Reignwolf / Marc Pinansky
The Canadian-born Reignwolf, a.k.a. Jordan Cook, has just released his new full-length album, Seven Deadly Sins. The songs were jammed out over a period of years with amazing musicians, like bass player Ben Shepherd (Soundgarden) and drummer Matt Chamberlain (Pearl Jam, David Bowie), and input from producers like the Matrix (Korn, Avril Lavigne) and Howard Bilerman (the Arcade Fire). Seven Deadly Sins was then recorded with some of Cook’s most trusted musician friends. The album wasn’t so much born, as it evolved.
With Cook’s honest unrestrained lyrics, powerful sound, and high-energy shows, it’s no wonder he caught the attention of his business manager, Alvin Handwerker, who has managed greats like AC/DC, Aerosmith, Gavin DeGraw, and many more. Whether it was being the first Canadian rocker to tour China, or being declared the revelation of Switzerland’s Montreux Jazz Festival, the former child prodigy is out to wake people up. It’s probably why Maclean’s Magazine named Cook among the "100 Canadians to Watch" and the late, great guitar god Jeff Healey once publicly introduced Cook as the finest player in the world today.
Country-folk for city folk. Marc Pinansky was born and raised outside of Boston, MA. A professional amateur musician, multi-instrumentalist, and songwriter, Pinansky is also a grammatical bandit and a lover of cats. Having released a five-song EP for every month in 2011, he has supported acts such as America, Mason Jennings, John Doe, and Ryan Bingham. Apart from writing and performing music for national commercials, movies, and television, Pinansky is also plays the role of a sought-after sideman, co-writer, and drinking buddy. He gets more done in a bathrobe than most do in a suit.