NEWS


***To see more regular news updates click on DARK ORDER Official Facebook page***


25th February 2021 - BIEN VIAJE to one brother and WELCOME another brother!


Please give a warm welcome to our newest band member and bassist James Taylor! With a love of Metal, Jazz and other styles of music, James is a finger picking bass virtuoso taking up the huge bass shoes left behind by Seany, who is as mentioned before concentrating on family commitment. Rehearsals with James are excellent and you will be amazed with his sound and skill. He is also a STAR WARS nut.... The band was so happy that none of us could keep a straight face... ye gods #darkorder #thrashmetal #metal #warickbass #peavybass #seymourduncan #clownface #band #bassist #marshallamps

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan, Sean, Nick
DARK ORDER


31st January 2021 - To a better new year, if possible... but we have a GIG!


Yes, here we are in 2021, because of covid19 we haven't played a show since October 2019, beleive it or not, but now in 2021 we are on the Thrashville 2021 fesitval in Dashville on Saturday 13th February at 5pm. BE THERE! Purchase your tickets at THRASHVILLE 2021
And yes, we're busy learning the new songs for ALBUM IV, we will be DEBUTING a new song live at Thrashville.... #thrashmetal #darkorder #laordenoscura #marshallamps #grubisaguitars #ciliaguitars #tama

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan, Sean, Nick
DARK ORDER


2nd Novemeber 2020 - We have a NEW Drummer...(WTF??)


Please welcome our new drummer, Nick Dumycz, to DARK ORDER! He has the skill and the will for the band. The NEW album and the next gig is our goal, especially during this pandemic.... HAIL NICK!!!! WELCOME TO THE THRASH METAL MADNESS of La Orden Oscura #thrashmetal #darkorder #laordenoscura #marshallamps #grubisaguitars #ciliaguitars #tama

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan, Sean, Nick
DARK ORDER



12th September 2020 - ...back to the drawing board...


Unfortunately, not everything goes to plan, and this is the current case in the band at the moment. We have parted ways with both the new bass player Pablo & new drummer Mark due to disagreements in modus operandi.
We are trying to bring forward the recording of our overdue album for you the fans out there, and yes we have acknowledged your messages asking where the album is, apologies for the delays. As we've mentioned before, all the songs are complete and have been since 2018. So we will be recording the album with either a fill-in drummer or drum software, one way or the other you will get your long awaited album. As mentioned when Sean left, he will still be helping us out where he can, gigs (after covid19) even recording bass on the new album, and he has written three complete songs, and one co-written with Raul. All the songs are very interesting and we're sure you will like them, as we do!

Metal regards,

Raul and Ryan
DARK ORDER



7th August 2020 - After 15 years, SEAN VEALE departs Dark Order


DARK ORDER has to announce sad news that our long time brother and Bassist of 15 years, Sean Veale, has had to quite live music altogether due to urgent family commitments, he has had to stop playing in all his bands, including us.
He has been the greatest songwriter to the band, and his bass playing changed the bands sound forever. What he did on our last album is just unbelievable.

He is still, like Nawar Delati, a member of the Dark Order family, and will always be... he will make appearances live from time to time, and still record Bass for our next album!!!!

We wish him well, so much brotherly love for his journey from here onwards.

Its been and absolute pleasure to have had you in the band for these 15 past years, all the laughs, farts, shannigans, guitar raping (poor Diego) and absolutamente THE best bass player we have ever had! Of course our friendship and family will continue forever.... and if Seany decides to come back, the METAL door will always be unlocked and ready to be slammed open with your headbanging greatnesses!!! We love ya SEANY!!!!

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan and Mark
DARK ORDER


16th March 2020 - Welcome to the Dark Order family our new drummer, Mark Hall !


Amidst the dark chaos of the coronavirus, Dark Order is proud to announce to the world our newest band member and drummer, Mark Hall. He has a long standing experience in the Music industry, setting up shows here in Australia, Japan for various bands both local and international, and is a master of vinyl records. Mark has already mastered our live set... hence, we are ready to return to stage. He has begun working on the 10 new songs ready for album IV... Please help us congratulate and welcome to la orden obscura our new drummer, Mark Hall!

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan and Sean
DARK ORDER


29th February 2020 - Important Announcement from Dark order


It is with much lament that, due to workload pressures and an extremely rigorous bandlife schedule, we farewell the infamous Zac Attack from the ranks of Dark Order. This was a somewhat mutual decision after discussing what was best for all concerned.

Currently, he and the mighty 'The Plague' are about to unleash death and disease on us all with a brutal assault in aural form of a full length release, no doubt with much work to promote and spread their infection afar. From what we have heard (been assaulted with!) trackwise, you'll all be dropping like flies!!! Very impressive stuff.

When he's not bubonic, he will be pounding the flesh for Sydney stalwarts 'Killrazer', and with Zac's undeniable ability, their imminent return will be realised much sooner than fans have hoped. They have been missed, and they deserve a skin pummeller of Zac's pedigree.

By no least, thirdly, he affords great respect and reverence to a couple of legends in the form of Clive Burr and Nicko McBrain whilst inhabiting the stool for 'Aces High', who are running rampant all over the continent.

We have been fortunate enough to have known Zac for more than a decade, certain members even toasting his 21st with him at the Lewo'(Lewisham Hotel). We're still not certain just how his beautiful wife-to-be (hope you're well Amanda) puts up with him and his shenanigans, but if you have been fortunate enough to make his acquaintance, you just can't get angry with him.

We in Dark Order sincerely wish Zac and all above mentioned bands nothing but the best, we genuinely thank him for all he has afforded us which has been substantial. He is without doubt one of the best metal drummers from this continent and molten metal flows within his veins like lava. First and foremost, however, we will always consider him A MATE first.

Thanks again Zac, it's our shout at the next gig.

Metal regards,

Raul, Ryan and Sean
DARK ORDER


20th February 2020 - 27 years of Dark Order


Hola!...


2020 will bring some great news, shows and we're aiming to start recording the album in 6-7 months from now, but we'll keep you updated. Sorry for the delay, but good things take time...

Metal regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


4th September 2019 - Up coming shows for 2019


Hola!...


With Zac back from WACKEN, we're continueing on learning the new songs for album IV, and they are sounding good! The latest songs from Sean and Ryan are killer!!

Thanks to all those fans, especially Michael Barry (whom earnt himself a copy of all our albums) that made it to both the MUSIC FOUNDRY, and SHREDFEST 2019 shows; those shows were awsome, and I'll be uploading those shows to Youtube soonish...

The next upcoming confirmed shows are:

21st September 2019: 'THRASHFEST" in Melbourne at the BENDIGO HOTEL
https://www.facebook.com/events/376109829777579/

25th October 2019: 'Thraxas Necropolis Tour' in Sydney at the 'HIDEAWAY BAR' Enmore
https://www.facebook.com/events/2508714955838234/

Metal regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


26th May 2019 - Album news and up coming shows for 2019


Hola!...


First off, we're halfway learning the new songs for album IV, and they are sounding good!

We're on track to start recording late this year.

The next upcoming confirmed shows are:

9th June 2019: 'The Foundry" in Wollongong with PureEnvy (queens birthday long weekend)

24th August 2019: 'The Bridge Hotel' for the SYDNEY SHREDFEST

Now, we're working on the Metal Worlwide United Show in Melbourne, also a Newcastle Date and Sydney date in July, but more details and conformations will be announced....

Metal regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


8th March 2019 - 1st SHOW FOR 2019


Saludos!...


We're proud to announce that we will be perfoming our first show, supporting
ENTER VI with their album launch show for thier album "Black Dolphin",
along with Zac's other band 'THE PLAGUE'.
Come watch Zac do a double set, and MOSH HARD with all the bands, including us! Details are:

Factory Theatre - Fusebox
Marrickville
FRIDAY 15th MARCH 2019

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


8th February 2019 - FINALLY...I know I have said this before, BUT, WE HAVE A DRUMMER!!!


