BAD WOLVES Release New Music Video "No Masters"

Today, breakout rock band Bad Wolves have released their new music video for “No Masters”. The video features energetic live and candid behind-the-scenes footage from this summer’s biggest North American amphitheater rock tour with Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and Nothing More.


Consisting of of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-Divine Heresy), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DevilDriver), guitarist Doc Coyle (Vagus Nerve, ex-God Forbid), guitarist Chris Cain (Bury Your Dead), and bassist Kyle Konkiel (ex-In This Moment), Bad Wolves have proven to be the unprecedented global breakthrough rock act of 2018. Their cover of The Cranberries’ iconic hit “Zombie”, released as a tribute to the late Dolores O’ Riordan, was certified platinum in the US by the RIAA in August and has additionally been certified platinum in Canada and gold in Australia and Sweden. The official music video for the track has garnered over 180 million streams across platforms, globally.  


Bad Wolves continue to push their momentum and are touring extensively throughout the rest of this year. The band are currently on tour in Europe as special guests of Three Days Grace through the end of October. The band will then return stateside in November to join Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, In Flames and From Ashes to New on their fall arena tour across North America, wrapping up the year on a sweeping trek across Canadian arenas with Three Days Grace and Nothing More.  All tour dates listed below.  For tickets, VIP packages, and more information, visit www.badwolvesnation.com


European Tour Dates with Three Days Grace

Oct 5 – St Philips Gate – Bristol, UK

Oct 7 – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire – London, UK

Oct 8 – SWG3– Glasgow, UK

Oct 9 – O2 Ritz– Manchester, UK

Oct 11 – Poppodium 013– Tilburg, NL

Oct 13 – Docks– Hamburg, GER

Oct 14 – Palladium–  Cologne, GER

Oct15 – Tonhalle– Munich, GER 

Oct 17 – X–Tra– Zurich, Switzerland

Oct 18 – Gasometer– Vienna, Austria

Oct 19 – Mala Sport– Prague, Czech Republic

Oct 21 – Schlachthof– Wiesbaden, GER

Oct 23 – A2 Centrum Kocertowe– Wroclaw, Poland

Oct 24 – Progresja– Warsaw, Poland


US Tour with Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin + From Ashes to New 

Nov 6 – Wichita, KS – INTRUST Bank Arena
Nov 7 – Colorado Springs, CO – Broadmoor World Arena 

Nov 10 –  Phoenix, AZ – Ak–Chin Pavilion
Nov 11 –  Fresno, CA – Save Mart Center
Nov 13 – Sacramento, CA– Golden 1 Center
Nov 15 – Portland,OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum 

Nov 17 – Bozeman, MT – Brick Breedan Fieldhouse
Nov 20 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center 

Nov 21 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Arena 

Nov 23 – Sioux Falls, SD – Denny Sanford Premier Center 

Nov 24 – Green Bay, WI – Resch Center 

Nov 26 – Grand Rapids, MI – Van Andel Arena 


Canadian Tour with Three Days Grace + Nothing More 

Nov 28 – Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Concert Hall   

Nov 29 – Windsor, ON – The Colosseum @ Caesars Windsor   

Nov 30 – Oshawa, ON – Tribute Communities Centre   

Dec 4 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Place   

Dec 5 – Regina, SK – Conexus Arts Centre   

Dec 6 – Saskatoon, SK – SaskTel Centre   

Dec 8 – Calgary, AB – Grey Eagle Event Centre   

Dec 9 – Grande Prairie, AB – Bowes Event Centre   

Dec 11 – Lethbridge, AB – ENMAX Centre   

Dec 12 – Edmonton, AB – Shaw Conference Centre   

Dec 14 – Abbotsford, BC – Abbotsford Centre   

Dec 15 – Penticton, BC – South Okanagan Events Centre 

BAD WOLVES Tommy Vext Hospitalized in UK, Show Goes on With Labelmates As Lions and Bang Bang Romeo

Lead singer of Bad Wolves, Tommy Vext, was taken ill and hospitalised in Nottingham UK after playing Nottingham Rock City on the second night of their European tour with Three Days Grace. 


