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roast 02-10-2012 08:18 AM

Dark_Matter - Instrumental Post metal from IRELAND - NEW ALBUM TRACK ONLINE!
 
Hi all!
My new project. :)


Dark_Matter was formed in early 2010, and released a demo E.P. in December 2010. The current (and Final!) line-up is:
Eoin Crowley: Guitars/Keyboards
Dave O'Dowd: Drums/Percussion
Mick Lee: Bass

We've been actively gigging since our formation in countless venues here in Ireland, and have shared the stage with bands such as "A Pale Horse Named Death"

We're currently in the process of recording a full-length record. Keyboards are being recorded in our rehearsal studio, and we will be recording the other instruments in Lakeland Studios, in Athlone, Ireland.

We've gotten some great press reviews both in print and on the Internet, you can check them out here

The Demo is available for free download from multiple locations:
Bandcamp
Rapidshare
MediaFire

You can also purchase a physical copy of the E.P. from our BigCartel page, as well as tee-shirts. We ship worldwide, and will soon have other merch available also.
Our BigCartel Merch page is HERE.

Check us out at the following links!
OFFICIAL WEBSITE
FACEBOOK
REVERBNATION
YOUTUBE
BANDCAMP
MYSPACE

And finally, here's one of our tracks entitled "Broken Mirrors" from the upcoming album. Hope you all like it. :D


roast 02-23-2012 07:31 AM

For all the folks in Ireland, we have a few shows coming up in Dublin and Limerick, and possibly a few more to be announced shortly. Check the Facebook page for further info. :)

Furegious 02-23-2012 01:30 PM

Checked out some of your YouTube vids. Like Compression Syndrome. Nice heavy riff. Really thick sounding. Also cool that you have keyboards in your band too. Adds something extra and allows for more musical exploration.

roast 03-01-2012 10:14 AM

Quote:
Originally Posted by Furegious
Checked out some of your YouTube vids. Like Compression Syndrome. Nice heavy riff. Really thick sounding. Also cool that you have keyboards in your band too. Adds something extra and allows for more musical exploration.


Cheers Furegious, really appreciate the comments! :D

roast 03-11-2012 06:57 PM

Few more gigs on the way:

Supporting Lost Paradise - 5th April - The Pavillion, Cork - http://www.facebook.com/events/300914746639301/

Siege Of Limerick - All Day FREE Metal festival - 8th April - Dolans, Limerick - http://www.facebook.com/events/294466663933453/

Supporting Lost Paradise - 18th May - Sally Longs, Galway - http://www.facebook.com/events/318242604900607/

Supporting Lost Paradise - 19th May - The Blind Pig, Limerick - http://www.facebook.com/events/357716584249862/?ref=ts

roast 04-15-2012 04:33 PM

Re-release of our 2010 E.P.

_adrift_2.0_

Download it for FREE here: http://www.darkmatterireland.com/?page_id=20


roast 05-08-2012 11:42 PM

We had the privilege of sharing the stage with Brazil's amazing doom metal band, Mythological Cold Towers over the weekend, and we're fortunate enough to get the opportunity to play with them again on Thursday, in Cork.

Anyone around, feel free to join us! :D
http://www.facebook.com/events/167594690036227/

roast 08-16-2012 11:03 PM

Hi all!

Studio updates! :D We're currently recording our debut full-length in Lakeland Studios , Ireland. We plan to have this released later this year.

The album will be nine tracks long, approximately 45 minutes, and will be available as a physical release as well as online purchase.

We've been making great progress with it thus far. We have Bass, Drums and Guitars completed, just Keyboards and a few more bits and bobs to do now.

I'll be posting some pics from the studio soon - check back if you want to see some nice gear. ;)
Also some exciting announcements soon....

Cheers all,
Mick.

roast 09-07-2012 06:57 AM

Hi all,

Still in the process of recording our debut full-length. I'll be posting some studio updates soon. Everythings recorded, and we're in the post-process stage. Artwork is complete (looking pretty tasty, will be posting a pic soon!) and we're working on organizing a tour of the UK and Ireland. There's light at the end of the tunnel! :D

Don't forget to grab our E.P. for free on the following link:
http://www.darkmatterireland.com/?page_id=20

Cheers!
Mick.

roast 10-07-2012 01:32 PM

NEARLY THERE!!
Recording is almost complete. Release later this month.

