Members from Blood and Iron (Chennai), Arun Daniel (Bass Guitar), Manu Krishnan (Drums), Mark Thomas (Vocals) and Vivin Kuruvilla (Keyboards along with Anshuman Mishra (Ex Guitarist of Third Sovereign and Eschers Knot) and Pharez Mervyn (Lead Guitars) formed a new sound with a unique blend of symphony and power metal called Wolf’s lair.
The band consists of:
Mark Thomas – Vocals
Vivin Kuruvilla – Keyboards
Anshuman Mishra – Guitars
Pharez Mervyn – Guitars
Arun Daniel – Bass
Manu ‘Vlad’ Krishnan – Drums
Each member of the band brings a variety of influences which makes the synthesis – the music – of Wolf’s Lair so unique.
While firmly rooted in Metal, the band effortlessly displays unbridled innovation and virtuosic skill combined with catchiness, raw power and melodic passages. Wolf’s Lair is accessible to a wide spectrum of listeners without ever sacrificing the integrity required to play this form of music from the heart.
Influenced by such great bands like Iron Maiden, Dream Theater, Hammerfall, Nightwish, Manowar, Primal Fear, Death, Judas Priest, Kreator and more – the band captures the specialties of the various sub-genres of Metal without ever compromising on originality.
This is evident while listening to the songs, as a single song will show multiple characteristics – adding new dimensions to the music.
Wolf’s Lair carves a new path in the Metal universe and it’s not easily classified under any one genre. It’s just Metal, as pure as it gets without any compromises and without any restrictions.
Under the name Blood and Iron, the member of Wolf’s Lair released a self-titled demo album in 2007. It received an amazing response in the underground metal scene and has encouraged the band to strive for greater things.
The album, titled “Dynamite World” burst into the scene in 2009. It is available on iTunes, and all major online music stores for purchase.