Bad Wolves are touring hits from their debut #1 UK Rock and Metal chart album Disobey album including the US platinum hit “Zombie” which has been #1 on iTunes Metal UK album charts for 8 months and their current hit “Hear Me Now” feat Diamante.  (Zombie is still #1 on iTunes Metal Songs UK chart at time of this press release). 


Calling on his Eleven Seven Label Group family, Vext reached out to As Lions front man Austin Dickinson, and power vocalist Stars of Bang Bang Romeo to have them fill in for him as he recovered in hospital. 


TOMMY VEXT wanted to convey this message to his UK fans to assure them he will re-join the tour as soon as permitted, and likely as soon as tomorrow. 


TOMMY VEXT wanted to convey this message to his UK fans to assure them he will re-join the tour as soon as permitted, and likely as soon as tomorrow.

 

Vext “Life is unpredictable.  If anyone knows this, it’s me.  More often than not, the universe throws a wrench in the best laid plans. 


This is our first trip to play shows in Europe as a band.  Nothing could prepare us for the excitement and gratitude we felt for the opportunity to come over and play for the UK and EU fans who have waited so long to see us.  So imagine my disappointment when a few days ago I began feeling ill to the point I knew something was wrong enough that I had to seek medical treatment - and to accept the doctors’ advice that I not play the show in Birmingham.  


But as the old adage goes, “the show must go on” and luckily I have a lot of people in my life who love and support me and my band.  On a moment’s notice, Stars from the Doncaster band Bang Bang Romeo and Austin Dickinson from London based As Lions agreed to learn the set list in under 24 hours, travel to Birmingham and play the show for no money, just because they believe in us and because they know we would do the same for them.  I certainly understand this sentiment. I had to fill in as the vocalist for Five Finger Death Punch on several occasions.


It is not easy to sit the Birmingham show out.  But this is bigger than just me. It's about the fans and about our commitment to Three Days Grace. As I lie here, wishing I were feeling better, those thoughts of pity are overshadowed completely by my sense of wonder at the kindness and generosity of the human spirit and the power of music to bring people together.  Thank you for all the support - I’ll be back asap, in bigger, better fighting shape. I would personally like to thank the NHS and all the doctors and nurses who assisted me for their amazing service.” 


Stars from Bang Bang Romeo said “I’m sending all my love to Tommy, it’s an honour to stand in for our Bad Wolves Eleven Seven label brothers, I wish it could be under different circumstances, but I’ll do all I can to make the band and Tommy proud. Rest Brother. Does this mean I’m in the Wolf Pack now?“  EP Link http://smarturl.it/bangbangromeo 


Austin Dickinson of As Lions said “when Tommy called me I thought he was a joking but as it turns he needed a brother to lend a hand. So here we are doing for Tommy what he’s done for many others. He owes me now and I will wait until I get ill in Siberia to ask him to return the favour”. 

EUROPEAN FALL TOUR DATES WITH THREE DAYS GRACE

Fri, Oct. 5th – St. Philips Gate, Bristol, UK

Sun, Oct. 7th – O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London, UK

Mon, Oct. 8th – SWG3, Glasgow, UK

Tue, Oct. 9th – O2 Ritz, Manchester, UK

Thu, Oct. 11 – Poppodium 013, Tilburg, NL

Sat, Oct. 13 – Docks, Hamburg, GER

Sun, Oct. 14 – Palladium,  Cologne, GER

Mon, Oct.15 – Tonhalle, Munich, GER 

Wed, Oct. 17 – X-Tra, Zurich, Switzerland

Thu, Oct. 18 – Gasometer, Vienna, Austria

Fri, Oct. 19 – Mala Sport, Prague, Czech Republic

Sun, Oct. 21 – Schlachthof, Wiesbaden, GER

Tue, Oct. 23 – A2 Centrum Kocertowe, Wroclaw, Poland

Wed, Oct. 24 – Progresja, Warsaw, Poland

PAPA ROACH Reveal Two New Songs - "Renegade Music" and "Who Do You Trust?"

