Quick Shots #6: Origin of Awakening
El Goro listens to some experimental Japanese metal with Dir En Grey while SonOfOdin resurrects a little-known classic from the mid-’80s with Powerlord’s only album.
Dir En Grey : Arche (2014)
Dir En Grey is a Japanese metal band formed in 1997. Although their lineup has remained relatively consistent over the years, the style of their music has varied wildly.
Get this album: Amazon.com • iTunes • Spotify
Powerlord : The Awakening (1986)
Barely even a footnote in the annals of American metal, Oklahoma’s Powerlord released only one album before disbanding. A coveted item among tape-traders over the years, Shadow Kingdom Records finally remastered and rereleased the album in 2014.
Get this album: Bandcamp • Amazon.com • SKR
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