Greetings all....


Finally after 3 years of searching for a permanent drummer, it is our greatest
delight to welcome back Zac Sale to Dark Order!!! We have already started to today working out and learn our new songs for the next album, and they are already sounding real good!

We are aiming for the album to be out by the end of 2019, so we have our work cut out for us.

There is also a 1st return show for 2019 in the works, so please see upated about this on our face book page

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


2nd October 2018 - Aftermath of last four shows, new 7" Vinyl and looking for drummer continues...


Greetings all....


Thanks to all the friends and fans that turned up to our last 5 shows...
Our previous news post did not mention the Sydney SHRED FEST which was awesome and our BEST sounding show in 2 years!

We are at the moment recording guitar tracks for 2 songs for a new 7" vinyl release with new solos from Ryan, and I am re-recording new rhytm guitars with new gear, as a test for what we will be doing for the new album

Sorry to our fans who have waited so long, but you will be surprised by the next album.

Good things come to those who wait....

There are new videos showing the progress on our youtube channel.

Speaking of good things, we are still looking for a drummer, but we may have a bit of luck..... let you know more....

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


3rd April 2018 - DARK ORDER DOES NOT have a permanent DRUMMER....yet...


Greetings all....


BAD NEWS!!! We don't have a permanent drummer!!!!!

Unfortunately our plans with rob didn't work out as he had hoped, so the search goes on!!!

GOOD NEWS is that our mate & former drummer, Zac Sale is filling in for our Melbourne show, and our mate Adrian Skocic is filling in for our local shows.

Our next gig dates are:
Saturday 21st April - Newcastle
Saturday 5th May - Melbourne
Saturday 7th July - Sydney
Saturday 14th July - Wollongong
More details about each show soon....

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


24th February 2018 - DARK ORDER has a NEW permanent DRUMMER


Greetings all....


GREAT NEWS!!! We have a permanent drummer!!!!! Please help us welcome Rob Lawson into the order of darkness!!!
Rob, formerly of Forlorn Suffering, Backyard Mortuary, Wizard's Tomb, Raw Machine,
is a drummer of much experiance, being just the drummer that Dark Order has been looking for!

We are now proceeding with lots of show and working on the next album full speed!!!!

Our next gig dates are:
Saturday 21st April - Newcastle
Saturday 5th May - Melbourne
Saturday 7th July - Sydney
Saturday 14th July - Wollongong
More details about each show soon....

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


21st November 2017 - 1st show BACK for DARK ORDER since over a year!


Greetings all....


FRIDAY 22nd DECEMBER 2017... Lock it in!

It's the date for our return show at THE BALD FACED STAG!

We are hosting the gig event called THRASHMAS which is a Metal Christmas Celebration where you will get to see a variety of Australian Metal bands of different styles showing their stuff and giving you a reason to sink a few more beers than you normally would hahahah!

Yes, we'll be hitting the stage with our mate and special guest drummer, Adrian Skocic (of ENTER VI), and trust me when I say that the current line up is sound tight and killer!

The other bands on the bill are:
HEAD IN A JAR
ODIUS (from QLD)
CARBON BLACK
STEEL CAP THERAPY
AMORTIUS

IT'S GONNA BE A RIPPER OF A SHOW!

P.S. Just to add once again, as we still don't have a permanent drummer, we're still looking for a Drummer, so please contact us AFTER you have listened to our music.
You must have:

A Passion for Thrash Metal

Your own Acoustic Drum Kit (No triggers, no electronic kit please)

Your own Transport

Be able to commit time for weekly reherasal, gigs, small interstate tours, and recording

To listen to our music please search for DARK ORDER on spotify or Youtube

Influences: Slayer, Anthrax, Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Kreator, Sepultura... You get the picture!!! If you think you have the Metal THRASHING madness to be is Dark Order, then please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


2nd October 2017 - Bassist SEAN VEALE re-joins DARK ORDER


Greetings all....


Sean Veale has decided to re-join Dark Order, much to our delight and we feel awesome that this dude is back. He is a song writing force, great bassist, like the Geezer Butler of the band, and his knowledge of metal and metal bands are invaluable.
As we have parted ways with Manuel, we wish him all the best for his future endevours.

So, you maybe wondering if we have a drummer yet, and the answer is yes and no. YES because our lomg time mate and skinsman from ENTER IV, Adrian Skocic, is filling in on drums for Dark Order, and its sounding killer!

So as we still don't have a permanent drummer, we're still looking for a Drummer, so please contact us AFTER you have listened to our music.
You must have:

A Passion for Thrash Metal

Your own Acoustic Drum Kit (No triggers, no electronic kit please)

Your own Transport

Be able to commit time for weekly reherasal, gigs, small interstate tours, and recording

To listen to our music please search for DARK ORDER on spotify or Youtube

Influences: Slayer, Anthrax, Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Kreator, Sepultura... You get the picture!!! If you think you have the Metal THRASHING madness to be is Dark Order, then please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


29th June 2017 - NEW GUITARIST RYAN JOINS LA ORDEN OBSCURA


Greetings all....


After 3 week trial, please help us welcome our new guitarist RYAN GILLESPIE to Dark Order. The Bare Knuckle Pickups weilding, Marshall blasting, multi-guitar
lead playing machine is excited to be part of the Order of Darkness.

Judging on the last many rehearsals, Dark Order are making progress for new live shows.

So, you maybe wondering if we have a drummer yet, and the answer is yes and no. YES because our lomg time mate and skinsman from ENTER IV, Adrian Skocic, is filling in on drums for Dark Order, and its sounding killer!

So as we still don't have a permanent drummer, we're still looking for a Drummer, so please contact us AFTER you have listened to our music.
You must have:

A Passion for Thrash Metal

Your own Acoustic Drum Kit (No triggers, no electronic kit please)

Your own Transport

Be able to commit time for weekly reherasal, gigs, small interstate tours, and recording

To listen to our music please search for DARK ORDER on spotify or Youtube

Influences: Slayer, Anthrax, Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Kreator, Sepultura... You get the picture!!! If you think you have the Metal THRASHING madness to be is Dark Order, then please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


1st November 2016 - QUICK LINEUP UPDATE


Greetings all....


Our recently announced drummer did not go to plan as we had hoped, so we once again are looking for a Thrash Metal Drummer.

So now looking for a 2nd guitarist who plays lead and rhythm, and also a Drummer, so please contact us AFTER you have listened to our music.
You must have:

A Passion for Thrash Metal

Your own Guitars and live Rig, Own Acoustic Drum Kit (No triggers, no electronic kit please)

Your own Transport

Be able to commit time and money for weekly reherasal, gigs, small interstate tours, and recording

To listen to our music please search for DARK ORDER on spotify or Youtube

Influences: Slayer, Anthrax, Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Kreator, Sepultura... You get the picture!!! If you think you have the Metal THRASHING madness to be is Dark Order, then please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


24th October 2016 - NEW LINE UP


Greetings all....


Firstly apologies to all regarding the lack of news updates, as I mentioned over 1 year previous (1 whole bloody year??) that most of our news updates would be done on our Facebook page. But alas... Facebook is limited

So, We had a few very successful gigs, most notably the Bangers 'N Thrash 2016 last June, which was one our best shows in a long time.
We also then had a line up change (yet again!), Sean, Jimi and Zac parted ways to pursue other projects, and Robert Timar and Ed Manuel Oramas have arrived to take their respect stations on the warship Dark Order, Robert on drums and Manuel on Bass.
Please give Robert and Ed Manuel a warm Dark Order welcome when you meet them!

We are setting up new shows now for 2016/17 so if there are any bands wanting to play shows, please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au... and YES WE WILL PLAY 3 PIECE!!! We did back in 2002-2004...

