Rupps Drums Shop Main Shop > Cymbals > Dream > Dream Dark Matter Cymbals Dream 20 in Dark Matter Energy Ride DMERI20 Click for larger imageSKU Number: DMERI20 MSRP: $459.00 You Save:$161.00 Rupps Price: $298.00 Quantity: The DARK MATTER family consists of three distinct models: Flat Earth, Moon Rides and Dark Matter Energy. Although the designed and production methods are very different for these three models, one thing they all have in common is that they have been through DREAM's special "Dark Matter Process".This process involves returning an already finished cymbal to the ovens for repeated rounds of heating and hand hammering only then to shock it with a cold water bath. The result is a cymbal that is pure bronze on the inside, but with ash and soot from the oven fused with the top layer of metal.DARK MATTERS are essentially cymbals that have been created twice.By double tempering the Energy ride, we have created a drier and more complex cousin. They take several months of aging resulting in a truly unique dry ride. Totally worth the wait.