The Birthday Massacre

Canadian band

The Birthday Massacre is a synthpop band, based in Toronto, Canada.[1] The band was officially formed in 1999, known at that time as Imagica, a name taken from a novel by Clive Barker called Imajica. In 2001 they changed their name to The Birthday Massacre. They have released 5 studio albums and they announced in January 2013 that they are working on a 6th album. In 2013 they did a tour with Emilie Autumn. In 2014 The Birthday Massacre will release their sixth album.

The Birthday Massacre
The Birthday Massacre at a photo shoot in 2011
The Birthday Massacre at a photo shoot in 2011
Background information
OriginCanada Toronto, Ontario, Canada
GenresAlternative rock
goth rock
industrial rock
new wave
Years active1999–present
LabelsMetropolis Records
Repo Records
MembersChibi (singer)
Rainbow (guitar)
Michael Falcore (guitar)
O.E. (bass)
O-en (keyboards)
Rhim (drums)
Past membersDank (2000-2001)
Adm (2002-2004)
Aslan Osiris (2000-2007)
O.E. (2001-2010)


In 2002 The Birthday Massacre released their first album, Nothing and Nowhere. In 2005 Violet was released. Walking with Strangers was released in 2007. During the spring and summer of 2009, the band went on tour with bands I Am Ghost and Dommin in North America and Europe.


  • Chibi - Vocals (1999-present)
  • Rainbow - Guitar and Programming (1999-present)
  • Michael Falcore - Guitar (1999-present)
  • Rhim - Drums (2003-Present)
  • O-en - Keyboards (2004-present)
  • Nate Manor – bass (2010-present)

Former membersEdit

  • Dank - Keyboards (2000-2001)
  • Aslan - Bass (2000-2007)
  • Adm - Keyboards (2002-2004)
  • Brett Carruthers (2004)
  • O.E. - Drums (2001-2003), Bass (2007-2010)


O-en of The Birthday Massacre


  • Demo 1 (2000) (as Imagica)
  • Demo 2 (2001) (as Imagica)



  • Blue (2005)
  • ""Live Bootleg DVD"" (2006)


  1. Ed Vulliamy on goth-punk