steppenwolf Archive

Best Classic Bands: Essays and Interviews

Most publications — online and/or in print — assert a kind of temporary ownership of commissioned pieces; after that embargo, the non-exclusive rights to those works revert to the author. […]

Album Review: Steppenwolf at 50

There have been countless Steppenwolf collections. I count more than a dozen best-of’s and similarly-themed compilations. And during the group’s heyday – its years on Dunhill Records – Steppenwolf released […]

A Look Back at ‘Steppenwolf’

This feature originally appeared on BestClassicBands. Formed in Toronto and adding two Los Angeles-based musicians, Steppenwolf came on the music scene just as hard rock was heading toward its ascendancy. […]

Hundred-word Reviews January 2016: Compilations

This week-long run of quick reviews wraps up today with looks at five excellent compilation albums. King Curtis – The Complete Atco Singles Real Gone Music swings for the fences […]