We're are currently looking for a guitarist so please contact us AFTER you have listened to our music.
You must have:

A Passion for Thrash Metal

Your own Guitars and live Rig

Your own Transport

Be able to commit time and money for weekly reherasal, gigs, small interstate tours, and recording

To listen to our music please search for DARK ORDER on spotify or Youtube

Influences: Slayer, Anthrax, Sacred Reich, Vio-lence, Kreator, Sepultura... You get the picture!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


7th December 2014 - Recent shows close 2014, and onwards to 2015


Greetings all....


We’re busy in writing mode for Album IV that we will hopefully enter the studio to record next year. We recently had some shows, one at the Bald Faced Stag, and the other at the Garden Night Club in Wollongong, the later of which there are youtube videos of that show on our youtube channel.
As for up coming gigs there is May 8th the BattleGod Festival, but see our Facebook page for more frequent updates

We are setting up new shows now for 2015 so if there are any bands wanting to play shows, please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au .

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


24th March 2014 - Next shows coming up...


Greetings all....


Sorry that we haven't been updating the webpage news much, it's the old html is very time consuming, and we have been updating regularly on Facebook...

So keep these show dates for Dark Order:
April 4th - The Valve Bar Sydney
June 7th - Lewisham Hotel Sydney
JUne 28th - "Institutionalized Fest 2014" Hermann's Bar
July 12th - The Valve Bar Sydney

We are setting up new shows now for 2014 so if there are any bands wanting to play shows, please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au .

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


15th December 2013 - Last nights GIG was absolutely the best!!


Greetings all....


Last night at the lewisham Hotel, DARK ORDER celebrated its 20th Anniversary with a debut gig with new members Zac (Attack) Sale and Jimi MacGregor. Along wit the other bands on the bill, Fenrir, Head in a Jar, Hangman and Gutter Tactic, the all ages event went down like Satan at a BBQ!!!! To see this show click on DARK ORDER live at the Lewisham December 2013 - Jimi and Zac's first show

We are setting up new shows now for 2014 so if there are any bands wanting to play shows, please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au .

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


28th July 2013 - ... By the way... WE HAVE A NEW DRUMMER


Greetings all....


GREAT NEWS... WE HAVE A DRUMMER!!!! Welcome aboard ZACK SALE!!! We had a very awesome audition today, three songs into the audition we knew he was in the band. Welcome Zack!!! So now we're a full band again and will be rehearsing to get ready for shows and write and album... Welcome Zak!!!!

So even though it will be at least 3-4 months till we're ready to play gigs, we will make this an event as it is the 20th year of Dark Order. So if there are any bands wanting to play shows, please contact us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au .

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


26th June 2013 - Writing songs for the next album and still looking for a drummer...


Greetings all


DARK ORDER whilst currently looking for a permanent replacement drummer are writing songs for the next album, James, Sean and Raul working hard to bring some new songs with a different twist to them than was on the 'Condor' album... just a little twist! We are also commencing plans to do a release, as of yet no date available, which will have live songs, video clips, including one for the 'Cold War of the Condor' album. More news to come about this as it progresses. It will be something to celebrate 20 years of DARK ORDER. Once again, please email us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au if you're interested in auditioning for us as a drummer

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


26th January 2013 - HAPPY NEW YEAR 2013! Still looking for a drummer, and we are NOW AVAILABLE IN SOUTH AMERICA!


Greetings all


DARK ORDER is currently looking for a replacement drummer to fill in for Marco, may even possibly be permanent depending on what unfolds in the near future, the possibilities are open. The sooner you can fill in for possible shows the better, and if your dedicated enough and hungry enough and love the band enough to want to become a permanent member then of course we can work that out! Please email us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

We are also PROUD to anounce that our albums are now on sale though Australis Records in Chile for the whole of South America! THE CONDOR HAS ARRIVED!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


12th SEPTEMBER 2012 - WELCOME NEW DARK ORDER TROOPER - JIMI MACGREGOR!!!


Greetings all


Dark Order would to officially annouce and welcome onboard our new guitarist JIMI MACGREGOR (former member of Shinto Katana) who will bring his roaring Marshall prowess and song writing skill into Dark Order! Please fans welcome aboard the Battlestar Dark Order, with a hugh metallic roar, to Jimi !!!!

Our beloved guitarist Diego has decided to finish his 6 year tour of duty with Dark Order to concentrate on and pursue his Flight Pilots career. Diego has been an inovative member of the band and he will be missed, though he still is a brother of us and forever a part of this Dark Order family. His legacy with the band is eternally recorded on our album 'Cold War Of The Condor' !!! We wish a strong live long and prosper and fly safe and you never know we maybe on the very airplane he pilots one day!!!!

Also, as well to let you all know that DARK ORDER is currently looking for a replacement drummer to fill in for Marco, may even possibly be permanent depending on what unfolds in the near future, the possibilities are open. The sooner you can fill in for possible shows the better, and if your dedicated enough and hungry enough and love the band enough to want to become a permanent member then of course we can work that out! Please email us at darkorder@darkorder.com.au

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


2nd SEPTEMBER 2012 - AWESOME SHOW coming REAL SOON...DARK ORDER back doing live shows!


Greetings all

To all our fans worldwide for this 2012!

We are on this special bill at the the Valve Bar in Tempe from 1pm to 6pm on SATURDAY 8th Septempber 2012!!!:
TO ENGINEER AN EXORCIST 1:30 - 2:00 (30 mins)
ON SHOUDLERS OF GIANTS 2:20 - 2:50 (30 mins)
DYSTOPIC 3:10 - 3:40 (30 mins)
DARK ORDER 4:05 - 4:50 (45 mins)
EXEKUTE 5:15 - 6:00 (45 mins)

Five Dollar entry, great young bands, come down, have a beer, enjoy some heavy music and have a great time ! Easy to get to venue, either 10 minute train to Tempe or Newtown from city and a 5 minute walk, or the 422 bus from the city straight to the front door of the venue ! It's going to be awesome ! It is a day time show so doors will be at 1pm !

We have two show booked for this year so far:

SEPTEMBER 8th: VALVE BAR - Exekute|Dark Order|Dystopic|On Shoulders Of Giants|To Engineer An Exorcist ...FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK METAL TRIPLE BIRTHDAY MOSH
NOVEMEBER 2nd - 4th: STEEL ASSASSINS METAL FESITVAL - Many METAL bands on the bill!!! ...FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK STEEL ASSASSINS 2012

In regards to shows, DARK ORDER IS BOOKING SHOWS FOR 2012-13 AND NEEDS BANDS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING SHOWS WITH US!!!! CONTACT US!!!.

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


4th AUGUST 2012 - CONGRATULATIONS to our Drummer!!!


Greetings all

To all our fans worldwide for this 2012!

Congratulations to Marco our drummer who is now a daddy to a beautiful baby girl!
Even though we're taking time off whilst Marco devotes time to the little one, myself, Seany and Diego are are still writing songs, another song has just almost neared completion! Its a different album, very fresh sounding, almost like we're starting our again...

We have one show booked for this year so far:

NOVEMEBER 2nd - 4th: STEEL ASSASSINS METAL FESITVAL - Many METAL bands on the bill!!! ...FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK STEEL ASSASSINS 2012

In regards to shows, DARK ORDER IS BOOKING SHOWS FOR 2012 AND NEEDS BANDS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING SHOWS WITH US!!!! CONTACT US!!!.

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


17th APRIL 2012 - METAL EASTER and more!!!


Greetings all

Firstly, HAPPY METAL EASTER to all our fans worldwide for this 2012!

We are still writing songs, another song has just almost neared completion! Its a different album, very fresh sounding, almost like we're starting our again...

