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Country of origin: Bradenton, Florida, USA
Founded: 1998
Status: Active
Official homepage: Seasons Of The Wolf

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Band History - Seasons Of The Wolf (Online Sep. 2003)

Seasons Of The Wolf


SEASONS OF THE WOLF, Progressive, Gothic, New Age Metal or as our German friends have called it: "Psycho-Hippie-Doom-Metal"

*SOTW was formed in Bradenton, Florida, USA in October 1988 by Guitarist/Producer - Barry Waddell, Vocalist - Wes Waddell, and Keyboard/Engineer - Dennis Ristow. Current line-up includes Mark Empire on drums and Bill Bois on bass guitar.

*SOTW owns and operates Level-D-Green Recording Studio and Independent Record Label "Earth Mother Music" Barry AKA "Skully", Wes Waddell and Dennis Ristow write, arrange, design and produce all SOTW product.

*Currently 36 distributors worldwide stock SOTW product. This includes distribution into all Transworld/FYE owned record stores in the United States.

*3 Albums released and available. Album 4 in production for release in mid 2004 along with SOTW DVD music video rockumentary

*8 music videos - "October Moon", "Victim Of Darkness", "Lost In Hell", "Interstellar", "Magnetic Star", "Transmission", "Starstruck", "Nocturnal Revelation". Videos have aired on USA cable networks in Los Angeles, Seattle, New York, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and other various Metal programs in Europe.

*3 Tribute albums - IRON MAIDEN "Children Of The Damned" - QUEEN "The Attack Of The Dragons" - and BLACK SABBATH "Dehumanized Witch" a DIO Years tribute.

*6 Compilation releases from various record labels - Hardknocks Records "Mega Xposure" vol#1, Worldwide Recording Limited Vol #2, Delinquent Records "The Pink & The Black" Goth and Glam collection, Transcending The Mundane #13, Metal Crusade Vol #4, Metal-Rules.com Vol #1.

*SOTW has been featured in over 250 Metal fanzines and magazines worldwide since 1995.

*SOTW received airplay on over 500 college radio programs in the USA, Canada, and Europe during two 8 weeks radio marketing campaigns. Fall 1998 and fall 1999. Over 70 of the college radio stations in the USA placed various SOTW songs in top ten charts with heavy rotation during that time period.

*SOTW has sold over 25,000 units Independently on various formats around the world without ever performing live outside their home territory of Florida and with no outside involvement from a major record label. SOTW is Totally Independent Worldwide.

*SOTW has performed live shows throughout the west coast of Florida for over 10 years. Mostly in the Sarasota, Bradenton, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Ft. Myers, Ocala, Lakeland and Orlando areas.

*SOTW currently works with 5 Independent Horror & Sci-Fi Filmmakers. Brimstone Media Productions, Pipedreams Entertainment, Falcon Videos, F&C Productions, and Helltimate Studios. Several SOTW songs are featured in the soundtracks of film titles "The Seekers" , Alien Conspiracy Series "Time Enough", "Betrayal", "Goregoyles", "Underbelly" and "The Distributor" many of these films are available at Hollywood Video across the USA.

*SOTW also helps produce other bands in the recording studio and promotes underground Independent bands around the world by networking product and trading useful contact information.

Current Line-Up:
Wes Edward Waddell - Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Producer
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Engineer
Bill Bois - Bass
Mark Empire - Drums

Previous members:
Clay Yeagley - Bass (on "Trick Trax #1" & "Trick Trax #2")
Dwayne Brier - Drums (on "Trick Trax #1" & "Trick Trax #2")
Aaron Winders - Drums (on "Telstar")
Phaedra Rubio - Bass (on "Telstar" & "Seasons Of The Wolf")
Chris Whitford - Bass (on "Los In Hell" & "Nocturnal Revelation")
Wayne Hoefle - Drums (on "Seasons Of The Wolf", "Lost In Hell" & "Nocturnal Revelation")

Discography:

Nocturnal Revelation

Wes Edward Waddell - Lead Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Producer
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Engineer
Chris Whitford - Bass
Wayne Hoefle - Drums

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2001 "Nocturnal Revelation" - Earth Mother Music/Hellion Records/Musea

Total playing time: 55:23
  1. New Age Revolution
  2. Dead Zone
  3. Quilex
  4. Nocturnal Revelation
  5. Dance Of A Thousand Veils
  6. Liar
  7. Magnetic Star
  8. Skulls
  9. Dark And Lonely Depths
  10. Storm Of The Century
  11. Starstruck
  12. Nr-3
  13. Transmission
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Lost In Hell

Wes Edward Waddell - Lead Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Producer
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Engineer
Chris Whitford - Bass
Wayne Hoefle - Drums

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1999/2000 "Lost In Hell" - Earth Mother Music/Hellion Records/Adrenaline Records

Total playing time: 64:03 (Bonus)
  1. Lost In Hell
  2. Abandoned City
  3. S.O.S.
  4. Communion
  5. Interstellar
  6. Witchfinder
  7. Voodoo Master
  8. A Face In The Mist
  9. Initiation
  10. Vengeance
  11. One Land, One King
  12. Land Of The Dead (Bonus 2000)
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Seasons Of The Wolf

Wes Edward Waddell - Lead Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Producer
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Engineer
Phaedra Rubio - Bass
Wayne Hoefle - Drums

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1996 "Seasons Of The Wolf" - Earth Mother Music/Hellion Records

Total playing time: 32:48
  1. Victim Of Darkness
  2. October Moon
  3. Misty Shades Of Green
  4. Electric Dimension
  5. Long Cold Winter
  6. 10,000 - 10,000
  7. Quiet Earth
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Telstar (Demo-Tape) (only 200 copies)

Wes Edward Waddell - Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Backing Vocals
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Backing Vocals
Phaedra Rubio - Bass
Aaron Winders - Drums

1992 "Telstar (Demo-Tape) (only 200 copies)" - SOTW Tunes

Total playing time: 23:00
  1. October Moon
  2. Land Of The Dead
  3. Behind The Eyes Of Evil
  4. Say You Don't Care
  5. Symbols
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Trick Trax #2 (Tape) (only 500 copies)

Wes Edward Waddell - Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar & Backing Vocals
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards & Backing Vocals
Clay Yeagley - Bass
Dwayne Brier - Drums (R.I.P.)

1990-1991 "Trick Trax #2 (Tape) (only 500 copies)" - SOTW Tunes

Total playing time: 45:00
  1. The Bloodtree
  2. Beyond The Wall
  3. Far From The Light
  4. Master Plan
  5. Carry On
  6. C.A.D. (Computer Audimated Death)
  7. Makes No Difference
  8. Call Of The Wild
  9. The Coven
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Trick Trax #1 (Tape) (only 500 copies)

Wes Edward Waddell - Vocals
Barry "Skully" Waddell - Guitar
Dennis Ristow - Keyboards
Clay Yeagley - Bass
Dwayne Brier - Drums

1989-1990 "Trick Trax #1 (Tape) (only 500 copies)" - SOTW Tunes

Total playing time: 60:00
  1. Crash Landing
  2. Centuries Of Pain
  3. Hells Fire & Brimstone
  4. October
  5. Death Wish
  6. Nr-1
  7. Against The World
  8. Last Goodbyes
  9. Dlrow Eht Tsniaga


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