After parting ways with controversial frontman Tommy Vext in early 2021, Bad Wolves have finally confirmed details of their new lead singer on a recent Facebook post.
“We are excited to officially announce that Bad Wolves has a new singer – Daniel ‘DL’ Lasckiewicz. DL is a tremendous songwriter and singer, and we can confidently say that the album we are working on, titled Dear Monsters is the best Bad Wolves album to date.
“DL is one of the most talented and hard-working people we have ever had the pleasure to know. He is a team player, a creative force, and overall a great human being who fits perfectly with our BW family. It feels incredible to be surrounded with such positive energy and the music we’ve made is certainly reflective of this new-found optimism and collaborative spirit.”
“And this new album shows a more cohesive and unique reflection of the band. There is a lot to prove and expectations are high with a new singer coming in. And we nailed it. The songs speak for themselves, and if you’re a Bad Wolves fan we know you won’t be disappointed.”
News of the addition of Daniel “DL” Laskiewicz, who played guitar with metalcore outfit The Acacia Strain from 2001 until 2013, was leaked by the departed Vext during a Instagram Live broadcast last month, saying, “Congratulations to D.L. former guitarist of Acacia strain who’s the new singer of Bad Wolves. Unfortunately the band is going to have to change its name if they don’t pay for the songs I wrote and my trademark ownership…”
None of us know how this is all going to play out for the future of Bad Wolves and Tommy Vext, but the current members of the band seemed to distance themselves from the former lead singer by stating publicly , “So much has happened since Tommy publicly quit Bad Wolves a few months ago – and we disagree with the validity of much of what he has said publicly about our parting of ways – but we would prefer to not look back on the past and instead focus on this new chapter.”
With new music on the horizon from each camp, we can only hope for the success that both sides have enjoyed continues and a amicable ending to the unfortunate circumstances can be reached.
….. John Swider