MARK DALY Single Release: “The Hearts Reminder” Out Nov 25th 2016
Rock vocalist, Mark Daly, hails from Cork, Ireland. An established singer/songwriter, Mark has worked with some of the best in the business; including American super group, Operation: Mindcrime. The group, which is led by vocalist Geoff Tate (formerly of Queensryche), who has sold over 25 million records and has secured a Grammy nomination as well as participating in an abundance of world tours. Other band members of Operation: Mindcrime include the likes of musicians from bands Disturbed, Ozzy Osbourne, Whitesnake and ACDC.
In 2010, whilst living in Spain, Mark formed the critically acclaimed rock group, The Voodoos. The band went on to perform all over Europe (including the 2011 MTV EMAs) before venturing to the US to record their self-titled album in Seattle, Washington. Kelly Gray producer of Candlebox and Queensryche records produced the album. The album sold thousands of copies across Northern America, gaining a plethora of fans as they toured in 2012 and 2013. In 2014, the band’s progress went into hiatus due to an issue with the record label they signed with the previous year.
In 2015, the Cork man was approached to work on a trilogy concept album with Operation: Mindcrime after striking up a good working relationship with lead vocalist, Geoff Tate. Geoff also featured on The Voodoos track, ‘Facing my Demons’. In September 2015, the first instalment of the trilogy album entitled ‘The Key’ was released. The project was praised with most appreciable reviews and featured Mark’s stellar vocals on the track ‘Life or Death?’ Part two of the trilogy album, ‘Resurrection’ was released September 2016 and features three tracks from Daly; including ‘Healing My Wounds’, ‘The Fight’ and ‘Invincible’.
The future is bright for Mark with more exciting projects; including his debut solo EP entitled ‘The Hearts Reminder’ (released on Nov 25th 2016) along with a powerful music video for the debut track also titled ‘The Hearts Reminder’ it generated 50,000 views on Facebook in its first week along with flying up to Number 2 in the Irish Rock downloads chart. Channelling influences from the likes of Counting Crows, Pearl Jam & Blue October, Daly brings some fresh & current mainstream rock to the table here.