Posted Tuesday, April 28, 2015 by Taylor
Wolves At The Gate to Release "Reprise" EP May 12th
Wolves At The Gate will be releasing their brand new acoustic EP "Reprise" on May 12th, 2015! Though known for their powerful post-hardcore work, the Reprise EP features the band in entirely acoustic setting. However, rather than suggest that this will be a stripped down guitar and voice affair, it should be stressed that these are full band renditions.
Appearing on the forthcoming release will be five re-imaginings of fan-favorite songs as well as a brand new song. Wolves At The Gate has also taken the opportunity to recruit an impressive list of guest-vocalists on the EP:
1. Dead Man (feat. Michael McGough from Being As An Ocean)
2. Relief (feat. Toby Morrell from Emery)
3. The Bird and the Snake (feat. Ryan Leitru from For Today)
4. The Father's Bargain (feat. Zach Bolen from Citizens & Saints)
5. East to West (feat. Aaron Troyer from Come Wind)
Speaking on the idea for the EP, Steve Cobucci (vocals/guitar) said this isnt something new for us. Usually when I write a song, I do it first on acoustic guitar so its never been a stretch for us. There have been times where we have decided to do an impromptu acoustic set after a show or during a set; its something we like to do at times.
In regards to the assemblage of guest stars Cobucci expressed we didnt have to go far to choose these people. They are friends of ours from touring and playing and they also happen to be some of our favorite vocalists as musicians. The first five songs were selected from the bands two full-length albums VxV (2014) and Captors (2012). The final song Waste is a brand-new song created specifically for this EP. In what can be seen as a reversal, it will potentially appear as a full band version on the bands next full-length.
Speaking on Waste Cobucci related its a metaphorical song about a pirate who is shown great mercy by the king in his pardoning of all crimes against the kingdom. Who in return sets sail again to tell other marauders of a good king who is merciful to all who come to him. In essence this song was written to explain why we preach the Gospel in our music and at shows.
Wolves At The Gate will be on tour with Emery and Sleeping Giant this May.
Wolves At The Gate Tour Dates
(5/15 & 5/16 w/ Forevermore instead of Sleeping Giant)
5/15 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
5/16 Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
5/18 Orangevale, CA @ The Boardwalk
5/19 W Hollywood, CA @ The Roxy Theater
5/20 Las Vegas, NV @ Backstage Bar & Billards
5/21 San Diego, CA @ Epicentre
5/22 Anaheim, CA @ Chain Reaction
5/23 Phoenix, AZ@ Joes Grotto
5/25 San Antonio, TX @ Korova
5/26 Houston, TX @ Scout Bar
5/27 Ft Worth, TX @ The Rail Club
5/28 Springfield, MO @ Outland Ballroom
5/29 St. Louis, MO @ Firebird
Check out the EP cover at the album page and be sure to like/follow Wolves At The Gate on Facebook and Twitter.