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Leatherwolf Update

Hey everyone:

We just wanted to set the record straight regarding a statement/press release that’s been put out there announcing a new LEATHERWOLF studio album featuring former LW members Carey Howe, Geoff Gayer and Wade Black. Whatever Carey, Geoff and Wade are working on – it will NOT be released under the name LEATHERWOLF! The legal rights to the name LEATHERWOLF lie with the line-up featuring original band members Dean Roberts and Michael Olivieri that recently performed on the Monsters of Rock cruise and Keep It True festival in Germany.

It is unfortunate that Carey Howe, the main instigator in all this, is trying to wreak havoc and create the false impression that he, Geoff and Wade are back in LEATHERWOLF, which is not the case. He may have succeeded in hijacking the original LEATHERWOLF Facebook page and YouTube channel but he will not succeed in hijacking the name LEATHERWOLF as well.

We ask you to please only consult this website and the official LEATHERWOLF FB page for any and all news regarding band activities.

Press Release: LEATHERWOLF set to release ‘Unchained Live’ album on December 15!

LeatherwolfUnchained-webDecember 2013 – Southern California heavy metal Triple Axe Attack, LEATHERWOLF, have set a December 15 release date for their new album, “Unchained Live”.

Engineered by Michael “Kramarica” Kramer, mixed by producer extraordinaire, Roy Z  (JUDAS PRIEST, BRUCE DICKINSON, SEPULTURA, HALFORD), and mastered by Tom Baker (QUEENSRYCHE, JUDAS PRIEST, SEBASTIAN BACH), the album contains several of the band’s biggest classics culled from their highly acclaimed first three albums, including the MTV video singles “The Calling” and “Hideaway”,  as well as fan favorite “Dr. Wicked (Rx O.D.)” from their most recent studio release, “New World Asylum.”

As an additional bonus, the band has re-cut their 1989 instrumental standout, “Black Knight”, which originally appeared on the “Street Ready” record.

The “Unchained” packaging features striking artwork by noted conceptual designer Martin Deschaumbault (“Assasin’s Creed”) as well as Marc Sasso (DIO, MANOWAR, ROB ROCK).

“Unchained” track listing:
01. Spiter
02. Kill and Kill Again
03. The Calling
04. Rise or Fall
05. Dr. Wicked (Rx O.D.)
06. Wicked Ways
07. Hideaway
08. Street Ready
09. Thunder
10. Black Knight (studio bonus)

“Unchained” is the first LEATHERWOLF album to feature the lead guitar duo of Rob Math and Greg Erba who are joined by original members, vocalist/guitarist Michael Olivieri and drummer Dean Roberts, and long-time bassist Patrick Guyton.

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LEATHERWOLF to kick off ‘Unchained 2013’ live campaign, announce U.S. festival and tour dates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 4, 2013 – Vaunted Orange County, CA heavy metal Triple Axe Attack, LEATHERWOLF, featuring Michael Olivieri (vocals, guitar), Rob Math(guitar), Greg Erba (guitar), Pat Guyton (bass), and Dean Roberts (drums), will be kicking off their Unchained 2013 touring activities this Saturday, April 6 at Mirror Image Studios in Anaheim, CA.  The four-band bill also includes former Metal Blade recording artists HERETIC as well as SAME VEIN and HYPNOSTIC.  Tickets are $10.00. 
LEATHERWOLF have also been confirmed as headliners for Pathfinder Metalfest IV in Marietta, GA on July 13 and will appear at both Skull Fest in North Platte, NE on October 19 and Rock Harvest II in White Marsh, MD on November 9, respectively.  LEATHERWOLF will join fellow California metal veterans VICIOUS RUMORS and New Jersey’s SEVEN WITCHES on the Metal Masters 2013 tour which is currently set to kick off September 21 at the Indianapolis Metal Fest in Indianapolis, IN.
Confirmed LEATHERWOLF tour dates include:
April:
06 – Mirror Image Studios – Anaheim, CA
20 – Jammin Joes – Arvado, CO
June:
13 – Bobby McGee’s – Chicago Ridge, IL
14 – Penny Pub Road – South Barrington, IL
18 – The Chaffee Flatts Bar & Grill – Chaffee, NY
19 – Shocks – Utica, NY
20 – Dead Horse Cantina & Music Hall – McKee Rocks, PA
21 – House of Rock – White Marsh, MD
July:
12 – The Maywood – Raleigh, NC
13 – The 120 Tavern & Music Hall, Pathfinder Metalfest IV – Marietta, GA
September:
21 – Indianapolis Metal Fest – Indianapolis, IN*
28 – The Montage – Rochester, NY*
October:
02 – Saint Vitus – Brooklyn, NY*
04 – Bentz Street – Frederick, MD*
05 – Ground Zero – Spartanburg, SC*
19 – Sculley’s Shooters, Skull Fest – North Platte, NE
November:
09 – House of Rock, Rock Harvest II – White Marsh, MD
* with VICIOUS RUMORS and SEVEN WITCHES
LEATHERWOLF will issue their “Unchained” live album later this year through an as-of-yet undisclosed label; the follow-up to 2008’s “New World Asylum” was mixed by noted guitarist/producer, Roy Z, whose credits include JUDAS PRIESTBruce DickinsonHALFORDHELLOWEEN andSEPULTURA. Fans can visit the official LEATHERWOLF Facebook page at http://facebook.com/leatherwolfmetal.

