Tommy Vext has confirmed that BAD WOLVES have completed work on their second album, tentatively due before the end of the year.
"This process of recording this record was seamless," the singer told Nudge of Cincinnati's 102.7 WEBN radio station at this past weekend's Sonic Temple festival in Columbus, Ohio (see video below). "We all knew what we wanted to do, and we went in and we kind of nailed it. John [Boecklin] went to Nashville and crushed the drums out there, we did [Las] Vegas and L.A., so we were all over the country recording. I'm just really happy with it, and I'm really excited for people to hear the new record. If 'Disobey' was our 'Cowboys From Hell', then this new record will be our 'Vulgar Display Of Power'. That's a PANTERA reference. If you don't know the reference, walk on home, boy."
Vext also revealed that BAD WOLVES have recorded another cover, following the band's massive breakout success last year with its rendition of the 1993 CRANBERRIES classic "Zombie". But he added: "I don't know if it's gonna be on the record."
Originally scheduled to feature a guest appearance from late CRANBERRIES frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, "Zombie" launched shortly after her death in January of 2018 and went on to top the rock radio chart and sell a million copies.
"Zombie" surfaced on BAD WOLVES' debut LP, "Disobey", which came out in May 2018 and has also yielded the follow-up single "Hear Me Now", featuring Diamante, which reached No. 2 on the rock chart.
Guitarist Doc Coyle recently spoke to Australia's Loud about the musical direction of the band's second album. He explained: "It's diverse. There's stuff that's probably heavier, as or more heavy than the last record... And then there's some really catchy, kind of more mainstream stuff to cover that end of it, and a lot of stuff in the middle."
BAD WOLVES was formed in 2017, comprised of former members of DEVILDRIVER, GOD FORBID, DIVINE HERESY and IN THIS MOMENT.