We have two shows booked for this year so far:

June 8th - 2012: THE VALVE BAR with Exekute and Metal Wrath
NOVEMEBER 2nd - 4th: STEEL ASSASSINS METAL FESITVAL - Many METAL bands on the bill!!! ...FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK STEEL ASSASSINS 2012

In regards to shows, DARK ORDER IS BOOKING SHOWS FOR 2012 AND NEEDS BANDS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING SHOWS WITH US!!!! CONTACT US!!!.

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


14th JANUARY 2012 - HAPPY NEW METAL YEAR!!!


Greetings all

Firstly, HAPPY NEW METAL YEAR to all our fans worldwide for this 2012!

This coming year looks to be an interesting one. Our belated video clip will begin shooting in the months ahead, and hopefully at the end there will two clips, though, I have ideas for at least three.
Also would like announce my brother Marco, our drummer, will be a Daddy this year! The new little Alvarez family member should arrive into the world in July! ...beware Uncle Diego!!! So, to he topic of the next album, the songs are coming along to the point that we have so much music we're still unsure what to do with it all!! At this point in time there is ONE complete song that the band knows how to play, and lyrics will be coming along soon. The songs are in parts still, as we speak ... !!

In regards to shows, DARK ORDER IS BOOKING SHOWS FOR 2012 AND NEEDS BANDS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING SHOWS WITH US!!!! CONTACT US!!!.
Now, due to Marco's new daddy-hood duties for 2012, DARK ORDER will restrict live shows to the Sydney Area, and for interstate shows WE WILL NEED A FILL-IN DRUMMER to help out, so if there is anyone interested please contact us through our contacts page, or through FaceBook site!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


21st November 2011 - Writing new music for next album... and looking for shows


Greetings all

As 2011 comes to a close, DARK ORDER are writing new songs for the forth album that lays ahead, and the new stuff is really cool as there is A LOT more musical input from the rest of the band other than just myself as it has been in the past years, which is a nice break for me, and the new stuff is giving the same feelings of the '5000 years of Violence" album, like a fresh vibe... difficult to describe, but fucking awesome. As opposed to the past where I would be writing 95% of songs and others at times throwing in just a RIFF here or there, its now the opposite where Sean or Diego, and Marco, will have a song complete or song parts, and I would throw a riff of mine at them only if the song needed it, and I let them do what they want and its such a cool feeling and interesting. I am soooo proud of the band and how we have maintained this Thrash Metal family since 2006. I am still very proud of 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR', and I still want to do some tweaks to the mixes and a remaster as I feel the album deserves better, but that will come in time.

We have put the video on hold, but we'll pick up on it soon, so sorry to any fans waiting on us, but 2011 has been a very shit year for alot of us, including myself.

On the topic of the October 22nd SATURDAY: VENOM NIGHTCLUB show with HEAD IN A JAR, DARK ORDER, DESOLUTION and DR.AMATIC, it was a fucking ripper of a show, and its been a long time since we've been entertained by and awesome band like HEAD IN A JAR, so thanks again lads, we WILL play another show together soon.

In regards to show, DARK ORDER IS BOOKING SHOWS FOR 2011-2012 AND NEEDS BANDS WHO ARE INTERESTED IN PLAYING SHOWS WITH US!!!! CONTACT US!!!.

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


14th October 2011 - DARK ORDER October 22nd show...


Greetings all

Just a quick one!!! October 22nd SATURDAY: VENOM NIGHTCLUB show with:
12:20PM-1:00AM HEAD IN A JAR
11:30-12:00PM DARK ORDER
10:40-11:10PM DESOLUTION
09:45-10:15PM DR.AMATIC!!!!

See our DARK ORDER official FACEBOOK page or DARK ORDER official REVERBNATION page for more details!!!

PS: DARK ORDER still writing new songs, and are preparing to shoot video clips for songs from 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR' very very soon...

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


20th September 2011 - DARK ORDER in next show...


Greetings all

Just a quick one!!! September 23rd Friday: BATTLEGOD show at the VALVE BAR with RandomOrder (OUR BRO'S from TASSIE!!!) and Toecutter from Melbourne!!!! See our DARK ORDER official FACEBOOK page or DARK ORDER official REVERBNATION page for more details!!!

Also, just a note that we won't be playing at Samhain Hollows 2011 as previously advertised.

PS: DARK ORDER still writing new songs, and are preparing to shoot video clips for songs from 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR' very very soon...

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


22nd July 2011 - DARK ORDER back from short break


Greetings all

We've just had the two great and fun gigs: 12-06-2011 - MELBOURNE | THE TOTE Collingwood Which was for 'The Thrashening' with In Malices Wake and Desokrator, which was packed out, and the venue 'The Tote' has never looked better, and closer to home 24-06-2011 - SYDNEY | THE VALVE BAR Tempe - with Teratornis, Kunvuk, Head in a Jar, which was a hell of a lot of fun!!! That show has been uploaded to our DARK ORDER YOUTUBE CHANNEL!!!

Diego is back from Chile so we returning to rehearsals and to prepare for the coming two shows, being a September BATTLEGOD show at the VALVE BAR again with RandomOrder (OUR BRO'S from TASSIE!!!) and Toecutter from Melbourne, and a speacial headliner TBA!

Then we'll be playing the next Samhain Hollows fest with our label mate HARM from Norway in October at the Sandringham!!!

On other news, DARK ORDER still writing new songs, and are preparing to shoot video clips for songs from 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR' very very soon...

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


23RD MAY 2011 - DARK ORDER on In Malices Wake's 'THE THRASHENING OCEANINC ASSAULT TOUR 2011' - PROGRESS REPORT!!!


Greetings all

Great news!!!

We've just had the two most enjoyable gigs with IN MALICES WAKE in Sydney and Canberra, the best shows in a long time, AND a personal best for DARK ORDER with the Canberra show having a near perfect sound front house and side of house, and hence we played a killer set. SEE WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A SOUND ENGINEER GET IT RIGHT AND DOESN'T TELL TO TURN DOWN????

Australia's Militant Thrash Metal band - DARK ORDER nest shows, including more dates with In Malices Wake, on the below dates:
20-05-2011 - SYDNEY | The Bald Faced Stagg - DESTROYED by Thrash metal
21-05-2011 - CANBERRA | The Maram - DESTROYED by Thrash Metal
12-06-2011 - MELBOURNE | THE TOTE Collingwood _ TARGETED FOR THRASH METAL DESTRUCTION!!!
24-06-2011 - SYDNEY | THE VALVE BAR Tempe - TARGETED FOR THRASH METAL DESTRUCTION!!!

THRASH METAL will destroy all the rest...death to Metalcore!!!

On other news, DARK ORDER are preparing to shoot video clips for songs from 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR' very very soon...

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


March 27th - 2011 - DARK ORDER on 'THE THRASHENING OCEANINC ASSAULT TOUR 2011' with In Malices Wake !!!


Greetings all

Great news!!!
DARK ORDER are very proud to announce that we're part of a very special Tour...

AUSTRALIAN THRASH METAL HEAVYWEIGHTS IN MALICE'S WAKE OCEANIC ASSAULT TOUR 2011

PREPARE FOR THRASH METAL WARFARE!

Australia's Militant Thrash Metal band - DARK ORDER, are playing with In Malices Wake on the below dates:
19.05 - WOLLONGONG | The Cabbage Tree Hotel
20.05 - SYDNEY | The Bald Faced Stagg
21.05 - CANBERRA | The Maram

THRASH METAL will destroy all the rest...death to Metalcore!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


March 11th - 2011 - Our condolences to our label manager...


Greetings all

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and great man, father to Pete Gorgoroth, our label mamager of BattleGod, may his soul vaya con el reino de Dios por eternedad. Pete's Dad was a wonderful man, never ever angry, just full of warm hearted love an affection. Every time we would visit the house of Pete, his father would always greet us and ask us about our family in the most warm manner.