Today, Papa Roach released two new songs from their forthcoming [as yet untitled] 10th studio album, “Renegade Music” and “Who Do You Trust?”, plus the official music video for the first single “Who Do You Trust?”.  


The tracks see Papa Roach continuing to push their momentum with bonafide rock anthems and fearsome hooks. Frontman Jacoby Shaddix explains, “This song is a statement of engagement - In this day and age, who do you trust? The message of the song is to think for yourself and to trust in yourself, and the imagery of the song matches that. It’s the sea of information, all of if slightly out of focus - and you’re left floating in trying to decide for yourself. Who do you trust?"


“Papa Roach are back with two more anthemic bangers to add to their arsenal”, muses Allison Hagendorf, Spotify’s Global Head of Music, about the tracks.


Papa Roach have been praised by their peers in the rock world for achieving an “unlikely comeback”, with two decades of continued success and a career resurgence with their 2017 release, Crooked Teeth, which debuted in the Top 20 on the US, UK and Australian charts.  Loudwire explains, “[Papa Roach] are entering a new era of their career. Whereas a multitude of their former counterparts have either become nostalgia acts or fallen off the grid entirely, Papa Roach are finding ways to reverse their trajectory…The sky is the limit for a band who play their cards right and are willing to kick down a few walls.”

 

Papa Roach have set out on a mini tour starting today in Richmond, VA, hitting ten cities across North and Latin America, before setting out on a December tour to various military bases in Asia.  The band will also be joining Shinedown and Asking Alexandria on the 2019 North American leg of the Attention! Attention! World Tour.  Additional international tour dates to be announced soon.  For tickets, VIP packages and more information, visit www.paparoach.com.


UPCOMING TOUR DATES


Oct 5, 2018 – Richmond, VA – The National

Oct 6, 2018 – Camden, NJ – Rock Allegiance Festival

Oct 7, 2018 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore Silver Spring

Oct 9, 2018 – Orlando, FL – House of Blues

Oct 12, 2018 – Mexico City, Mexico – Foro Oceania

Oct 13, 2018 – Puebla, Mexico – Tecate Comuna Festival

Oct 16, 2018 – Austin, TX – ACL Live at the Moody Theater

Oct 17, 2018 – Lubbock, TX – Lonestar Ampitheater

Oct 19, 2018 – Arlington, TX – Texas Live!

Oct 20, 2018 – El Paso, TX – Speaking Rock


Dec 7, 2018 – Misawa, Japan – Misawa Air Force Base

Dec 8, 2018 – Tokyo, Japan – Yokoto Air Force Base

Dec 10, 2018 – Atsugi, Japan – Atsugi

Dec 11, 2018 – Yokosuka, Japan – Yokosuka Naval Fleet Command

Dec 13, 2018 – Apo, South Korea – Kunsan Air Base

Dec 14, 2018 – Pyeongtaek, South Korea – Osan Air Base

Dec 15, 2018 – Pyeongtaek, South Korea – Camp Humphries 


ATTENTION! ATTENTION! WORLD TOUR 

w/ Shinedown and Asking Alexandria

Feb 20, 2019 – Estero, FL – Hertz Arena

Feb 22, 2019 – Fayetteville, NC – Crown Complez

Feb 23, 2019 – Knoxville, TN – Civic Coliseum 

Feb 24, 2019 – Huntington, WV – Big Sandy Superstone Arena

Feb 26, 2019 – Dayton, OH – Nutter Center

Feb 28, 2019 – Baltimore, MD – UMBC Fieldhouse

Mar 1, 2019 – Hershey, PA – GIANT Center

Mar 2, 2019 – Uncasville, CT – Mohegan Sun Arena

Mar 5, 2019 – Youngtown, OH – Covelli Center

Mar 7, 2018 – Ft. Wayne, IN – War Memorial Coliseum 

Mar 8, 2019 – Milwaukee, WI – Fiserv Forum

Mar 9, 2019 – Green Bay, WI – Brown County Arena 

Mar 11, 2019 – Minneapolis, MN – Target Center

Mar 12, 2019 – Fargo, ND – Fargodome

Mar 15, 2019 – Lincoln, NE – Pinnacle Bank Center

Mar 16, 2019 – Cedar Rapids, IA – US Cellular Center

Mar 17, 2019 – St. Louis, MO – Chaifetz

Mar 19, 2019 – Wichita, KS – Intrust Arena

Mar 20, 2019 – Loveland, CO – Budweiser Gardens

Mar 23, 2019 – Tuscon, AZ – Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium

