Dir En Grey at the House of Blues
Metal has been on an artistic resurgence of late, but the Japanese growlers Dir En Grey have been at it for decades. Their sound veers from more rock-inclined tunes to very avant-garde, and their new album “Dum Spiro Spero” is the occasion for another blistering live tour. House of Blues, 8430 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood. 8 p.m. Fri. $29.50. hob.com.
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