Dismal - The Waltz Of Mind is an italian gothic/alternative band. Turin 1995.
November 1998 “Fiaba Lacrimevole - like a red bleeding rose in a glacial desert”. The debut album gets an immediate success and soon it became a top selling album. In September 2002 Dismal found a musical agreement with Dreamcell11, a division of Aural Music. Within the end of 2002 the band entered in the Gulp! Studios by Marco Calliari to record their second cd called “Rubino Liquido - Three Scarlet Drops…” using a 12-elements orchestra. Claustrophobic and essential drum parts, waltz and tango bit mixed with baroque and orchestral sound while the electric guitar parts are always more and more left on the background. “Miele Dal Salice” is the third record issued in 2006, the band dedicated a lot of time to this record which is the most intense and bizarre cd they have released to date. On this new work Rossana Landi is the new lead singer, playing contrabass too. After a very long break, the band decided to enter the studio again, and in year 2013 recored a new album called “Giostra di Vapore”. With this album the band goes forward to create a new sound dimension fusing electronic sound with the classical music, simply modern and antique meets together for a sound similar to steampunk. Currently the band is recording their fifth album ''Quinta Essentia''.
Lyrics&inspiration are always focused on topics like social psychology, philosophy, poetry, art, alchemy and more spiritual themes.