monday July 17th, 2006
Getting ready for the road...
all the gear and arrangements as we move toward hitting the road again. Being on
the road is as much a spirit journey as it is a physical one. It is the ultimate
frontier of music – and has been since time eternal. Our upcoming schedule is a
demanding one - and it ain’t an easy path we choose, but I look forward to
meeting many of you who have given us support for so long. Above all it is a
chance to say ‘thank you’ face to face!Baron MarcusPrima VoxVampire Beach Babes
Tuesday June 27th, 2006
The time has come...
Sunday May 14th, 2006
On the warpath again...
Our recent show at Club Absinthe in Hamilton was the first time the new material was played in public – and judging by the reaction, we’ll be playing a lot more. As much as we love the studio, it is great to get out on the road and bring it all to life. Keep checking in here at the VBB site – new show listings will be posted as soon as details are available.
Sunday April 23rd, 2006
Morbid Outlook interview
Morbid Outlook Magazine out of New York has always been one of my very
favourite ‘zines in the scene – so it was an absolute pleasure when the
wonderful Mistress McCutchan asked us to answer some
interview questions for their current edition. Their interview format is
innovative and entertaining in that they ask the same set of questions to the
various featured bands. In this way you get a glimpse of how the band thinks (a
little scary in our case), but also you get a feel for how different bands in
the scene compare and contrast in their humour and taste. I highly recommend
taking a peak at the various interviews, particularly
Alien Sex Fiend and
Monday April 3rd, 2006
NEW TUNES NEW TUNES!
Thursday March 2nd, 2006
Thank you everyone!
Sunday February 12th, 2006
Thursday January 5th, 2006
The New Year Begins... time to ROCK
Monday December 19th, 2005
Monday November 28th, 2005
For those who dare to look...
Sunday November 20th, 2005
A season of spirits – ghosts, memories, and shadows
Thursday October 20th, 2005
What an awesome and inspiring time of year - Halloween!!!
Friday October 14th, 2005
Show Announcement - first public performance of some of the new material!
Friday September 23rd, 2005
MORE Writing - Recording - Writing - Recording!!!
Wednesday August 24th, 2005
Writing - Recording - Writing - Recording!!!
Friday July 29th, 2005
How goes the summer swelter?
Wednesday July 27th, 2005
Thank you to the MUSIC STREET JOURNAL for the great review!
Thursday June 30th, 2005
Hey all you girls, boys and girl/boys!!!!
Tuesday June 21st, 2005
EDGE 102.1 FM (228 Yonge Street) - early show this Friday - be there!!! The perfect place to start your Pride Weekend festivities, we will be gearing up at around 8:00 pm for a some serious summertime debauchery! Wooo hooo!Nat, a friend and great support for the band recently posted the funniest thing on our Myspace site... well take it away Nat...
Friday June 17th, 2005
Join us at the DRAKE (1150 Queen St. W.
Toronto) this Saturday night!!!Eugene
Ripper’s Fast Folk Underground “Wild Weekend Surf Punkabilly Tiki Bash”
will be a show to behold!!! Playing along with the Vampire Beach Babes that
night will be:The Z Rays: All female punk surf instrumental
trio! and also playing...
This will be a show you will NOT want to miss - Saturday June 18th - doors open at 9:00pm
Thursday June 9th, 2005
Amazing – if you are enjoying this VBB
website, you are not alone! I just got word that the site CONTINUES to average
220,000 hits a month!!!
For close to a year now we have been averaging around seven thousand hits a day.
The band, myself and the whole Vampire Beach Babe team are completely blown away
and very humbled by your unbelievable support. Thank you!
Belgium Australia Netherlands USA Italy Germany Poland
Friday May 20th, 2005
Holy Smokes! We have a bunch of
new upcoming performances listed in our Events
section. Check 'em out!
Join us as we commit mayhem at one of North America's foremost
radio stations EDGE 102.1 FM in Toronto!!!
