1992 - DLI was born in San Francisco with its first appearance on CyberCore Compilation, and a few shows on the west coast. Conclusion - Heh! - This is fun!! 1993 - The first album ""Reality Check"" receives rave reviews and lots of airplay, a total of 15 musicians were involved. 1994 - ""Venus Mind Trap"" EP, the ""Rawhide"" cover version is an instant succes in the US clubs - YEAH!! 1995 - ""Zarathoustra"" is created with the help of Mark Pistel [meat beat manifesto] & Don Gordon [Numb]. It hits the CMJ DJ & Alternative Charts, and the band happily plays the US & Germany. 1996 - TIME OUT [clouds on the horizon] 1997 - ""Arashi Syndrome"" is extremly well-received and charts in the US [ CMJ RPM Charts ..5 / CMJ Top 200 ..83 ] as well as Germany [ DAC Charts ..12 ]. Breakup between Spawn & Count 0 (the main songwriting team). The Count forms a brand new lineup and takes DLI on the road in Germany with GIRLS UNDER GLASS. 1998 - The Count takes a nap and does production [Soil & Eclipse, The Razor Skyline, Pulse Legion]. 1999 - The Count meets the Man M.O. himself, they love working with each other and start writing the new album. 2000 - Recording of CYBRID at the Fringe Studios / Oakland. Barbie [MATTEL] hires the band to do a soundtrack for the game ""Rock'em Sock'em"", based on a classic piece of Americana. It shipped in Nov. 2000. The SONY Playstation guys loved the music. 2001 - West coast tour to break in the new team. Release of CYBRID followed by USA / European Tour. The Count gets deported and sits on his hands in Europe while the rest of the gang writes petitions to the President. 2002 - Back in the USA :) shows on the west coast conceptualizing the new album. 2003 - First attempts to write new material, slowly a picture starts to emerge. 2004 - 2005 The Count relocates to the US and things start to speed up. GW Childs from Soil & Eclipse offers to help out and is gladly accepted into the DLI Crew. Songwriting starts in earnest. Schedule: wrap this up by the end of the year, test drive it on the road and release ""Pax Americana"" in Fall 2006.
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