DUNGEON WOLF – Slavery or Steel
I think that we have to make some points about the social background of heavy metal music in order to understand what DUNGEON WOLF are doing here with their debut album. You see metal music was born in the town of Birmingham, United Kingdom. This was a town that in 20th century had many industries and of course it was a town full of workers. It is from that working class that metal started and it was the music which helped the youth back then to express their objection to the oppression they felt or even provoke the structures of the preservative society. Also it worked as a way to escape from reality. I think all these are elements that I personally miss from the heavy metal music which was actually turned into heavy metal music industry and cares mostly about the sales and always tries to be politically correct in order to do so. Thank god, however, the underground has always been the core that kept this music alive even in the most difficult times. DUNGEON WOLF as their name suggests are a child of this underground heavy metal movement.