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"Die About It: The Ascending Trajectory of Bad Wolves in the Metal Pantheon

Bad Wolves burst onto the American heavy metal scene with a reverence for the genre's foundations and an eye toward its future.

The band's powerful rendition of The Cranberries' "Zombie" not only went viral but also topped the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart in 2018, standing as a moving homage to the late Dolores O'Riordan.

With their melodic fusion of heavy metal, hard rock, and alternative metal, coupled with socially aware lyricism, Bad Wolves have crafted a distinctive sound that resonates with fans worldwide.

The band's inaugural album, "Disobey," released in 2018, is a rich tapestry of robust, melodious metal that firmly positioned them as significant contenders in the modern rock arena. Their second venture, "N.A.T.I.O.N.," released in 2019, continued their ascent, showcasing a captivating mix of ferocious riffs, anthemic hooks, and compelling rhythms.

Notably energetic in their live shows, Bad Wolves have shared stages with heavyweights like Five Finger Death Punch and Shinedown, cementing their reputation for visceral and lively performances. The band has seen its share of shifts, particularly with the departure of vocalist Tommy Vext in 2021, yet they press on, unfazed, their musical evolution on full display.

Their latest offering, "DIE ABOUT IT," represents a continuation of their trailblazing path, embracing a weighty sonic force, deft experimentation, and infectious melodies. The album's thematic backbone is a biting commentary on the absurd lengths to which people defend their beliefs, encapsulated by the provocative title. It's a record that's as much an invitation to think as it is to feel the unrelenting energy of their music.

Released by Better Nose Music on August 9, 2023, "DIE ABOUT IT" is available across formats, including three colored vinyl variants, CD, and cassette. Bad Wolves, with members John Boecklin on drums, Daniel "DL" Laskiewicz on vocals, Doc Coyle on lead guitar, and Kyle Konkiel on bass, continue to defy genre expectations and deliver music that's as brutally honest as it is harmonically complex.


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