High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! The Vampire Lovers, also known as Vampyre Lovers or Vampire Lovers were a Brisbane punk rock group formed in 1982 in Queensland, Australia. Music historian, Ian McFarlane, stated that Brisbane produced "some of the most anarchistic bands of the Australian punk rock era" and that it was a city nationally renowned for its ultra conservatism. Original members were Axle "Axe Babe" Conrad on vocals, Shane Cooke on bass guitar, Matt "Nasty" Le Noury on guitar and Dave Chamberlain on drums. They also included guitarists, Brendan Kibble, Jason Shepherd, and drummer Ziggy Staten.