The return of the wolves – wilder than ever!
2021 is once again completely under the spell of the wolves: With the announcement of their new studio album, Call Of The Wild, POWERWOLF, the high priests of heavy metal, have turned the heads of fans and critics internationally and hereby seamlessly continue on their unique success story!
Along with a powerful video starring Alissa White-Gluz of ARCH ENEMY and Falk Maria Schlegel, they are more than ready to present a brand new version of their hit single “Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend”. If the original version of the thrilling track already managed to reach over 50 million streams across platforms, the exciting new version will set the international heavy metal world on fire!
“Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend” feat. Alissa White-Gluz will be part of the bonus album Missa Cantorem, that various special formats of Call Of The Wild include.
Alissa White-Gluz on the new single:
“I enjoyed putting a woman’s spin on “Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend”; altering the lyrics to fit a strong message of female empowerment and delivering them with a mighty roar! Thanks to POWERWOLF for being open to having their song reconstructed like this!”
Falk Maria Schlegel on the video and the collaboration with Alissa White-Gluz:
“It was a pleasure to work and perform together with Alissa for the very first time on our joint video shoot for “Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend”. Immediately, there was a great energetic atmosphere on set! Alissa is such a wonderful artist and interacting with her during this shoot as well as re-interpreting this video together was an amazing experience.”
Once again created in cooperation with the honorable producer duo of Jens Bogren and Joost van den Broek, the masterpiece will open a new chapter in the band’s history on July 16, 2021. The eighth studio album will serve both old and newly recruited POWERWOLF devotees with well-known classic trademarks, and equally surprise and delight them at every stage of this wild 11-track ride!
Matthew Greywolf on Call Of The Wild:
“With Call Of The Wild, we are opening a new, exciting chapter in the history of POWERWOLF. The album sounds unmistakably like POWERWOLF and is so much more at the same time: Besides new territory like the Celtic instrumentation in “Blood for Blood (Faoladh)” or the ballad-like “Alive or Undead”, we have raised all our trademarks to a new level. Until now, we never sounded so powerful and wild – in the truest sense of the word. We can’t wait to finally share this beast of an album with you all!”
The first music video from the new album “Beast Of Gévaudan” already reached more than one million views on YouTube. Watch the grandiose video again here:
Call Of The Wild, the follow-up to their 2018 #1-charting studio album Sacrament Of Sin, manifests the band’s inimitable success story and proves once again that they sit unchallenged on the throne of the genre.
Call Of The Wild tracklisting:
01. Faster Than the Flame
02. Beast of Gévaudan
03. Dancing with the Dead
05. Alive or Undead
06. Blood for Blood (Faoladh)
08. Call of the Wild
09. Sermon of Swords
10. Undress to Confess
11. Reverent of Rats
Various formats (2-CD Mediabook, 3-LP Vinyl Box, 3-CD Earbook, digital) of the new album include the bonus album Missa Cantorem – a cross-section of the Wolves’ success story with newly recorded vocals by friends and companions of the band.
Missa Cantorem (Bonus Album) Tracklisting:
01. Sanctified With Dynamite – feat. Ralf Scheepers (Primal Fear)
02. Demons Are A Girl‘s Best Friend – feat. Alissa White-Gluz (Arch Enemy)
03. Nightside Of Siberia – feat. Johan Hegg (Amon Amarth)
04. Where The Wild Wolves Have Gone – feat. Doro Pesch
05. Fist By Fist (Sacralize Or Strike) – feat. Matthew Kiichi Heafy (Trivium)
06. Killers With The Cross – feat. Björn “Speed” Strid (Soilwork)
07. Kiss Of The Cobra King – feat. Chris Harms (Lord Of The Lost)
08. We Drink Your Blood – feat. Johannes Eckerström (Avatar)
09. Resurrection By Erection – feat. Christopher Bowes (Alestorm)
10. Saturday Satan – feat. Jari Mäenpää (Wintersun)
POWERWOLF Live 2021:
On their upcoming tour, fans can not only expect brand new heavy metal anthems to be played and chanted along by thousands, but also the biggest and most epic production POWERWOLF has brought to the stage thus far, once again cementing their status as one of the most intense live bands.
01.10.21 DE – Stuttgart / Schleyerhalle
02.10.21 CH – Zurich / Samsung Hall
04.10.21 ES – Barcelona / Razzmatazz
05.10.21 ES – Madrid / Riviera
07.10.21 FR – Paris / Zenith
08.10.21 UK – London / Roundhouse
09.10.21 BE – Antwerp / Lotto Arena
10.10.21 NL – Amsterdam / Afas Live
12.10.21 IT – Milan / Alcatraz
13.10.21 DE – Frankfurt / Jahrhunderthalle
15.10.21 DE – Munich / Zenith
16.10.21 DE – Oberhausen / König Pilsener Arena
17.10.21 CZ – Prague / Tipsport Arena
18.10.21 PL – Katowice – MCK
20.10.21 HU – Budapest / Arena
21.10.21 AT – Vienna / Gasometer
22.10.21 DE – Berlin / UFO im Velodrom
23.10.21 DE – Hamburg / Sporthalle
The story of POWERWOLF, beginning in 2004, reads like a true fairytale, but is the result of the most hard-working and entertaining live band on the heavy metal planet. POWERWOLF has not only received plenty of Gold and Platinum awards to date, but numerous releases have entered the official German album charts at the top position of #1. With Blessed & Possessed (2015), POWERWOLF achieved Gold status (in the Czech Republic) for the first time, while its predecessor, Preachers Of The Night (2013), hit the official German album charts at #1, and the incredible DVD, The Metal Mass (2016), came in at #1 of the German DVD-Charts. POWERWOLF‘s holy mass in the name of heavy metal is unstoppable – their latest magnum opus, The Sacrament of Sin (2018), again entered the album charts at #1. The accompanying, almost completely sold out Wolfsnächte headline tour – in which POWERWOLF headlined large venues with their phenomenal stage performances – became a single major triumph, as well as the numerous summer festival shows in which crowds were thrilled and completely captivated by the wolves and their unique, (un)holy metal mass. With the new studio album, Call Of The Wild, and the Wolfsnächte 2021 tour charging through the largest halls in Europe, 2021 will again be a year completely under the sign of the wolf pack!