Structured around choruses that consist of variations on "whoa-ooa," hook-dense songs such as "Teenage Ghouls Out for Blood" and "I Drink Your Blood" are built for a live show. The Wolves' debut LP is as listenable as it is dark, with 13 songs that are progressively heavier, faster, tighter, and more menacing. The band puts a distinct stamp on the homage by adding creepy-crawly B-movie organs and creaking guitars over Tony Scamboney's hardscrabble bass and Trevor Moment's violent crooning. In later tracks such as "Monster Movie," the music morphs into hardcore, with Moment growling, "Tonight, we're gonna get our kicks/ Tonight, just like the horror flicks." It's a scary-good time.
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