To his memory we salute him!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


January 22nd - 2011 - COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR still going Strong!!! DARK ORDER for 2011


Greetings all, and HAPPY NEW YEAR !!!

DARK ORDER is back for 2011, and we have some shows to announce! But first thing is first!

We would like to thank Vendetta of the fallen for giving us a show that we played at the Landsdowne Hotel in Sydney back on 5th December 2010. It was a great show, and soon I will upload a song from that show on our YouTube Channel www.youtube.com/battlestardarkorder .

Also, I want to thank Dave Balfor from Metal Evilution for the gig at the Lucky Australia, and for the upcoming show that I will announce.

And last but NOT the least we want to thank Bell for the putting us as headlining for the Samhain Hollows 3 show from last 30th October 2010, it was one the most enjoyable shows I have ever done, and thanks to Albert for the amazing photos, which I will also upload to our myspace!

NOW, to 22nd January 2011. Diego is still in Chile till early February, so when he is back we will be playing our first show of the year at the good ol' Lewisham Hotel on the 18th February, hosted but Metal Evilution's last show. This link is here: http://www.myspace.com/events/View/9529752/DARK-ORDER/Metal-Evilution--Anno-Domini

We also have a show coming at the Bald Faced Stag "The Wall" on the 22nd April 2011, and more bands to be announced. Link is: http://www.myspace.com/events/View/9530012/DARK-ORDER/METAL-WAR

On other news, we're in the midsts of writing new songs for the next album which I thinks should be out by 2012-13. Also, at this years end there should be a re-issue of the first album "5000 years of violence" with bonus DVD in digipack form released in a limited pressing.

Keep you eyes peeled....


PS: If any bands want to play shows with , PLEASE contact us!!!!

We're please to announce the following score ratings for our new album 'Cold war of the Condor'. If you have not puchased the album yet, then this should convince you:


UNITED STATES of AMERICA
D.O.A. Magazine (U.S.A.) : 10 Fucking Skulls! (10/10)

CANADA
Metal-Rules.com : 4.5/5 !!!
"This makes Dark Order something unique and special and is a reason why I have such respect for Raul and what he�s accomplished with Dark Order. Being from a country where not a lot of metal bands break out internationally, playing a style of real metal while not copying others, keeping the lyrics and inspirations both fresh, original, and real, is something that few others do."

UNITED KINGDOM
TERRORIZOR Magazine Online(UK) - The Wretched spawn: 9/10
TERRORIZOR Magazine printed (UK) - 7/10
MTUK Webzine (UK) - "a well composed album, played with genuine passion, and a real message!" 9/10

GERMANY
Legacy Magazine - 12 out of 15 ; Soundcheck position 45 out of 80
Musikreviews.de - 11 out of 15
The Pit Magazine - 9 out of 10
Rock Hard Magazine - 8 out of 10
Bleeding For Metal - 7,5 out of 10
Mega-Metal - 7 out of 10
Metalglory.de - 7 out of 10
Powermetal.de - 7 out of 10
Neckbreaker - 7 out of 10
Hard Harder Heavy - 5,5 out of 7
Metal Hammer Magazine - 4 out of 7
Sleaze-Metal � 6.5 out of 10
Heavy - 6 out of 12
Possessed.de ��The songwriting is still "extended" very beautiful�
Music-Scan - 5 out of 10
Metal.de - 5 out of 10
Fatalgrind webzine � Germany 3/10

EUROPE
Heavy Rock Magazine(Spain) 5/5 !!!
Metal Sound (Serbia) - 9,5 out of 10
Ashladan.be (Belgium) - 90 out of 100
Femforgacs Webzine (Hungary) � 8.9 out of 10
Minacious Webzine (Sweden) - "If you are looking for Thrash Metal look no further!"
Brutilism.com (the Netherlands): 4/5
Metal Land (France) - "Classic and effective Thrash"
Zware Metalen webzine(The Netherlands): 79/100
Hall Of Metal (Spain) � 7.8 out of 10
Metal Hammer (Italy): 7.5/10
Rockfreaks.net (Denmark): 7.5/10
Noizz Webzine (Spain) � 7.5 out of 10
Aardschok Magazine (The Netherlands) - 70 out of 100
Metalized (Denmark) - 7 out of 10
Metal Chroniques (France) - 7 out of 10
Stormbringer (Austria) - 3 out of 5
Kronos Mortus (Hungary) - 7 out of 10
Chaos Vault (Poland) - 7 out of 10
Rock Tribune (Belgium) - 68 out of 100
Inferno Rock (Italy) - 6,5 out of 10
Queens Of Steel (Spain) � 6.5 out of 10
Stormbringer (Austria) - 3 out of 5
Lords Of Metal (The Netherlands) - 64 out of 100
Metal-Temple Webzine (Greece) - 6 out of 10
Blast Beat (The Netherlands) - 50 out of 100
Mindview (Belgium) - 3 out of 7
Metal Zone (Denmark) - 2 out of 6

AUSTRALIA
The Sound Cellar (Australia): 78/100
Black Bell Music (Australia): �Dark Orders 'Cold War Of The Condor' is a massive epic effort�

Read more: DARK ORDER myspace news

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


October 18th - 2010 - Our new album COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR is fucking killing it!


GREETINGS ALL!!!

We firstly would like to thank RandomOrder for being the best band that we've ever toured with... we love those guys, their music, and their professional attitude for Metal... REAL metal! Our Melbourne show, organized by Danny Elrazor went down good, but the Tasmanian show that Matt and Gabe from RandomOrder organized was fucken killer! Please see the full concert on our YouTube channel DARK ORDER YouTube TV channel

Our next shows coming up are:

Sunday - OCT 24th:
DARKER HALF @ The Lucky Australian Tavern LIC/AA -St.Mary's
St Marys, Sydney, New South, AUSTRALIA

Saturday - OCT - 30th Samhain Hollows 3 - 11 band line up @ The Sando, Sydney
Newtown, NSW, AUSTRALIA

DARK ORDER HEADLINING the event at the Sando!!!

We're please to announce the following for our new album 'Cold war of the Condor'. If you have not puchased the album yet, then this should convince you:

Metal Hammer Italy: 7.5/10
D.O.A. Magazine (U.S.A.) : 10 Fucking Skulls! (10/10)
Minacious Webzine (Sweden) - "If you are looking for Thrash Metal look no further!"
Noizz Webzine (Spain) - 7,5 out of 10
Zware Metalen webzine(The Netherlands): 79/100
Metal Chroniques (France): 7/10
The Sound Cellar (Australia): 78/100
Black Bell Music (Australia): "Dark Orders 'Cold War Of The Condor' is a massive epic effort"
TERRORIZOR Magazine UK The Wretched spawn: 9/10
Rock Hard Germany - 8 out of 10
Metal HammerGermany - 4 out of 7
Sleaze-Metal - 6,5 out of 10
Mega-Metal - 7 out of 10
Hard Harder Heavy - 5,5 out of 7
Metalglory.de - 7 out of 10
Possessed.de - "The songwriting is still "extended" very beautiful"
Ashladan.be (Belgium) - 90 out of 100
Metalized (Denmark) - 7 out of 10
Metalzone (Denmark) - 2 out of 6
Metal-Temple Webzine (Greece) - 6 out of 10
Femforgacs Webzine (Hungary) - 8,9 out of 10
Queens Of Steel (Spain) - 6,5 out of 10
Aardschok Magazine (The Netherlands) - 70 out of 100
MTUK Webzine (UK) - "a well composed album, played with genuine passion, and a real message!"

Read more: DARK ORDER myspace news

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


July 17th - 2010 - Our new album COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR is ready!


GREETINGS ALL!!!