Sunday April 3rd, 2005
It's official! A new vampire joins our ranks -
Saturday April 2nd, 2005
Urotsukidoji gives us a great review
Thursday March 3rd, 2005
Thank you to Eye Weekly for featuring us in their
"Eye's CMW Must Sees"!
Wednesday February 2nd, 2005
New Album Review from Pop
Saturday, January 22nd, 2005
Wanna Chat With Other Fans!!!
Tuesday, January 18th, 2005
Vampire Beach Babes to Headline
Night at Canadian Music Week!
Friday March 4th, 2005
Saturday, December 11th, 2004
New Album Review from Exclaim
Wednesday, December 1st, 2004
New Album Review from
Thursday, November 25th, 2004
Monday, November 15th, 2004
New Review from Umbrella Music
Saturday, November 6th, 2004
Prince George Loves The VBB!
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2004
WOW!!! I can't believe it!
Ahhhhh! HERE IT IS...
Tuesday, October 5th, 2004
Friday, October 1st, 2004
We just posted a bio for our Official Photographer Zaiden, also be sure to check his amazing work at zaiden.com
Sunday, September 5th, 2004
Our favorite photgrapher Zaiden took some great pictures of the show this past week at Savage Garden. Click Here to view the gallery!
Thursday, September 2nd, 2004
Devilman appears in "Clean" a film screening at the Toronto Film Festival!
Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Toronto SUN: Vampire flies to the rescue
Monday, August 23, 2004
Friday, August 09, 2004
Live footage from the Bovine show in Toronto
Thank you to everyone who helped pack the Bovine Sex Club to capacity - what a show!
Click here for live VBB footage from the infamous Bovine show a few weeks ago
... Slippin Away
Friday, August 06, 2004
New VBB TV Series
Sunday, July 25, 2004
Pictures, New Gallery
Saturday, July 17, 2004
Monday, July 12, 2004
Thank you everyone for
making the HazMat Festival at the Funhaus the BEST show yet!!! The audience was
completely unhinged – I don’t think I have ever seen so much Twist, Watusi and
Hullygully in my ghoulish existence. It was a special pleasure in that we now
welcome two new members to the band: Julianne Partridge on keyboards and Anita
Cocktail on bass. Watch our ‘Babes’ section for their pictures and bios coming
Sunday, June 13, 2004
2 New Shows just
Sunday, May 02, 2004
What a time it has
been for the band! The last show at Fetish MASQUERADE was awesome fun (videos
& photos) and
now we are scrambling to finish the master tapes and artwork for our upcoming
album "Beach Blanket Bedlam". The rumors are true, we are finalizing a record
deal with Divine/Red/Sony for an October 04 release date. The ultra-cool German
music magazine 'Sonic
Seducer' featured our interview in their last issue lending us great support
and introducing us to a ton of new fans througout Europe.
Sunday, March 28, 2004
Just posted 4 new
VBBTV episodes (Episodes 4-8)...
check them out
Monday, March 15, 2004
is seeking a minion!
Thursday, March 11, 2004
launched a Flash based online Comic!!!!!!!!
Friday, March 05, 2004
the new site!!!
Friday, January 30, 2004
Thank you all so much for your wonderful e-mails and support from all around the
world. Many of you have been asking about the upcoming album - and indeed we are
now close to completing it.
Wednesday, January 28, 2004
Thursday, December 25, 2003
Greetings from the Vampire Beach Babes! We wish the best for you and
your family this Holiday Season. Thanks to all the fans around the world who
have supported the band this past year.
Monday, October 27, 2003
The Killer Bikini's is #9 on the Surf-Rock Charts @ mp3.com &
Hawaii Shirt From Hell is #28. Big thanks to everyone that has listened
to the tunes!
Thursday, October 16, 2003
The Killer Bikini's is #16 on the Surf-Rock Charts @ mp3.com!! Please
and listen to song over and over to get us to #1 :)
Wednesday, September 17, 2003
Morbid Outlook has
placed Attack of the Killer Bikini's in their 'Music In Rotation' section for
Check it out...