Bad Wolves "Zombie" Certified Platinum by the RIAA

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Bad Wolves have officially achieved platinum status for their intergenerational, global smash debut single, “Zombie.” The RIAA certification marks a major milestone for the band, making them the sole rock band to obtain a platinum certification for a 2018 release.  The plaque was presented to Bad Wolves by their co-manager, Zoltan Bathory, Eleven Seven Label Group CEO Allen Kovac, and promoters Larry and Fred Frank of Frank Productions/Live Nation prior to their set at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ.  

Bad Wolves vocalist Tommy Vext states, "We are deeply humbled and overwhelmed by the continued success of our rendition of “Zombie”.  For many artists reaching platinum status in and of itself is a dream come true. But the greater story here is YOU.”  All the fans on every single continent - without your passion and enthusiasm none of this would be possible.”

He continued, “This year the global rock community came together to support our efforts to turn a tragic loss into something hopeful. This resounding effect with music fans around the world for the better part of a year now is a strong testament of Dolores’ timeless song writing and the message of the song being as relevant today as it’s ever been. We are truly grateful”

“Without getting too far into tree-hugger territory, I believe there is a pattern to the Universe and there is a pattern to success.  When I put on my ‘manager hat’ - that’s what I’m looking for, and that’s what I saw in Bad Wolves,” the band’s co-manager and Five Finger Death Punch founder Zoltan Bathory adds, “You have to have the right personas, the right songs, the right sound, the right work ethic, and endless determination.”

“Zombie is a timeless song that has now had global success twice.  From a tragedy, a wonderful outcome. Thank you, Dolores O’Riordan.”  says Eleven Seven Label Group CEO Allen Kovac, who managed The Cranberries during the original release of “Zombie”.

Bad Wolves released “Zombie” earlier this year as a tribute to the late The Cranberries frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, who was set to record and reprise her iconic vocals on the track the day she tragically passed away. On June 19th, the band presented her kids with a $250,000 check, donating their proceeds from the massively successful and incredibly resonant track.

“Zombie" is not only a definitive moment for Bad Wolves — but it has also proven to be the breakout rock song (and story) of 2018.”  The single has also previously reached platinum status in Canada and gold in Australia. To date, “Zombie’s official music video for the song has racked up over 165 million views via Facebook and YouTube. The track hit #1 on Spotify's viral chart in over 40 countries countries, went to #1 on the iTunes overall songs chart and iTunes rock and metal charts, and reigned atop the US Rock radio chart for three straight weeks.  The unprecedented success of “Zombie” lead to Bad Wolves' debut album Disobey achieving the #22 spot on the Billboard Top 200, #2 on the Hard Rock Chart, #4 on Rock, and #8 on the Top Current Albums Chart.

Bad Wolves are currently on the road with Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, and Nothing More as part of the biggest U.S. summer amphitheater rock tour of 2018. The band will continue to tour extensively throughout the end of the year, including a trek across Europe with Three Days Grace this Fall, joining Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and From Ashes to New on their U.S. Fall arena tour, and an arena tour through Canada this winter with Three Days Grace and Nothing More. For tickets, VIP packages and more information, visit here.

For more information on Bad Wolves visit www.badwolvesnation.com

Statement Regarding Vinnie Paul

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Vinnie Paul Abbott wasn’t just a drummer, he was an iconic fixture in the metal and hard rock community, a pioneer, and an absolute legend. He was a self taught drummer who went on to win many awards for his impeccable skills throughout his career.

A founding member of Pantera, DamagePlan and his current band HELLYEAH, Vinnie was a vital force for bands and millions of fans worldwide. Whether fans were turning their volume to 11 or headbanging their hearts out at live shows, Vinnie was an inspiration.

