Bad Wolves are an American metal band formed in 2017.
The band consists of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-Divine Heresy, ex-Snot), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DevilDriver), lead guitarist Doc Coyle (ex-God Forbid), rhythm guitarist Chris Cain (ex-Bury Your Dead, ex-For the Fallen Dreams) and bassist Kyle Konkiel (ex-In This Moment, Vimic). and is managed by Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch.
The band announced that they will release their debut studio album in spring 2018. In May 2017, Bad Wolves released their debut single, "Learn to Live". In November 2017, Bad Wolves released their second single, "Toast to the Ghost". On January 18, 2018, they released a third single, which was a cover of "Zombie" (originally by The Cranberries), which charted on multiple Billboard charts. The Cranberries singer, Dolores O'Riordan, was supposed to have performed the song with the band, but died prior to recording it. A music video was released on February 22. The song has reached number 16 on the Billboard US Mainstream Rock Songs chart.
The band is touring with Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, and Starset in spring 2018.
Tommy Vext - lead vocals
Doc Coyle - lead guitar
Chris Cain - rhythm guitar
Kyle Konkiel - bass guitar
John Boecklin - drums