What Songs Do You Want To Hear This Tour?

Leatherwolf is going on tour! Pick the 15 songs you want to hear and tell us where you’re from.

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Alone in the Night
Bad Moon Rising
Behind the Gun
Black Jack
Black Knight
Cry Out
Derailed
Disconnect
Dr Wicked (Rx O.D.)
Endangered Species
Gypsies And Thieves
Hideaway
I Am the Law
Institutions
Kill and Kill Again
King of the Ward
Leatherwolf
Live or Die
Lonely Road
Magical Eyes
Never Again
Off the Track
Princess Of Love
Rise Or Fall
Rule The Night
Season of the Witch
Share A Dream
Spirits In The Wind
Spiter
Street Ready
Take A Chance
The Calling
The Grail
The Hook
The Way I Feel
Thunder
Tonight’s the Night
Too Much
Tools Of Discipline
Vagrant
Wicked Ways

KNAC: Live Album, 2013 Tour Dates Announced

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LEATHERWOLF, hailing from Huntington Beach, CA, have announced tour dates in support of their forthcoming live album,Unchained. The lineup consist of original members vocalist/guitarist Michael Olivieri and drummer Dean Roberts, friend and bassist Patrick Guyton, and guitarists Rob Math and Greg Erba.

Olivieri states: “We are all excited about this new constellation and the possibilities it holds. More than anything, we’re looking forward to getting out there and really kicking some ass on stage. I think live is where it’s always been at for us and this group of guys can definitely deliver the goods!” Unchained was mixed by musician and producer, Roy Z, whose credits include JUDAS PRIEST, SEPULTURA, HALFORD, BRUCE DICKINSON and many others. Though the release date is yet to be announced, fans can download a free MP3 single of “Spiter” from Unchained by liking the only official Leatherwolf Facebook page at this LOCATION.

Confirmed tour dates:

  • 4.6 – Mirror Image Studios – Anaheim, CA
  • 4.18 – The Slidebar – Fullerton, CA
  • 4.20 – Jammin Joes – Arvada, CO
  • 6.13 – Bobby McGee’s – Chicago Ridge, IL
  • 6.14 – Penny Pub Road – Barrington, IL
  • 6.20 – The Dead Horse Cantina & Music Hall – McKees Rocks, PA
  • 6.21 – House Of Rock – White Marsh, MD
  • 10.19 – Skull Fest – North Platte, NE
  • 11.9 – Rock Harvest II at House of Rock – White Marsh, MD

Additional dates to be announced.

LEATHERWOLF is:

  • Michael Olivieri – vocals, guitar
  • Dean Roberts – drums
  • Pat Guyton – bass
  • Rob Math – guitars
  • Greg Erba – guitars

Originally posted at:  http://knac.com/article.asp?ArticleID=9305

REVOLVER: NAMM Metal Jam 2013

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While a who’s who of the music industry was descending on California’s NAMM show last month, a pre-party on January 23 kicked off the whole event with Michael Angelo Batio performing followed by an all-star jam including members of Anthrax, Queensryche, Rising Force, Racer X, The Iron Maidens, Holy Grail, Lizzy Borden, Lynch Mob, Leatherwolf, Hurricane, and others. Check out some pics from the show in the photo gallery below, courtesy of photographer Stephanie Cabral.

Click here for Photos @ Revolver