His most recent release, HELLYEAH's UNDEN!ABLE contained three hit singles, thanks to support from Sirius XM’s Octane. “All of us at Octane are so broken hearted to hear of the passing of our brother Vinnie Paul. We sent love to his family, band members and fans. You will be missed. Thinking of you reunited and rockin’ with Dime… Rest in Peace, Vinnie Paul Abbott”, Octane released in a statement.

Today, the world not only lost a legend, but also a genuine human being who lived to put a smile on the faces of everyone he met. May he be reunited with his brother as we all strive to continue his legacy.

Eleven Seven Music is heartbroken, our thoughts and prayers are with his family, bandmates, friends, and fans through this difficult time.

BAD WOLVES Present $250,000 Check to Children of Late Cranberries Frontwoman, Dolores O'Riordan

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Last night at a sold out Gramercy Theatre in New York City, Bad Wolves presented a $250,000 check to Dolores O’ Riordan’s family onstage prior to a performance of “Zombie”.  O’Riordan’s two sons, Donny Jr. and Taylor Burton, alongside their father, Don Burton, were presented with the gift in an emotional moment.  The check was also accepted on behalf of their younger sisters, Molly and Dakota Burton.

O’Riordan was set to record her iconic vocals on the track on the day of her tragic passing. In advance of their debut album, Disobey, the band released “Zombie” as a single, with the commitment to bestow their proceeds to her four children.  The unprecedented global success of “Zombie” lead to the raising of $250,000, with a promise for more. 

Our sadness the day Dolores passed was nothing compared to that of her children and her family.  In light of the tragedy, donating our proceeds to her children was the only thing that made sense. The ultimate goal is to present them with a $1,000,000 check – and the fact we’re a quarter of the way there is beyond incredible,” reflects Bad Wolves frontman Tommy Vext.  The connection that people have to this song, the stories, the memories and the kids who are hearing this song through Bad Wolves for the first time - it’s a true testament to the timelessness of their mother’s songwriting that will live on forever, and we are so grateful to be able to do this for them.”

Bad Wolves’ “Zombie” has been certified Gold in the United States and Australia, as well as gaining Platinum status in Canada. The track has topped charts worldwide, including the U.S. iTunes overall and rock charts, Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart, Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart, while also reigning atop the Active Rock radio chart for three straight weeks .  Bad Wolves have also earned the #1 spot on the Billboard Emerging Artists chart.  Additionally, the single has been planted atop the iTunes Metal chart in the U.K. and Germany for five straight months.  The official music video, a tribute to O’Riordan and an homage to the original, has  garnered over 125 million views across platforms. 

Their debut album, Disobey, released in May via Eleven Seven Music, achieved the #22 spot on the Billboard Top 200, #2 on the Hard Rock Chart, #4 on Rock, and #8 on the Top Current Albums Chart. Consisting of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-Divine Heresy), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DevilDriver), guitarist Doc Coyle (Vagus Nerve, ex-God Forbid), guitarist Chris Cain (Bury Your Dead), and bassist Kyle Konkiel (ex-In This Moment), Bad Wolves have proven themselves to be the global breakout band of 2018. 

Bad Wolves will be touring extensively throughout the rest of 2018, with the “What’s In Your Head” tour continuing through July 6th with label mates From Ashes to New and special guest Diamante.  They will also be joining Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin and Nothing More on their massive amphitheater tour this summer.   For tickets, VIP packages and more information, visit www.badwolvesnation.com.

 

BAD WOLVES DROP NEW MUSIC VIDEO "REMEMBER WHEN", APPLE MUSIC EXCLUSIVE

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June 1st, 2018, NEW YORK, NY -- Today, Bad Wolves have premiered their latest music video for “Remember When” — exclusively available on Apple Music through June 15th.

Directed by Wayne Isham (Mötley Crüe, Avenged Sevenfold, Megadeth) , “Remember When” is the third single released from the band’s debut album, Disobey, out now via Eleven Seven Music.  The album had a consumption of over 21,000 units in the first week and debuted at #22 on the Billboard Top 200 chart, #8 on the Top Current Albums chart, #2 on the Hard Rock Albums chart and #4 on the Rock Album charts. 

