Mother of Wolves
What’s your style/genre? Rock/hard rock/classic rock. We play a wide variety of genres for our covers, everything from Lady Gaga to Dolly Parton. Zeppelin to Alanis or Nirvana. However, as for our own music, we would consider it 70s hard rock. What's new? 2023 started off for us with bang. We hit the ground running, played a lot of shows in order to get the funds to start some recording (which we did with Jean-Paul De Roover at Blueprints Studio), which is now available on all major streaming platforms. We had a great summer playing shows like Pride, Boreal Ultimate Music Society’s Summer in the Parking Lot at the Da Vinci Centre, and Rock the Dock (Amberlite Resort), to name a few, as well as the downtown core. We were also fortunate to play two weddings. Moving into fall, we've gotten back indoors and are getting back into some writing! How long have you been around? Going on six years (even during COVID-19). Best song you’ve written? Nate says “1969,” Paula figures “Magic Man,” and Landon thinks it is our song “Burning Witch” (not recorded). Favourite song you cover? Nate likes “Mr. Brightside” by The Killers and “Call Me” by Blondie, Landon likes “Zombie” by The Cranberries, Harley can’t pick a favourite, and Paula loves the classics (Queen, Zeppelin, etc.). If you could collaborate with any musician/band, living or dead, who would it be and why? The Beatles, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Tool, Queen, Zeppelin. Nate: For me, The Beatles are (in my opinion) the best songwriters going, and I love the stank of the Peppers. Landon: Adam Jones (Tool), as I find his writing to be transcendent. Paula: Freddy Mercury and Robert Plant are huge inspirations, and their vocals hit the high heavens. What would be your dream gig? Any large festival or venue. What’s the best thing about performing live shows? Hands down, the crowds and our fans. Their energy and interactions are what inspire and fuel us to put on a great show. We love watching people dance and have a good time. We also encourage people to dance by giving the best dancer a free Mother of Wolves T-shirt. Where do you draw inspiration from in your music? Nate/Paula/Harley: We just allow the music to “speak to us” and just let it flow—maybe come from a higher “frequency.” Let it come from the heart. Landon: Life experiences, and situations that I’ve been through. The joys and sorrows. Family and friends and enemies. What do you hope people take away from your music? We hope they enjoy it, have a good time, let it move them in their bodies and/or minds. Contacts: @mother.of.wolves.band on Instagram or Mother of Wolves on Facebook.