At the turn of the millennium a horror punk music group from Liverpool emerged. Their music so raw, so acridic and revolutionary that the world of Goth music could not help but notice. Their concentration despite being in horror punk, their song especially their biggest hits “love bites” has an upbeat tempo and pop culture content redefining the world of horror punk. Their record ‘Counting on Suicide’ in 2005 topping the Goth music charts globally marking their status as group to be reckoned with.
The group came together in 1998 in Calderstones School in Liverpool, where Zombina and Doc Horror the group’s lead vocalist and lead guitar player and songwriter met. There was an instant connection due to their passion for horror movies especially 1950’s and 1960’s based. Other members include; Kyle K'Thulu, Ben Digo & X-Ray Speck with associated acts including aPAtT and Voltaire. These digressed themes of murder, horror, pain and panic inspired theme build helped in producing their first demo tape ‘No sleep ‘til Transylvania’ in 1999. Which got them a record deal with ectoplastic.
With their main influences being the Cramps and Misfits band of the 60’s and 70’s British invasion rock and roll era they build on their catalogue of music. Their music was also informed by the expansion of the horror and science fiction entertainment world. A famous cinema influence was the rocky horror show with songs like, "Sweet Transvestite" and "Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me". They hence build a large fan base from the Goth, death metal crowd, the Skeletones and dark cabaret.
Their discography includes six albums which include; The Eerie Years (2001) ,Taste the Blood of Zombina and The Skeletones (2002), Death Valley High (2006), Monsters On 45 (2006) with a modified version in 2009, Out of the Crypt and Into Your Heart (2008) and the Charnel House Rock (2014)and over 20 EP’S like the “Silver Bullet”, “Dial Z for Zombina”, “Frankenlady”, “That Doll Just Tried To Kill Me” and “Loves Bites”. It also includes 2 famous compilations i.e. ‘Get Thee Behind Me Santa’-includes 'Transylvanian Xmas' and ‘Too Much Horror Business’ which was attribute to the ‘Misfits’ .Their music videos and album art also demonstrates their radical and goth evoked influences. As per famous Goth –punk journalist Mick Mercer, he categorises them as one of the top Goth acts of all time.