Reignwolf Biography & News
Rolling Stone proclaims Reignwolf a 'rising star'
You know you've made it when you land in the pages of Rolling Stone magazine under the headline "10 New Artists You Need to Know." In fact, it's even better when you're near the top of the list. In this case, one of the 'rising stars' of the music industry is a guy you'll be hearing a lot more from in the near future.
Reignwolf, Rolling Stone said, sounds like 'an unhinged, lovelorn, electric Canadian blues wildman who can't decide if he wants to be Robert Plant or Jimmy Page.' They also noted that fans should pay attention to Reignwolf's acrobatic antics 'that find him bouncing off bass drums, riding security guards, soloing in the audience, and abusing his guitar.'
One thing is for certain, and it's this – any fan attending a Reignwolf show this summer is certainly going to get their money's worth. He has already packed them in at festivals around the world, playing the stages of Glastonbury and the Southside Festival, just to name a few. And that touring schedule is packed full of dates through the summer, with Reignwolf's return to North America slated for July 15th at The Slowdown in Omaha, Nebraska. He'll hit major stops along the way, including the Newport Folk Festival (July 25th), the Barbary in Philadelphia (July 27th) and the Bowery Ballroom in New York City on August 25th.
The guitarslinging also won over Black Sabbath fans with his raucous antics during a 10-day tour earlier this year, and is still recording songs that may appear on a long-awaited debut album.
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Imagine being two years old, gifted with your very own Fender Stratocaster. That guitar became a constant companion for Jordan Cook, aka Reignwolf, whose love affair with music was obviously sealed at a very young age. He's also described in interviews how that guitar made "the greatest racket ever," something that has become a bit of a catch phrase and synonymous with his current sound.
If you've seen Reignwolf on stage, you know he now picks, slides, pounds and grinds a shiny black Gibson 355. In fact, his explosive live show is what earned him a reputation and ultimately afforded him the chance to leave his home north of the border and travel the world. His guitar went with him to China in 2006, to Europe more recently, and all over North America in between.
Cook has been doing his thing professionally for awhile now, and has an album to show for it. His debut project, "Seven Deadly Sins," was the album he worked on with Seattle-based drummer Matt Chamberlain and Soundgarden's Ben Shepherd. The two industry vets later served as his band on a Canadian tour in support of the album, and he snagged the ears of other established musicians such as Pearl Jam drummer Matt Cameron.
Yes, Cook has an onstage howl (he probably wouldn't be Reignwolf without it). He also has a brand new single called "Are You Satisfied," which he's been playing at recent live shows during his absolutely blistering rock set. Also known as the honest-to-God gentleman who hugs his fans and signs autographs at every show, we have a feeling he'll be 'Reign-ing' over the music world for years to come.
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Reignwolf Tour Dates 2014
date city state venue 12/31/2014 Seattle WA The Showbox 12/29/2014 Vancouver BC Venue 12/28/2014 Portland OR Doug Fir Lounge 12/26/2014 San Francisco CA The Independent 11/12/2014 Los Angeles CA The Mint 08/13/2014 West Hollywood CA The Troubadour 08/01/2014 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 07/30/2014 Pittsburgh PA Brillobox 07/29/2014 Asbury Park NJ Wonder Bar 07/27/2014 Philadelphia PA The Barbary 07/26/2014 Washington DC Rock and Roll Hotel 07/21/2014 Asheville NC The Orange Peel 07/19/2014 Saint Louis MO The Firebird 07/17/2014 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 07/16/2014 Madison WI Majestic Theatre 07/15/2014 Omaha NE Slowdown 07/01/2014 London Wsm Old Blue Last 06/19/2014 Milan CA Alcatraz 06/16/2014 Paris Ville De Paris La Maroquinerie 05/16/2014 Columbus OH MAPFRE Stadium 05/15/2014 Grand Rapids MI The Intersection 05/14/2014 Detroit MI The Shelter 05/12/2014 Nashville TN Exit In 05/10/2014 Indianapolis IN The Amber Room at Old National Centre 05/09/2014 Chicago IL Double Door 05/08/2014 Milwaukee WI The Rave/Eagles Club/Eagles Ballroom 05/06/2014 Kansas City MO The Record Bar 05/03/2014 Austin TX Stubbs BBQ 05/02/2014 Tulsa OK The Vanguard 04/30/2014 Denver CO Lost Lake Lounge 04/29/2014 Aspen CO Belly Up Aspen 04/27/2014 San Diego CA The Casbah 04/26/2014 Los Angeles CA Hollywood Bowl 04/11/2014 Hamilton ON FirstOntario Centre 03/31/2014 Brooklyn NY Barclays Center 03/30/2014 Brooklyn NY Baby's All Right
Reignwolf Tour Dates 2013
date city state venue 12/29/2013 Portland OR Doug Fir Lounge 12/28/2013 Seattle WA Neptune Theatre 12/27/2013 Victoria BC Lucky Bar 12/26/2013 Vancouver BC The Media Club 10/24/2013 Atlanta GA Terminal West 10/07/2013 Dallas TX Club Dada 10/03/2013 Austin TX Emo's Austin 09/20/2013 Atlanta GA Piedmont Park 09/18/2013 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 09/17/2013 New York NY Bowery Ballroom 09/16/2013 New York NY Mercury Lounge 08/08/2013 Squamish BC Loggers Sports Grounds 08/06/2013 Indianapolis IN Radio Radio 08/03/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 08/02/2013 Chicago IL Grant Park 07/28/2013 Detroit MI The Shelter 07/27/2013 Columbus OH A and R Music Bar 07/26/2013 Louisville KY Zanzabar 06/05/2013 Boston MA The Red Room @ Cafe 939 03/16/2013 Austin TX Stubbs BBQ 03/15/2013 Austin TX Logan's on Sixth 02/08/2013 San Francisco CA Cafe Du Nord
Reignwolf Tour Dates 2012
date city state venue 12/10/2012 Nashville TN The Stone Fox 12/08/2012 Columbus OH The Basement 12/08/2012 Columbus OH A and R Music Bar 12/07/2012 Indianapolis IN Do317 Lounge 12/05/2012 Chicago IL Schubas Tavern 12/03/2012 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 12/02/2012 Minneapolis MN 7th Street Entry 11/12/2012 Washington DC Red Palace 11/09/2012 Philadelphia PA Ortlieb's Lounge