GREAT NEWS!! WORLDWIDE ALBUM RELEASE DATE IS 20th AUGUST 2010

DARK ORDER is proud to announce that our new album 'COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR' will be released worldwide by BattleGod/Twighlight on 20th August 2010 along side our American Metal brothers HARKONIN and their new album 'DETEST' !

COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR was forged in the fire of human blood, it will form an ultimate testament to those of the dead, who will have new voice, and be the unforgotten...

This has been a long time coming for us, 3 combined years writing, 2.5 years of recording, mixing and mastering, so we thank EVERYONE for their patients. You will NOT be disappointed with this album.

PS: The local Australian Album launch show and date is still 17th July. Official press release below:

DARK ORDER ARE BACK with their 3rd NEW album COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR! The local album Launch party and SHOW at The Bald Faced Stag - Saturday, 17th July 2010
Doors open at 7PM.. - Tix $15.00

DARK ORDER: 10:30-11:30pm
RandonOrder (TAS): 9:30-10:10pm
Rampant: 8:30-9:10pm
Rock N Roll Weapon: 7:30pm-8:10pm

Rated as one of the BEST Australian Thrash Metal bands in European & US Magazines and webzines, such as ROCK HARD ....Germany...., Metal Maniacs USA, and Metal-Rules.com. DARK ORDER perform their Australian ALBUM LAUNCH show live at THE WALL at The BALD FACED STAG, Saturday 17th July 2010!

With their 3rd NEW album `COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR�, DARK ORDER bring you the most aggressive Thrash Metal ever to come from Australia!

http://www.darkorder.com.au....

PURCHASE PRESALE TICKETS: http://www.gobookem.com/ ....

CHRISTINE TAYLOR PUBLICITY
PROMOTIONS & PUBLIC RELATIONS
Tel (02) 4782 5867 (m) 0416521587 ctaylorpublicity@bigpond.com

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Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


June 4th - 2010 - NEWS ON THE COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR TOUR AND MIXING !


NEW ALBUM MIXING IS COMPLETE!!!!! NEW ALBUM MIXING IS COMPLETE!!!!!..... unless someone in the band spots a error.... Yes after 2 freakin years of recording and mixing we're onto the FINAL STAGE!!! Mastering!!!

In that time, Raul lost his hair, Seany experienced a Dragon, Diego got furrier, and my dog fell in love with Marco.....

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez SINGER/GUITARIST

Read more: http://blogs.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=blog.ListAll#ixzz0tuTCaVcL

REMEMBER THESE UP COMING SHOWS!!!:

26th June 2010 8:00 Pm CHILLI LOUNGE - Grand Hotel WYONG,New South Wales
17th July 2010 8:00 Pm - Sydney ALBUM launch THE BALD FACED STAG - The WALL, Leichhardt, Sydney, NSW
8th Oct 2010 8:00 Pm TBA Melbourne, Victoria
9th Oct 2010 12:00 Pm THE BRISBANE HOTEL - All AGES show - Hobart, Tasmania
9th Oct 2010 8:00 Pm THE BRISBANE HOTEL - Over 18's show - Hobart, Tasmania
30th October - Tha Sandringham Hotel, Sydney

Please watch this space, as MORE shows are on the way! We will be bringing TRUE Thrash Metal to Tasmania, Victoria , NSW. And when any promoters or bands form SA, WA, and QLD contact us, we can then bring the Thrash there too! Maybe even New Zealand!

In regards to the new album, 8 songs out of 13 have been mixed now, so I am 100% sure that this album will be ready for release in April !

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


March 14th - 2010 - NEWS ON THE COLD WAR OF THE CONDOR TOUR AND MIXING !


Welcome all !

As you all may or may of not seen on our myspace sight, we have now five shows that have been made for the tour:

14 May 2010 8:00 Pm CHILLI LOUNGE - Grand Hotel WYONG,New South Wales
26 June 2010 8:00 Pm CHILLI LOUNGE - Grand Hotel WYONG,New South Wales
17 July 2010 8:00 Pm - THE BALD FACED STAG - The WALL, Leichhardt, Sydney, NSW
8 Oct 2010 8:00 Pm TBA Melbourne, Victoria
9 Oct 2010 12:00 Pm THE BRISBANE HOTEL - All AGES show - Hobart, Tasmania
9 Oct 2010 8:00 Pm THE BRISBANE HOTEL - Over 18's show - Hobart, Tasmania

Please watch this space, as MORE shows are on the way! We will be bringing TRUE Thrash Metal to Tasmania, Victoria , NSW. And when any promoters or bands form SA, WA, and QLD contact us, we can then bring the Thrash there too! Maybe even New Zealand!

In regards to the new album, 8 songs out of 13 have been mixed now, so I am 100% sure that this album will be ready for release in April !

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


February 4th - 2010 - MIXING HAS BEGUN ON NEW ALBUM!


Greetings all!!!

After the delays of the January period, I am happy to announce that we have begun MIXING the new album! I have just returned from the studio and its sounding really good even in this early stage! I will be uploading the new rough mix (unmastered) on myspace very soon so that you all can get a taste!!!

ALSO... we are now organizing our album launch and Australian Tour for 2010, so, if any bands are interested in playing support for DARK ORDER, please contact us!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


DECEMBER 19th - 2009 - ALERT!!! RECORDING/TRACKING IS FINISHED!!!


Greetings all!!!

I am fucking happy to announce that DARK ORDER have finished recording/Tracking our new album! After one year and nine months!!!!
The last of my vocals and speacial guest gang vocals were completed last night at Sonic Factory studios! Sean sang some gang vocals alongside special guests Marco (yep, my brother, the drummer), one of my best mates Fabian(el zombe del mapocho) Aquino and studio engineer Danel! The gang vocals sound fucking excellent, kind of like old AC/DC!!!

The songs are now ready for mixing, so that we can shape the songs into an album to fucking kick you all right in the fucking BALLS... the Thrash Metal way!!!

SO... we will now begin organizing our album launch and Australian Tour for 2010, so, if any bands are interested in playing support for DARK ORDER, please contact us!!!

Metalero regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


NOVEMBER 14th - 2009 - NOVEMBER DARK ORDER NEWS!


Greetings all

In the midst of recording the last song, I have been struck with a strong throat virus which has caused delays in recording the vocals. My tonsils have swollen up!

Hopfully this week, I should be back on track for recording... I hope....

Today the band will be doing our photo shoot for the album, and it will be a very interesting photo shoot.... as Mr Spock would say, 'Facinating'...

I would like to thank the loyal THRASHERS that came to watch us at the Oxford Tavern, you showed us what it means to be a REAL metalhead and not posers!
Also, we as DARK ORDER would like to thank MAD CHARLIE and RAMPANT for playing fucking awesome sets with us at the OXFORD TAVERN, and for being the coolest of dudes! We will play more shows together!!!

Don't forget to listen to the new song on our myspace page called "Dissension of the Raptor", which is a rough mix from our forthcoming album!!!

THRASH METAL ROAR.....coughing and hacking with ten tons of mucus and flem......from.......(cough......cough)....me..............!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


OCTOBER 12th - 2009 - OCTOBER DARK ORDER NEWS!


Greetings all

Well, we're creeping ever so much closer to the finish of this new album of ours... the last of the vocals are now being laid down!

Also on another note... SHOWS!

We have an upcoming show at THE OXFORD TAVERN on the 31st of October HALLOWEEN METAL!

Get your arses there and bang that fucking head!!! Details are:

31 Oct 2009, 08:00 PM - THE OXFORD TAVERN
47 Crown Street Wollongong, New South Wales 2500
Wollongong, New South Wales 2500, Australia
Cost:$0 Pesos
DARK ORDER is HEADLINING!!!!! With RAMPANT and MAD CHARLIE . HALLOWEEN THRASH METAL and HARD ROCK!!!