The powerful music video relays the story of frontman Tommy Vext’s relationship with his twin brother.  “My twin brother is currently serving 17 years for attempted murder — [he] tried to kill me during a home invasion when he was high in 2010…  [Testifying against him] was definitely one of the more difficult moments of my life,” Vext reflected in a recent interview with Kerrang!.  “‘Remember When’ kinda goes through a timeline and highlights two people who lived the exact same life and had the exact same hardships and advantages and disadvantages, and who we are ultimately as adults is defined by the choices that we made, and our lives reflect those choices.”

Disobey features the band’s cover of The Cranberries’ intergenerational hit, “Zombie.” Their version was a runaway hit and elevated Bad Wolves to international acclaim. The track topped charts worldwide, including iTunes overall, rock and metal charts, Billboard’s Mainstream Rock Songs chart and Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart.  Since its release, the official music video has garnered over 100 million views. Bad Wolves plan to donate their proceeds from the song to the late Dolores O’Riordan’s four children.  

Bad Wolves will be spending most of the foreseeable future on the road.  Beginning June 6th, the band will set out on the “What’s In Your Head” Tour, co-headlined by labelmates From Ashes to New and special guest Diamante.  The band will also be joining Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, and Nothing More on a massive summer amphitheater tour throughout North America.   For tickets, VIP packages and more information, visit www.badwolvesnation.com.

BAD WOLVES DROP SURPRISE TRACK "HEAR ME NOW" FEATURING DIAMANTE

April 20, 2017, New York, NY: Following a tease on socials earlier this week, Bad Wolves reveal Hear Me Now” ft. Diamante, out now on Spotify. The surprise duet sees Bad Wolves’ frontman Tommy Vext and Diamante join forces in a powerful display of intertwined vocals on the soaring ballad.

“It is undeniable what Diamante brought to the song as a final touch,” explains Vext of the collaboration. “In retrospect it always felt like “Hear Me Now” was a duet. In the process of recording together, I think we all fell in love with Diamante a little bit. And we think you will too.”

 

The labelmates will tour together this summer on the What’s In Your Head Tour - on sale now! The upcoming tour sees Bad Wolves and From Ashes To New  co-headline with Diamante opening each show.

"When Bad Wolves invited me to record “Hear Me Now” I was completely ecstatic and honored!,” shares Diamante. “I am in love with everything about the song, which makes me even more excited to go on our tour this summer with them and From Ashes To New! Bad Wolves and FATN are both incredible bands, and I cannot wait to hit the road with them in June."

2018 has proven to be a breakout year for Bad Wolves, who are set to release their debut record, Disobey on May 11th via Eleven Seven Music.  Earlier this year, the band released their cover of The Cranberries’ intergenerational hit, “Zombie” as a tribute to late frontwoman Dolores O’Riordan, who was set to reprise her iconic vocals on the track. Resonating with audiences across the globe, “Zombie” has topped global charts. At present, it is the longest charting track of all tracks currently on Spotify’s Global Viral 50 chart and the top-selling rock single of 2018. Having received mainstream US airplay from Howard Stern, KROQ and Z 100, “Zombie” has gone #1 on iTunes Overall (US), and #1 iTunes Rock, and #1 iTunes Metal Globally. The official music video has accumulated over 71 Million video views on FB and YouTube combined since its release. 

Up-and-coming solo artist and Better Noise label-mate Diamante has previously opened for Whitesnake and Steel Panther. The 21-year-old, turquoise-tressed, Mexican-Italian-American musician is sure to wow audiences with her signature brand of sultry attitude and rock swagger on tour this summer and on her debut album Coming In Hot - featuring the viral title track and lead single Had Enough- out June 15th. It is produced and mixed by Howard Benson [Chris Cornell, Kelly Clarkson, My Chemical Romance, Halestorm]. Her 5-track collection Volume 1 is out now.

A full list of In Your Head Tour dates can be found below. Tickets and VIP packages are available via https://badwolvesnation.com