A hyped-up rock n’ roll scream machine from the first note, filled with a thunderous beat and dirty guitar riffs, Mike JB Sky and Radar Love Records writer/producer, Michael Hanson state who they are, and what they’re capable of doing, with their crossover dance and rock braggadocio – “LONEWOLF”. This is a four-to-the-floor pulsating groove, laced with a real dirty-driven, fuzzed-up guitar that rides the beat perfectly. With this collaboration effort, it’s less about fitting into a box; it’s more about setting the tone.
Hanson says “I came upon the idea – the seed for the song – when I pulled up alongside Mike JB’s car and he was blasting a cool contemporary rock track that had a heavy 4-on-the-floor beat that really knocked me out. I was inspired by the danceability factor, so I came up with the ‘Lonewolf’ chorus for some reason the moment that I got in my driveway – and then the verses, which Mike JB then jumped in to complete lyrically with me later that month.”
Mike JB Sky opens in a calm tone, and uses the contrast of hard edge, soft edge throughout the song. The track then kicks in with the in-your-face bridge before it sets off to electrify audiences by dialing in more aggression, while still turning up the musicality during the chorus.
The result is an anthemic blend of multi-genre, dance and drive, rock bravado. In a way, it harkens back to the blistering chorus driven, 80’s hair metal archives – it bangs, it grooves and it’s dirty and loud enough to be an arena-ready rocker in the process.
This kinda song, this kinda beat, this kinda melody, has always existed, but not in the way Mike JB Sky and Michael Hanson stitch them together on “LONEWOLF”. Not anymore that is.
When Mike JB Sky’s voice erupts in high-pitched frenzy, and the adrenalin pumps through your veins rather recklessly, you know that his snarl and swagger will fuel up your tank and fire-up your belly in the best possible way. This is a song of immense proportions, in every sense. It will put a smile on your face every time, it’s big and loud, bold and brash, conveying a sense of urgency.
Mike JB Sky and Michael Hanson are ahead of the game, breaking the mold of corporate rock, and truly progressing by leaning on rock’s essential legacies from the golden era – anthemic choruses, monster riffs, flawless vocals and tons of rock n’ roll swagger. Now add in a four-to-the-floor beat, and you’re just about ready to bring the whole damn house down!