The new song DISSENSION OF THE RAPTOR is getting an amazing amount of hits on the BATTLEGOD Productions page as well as our....new album gonna be a ripper!!!

PS: Marco is now enjoying a shiny NEW Drum kit, his first in years!!!! Sounds so fucking good I tells ya!!!

THRASH METAL ROAR!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER

NEWS


August 23rd 2009 - DARK ORDER lead singer goes bald! August news 2009


Bienvenido a todos!

Well for starters, I WAS going bald anyways, I just thought I'd beat mother nature to it!

So, we are nearing completion of the recording process, only two more songs to sing, then we start mixing! We are also looking to book shows, so if any band interested to play on our bill, then please contact us!

I have also uploaded a new Video clip of us LIVE at the Gaelic Club May 30th 2009 playing a new song from the forth coming album called 'Dissension of the Raptor'. Its the same tune thats on our MySpace music player. ENJOY!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


August 9th 2009 - Now Booking SHOWS!!!! August news 2009


Bienvenido a todos!

DARK ORDER is in the proccess of looking for new shows to book for the remainder of 2009, so any bands wanting to play on a bill with us, please contact us!!!

We are still finishing off Vocals tracks for our new album...songs are really challenging!

I've also gotta thank the dudes in this band for being awsome.... Seany, Marco & Diego... I continue to enjoy the best line up ever... AND ITS BEEN 4 YEARS!!!

PS: We have limited stock of THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM and 5000 YEARS OF VIOLENCE....be quick if you want copies!!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


June 5th 2009 - KATOOMBA HERE WE COME!! June news 2009


Bienvenido a todos!

Well... we are going to be playing the next show at Gearins Hotel in Katoonba, as some of you already know. We cannot wait to play for Metaldom out there on FRIDAY 12th of JUNE!

THANKS to all our current and new fans that watched us at the GAELIC club show last Saturday night...banging your heads and screaming! We fucking loved that show as much as you did!!! Thanks to John & Co. for organizing such an enjoyable event!

I've also gotta thank the dudes in this band for being awsome.... Seany, Marco & Diego... I continue to enjoy the best line up ever... AND ITS BEEN 4 YEARS!!!

Yes peoples... recording vocals is still proceeding ahead, almost half way through the ablum...

...trust me its coming out real good :)

PS: As some of you were made aware at our previous show at the Gaelic club, I, Raul, has shaved his hair off!!! I'm bald! YEP! It wasn't growing like it should anyhow. I look like a Shaolin monk now.... hehehhee!

PS: We have limited stock of THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM and 5000 YEARS OF VIOLENCE....be quick if you want copies!!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


May 12th 2009 - May news... recording and shows!


Greetings to all our fans!!!!

Well, aside from myself going crazy over the new STAR TREK film... DARK ORDER has now three upcoming shows and still recording the vocals of the new album. We're doing the best job we can do for this album and you'll be NOT disappointed!
BRAND NEW SONG from our forthcoming new third album 'Cold war of the Condor' is now uploaded on our MYSPACE page. Its called 'Dissension of the Raptor', the song at the top of the play list.

Its just a rough mix but it already sound like a sledge hammer to the balls!!!!

BY THE WAY! DARK ORDER has 2 shows!

15th May 2009: THE OXFORD TAVERN -Wollongong
30th May 2009: GAELIC CLUB - Sydney
12th June 2009: GEARINS HOTEL - Katoomba

We will be playing more new songs at these three shows. mixed with songs form the first two albums!

...BUT... still lots of vocals to do.....another in the can last night!

PS: We have limited stock of THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM and 5000 YEARS OF VIOLENCE....be quick if you want copies!!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


April 23rd 2009 - BRAND NEW DARK ORDER SONG IS UP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Greeting to all!

Greetings to all our fans!!!!

I, and the rest of DARK ORDER are REALLY fucking proud to announce that we have uploaded a BRAND NEW SONG from our forthcoming new third album 'Cold war of the Condor'. Its called 'Dissension of the Raptor'.

Its just a rough mix but it already sound like a sledge hammer to the balls!!!!

BY THE WAY! DARK ORDER has 2 shows!

15 May 2009: THE OXFORD TAVERN -Wollongong
30 May 2009: GAELIC CLUB - Sydney

We will be playing more new songs at these two shows. mixed with songs form the first two albums!

...BUT... still lots of vocals to do.....another in the can last night!

PS: We have limited stock of THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM and 5000 YEARS OF VIOLENCE....be quick if you want copies!!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


April 2nd 2009 - RECORDING and GIG UPDATE!


Greeting to all!

We are in the middle of recording the vocals for the album, and I must say that the results so far are very good! Its amazing to hear sonags that I have been writing since 2003 complete on an album! the albem coming peoples!

BY THE WAY! DARK ORDER has 2 shows!

15 May 2009: THE OXFORD TAVERN -Wollongong
30 May 2009: GAELIC CLUB - Sydney

We will be playing more new songs at these two shows. mixed with songs form the first two albums!

...BUT... still lots of vocals to do.....

PS: We have limited stock of THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM and 5000 YEARS OF VIOLENCE....be quick if you want copies!!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


March 2nd 2009 - RECORDING UPDATE: ALL INSTRUMENTS FINISHED!!!!


Greeting to all!!!

Last Saturday and Sunday, 28th February/1st March, we had finished all Guitar solos and over dubs. This means that all the instruments are finished!!! We only have the vocals to do now. Big thanks to our Engineers Fulvio & Danel for their time over the weekend... and Lucius to!

Diego recorded amazing guitar solos, and I did 3 of my own as well....

So yes fans, the completion stage is drawing ever nearer, and to all that have heard the album so far, have all been blown away with the sound, so I'm happy.

...BUT... still lots of vocals to do.....

PS: Don't forget that our next show is with Blackened and Mortal Sin in Wollongong on 15th of May. NIGHT OF THRASH!!!

Regards,

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


February 2nd 2009 - The METAL ON METAL Festival show!!


Greetings to all!

THANK YOU TO ALL THE FUCKING COOL METALHEADS THAT BANGED THEIR HEADS TO OUR SHOW LAST SATURDAY NIGHT!!!! You dudes and dudettes who enjoyed the show, thank you for your appreciation... we hope you all enjoy the T-shirts!

We are proud to announce the we will be playing at the OXFORD TAVERN Wollongong with BLACKENED and MORTAL SIN! A NIGHT OF PURE THRASH METAL!

SO BE THERE !!!

P.S. I will heading to the Studio next week to record more vocal track... the album is coming... good things take time :)

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


January 27th 2009 - Update in studio...January 2009


Greeting to all fans & friends!

We have managed to start recording the vocals for the first song of the album... and its sounding great! ...and my voice was really worn out...(its better now). Thank you to Sean and my daughter Antonia for support :)

P.S.! Don't forget the show 31st January 2009 for the METAL ON METAL festival at Lewisham!!!. DARK ORDER is on at 9pm! Filling in for Diego will be our good friend Demov from BLACK REIGN!!!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


January 12th 2009 - Progress in the studio...January 2009


Greeting to all fans & friends!

HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL!!! HAPPY 2009!!
Well, due to technical problems at the studio, we were not able to record the guitar solos yet, so we are going to record them when Diego is back from Chile. So we tried to start the Vocals, but when I arrived the studios Desk had power issues... so no vocals yet! Ah well, good things take time!

P.S.! Don't forget the show 31st January 2009 for the METAL ON METAL festival at Lewisham!!!. DARK ORDER is on at 9pm! Filling in for Diego will be our good friend Demov from BLACK REIGN!!!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


Greeting to all fans & friends!

