29th July 2022 0 By John Deaux

Today, multi-platinum band Bad Wolves released a new body of work, titled Sacred Kiss via Better Noise Music. The critically acclaimed band also premiered an official music video for the title track, on which they collaborated with Aaron Pauley from Of Mice & Men. The band treated fans to more music from the Dear Monsters recording sessions today, including “The Body,” a funkier sounding song released earlier this month, an acoustic version of “Sacred Kiss,” and another brand new track called “Up In Smoke.” Aaron Pauley appears in the band’s supernatural official music video for “Sacred Kiss,” which features zombies and more. The band will be on tour for the rest of the year, hitting stages across North America and Europe. The Rockzilla Tour with Papa Roach, Hollywood Undead and Falling In Reverse kicked off on July 27 and ends in Nashville, TN on August 31.  They will also be touring Europe this fall, performing in Germany, Finland, and France, with Volbeat and Skindred. See below for a full list of dates and visit: to catch them on tour. Stream Sacred Kiss HERE. Watch “Sacred Kiss (ft. Aaron Pauley from Of Mice & Men) HERE.

Drummer John Boecklin shared his thoughts on the meaning of “Sacred Kiss” and teaming up with Aaron Pauley: “Stoked to have you all hear this collaboration with Aaron Pauley from Of Mice & Men. “Sacred Kiss” reflects on meeting someone that you quickly fall for and have a preconceived notion of who they are and what it could be, and then quickly realizing it is not what you expected. We made a killer video as well that plays on some of those themes. We had a lot of fun making it. Definitely, our favorite one we have made so far!”


Of Mice & Men’s Aaron Pauley also commented on the collaboration, “I think the song absolutely rips, so I was stoked when the guys reached out to me about doing a new version of it. I really enjoyed recording the song, and had even more fun shooting the video with the guys!”


On their new EP, John said, “With “Sacred Kiss” going to radio this summer, we decided to release an EP containing some of the remaining songs from the Dear Monsters sessions! “Up In Smoke” and “The Body” will keep your appetites for riffs settled, while the piano version of Sacred Kiss rounds off the EP just right. Basically, it’s a little something to hold the Wolfpack over till we get another album out!”


The band will be performing their new music this summer in cities such as El Paso, TX, Milwaukee, WI, Copenhagen, Madrid, and Vienna. Bad Wolves will be in North America until August 31 and in Europe from October 15 to December 9. Fans can find upcoming shows and ticket information HERE


“Sacred Kiss (Acoustic Version)” is featured in Spotify’s BNM Acoustic Sessions playlist – listen here:


Sacred Kiss Track List

 Sacred Kiss (ft. Aaron Pauley from Of Mice & Men) Sacred Kiss (Acoustic Version) Up In Smoke The Body 


Bad Wolves Upcoming Tour Dates
July 29 – Bangor, ME – Maine Savings Amphitheatre
July 30 – Gilford, NH – Bank Of New Hampshire Pavilion
July 31 – Bridgeport, CT – Hartford Healthcare Amphitheater
August 2 – Reading, PA – Santander Arena
August 3 – Middletown, NY – SUMMERSTAGE At OCFS
August 4 – Syracuse, NY – St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview
August 6 – Bay City, MI – Veteran’s Memorial Park
August 7 – Milwaukee, WI – Miller High Life Theatre
August 9 – Sturgis, SD – Sturgis Buffalo Chip
August 10 – Grand Forks, ND – Alerus Center
August 12 – Sioux City, IA – Hard Rock Casino Battery Park
August 13 – Dubuque, IA – Q Casino Backwaters Stage
August 14 – Green Bay, WI – Capital Credit Union Park
August 16 – Mankato, MN – Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center
August 19 – Pocatello, ID – Portneuf Health Trust Amphitheatre
August 20 – Airway Heights, WA – Northern Quest Resort & Casino
August 21 – Nampa, ID – Ford Idaho Center Amphitheatre
August 23 – Irvine, CA – Fivepoint Amphitheater
August 25 – Las Vegas, NV – The Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas
August 27 – El Paso, TX – Speaking Rock Entertainment Center
August 29 – Kansas City, KS – Azura Amp
August 30 – Little Rock, AR – First Security Amphitheater
August 31 – Nashville, TN – Nashville Municipal Auditorium
October 15 – Vastera, Sweden – Vasteras 
October 17 – Hamburg, Germany – Barclaycard Arena
October 18 – Hamburg, Germany  – Barclaycard Arena
October 20 – Copenhagen, Denmark  – Royal Arena
October 23 – Tampere, Finland  – Arena
October 26 – Liepzig, Germany  – Quarterback Immobilien Arena
October 28 – Prague, Czech Republic – 02 Universum
October 30 – Lyon, France – Le Radiant
October 31 – Paris, France – Zenith
November 2 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxness
November 3 – Cologne, Germany – Lanxness
November 5 – Budapest, Hungary – Barba Negra
November 8 – Zurich, Switzerland – Hallenstadion
November 10 – Barcelona, Spain – Sant Jordi
November 11 – Bilbao, Spain – Cubec
November 12 – Madrid, Spain – Vistalegre
November 14 – Lisbon, Portugal – Sala Tejo
November 17 – Milan, Italy – Lorenzini District
November 18 – Roma, Italy – Atlantico
November 21 – Innsbruck, Austria – Olympiahalle
November 22 – Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
November 23 – Vienna, Austria – Stadthalle
November 25 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
November 26 – Munich, Germany – Olympiahalle
November 28 – Luxembourg, Luxembourg – Rockhal
November 29 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
November 30 – Frankfurt, Germany – Festhalle
December 2 – Stuttgart, Germany – Schleyerhalle
December 4 – Warsaw, Poland – Expo XX1 Hall 4
December 5 – Berlin, Germany – Mercedes Benz Arena
December 6 – Berlin, German  – Mercedes Benz Arena
December 8 – Antwerp, Belarus – Sportspaleis
December 9 – Arnhem, Netherlands – Geldrome

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