Ad Inferna was founded in 1996 under the name De Profundis metal band influenced by Gothic, Black Metal and Industrial as well as electronic elements from France. So far, the band released two albums and an EP, their debut was released under the old band name De Profundis.
At first they played symphonic black metal, and were compared with Dimmu Borgir and Catamenia. After their second album, L'Empire des Sens (english: Empire of the Senses) they parted, however, found themselves together again in 2008.
The third album (Trance:N:Dance) was released to the market on 29 September 2009 in several European nations, including in Germany and Switzerland. This album is distributed by Soulfood and part of Sony BMG Music Entertainment. On this album, the black metal elements are no longer present.