@Reignwolf / Jordan Cook
Two of my few good pics of the man, the myth, the warrior. The red light and fog proved extra tricky this night.
Truly blown away by the organic flow of this show. The interplay between man, instrument, and audience was electric. No set list and jams that went on for days. Good things come to those who wait.
Are fans satisfied ? They heard a few new songs but are still chomping at the bit for a record release. Will it come ? In due time. For now, wolf fever is alive and well.
Still a few dates left to catch them on tour here :
Thrilled to announce that the October 11th Greta Van Fleet show at The Sylvee, Madison, WI is sold out. Wisconsin knows great new music!
There has been a lot of talk about these four young men, three of them brothers, and their throwback sound. With a majestic sound the likes of Led Zeppelin, and the swagger to match, they are a young band that is sincere in their hopes to make their own mark.
Currently the band two EP’s out and on are on the cusp of delivering their first full-length 10 song LP. People around the industry are looking at this forthcoming release to see what they will build from here. Their talent is undeniable, as is their passion and intensity. Their live shows can be described as giant walls of sound with savage guitar shreds, crushing drums and Josh’s dynamic howls and wails that shake you and draw you into a fervor. Much like lightening in a bottle, they have captured something elusive and powerful, and are now showing it off to the world.
I look forward to seeing them deliver a smashing performance, cutting their teeth on their first major tour. The band have set out on a worldwide Fall tour that started in Seattle WA and ends in November in Manchester, UK. More info on dates and tickets for N. America , Europe and Asia can be found on their website.
Their new album will be out shortly after, on October 19th, entitled ‘Anthem of a Peaceful Army’ on Lava/Republic Records. Pre-ordering available now here : http://www.gretavanfleet.com
You can listen to the recently released “Watching Over” from the upcoming album here :
It’s a great day for Reignwolf fans ! There is evidence of life.
The band posted on Facebook announcing fall US and Canada tour dates and hinted at music they have been putting together. It was like a beacon to many of their hardcore fans who have stayed the course, in hopes that they had not seen the last of Jordan Cook, the passionate force behind the wall of explosive guitar brilliance that is the stuff legends are made of – – – fire and fury. (Check out the formidable singles ‘In the Dark’ and ‘Are You Satisfied’ to get a flavor of the distortion- laden blues this guy can lay down).
Reignwolf have maintained a rather low profile conventionally, rolling across the country, gathering fans from their travels and live shows. That doesn’t mean they have not been on the music radar. Their resume’ includes a prestigious spot opening for Black Sabbath on their Canadian tour, playing at Sasquatch, Lollapalooza , and Voodoo Festival to name a few. All without a single proper album. In past interviews the band has discussed what they feel are the challenges of capturing the “essence” of their live music.
After releasing one track last year, ‘Hardcore’, fans looked to the release of a promised first full length album — then nothing. If their short-list arsenal of singles gives a peek into what might be coming next, no doubt we are all in for an incredible churching in the school of Reignwolf.
Check out all the dates here . More West Coast and Canada dates to be added:
Be sure to stop back to check out my reviews and photos from their tour .
#Rockpicks May 2018
New solo release from Coyle Girelli, previously of ‘Your Vegas’, and frontman for ‘The Chevin’. * (check these bold and powerful albums out too – “A Town and Two Cities” , Your Vegas , and “Borderland” , The Chevin )*
This is the first single from his debut solo album, “Love Kills” to be released this summer on Honey Lemon records. Girelli spent time in songwriting sessions with music legend Mac Davis, which he states were pivotal in the evolution of the songs in the new album. Stating huge influences from the likes of Roy Orbison and Johnny Cash, Girelli emotes his own unique moody, romantic spirit to his music, which he labels as “Modern Noir”.
This velvety smooth crooner does what he does best —creating an intriguing, vintage sounding ballad across a lush guitar soundscape.
“Where’s My Girl ?
J’ adore !
Looking forward to more gems like this on the album.