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Awaken The Guardian
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Awaken the Guardian is the third studio album by progressive metal band Fates Warning, released in 1986 through Metal Blade Records. The album was the band's first to enter the . Billboard 200, reaching No. 191 and remaining on that chart for four weeks. It is also the first Fates Warning album to feature guitarist Frank Aresti and the last with original singer John Arch, who was replaced by Ray Alder on their subsequent 1988 album No Exit.

Band Name Fates Warning. Album Name Awaken the Guardian. The guitar work is absolutely sublime on this album in every possible sense on here. Unlike those bands I mentioned earlier, Fates Warning actually wrote powerful, heavy as hell riffs that still managed to be pretty damn catchy. The riffing is a mix of NWOBHM – Diamond Head and Iron Maiden –, and some thrash metal (that thrash break on Prelude to Ruin ? Wouldn’t have sounded out of place on an early Overkill album)

Fates Warning Live - Sundance, Long Island, NY 12/28/86. Awaken The Guardian: Issued as 4-panel digibook.

Fates Warning was once an Iron Maiden clone, but then they decided to take their influences and put on their own esoteric twist, resulting in the flawed, but interesting 1985 release, The Spectre Within. Awaken The Guardian is an album that carries its listener on a journey like no other before or after it. It shows a band not only creating their own sound, but not trying as hard to impress either on first listen. There is no technical.

It's always been this way, at least starting with this album. Before Awaken The Guardian's release in 1986, they were criticized as being an Iron Maiden copy. However, with this fresh new album, they develop a more distinct sound with their thrashy riffing, progressive time signatures, and power metal-like lyrics, become less and less like Iron Maiden with each release. It's unfortunante that such an album like this didn't rise to the top at all. The culprit for this dilema" An insane number of classic metal albums came out the exact same year.

Awaken the Guardian by Fates Warning, released 10 November 1986 1. The Sorceress 2. Valley of the Dolls 3. Fata Morgana 4. Guardian 5. Prelude to Ruin 6. Giant's Lore (Heart of Winter) 7. Time Long Past 8. Exodus. Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more. Purchasable with gift card. 1. The Sorceress 05:43. 2. Valley of the Dolls 05:22.

Fates Warning Lyrics. Awaken The Guardian Lyrics (1986). Lyrics to the Full Album on one page). Giant's Lore (Heart Of Winter). Guardian You may not Entities pass in the night Guardians and the Reaper fight the will to live shall win Mares of hope ride through their dreams blinding light awakens sleeping dawn it seems It was all a dream, an endless dream.

Lp-fates warning-awaken the guardian -lp- new vinyl. Fates warning "Awaken the guardian" 2 CD + DVD new+. FATES WARNING Awaken The Guardian LP 1st Press ST-73231 Metal Blade Records 1986. Awaken the Guardian is the third album of the band Fates Warning, and is considered by most if not all fans to be their breakthrough album, commercially as well as artistically. The band has its roots in the NWBHM style as an Iron Maiden Clone. In their sophomore release was clearly trying to find their sound, with the clear goal of applying progressive composition techniques to that root style.

Awaken the Guardian (1986) by Fates Warning. Labels: Metal Blade Records, Enigma. Genres: Progressive Metal Members: John Arch, Jim Matheos, Frank Aresti, Joe DiBiase, Steve Zimmerman. Album (Studio full-length).

Tracklist Hide Credits

1 The Sorceress
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos
2 Valley Of The Dolls
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos
3 Fata Morgana
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos
4 Guardian
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos
5 Prelude To Ruin
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos
6 Giants Lore (Heart Of Winter)
Written-By – Frank Aresti, Jim Matheos
7 Time Long Past
Written-By – Jim Matheos
8 Exodus
Written-By – Jim Arch, Jim Matheos

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Metal Blade Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Metal Blade Records Inc.
  • Recorded At – Stagg Street Studio
  • Recorded At – Preferred Sound
  • Mixed At – Capitol Records
  • Remastered At – Future Disc


  • Bass – Joe DiBiase
  • Drums – Steve Zimmerman
  • Engineer – Bill Metoyer
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Dave Obrizzo, Kevin Beauchamp, Scott Campbell, Steve Himelfarb
  • Guitar – Frank Aresti, Jim Matheos
  • Illustration – Ioannis
  • Keyboards – Jim Archambault*
  • Mastered By – Eddy Schreyer
  • Photography By [Additional] – S. M. Cooper
  • Photography By [Group] – Mick Rock
  • Producer – Brian Slagel, Fates Warning
  • Remastered By – Eddy Schreyer
  • Sleeve [Design] – Ioannis
  • Vocals – John Arch


Recorded at Stagg Street Studios & Preferred Sound Sep - Oct 1986.

Remastered by Eddy Schreyer at Future Disc February 1994

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 039841404623
  • Barcode: 0 3984-14046-2 3
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1, 2, 3): BOD MB 3984-14046-2
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 1, 2, 3): IFPI L357
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 1): IFPI 5207
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 5230
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 3): IFPI 5225
  • Rights Society: BIEM / STEMRA
  • Label Code: LC 6705
  • Other: GER SPV #: 076-101202

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
CDE-73231 Fates Warning Awaken The Guardian ‎(CD, Album) Metal Blade Records, Enigma Records CDE-73231 US 1987
FO499CD Fates Warning Awaken The Guardian ‎(CD, Album, RM, Sli) Фоно FO499CD Russia 2005
3984-14046-1 Fates Warning Awaken The Guardian ‎(LP, Album, RE) Metal Blade Records 3984-14046-1 Germany 2016
3984-15132-1 Fates Warning Awaken The Guardian ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Num, RE, RM, 180 + 2xCD+G, Album) Metal Blade Records 3984-15132-1 USA & Europe 2005
ST-73231 Fates Warning Awaken The Guardian ‎(LP, Album) Enigma Records , Metal Blade Records ST-73231 US 1986