Related Information for Theatre Of IceTheatre of Ice were an early Deathrock/Gothic band that formed in the Nevada desert in December 1978. Initially formed to record a soundtrack for a horror movie, the members instead evolved into what some claim was the first Deathrock band. Owing more initially to experimental groups such as Throbbing Gristle, Suicide and Chrome, the band also cited bands as diverse as Iron Butterfly, Blue Oyster Cult, The Moody Blues and Roxy Music as major influences. read more