Wolfpakk – Rise Of The Animal


The cast list reads like a veritable rock and metal who’s who. Based on the pedigree present, “Rise Of The Animal”, the latest long playing offering from Wolfpakk, promises great things. Happily, I can report, it delivers on those promises… in spades.

From the outset they nail their colours firmly to the mast with the mightyThe cast list reads like a veritable rock and metal who’s who. Based on the pedigree present, “Rise Of The Animal”, the latest long playing offering from Wolfpakk, promises great things. Happily, I can report, it delivers on those promises… in spades. From the outset they nail their colours firmly to the mast with the mighty Rider Of The Storm. With its relentless bass drum rhythm driving this untamed beast of a song, howling and stalking it’s prey complete with that classic, semi-operatic vocal sound we all know and love… Add to that a razor sharp guitar and what we have is the setup for a great album. Sock It To Me does exactly what it says on the tin with it’s classic 80’s glam vibe and sensibilities with a 21st century upgrade… We’re moving quickly through the gears and the aforementioned pedigree is already starting to show itself by the time it reaches the inevitible harmony guitar part which is more a welcome surprise than a predictable inclusion. Just when you think you got the album pegged, the third track, “Monkey On Your Back” provides the first true surprise… This time the guitar sound has a more “high gain” […]

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