Wolfmother is a hard rock band from Sydney, Australia currently comprised of Andrew Stockdale, Ian Peres and Vin Steele. They released their self-titled debut album in 2005, which won a Grammy Award for its single "Woman", and a J Award and ARIA Award for Best Breakthrough Album and Best Rock Album respectively. Despite the departure of several founding members in 2008, the band has continued producing albums and live performances. Their third album New Crown was released in March 2014. Their fourth album Victorious will be released in February 2016 and will be accompanied by a North American live tour.
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Wolfmother's first single released was "Mind's Eye/Woman" (a double A-side), making its debut on the Australian music charts at 29. The debut self-titled album rocketed at #3 on the Australian Charts and has been a regular feature of the top 20 ever since, having gone twice platinum.
Wolfmother won the 2005 J Award, an award handed out by the Australian youth radio network Triple J for the best Australian album of the year, and completed the year with Falls Festival appearances. In 2006 they played their second Big Day Out tour and in January, and released their second single, "White Unicorn". Comparisons are often drawn with bands such as Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and Kyuss.
Wolfmother achieved a record breaking six songs in the 2005 Triple J Hottest 100, with "Mind's Eye" their highest entry at #6. This breaks the record of five songs previously held by Queens of the Stone Age, Silverchair, The White Stripes and Powderfinger.