It’s been about seven years since Running Wild released their last album. Six long years but now they are back with a new record, Shadowmaker, which they intend to unleash on the world in just two days.
And this, dear friends, is going to be a good one.
I had the chance to listen to a few songs off of it earlier this week, and then they released the following video for the title track this morning and I‘m pretty pleased. It could stand to have a little more speed, to be sure, that’s the main complaint I’ve heard from people about their last few, but Rolf’s been doing this thing since ‘76 (!). Like Saxon, they’ve achieved reached legendary status and they can slow it down if they want to, dammit.
Or, as the case may be, their physical abilities dictate…
Watch the video below, covet the box set they describe therein, and let us know what you think in the comments’ section.