To tide you over, heres a sneak peek. One of the tracks from the upcoming album.
Hope you enjoy! \m/


roast 10-23-2012 05:10 AM

And here we are!

Our new album "A Place Of Memories And Ghosts is now streaming in it's entirety for FREE at the link below:

Metalireland.com - Dark_Matter - Exclusive Stream - A Place Of Memories And Ghosts



roast 11-02-2012 12:29 PM

"A Place Of Memories And Ghosts" now available to order in all it's digipak glory from our Store page.

http://darkmatter.bigcartel.com/

Total running time: approx 45mins
Track Listing:
1. Abstract State Machine
2. Compression Syndrome
3. The Persistence Of Memory
4. Gates Of Salvation
5. Broken Mirrors
6. 9 Circles
7. Reversion Therapy
8. Remembrance
9. Planetary Collapse

Produced by Mike O'Dowd @ Lakeland Studios
http://www.facebook.com/lakelandstudios

Vocals recorded by Ciaran Culhane (Shardborne)
ciaranculhane@gmail.com

Vocals on "Remembrance" and "Planetary Collapse" by Aoife McLoughlin
https://www.facebook.com/squifferito

Artwork by Anais Chareyre. (Celtachor)
http://irio.deviantart.com


roast 11-22-2012 05:05 AM

**UPCOMING SHOWS**

Come along and act the gowl with us. Supports and whatnot TBC.

Cork - Fred Zeppelins - Friday November 23rd - 5
https://www.facebook.com/events/463323527040184/

Dublin - The Pint (All Day Carnage) - 2 shows, all ages & 18+ - Saturday November 24th
https://www.facebook.com/events/292880404146596/

Clonmel - The Piper Inn - Friday November 30th - Doors 9PM - FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/409974939074068/

Limerick - The Blind Pig (1st Birthday Bash) - Saturday December 1st - FREE
https://www.facebook.com/events/335121593253083/

roast 02-28-2013 07:07 AM

Hi all,

just to update - you can now stream the album in full from http://www.darkmatterireland.com/
You can also order a physical copy of the album, or purchase a digital download.

Thanks to all who've checked it out so far, you're awesome! :cheers:

roast 06-03-2013 07:30 PM

Working hard on writing new songs right now. The direction we're taking is getting increasingly more interesting by the riff...

For anyone in Ireland, our next big show... This promises to be a whopper night.

roast 07-09-2013 11:18 AM

Tee-shirt sale at the moment!
Down to 7 each - limited sizes and quantities available. :)

Have a look:
http://darkmatter.bigcartel.com/

Thanks for all the support. <3

roast 10-24-2013 09:56 PM

Our next show! And my 2000th post. :D

We've been a little quiet as of late, but we're already working on a new release. We'll be playing a handful of new tracks at this show, hope to see some of the Irish UG'ers there. ;)



Siege of Limerick X -27/10/13

DOLANS WAREHOUSE,
Dock Road,
Limerick City.

FREE admission

Sponsored by Bavaria & Jagermeister

Facebook Event Page Here


GRAVE MIASMA (UK)
Zatokrev (Switz)
Old Corpse Road (Eng)
Galvano (Swe)
Ctulu (Ger)
Rest
Putrefaction
Tome
From The Bogs OF Aughiska
Brains
Gacys Threads
Shardborne
Zealot Cult
ZhOra
Collosus Fall (Switz)
Dark Matter
Pig Shackle (Eng)
Three Hour Ceasefire
No Mans Land
Sirocco
Wound Upon Wound
World Statesmen
Far'n'Hate (Spain)
Dead Label
Alright the Captain (Eng)
Realistic Train
Pilgrimage
Dead Aeon
Uproot Chaos
Clurichaun

roast 02-16-2014 10:06 AM

Our debut album, "A Place Of Memories And Ghosts" is now available for streaming and download on:

iTunes:
https://itunes.apple.com/album/a-pl...sts/id716743902

Spotify:
https://play.spotify.com/album/3chcJE9OzopEfexFdFuiUV



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