Well, during the course of the following weeks the Guitar solos and overdubs will be recorded, however we have been put on hold as the studio we're recording at is upgrading its desk to.... wait for it... A FULLY AUTOMATED SSL DESK....and ... A 24TRK 2' REEL TO REEL ANALOGUE machine!!! So, what does that all mean to the regular joe out there? It means DARK ORDER's new album is going to sound TWICE a killer as it already does, maybe even three or four times as killer! So trust me dudes & dudettes out there, its a fucking great thing!

I am now predicting the Album will be out in March 2009. But shit can still happen...

P.S.! Dont forget the show in January for the Metal Fest at Lewisham!!!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


November 26th 2008 - To a very dear friend and a great bloke!....


Greetings all!

DARK ORDER's condolences (Raul, Sean, Marco & Diego) to mine and Seans long time friend Greg Morelly. I knew Greg for many years, he used to always come into Guitar Crazy when I worked there to hang out and talk guitars, have a coffee....many many times, and he new my Mother when she had the mixed business store in Greenacre. My Mum became very very sadenned when I told her about the accident. When Dark Order played its first show in 1993, Greg was there, and I remember asking him if we were heavy enough and he said "Fuck Yeah!". I sold him a cool BC Rich Japanese NJ series guitar from the 1980's...

Seany mentioned to me the other day that Greg knew Seany since he was little Kid...

Seany as of late had been jamming with Greg & Wayne Campbell too...

So many memories....I am still really feeling his passing...

Greg Morelli has fallen into shadow, but I feel him watching over all the people that ever loved, liked and enjoyed their friendship.

WE miss him heaps...

Thrash forever my Metal Brother Greg!!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


October 12th 2008 - DARK ORDER's Album progress....


Greetings all!

I am happy to announce that Sean has completed ALL the Bass tracks for the new Album last night!!! Now, soon, we will begin recording the Lead Guitar Solo's with Diego...
Its all sound really fucking good!!!

Also, DARK ORDER is also happy announce that we will playing on a METAL festival on January 31st 2009, at the Lewisham hotel!!!

Thanks to all our fans that came to the gig at THE HARP, those who bought our albums and moshed out!!!! You're legends!!!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


September 24th 2008 - DARK ORDER's Album progress continued....


Greetings all!

Update on recording progress...

We have four songs to go in regards to recording the Bass tracks. Seany has used both his P-Bass and his Gibson Ripper on all songs, and in one song in particular the first half is the Ripper and the second half is the P-Bass! So far its sounding fucking amazing!!! These Bass lines are so complex that they could not be played by any other way except with fingers!!!
BUt...the fucking TONE is amazing....
I cant wait to get to the Guitar solo's....then vocals....

The band is very happy with the results so far

P.S. Don't forget that we have a show on Friday 10th of October at the HARP Hotel!

CHECK THIS NEW LIVE VIDEO CLIP for DARK ORDER!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


August 18th 2008 - DARK ORDER's Album progress!


Greetings all! Just thought we'd let you know that we're heading in to the Studio to start recording that Bass tracks, complex bass lines that mostly can only be played with fingers, not picks, performed by our master Metal head and friend, our Bass player Sean Veale!
This will be the first time in 2 months that I get to be at the studio only to produce and not to record my own performance.
The album is coming together...and it is a beast! ... Looking forward to seeing some masterful bass playing, the way Bass should be played...with fingers!

Will keep you up to date....

P.S. Don't forget that we have a show on 19th of September at the Lewisham Hotel!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


July 29th 2008 - DARK ORDER's NEW BRUTAL WEBSITE and Album progress!


GREETINGS ALL!!!!

We have finished all the Rhythm guitar tracks for the new album, and so far its all sound really good. I spent 7 days of just recording the rhythms as they are a lot harder to play than previous albums!!!

ALSO!!!! As of 25th of July we have a new reconstructed WEBSITE thanks to our friend Dan Verkys, from Melbourne... GO CHECK IT OUT!!!

www.darkorder.com.au

Any bands wishing to play shows with us, please contact our label BattleGod Productions on battgod@ihug.com.au

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


June 23 2008 - Seeking bands...


Greetings to all,

There is a possibility of doing a show at the Gaelic Club in Sydney, but we need interested bands that can pull a minimum of 100 people easily, each band. Currently it is a 4 band bill, maybe 5. Please contact our label, BATTLEGOD Productions, on battgod@ihug.com.au a.s.a.p.!!! We want good Rock/Metal bands.

On other news, we are currently in the middle of laying down the Rhythm guitars for the new album, and the Artwork is nearly complete. We estimate that the new album should be out in October. Thank you all our fans for being patient.

Any bands wishing to play shows with us, please contact our label BattleGod Productions on battgod@ihug.com.au

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


May 28 2008 - Raul returns from Chile married and happy, ready for DARK ORDER's campaign!


Greetings to all,

I have returned from Santiago, Chile, where I married my wife Vanessa, where all went very beautifully. SO... I am now back in Sydney and continuing the recording of our new 3rd album titled "Cold war of the Condor". Dark Order will also begin booking the new shows for the remainder of 2008 and start planning our North American Tour.

Any bands wishing to play shows with us, please contact our label BattleGod Productions on battgod@ihug.com.au

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


April 21 2008 - A short break from recording....


Greetings all!!!

After recording the drums, DARK ORDER is on a 1 month break whilst Raul is in Chile getting married to his sweetheart. Seany, Marco and Diego will be in Australia holding down the fort. When Raul returns in the first week of June, recording will recomence for our new third Album!!

Thanks to all our fans for staying loyal and patient...

We promise you will all love the new album...

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


March 26 2008 - Battlegod Productions bands, Including Dark Order, now thru Century Media for the Americas


Greetings to all fans and the rest!!!!!!

DARK ORDER has just received great news from our records label BATTLEGOD PRODUCTIONS that our albums, like that of all other Battlegod bands will be distributed through the mighty CENTURY MEDIA for the North American and South American region!!!!! We are still be distributed through Europe with TWILIGHT-VERTRIEB. But now all those in the USA can purchase our albums direct from the U.S.!!!!!

ALSO.....this weekend we begin RECORDING OUR THIRD ALBUM!!!! After 5 years of doing this project, sometimes with delays of having to put the project aside several times due to many distruptions, ITS FINALLY BEING PUT TO TAPE!!!!!! I AM SO FUCKING EXCITED personally, and so is the rest of DARK ORDER!!!!!

The album will have 12 songs in total possibly 13 (depends on editing) and is about the Golpe militar of 1973 till its fall in 1989. SO...its a Thrash Metal concept album, in the vein of 'Reign in Blood' crossed with 'Operation: Mindcrime'. We are very sure that you will enjoy it all. It has the aggression of our first album, but much more mature.

More news to follow!

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


February 17 2008 - Gig Update!!!


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02/29/2008 08:00 PM - SYDNEY - AGINCOURT HOTEL - CLUB BLINK
Cnr of Harris St & Parramatta Rd, Haymarket, Central, Sydney, New South Wales 2000 - TBA
DARK ORDER’s 1st return show for 2008 !!!! Battlegod Productions (our label) will be proudly selling all available Dark Order merchandise and other BattleGod Merchandise: THE VIOLENCE CONTINUUM - CD/DVD, 5000 Years of Violence, Long and short sleeve Shirts.

03/02/2008 07:00 PM - The Sandringham Hotel
387 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042 - $5
A Sunday show, featuring: DARK ORDER OUR LAST ENEMY BOTTOM OF THE DAMN PATHOS ARKIAH

03/27/2008 08:00 PM - THE LEWISHAM HOTEL - RockFeast
Cnr of Parramatta Rd & Old Canturbury Rd, Sydney, New South Wales - TBA
DARK ORDER is playing at the legendary Lewisham Hotel on Thursday 27th March 2008. More details will follow. DARK ORDER es el Condor, el rey asesino

Raul Ignacio Alvarez Garcia
Singer/Guitarist
DARK ORDER


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