Check out the hot new video “Reptile’s Kiss” from Wolfpakk. Wolfpakk is the new music project from Mark Sweeney (Crystal Ball) and Michael Voss (Cassanova, Mad Max).
Michael Voss and Mark Sweeney have known each other for a long time and have always wanted to do a project together. Since Michael Voss was producer for Mark Sweeney’s 2nd solo album in 2009, it has finally happended that the two have found time for this collaboration.
Still during these recordings the two rockers made plans for a Metal project where as many famous musicians as possible from the Hardrock and Metal scene should be involved. Thanks to Michael Voss’ extensive network gathered over the years as a producer, within a sort time over 25 musicians from all over the world joined the project “Wolfpakk”.
All 11 songs including lyrics have been written by Voss/Sweeney. Vocals have been divided brotherly, as well production and mix. The finishing touch has been refined by the following guest wolves:
Vox: Paul Di’anno (Ex-Iron Maiden), Tony Martin (Ex-Black Sabbath), Jeff Scott Soto (Ex-Y. Malmsteen, Talisman), Rob Rock (Impelitteri), Mark Boals (Ex-Y.Malmsteen), Tim Ripper Owens (Ex-Judas Priest), Paul Shortino (Ex-Quit Riot), Mark Fox (Ex-Shakra), Michaela Schober (Tanz der Vampire), Jean-Marc Viller (Callaway), Pearl and Molly Duncan
Bass: Tony Franklin (Ex-Blue Murder, Robert Plant), Mat Sinner (Primal Fear), Matthias Rethmann (Ex-LeeZ, Silver), Nils Middelhauve (Xandria), Neil Murray (Whitesnake), Barend Courbois (Vengeance).
Guitars: Jgor Gianola (U.D.O.), Andy Midgeley (Powerquest), Ira Black (Ex-Vicious Rumors, Lizzy Borden), Torsten Koehne (Edens Curse), Doc Heyne (Biss), Tommy Denander (Dan Reed, Paul Stanley), Nadja Kossinskaja (Peter Maffay), Freddy Scherer (Gotthard), Olaf Lenk (At Vance), George Solonos (Tommy Lee)
Keys: Alessandro Delveccio (Glenn Hughes, Ian Paice), Ferdy Doernberg (Axel Rudi Pell, Rough Silk)
Drums: Gereon Homann (Eat the Gun)
From start to finish acoustic fireworks have been ignited, in search of equal. All the songs are of high quality and high standard which in spite of traditional songwriting are surprising here and there. The powerful production adds to the whole atmosphere.
It is idle to mention that all the top-class geust musicians add a very special touch to this output. This cd is highly recommanded to all fans of traditional Hardrock/Metal combined with modern production.
The album will already be released on august 26th, 2011 under the flag of AFM Records Hamburg!