Cadaveria was born in Turin, Italy on May 31, 1973. She would join the symphonic black metal band Opera IX in 1992, of which she served as the vocalist and keyboard player until 2001, when she left the band alongside bandmate Alberto Gaggiotti (a.k.a. "Marcelo Santos"/"Flegias"), also a member of extreme metal act Necrodeath, to pursue a solo career.
In 2011, Cadaveria provided additional vocals for Theatres des Vampires' song "Le Grand Guignol", off their album Moonlight Waltz. Marcelo Santos also worked with Theatres des Vampires in 2005, when he provided additional vocals for the track "Forever in Death", off their album Pleasure and Pain.
In 7 July 2014, Cadaveria announced that her fifth studio album, entitled Silence, was on the works; it was released on 18 November 2014 through Scarlet Records. The album's first single, "Carnival of Doom", was released on 23 October 2014 via iTunes as a teaser.