Hailing from Russia, Vladimir Troussov became the new skinsman of Dark Order on on 1st of August 2000. After two long years, the band had finally found their drummer. Troussov replaced Chris Flynn who had filled in for six months.
In September 2002 Vladimir "Houdini" Troussov dissapeared to Russia agian - only notifying the band after he departed.
A temporarily replacement was found in the person of Steve Moore, drummer from Dungeon and Vaticide. One year later, in September 2003 Mick McCartney joined the Dark Order as a permanent drummer.