Google-Translate-Chinese (Simplified) BETA Google-Translate-English to French Google-Translate-English to German Google-Translate-English to Italian Google-Translate-English to Japanese BETA Google-Translate-English to Korean BETA Google-Translate-English to Russian BETA Google-Translate-English to Spanish
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Deprecated: Assigning the return value of new by reference is deprecated in /home/vhosts/ on line 125

Vampire subculture

The Vampire subculture* loosely defines the set of beliefs, attitudes and social codes that characterize those who define themselves as Human Living Vampires or Vampyres.

The Vampyre subculture evolved from a combination of cultural myths, legends and the romanticized Hollywood image. Modern Vampires sometimes signify themselves by spelling vampire with a "y," which distinguishes them from Hollywood, mythological, and fictional references.

Like other system of beliefs, it consists of people who have committed themselves to an ideology, maintain ethical tenets within a hierarchical system, participate in rituals specific to their clans and in which aesthetics holds a significant, often magical place of significance within the group; aesthetic being broadly defined as symbolism, style, language, religion, art, presentation of self, appearance, and other cultural expressions.

* From a sociological perspective, when a group of people participate in a shared aesthetic in which identity and status are organized around a style that is distinguishable from the dominant culture it is referred to as a subculture.

Title Filter      Display #  
# Article Title Hits
1 Vampyres Lifestyle 17465
2 Vampyre Scene 9512
3 Vampiric Community 9867
4 Vampires Covens 17718
5 Vampires Havens 9209
6 Vampires Courts 8676
7 Vampires Cabals 5171
8 The Black Veil 10451
9 Sanguinarium 8614
10 Vampyres Etiquette 6401

Page 1 of 2


The Vampires Gallery