Rise of the Animal


1. Riders of the Storm
2. Sock It to Me
3. Monkey on Your Back
4. Highlands
5. Black Wolf
6. Somewhere Beyond
7. Running Out of Time
8. Grizzly Man
9. High Roller
10. Rise of the Animal
11. Universe

Line up:

Michael Voss - vocals, guitar
Mark Sweeney - vocals

Guest musicians include:

Joe Lynn Turner - vocals
Bob Daisley - bass

Record Label / Year of Release:

AFM 2015


In August 2011, Wolfpakk, the allstar-project led by Mark Sweeney (ex-Crystal Ball) and Michael Voss (Mad Max, Casanova) was releasing its debut, simply titled “Wolfpakk”.

Two years after, Sweeney and Voss unleash the successor, "Cry Wolf". Again the two leaders managed to gather many high-class guest musicians and vocalists, to record Wolfpakk's second longplayer. Cry Wolf release was on August 30th, 2013.

2015: The two alpha wolves Mark Sweeney and Michael Voss continue their journey on February 27th when Wolfpakk's third album "Rise Of The Animal" will be released. For the follower to „Wolfpakk“ (2011) and „Cry Wolf“ (2013) again many high-class musicians contributed to make this a very special album once again.

Guests on "Rise of the animal" are:

Vox: Michael Kiske (Ex-Helloween, Unisonic), Andi Deris (Helloween), Ted Poley (Danger Danger), Joe Lynn Turner (Ex-Rainbow, Ex-Malmsteen), Rick Altzi (Masterplan), David Reece (Ex-Accept), Charlie Huhn (Ex-Gary Moore, Foghat), Don Dokken (Dokken), Marc Storace (Krokus), Michaela Schober (Tanz der Vampire), Jean-Marc Viller (Callaway)

Bass: Bob Daisley (Ex-Gary Moore, Black Sabbath, Rainbow), Al Barrow (Magnum), Barend Courbois (Blind Guardian)

Guitars: Jeff Watson (Night Ranger), Ryan Roxie (Alice Cooper), Bernie Torme (Ozzy Osbourne), John Norum (Europe), Doug Aldrich (Whitesnake, Dio, Foreigner), Axel Rudi Pell (Axel Rudi Pell), Martin Rauber (Top4Tea)

Keys: Chris Ivo (Ex-Jaded Heart), Pablo Allen (Bagpipes from the band Skiltron)

Drums: Mike Terrana (Tarja Turunen, Ex-Rage, Ex-Stratovarius), Mark Schulman (Billy Idol, Pink), Simon Philips (Ex-Toto), Chris Slade (Ex-AC/DC), Gereon Homann (Eat the gun)