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Oct
24
2018

“It’s been a hell of a ride”

To all our friends and supporters: As many of you may have heard by now, Steppenwolf played its last show on October 14, 2018. It was in 1968, fifty years ago, that our first album was released...

May
8
2018

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Is Inducting Songs Now—"Born To Be Wild" First In

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Is Inducting Songs Now—Here are the First Six In a new category, the Hall honored six singles that shaped the course of music. By Matthew...

Mar
28
2018

CD Review: John Kay & Steppenwolf – Steppenwolf at 50

The Grammy for best album cover goes to….John Kay and Steppenwolf. Without question the artwork of the year. The market has not been super-saturated with reissues and repacking of...

Mar
8
2018

STEPPENWOLF AT 50

ICONIC ROCK BAND TO RELEASE 3-CD CAREER RETROSPECTIVE GUITAR WORLD PREMIERES UNRELEASED TRACK NET PROCEEDS FROM ALL SHOWS GO TO MAUE-KAY FOUNDATION Iconic rock band STEPPENWOLF...

Dec
6
2017

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR WRAP UP

THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR WRAP UP By: Charlie Wolf The 50 th anniversary of Steppenwolf is about to come to an end.  We performed close to double the usual amount of shows this...

Aug
9
2017

RIP Goldy McJohn, Founding Member of Steppenwolf

Goldy McJohn, the original keyboardist of Steppenwolf, died of heart failure on Aug. 1. Photo by by Rachel M. Lusby The passing of Goldy McJohn:  As many of you...

Jul
24
2017

Steppenwolf 50th Anniversary Celebration

Steppenwolf 50th Anniversary Celebration Saturday, August 5, 2017 Tickets are still available for the John Kay & Steppenwolf concert at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium....

Feb
2
2017

Mercedes "Easy Driver" Super Bowl Ad is "Born to Be Wild"

See the Mercedes Super Bowl Ad by Coen Brothers By E.J. Schultz . Published onJanuary 26, 2017.     Mercedes' Super Bowl ad has the makings of a baby boomer...

Dec
22
2016

To The Wolfpack And All Our Supporters

To The Wolfpack and all our supporters, As many of you know, Steppenwolf was nominated for induction into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. However, the final votes are now in and The Wolf did...

Aug
16
2016

John Kay & Steppenwolf Rock Missouri State Fair

Legends Rock Missouri State Fair Saturday Night Story & Photos by Andy Lyons, Editor-in-Chief CentralMoNews.net The Missouri State Fair was home to magic Saturday night as classic...

Jul
14
2016

New John Kay Interview in Wall Street Journal

There is a great new interview with John Kay and Michael Monarch in the Wall Street Journal. Well worth reading, journalist Marc Myers discussed the writing of "Magic Carpet Ride" with it's...

May
2
2016

Own to Be Wild!

The music of Steppenwolf has been an iconic part of motorcycle culture.   Ron Hurst has been the band’s drummer for over 30 years and has lived the musicians’...

Mar
28
2016

Charlie's Corner - Meet the Steppenwolf Crew

Charlie's Corner - Meet the Steppenwolf Crew  “Behind every good man is a good woman”, I know you’ve heard that saying several times in your life.  Well, that same...

Feb
4
2016

PBS 'Speaking Freely' Interview with John Kay

PBS 'Speaking Freely' episode featuring an interview with Steppenwolf's John Kay. This interview is 15 year old but still is news you can use. Press play. 

 

 



Jan
29
2015

Steppenwolf’s John Kay Gives Big

Steppenwolf’s John Kay Gives Big Montecito’s Resident Rocker Talks Humanitarian Work From Santa Barbara Independent by   MARILYN GILLARD  ...

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