Posts Tagged ‘GxDxWxB’

Review by Greg Maki
I became aware of The Wild!, a smokin’ rock band from Canada, last fall when the quartet opened for Airbourne on the Australian rockers’ U.S. tour. As it turns out, that’s a near-perfect way to orient yourself for what to expect on Wild at Heart, The Wild!’s full-length debut release. (The band released an EP, GxDxWxB, in 2015.) But while Airbourne comes across as Brian Johnson-era AC/DC on steroids, The Wild! reaches back further, blasting out anthem after anthem soaked in a bluesy, Bon Scott-like swagger, couched in a punk rock attitude and all pure rock ‘n’ roll. (more…)

The Wild!

Canadian export The Wild! has debuted a third new track titled “Best in the West,” from its upcoming album, Wild at Heart. The record will be released Feb. 17 via Entertainment One (eOne).

“‘Best in the West’ is a song I wrote a really long time ago, so it was really cool to rework this one and watch it all come together all over again,” said frontman Dylan Villain.

“We’re from a place where there really isn’t a lot of rock’n’roll bands like us. To be honest, I don’t think there are any bands like us–period. But nevertheless, we’re the ‘Best in the West.” (more…)


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