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Metal/Punk: Death Metal Metal/Punk: Heavy Metal Moods: Featuring Guitar

By Location
United States - New Jersey

Links
Disma Website Label website

Disma

HISTORY
DISMA was formed in 2007 by Guitarists, Bill Venner and Daryl Kahan with the intention of creating some Heavy and Morbid Death Metal. During this period the duo began (de)composing their first compositions and arrangements which laid the groundwork for what was to come. Drummer Shawn Eldridge joined the ranks along with bassist Randi Stokes in 2008. Vocalist Craig Pillard joined Disma later that year, completing the line-up. Over the next year the band rehearsed and refined their early material. The band started playing shows including their first which took place at the “New Jersey Death Fest” in October 2009 also playing several successful shows in New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Texas.On October 11th 2009, Disma entered Technical Ecstasy / Analog Destruction Studios in Milltown, New Jersey to record three songs with engineer Chris Pierce. In 2009, the band released its first demo entitled “The Vault of Membros” which received a huge response worldwide from fans, labels and magazines.Disma appeared live and was interviewed on WNYU’s “Soma Degenerate” Radio show in November 2009.In January 2010, Disma recorded a two song 7” EP entitled “The Manifestation”. This limited edition EP was released in June 2011 on Necroharmonic Productions. March 7th 2010, Disma played at the “Rites of Darkness Festival” in Austin, Texas at The Broken Neck along with Nunslaughter. In June 2010, the band returned to Technical Ecstasy Studio to record one song for a split 7” EP with the Finnish band Winterwolf. This limited edition EP was released in May 2011 on Doomentia Records (Czech Republic). June 26th 2010, Disma played a brutal gig at the Symposium in Cleveland, Ohio.Later that year the band played at Webster Hall in New York City with Immolation on July 28th 2010.On October 10th 2010, Disma played at Union Pool in Brooklyn, New York with Doom bands Gates of Slumber and Hour of 13. Soon after Disma signs with Canadian label Profound Lore Records for two albums.December 11th 2010, the band returned to San Antonio, Texas to play the “Rites of Darkness Festival II” at The White Rabbit. During this time the band continued writing and arranging new material for their upcoming debut album. In March 2011, the band entered Sound Spa Studios to record “Towards the Megalith” with well-known engineer Steve D’ Acutis. This studio was chosen specifically because it’s use of analog tape machines. A standard Disma lives by when recording. “Towards The Megalith” was released on July 19th, 2011 to worldwide acclaim. On August 6th, 2011, the Disma Record release party took place at the St. Vitus Bar in Brooklyn, New York. September 17th 2011, Disma played at the Cake Shop in New York City with Drawn and Quartered and Mausoleum.December 2nd 2011, Disma appeared at The Studio at Webster Hall in New York City with Inquisition and Agrath.