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Wolves at the Gate is a Christian metal and post-hardcore band from Cedarville, Ohio, United States. Formed in 2009, they're currently signed to Solid State Records, where the band released three EPs: We Are the Ones (2011), Back to School (2013), and Reprise (2015), three full-length albums: Captors (2012), VxV (2014), Types & Shadows (2016), and a Christmas single entitled "The King" in 2012.

Wolves at the Gate
Wolves at the Gate.jpg
Wolves at the Gate on the REDvolution Tour. From left to right: Ben Summers, Abishai Collingsworth, Nick Detty, and Steve Cobucci
Background information
Also known as Wolves
Origin Cedarville, Ohio, U.S.[1]
[2]
Genres Christian metal,[3][4] Christian rock,[5][6] post-hardcore,[5] metalcore,[6] hardcore,[6][7] hard rock,[8]
Years active 2008 (2008)-present[5]
Labels Solid State
Website wolvesatthegate.com
Members
  • Steve Cobucci
  • Ben Summers
  • Nick Detty
  • Abishai Collingsworth
Past members
  • Colin Jones
  • Dave Nester
  • Ryan Connelly
  • Benjamin Millhouse
  • Jeremy Steckel
  • Dylan Baxter

Contents

BackgroundEdit

The band formed in 2008, and are from Cedarville, Ohio.[1][2]

In September 2011, the band signed to label Solid State Records.[2]

The band released their first EP on November 15, 2011 entitled We Are the Ones,[9] and their second on September 30, 2013 entitled Back to School.[10]

The band released their debut studio album Captors on July 3, 2012, with Solid State.[6][11] For the Billboard charting week of July 21, 2012, Captors charted at No. 7 on the Billboard Christian Albums chart,[12] and at No. 17 on the Hard Rock Albums chart.[13]

Their next album, VxV (Pronounced Five by Five), was released on June 10, 2014.[14] The band released the song "Dust to Dust" on April 24, 2014.[15]

Band membersEdit

 
Wolves at the Gate in 2013
Current
  • Steve Cobucci — clean vocals, guitars (2008–present)
  • Ben Summers — bass, backing vocals (2008–present)
  • Nick Detty — unclean vocals, piano (2012–present)
  • Abishai Collingsworth — drums (2015–present)
Former
  • Colin Jones — unclean vocals (2008–2011)
  • Dave Nester — drums (2008–2010)
  • Ryan Connelly — drums (2008)
  • Benjamin Millhouse — drums, percussion (2012–2013)
  • Jeremy Steckel — lead guitar (2008–2012)
  • Dylan Baxter — drums (2013–2015)
Timeline
 

DiscographyEdit

Studio albums
List of studio albums, with selected chart positions
Title Album details Peak chart positions
US US
Christ
US
Rock
US
Hard
US
Indie
Captors 7[12][16][17] 17[13][17]
VxV
  • Released: June 10, 2014
  • Label: Solid State
  • Formats: CD, digital download
134[18] 6[19] 41[20] 13[21] 25[22]
Types & Shadows
  • Released: November 4, 2016
  • Label: Solid State
  • Formats: CD, digital download
8[23] 24[24] 8[25] 12[26]
Independent EPs
Year Album Label
2009 Prisoner of War[citation needed] (demo) Independent
2010 Pulled from the Deep[citation needed] (demo)
2011 We Are the Ones[citation needed] (unreleased)
Studio EPs
Year EP Label
2011 We Are the Ones Solid State Records
2013 Back to School
2015 Reprise
Singles
Year Song Label
2012 "The King" Solid State Records
2016 "Flickering Flame"

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Wolves At The Gate (2008). "Wolves At The Gate - About". Facebook. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Kraus, Brian (September 14, 2011). "Wolves At The Gate sign to Solid State Records, releasing debut EP". Alternative Press. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ Jones, Kim. "Top 8 Christian Metal Bands". About.com. Retrieved January 29, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Captors – Wolves at the Gate | Songs, Reviews, Credits, Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c Jesus Freak Hideout. "Wolves At The Gate Discography, Wolves At The Gate Artist Database, Wolves At The Gate Lyrics". John DiBiase. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ a b c d Brody B (July 2, 2012). "Wolves at the Gate – Captors | Reviews". Indie Vision Music. Retrieved April 18, 2013. 
  7. ^ Haridimou, Candice (August 18, 2012). "Review: Wolves at the Gate – Captors [Album]". Altsounds. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  8. ^ NRTTeamAdmin (June 18, 2012). "Captors by Wolves At the Gate". New Release Tuesday. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  9. ^ Myatt, Wayne (December 23, 2011). "Wolves At The Gate, "We Are the Ones EP" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  10. ^ Lambert, Aaron (October 18, 2013). "Wolves At The Gate, "Back To School EP" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ Myatt, Wayne (July 3, 2012). "Wolves At The Gate, "Captors" Review". Jesus Freak Hideout. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  12. ^ a b Billboard.biz (July 21, 2012). "Christian Albums : July 21, 2012". Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  13. ^ a b Billboard.biz (July 21, 2012). "Hard Rock Albums : July 21, 2012". Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  14. ^ "Wolves At The Gate | VxV". Solid State Records. Retrieved May 30, 2014. 
  15. ^ "Wolves At The Gate stream new song, “Dust To Dust” - News - Alternative Press". Retrieved November 8, 2016. 
  16. ^ "Christian Albums : July 21, 2012". Billboard. July 21, 2012. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  17. ^ a b "Captors – Wolves at the Gate | Awards". AllMusic. Retrieved April 18, 2014. 
  18. ^ "Top 200 Albums: June 28, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  19. ^ "Christian Albums: June 28, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  20. ^ "Wolves at the Gate - Chart history: Top Rock Albums". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  21. ^ "Hard Rock Music: June 28, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  22. ^ "Independent Albums: June 28, 2014". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  23. ^ "Christian Albums: November 26, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  24. ^ "Rock Albums: November 26, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  25. ^ "Hard Rock Music November 26, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 
  26. ^ "Independent Albums: November 26, 2016". Billboard. Retrieved November 19, 2016. 

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