Monday, September 08, 2003
BEACH BABES GET TROMATIZED!
Monday, August 04, 2003
July, Our biggest
month to date! 202,181 Hits from 22 Different Countries.
Saturday, July 05, 2003
We just had
another huge month on the website for June: 192,000 Hits, our biggest ever! We
really want to thank all the people from across the world that have visited the
site and showed their support.
Sunday, June 15, 2003
"I would like to
thank all of the wonderful friends, fans and media who made the NXNE showcase
last week such and awesome and magical evening. You were the most remarkable
audience thus far - the energy was unbelievable. My apologies to the many folks
in the lineup outside the Bovine Sex Club, if the cables reached we would have
brought it to you! We just have to ROCK extra hard next time to make it up. I
still can't believe that my feather boa got caught in my fly - we put Spinal Tap
to shame! Huzzah! Thank you to the Toronto Sun and EDGE 102 FM for the support,
thank you to the AWESOME folks at NOW Magazine and MUCH MUSIC for the interview
- you are really making us feel like rockstars - you're creating a monster you
guys! You rock Bradford! Thank you for your inspiration wonderful, wonderful
Elizabeth (and your beautiful partner). Onwards and upwards, thank you all!"
Thursday, June 05, 2003
We just had our
biggest month ever for web traffic: 165,000 hits for the month of May.
Thursday, May 15, 2003
Here is the full
listing for NXNE
Saturday, May 03, 2003
Ever wonder where
the band gets their clothes? Check out Baron Marcus & Bunny Babe in the Models
section of the
Fetish Cares Website!!!
Thursday, April 24, 2003
Monday, April 07, 2003
Big news!!... The
Vampire Beach Babes have been invited to play the prestigious
Fetish Cares Party as part of Toronto's Gay Pride Weekend on
Sunday June 29th at The Reverb.
Sunday, March 23, 2003
So the babes are
hard at work writing/preparing a brand new album. Stay tuned for some demo
tracks and rough mixes + pictures from the studio!
Wednesday, February 26, 2003
Sunday, February 16, 2003
As a precursor to
the upcoming Vampire Beach Babes interview, Seventh Circle are offering an
exclusive VBB package giveaway.
Monday, February 03, 2003
Peter Pona just
sent us some awesome pictures from the Hamilton Show. Check them out in the
Saturday, February 01, 2003
The Hamilton show
was a blast!!! Big thanks to
The Underground, Peephole Productions and The Hamilton Artists Inc. for
having us down.
Friday, January 17, 2003
Just confirmed our
show for the Canadian Music
Festival in Toronto!!
Sunday, January 12, 2003
Just posted a new
section for all our Press & Reviews
Friday, January 10, 2003
The babes are
travelling to Hamilton this month for a show... and you are all invited!!
Friday, January 03, 2003
The babes are
>The New Music's
Best of 2002 airing on
Tuesday, December 24, 2002
Just in case you
missed it the New Music
on GOTH featuring the babes is airing Boxing day (26th) on
at 11:35 EST.
Friday, December 20, 2002
The show in London
last night Rocked!!!! A big thank you to the folks at
Bohemian and the Dark for bringing the babes down and to the fans for
showing up and making it a success! We will be posting some pics from the show
and some fan art in the next few days so stay tuned....
Tuesday, December 17, 2002
watching the babes on the New Music's segment on Goth!! If you missed it check
out their website to
see when it repeats in your area. Big thanks to
much music for making the babes such a big part of the special!
Wednesday, December 04, 2002
The babes were
busy last night doing an interview for the MuchMusic show
'The New Music' as part of a piece on Goth Culture. It will air
Monday December 16th, 2002 @ 9:00PM EST on Much... so you better
Sunday, December 01, 2002
Just confirmed a
show @ Call The Office in London on December 19th, 2002! We are very excited to
be returing to London. More details to come...
Sunday, November 24, 2002
The show rocked!
Many thanks to everyone that came out and to the Fluffgirls for putting on such
a great show.
Thursday, November 21, 2002
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