THE BAND

POWEROTIK IS A BAND THAT COMBINES THE GENRES INDUSTRIAL, ROCK , METAL WITH SOME POP TENDENCIES.
IT WAS CREATED IN COSTA RICA BY DARIEN CASTILLO A.K.A . DASTELLO. IN THE YEAR 2013 THE EP “NIGHT IN THE TOWN” WAS RELEASED, CONTAINING 10 TRACKS. IN THIS SAME YEAR THE FIRST VIDEO CLIP WAS RELEASED, “TREE OF SIN” BEING THE FIRST SINGLE AS PART OF THIS EP.
A LITTLE TIME LATER DARIEN DECIDES TO INCORPORATE A SUPPORTING LIVE BAND, SO HE CONTACTED SEVERAL MUSICIANS, BETWEEN THESE THEY ARE: JIMMY JAMES (GUITAR), MIGUEL (DRUMS) AND YORS (BASS).
THAT SAME YEAR OCCURRED THE FIRST LIVE SHOW OF POWEROTIK AS A BAND, SOMETIME LATER THEY BEGAN TO PLAY AT DIFFERENT FESTIVALS AND LOCAL EVENTS.
IN EARLY 2014 DARIEN DECIDES TO CREATE A NEW ALBUM WITH THE OBJECTIVE TO EXPOSE NEW MATERIAL
AND TO SHOW A MORE SOLID CONCEPT OF THE BAND, THIS ALBUM IS TITLE “VIOLENT MURDERS”.
IT WAS CREATED UNDER A CONCEPT MORE AGGRESSIVE BUT EQUALLY WITH POP TENDENCIES FOLLOWING THE WAY ESTABLISHED BY THE BAND.
ONCE DARIEN HAS FINISHED WITH THE RECORDING OF THE ALBUM IT WAS RELEASED ON MAY OF THIS SAME YEAR ON THE WEB, ON PLACES SUCH AS: ITUNES, AMAZON MP3, SPOTIFY AND SOUNDCLOUD.
THEY DECIDE TO RELEASE A SINGLE OF THE TITLE TRACK “VIOLENT MURDERS”, SO THE VIDEO CLIP WAS RECORDED FOR THIS SONG.
POWEROTIK HAS PERFORMED AT DIFFERENT LOCAL EVENTS AND AMONG THEM IS “THE KAMEN FESTIVAL”, WHICH TOOK PLACE ON AUGUST 31ST AT THE NATIONAL STADIUM OF COSTA RICA.
ON NOVEMBER 28TH OF 2014 POWEROTIK WAS THE OPENING BAND OF HOCICO’S FIRST SHOW IN COSTA RICA.
IN 2015 POWEROTIK COLLABORATED FOR HOCICO’S ALBUM “OFENSOR” WITH “OFENSOR REMIXED BY POWEROTIK”
REMIX MADE BY DARIEN CASTILLO AND ON MAY 12, 2016 WAS THE OPENING BAND OF ANOTHER HOCICO’S CONCERT IN COSTA RICA.
DARIEN CASTILLO PRODUCES ALL MUSIC AND LYRICS IN POWEROTIK AND HAS A GREAT SUPPORTING LIVE BAND THAT COMPLEMENT A GREAT LIVE SHOW.