On the day that she died, The Cranberries' Dolores O'Riordan was supposed to reprise her vocals on Bad Wolves' cover of "Zombies". Instead, the band released the song/video of the cover in her memory.
Bad Wolves is an American heavy metal band formed in 2017.
The band consists of vocalist Tommy Vext (ex-Divine Heresy, ex-Snot), drummer John Boecklin (ex-DevilDriver), lead guitarist Doc Coyle (ex-God Forbid), rhythm guitarist Chris Cain (ex-Bury Your Dead, ex-For the Fallen Dreams) and bassist Kyle Konkiel (ex-In This Moment, Vimic). and is managed by Zoltan Bathory of Five Finger Death Punch.
The band announced that they will release their debut studio album, Disobey on May 11, 2018. In May 2017, Bad Wolves released their debut single, "Learn to Live", In November 2017, Bad Wolves released their second single, "Toast to the Ghost". On January 18, 2018, they released a third single, which was a cover of "Zombie" (originally by The Cranberries), which charted on multiple Billboard charts. The Cranberries singer, Dolores O'Riordan, was supposed to have performed the song with the band, but died prior to recording it. A music video was released on February 22. The song has reached number 7 on the US Billboard Mainstream Rock Songs chart.
The band is touring with Five Finger Death Punch, Shinedown, Breaking Benjamin, and Starset in spring 2018.